Murgon student gains $20,000 USC scholarship
31 March 2016 - A South Burnett student has received a $20,000 boost from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Young scientist to receive Chancellor's Medal
31 March 2016 - A young scientist who has conducted world-first research into the medical properties of a waxy substance produced by Australian bees has been awarded the University of the Sunshine Coast’s highest honour for a graduating student.
Respected lawyer to become Honorary Fellow
31 March 2016 - Highly regarded commercial lawyer John Gallagher will become an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Research to compare East vs West terror coverage
31 March 2016 - In the rush of media coverage following a terror attack, panic can drown out the voices of reason in Western countries, says a University of the Sunshine Coast researcher.
USC to host Nikon-Walkley Awards exhibition
30 March 2016 - The touring Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism exhibition will go on display at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday 7 April at 6.30pm.
USC launches Centre for Pacific Islands Research
30 March 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is about to launch an Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research (ACPIR) to help create a positive difference in the Pacific Islands region.
USC hosts innovative Outdoor Ed conference
29 March 2016 - The impact of technology on how students experience the great outdoors will be on the agenda when the University of the Sunshine Coast hosts Australia’s largest outdoor education conference this week.
Body image link to low breastfeeding rates
29 March 2016 - A survey of more than 250 first-time Queensland mothers has found poor body image may stop many larger women from continuing to breastfeed their newborn babies.
Leah gains $12,000 scholarship from USC
24 March 2016 - Morayfeld State High School graduate Leah Griffin has received a $12,000 Vice-Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Gympie scholarship winner means business
24 March 2016 - Taking a gap year has proved a valuable experience for former Gympie State High School captain Kelly Goatham who has been awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Student shares remote nursing stories
24 March 2016 - From delivering babies in dinghies in the Torres Strait to treating patients during the East Timorese militia uprising, University of the Sunshine Coast PhD student Lisa Peberdy has some vivid memories of her nursing and midwifery career.
Graduate from ‘Struggle Street’ finds USC success
23 March 2016 - When Ann Yardley studied information communications and technology after enrolling in the first cohort of students at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 1996, she didn’t own a computer.
USC project helps Fijian farmers, tourism, economy
23 March 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast-led research project in the Pacific Islands has received another Australian Government grant to help Fijian vegetable farmers better supply their country’s tourist resorts and hotels.
USC takes action to 'Close the Gap'
22 March 2016 - Close the Gap events at the Gympie and Fraser Coast campuses of the University of the Sunshine Coast will hear how alternate reality games could improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youths.
USC to farewell elite swimmers before Rio trials
22 March 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will stage a special breakfast tomorrow (Wednesday 23 March) to farewell its elite swimmers heading off to Olympic and Paralympic trials in Adelaide.
Food on the farm inspires scholarship winner
21 March 2016 - A passion for food nurtured while growing up on the family farm and a keen interest in science have inspired Tiaro’s Josie Jamieson-Bews to study the science behind food at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Healthy children’s foods hard to find: USC study
21 March 2016 - More than 60 percent of children’s food products marketed as “healthier” choices should fall into the same category as cakes, sweet biscuits and soft drinks, according to researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Research to assess how exercise combats dementia
21 March 2016 - A team of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers has received funding to investigate how exercise might slow the progression of dementia.
Diplomatic students to debate refugee intakes
17 March 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast students will experience what it is like to be international diplomats at a Model United Nations (MUN) event at USC tomorrow (Friday 18 March).
Scholarships to five Mountain Creek graduates
17 March 2016 - Five graduates from one Sunshine Coast high school have received prestigious scholarships for academic excellence from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Indigenous history research breaks records
17 March 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast research paper on Indigenous oral histories has set a new readership record for articles published by the prestigious academic journal Australian Geographer.
New memoir brings immigrant journeys to life
16 March 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast academic Shelley Davidow had to revisit some of humanity’s darkest moments to write her new memoir, which will be officially launched tomorrow.
Book reveals twists and turns of USC’s growth
16 March 2016 - “Paul Thomas knew the figures didn’t add up…” As more than 12,000 students and 1,000 staff settle into USC for Semester 1, 2016, this paragraph from an early chapter of new book, ‘Visions’, reflects the incredible growth of a greenfield public university that first opened to 524 students in 1996.
Pine Rivers graduate gains $12,000 scholarship
16 March 2016 - A Moreton Bay Region student has received a prestigious $12,000 Vice-Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
$20,000 scholarship for USC Fraser Coast student
15 March 2016 - Former Hervey Bay State High School captain Monica Boulton has been awarded a prestigious University of the Sunshine Coast Chancellor’s Scholarship.
Minds and technology meet in $496,000 study
15 March 2016 - Two University of the Sunshine Coast academics renowned for their work in neuropsychology and interactive health technology have won a prestigious Australian Government grant worth $496,000 to find new ways to help older people stay in their homes rather than care facilities.
Business gives big bikkies to Detection Dogs
15 March 2016 - The clever canines who staff USC’s Detection Dogs for Conservation program will soon be enjoying their work even more, thanks to a donation of delicious dog treats from Sunshine Coast-based business Huds and Toke.
USC science graduate to research prostate cancer
14 March 2016 - A 2007 University of the Sunshine Coast Science graduate who has just completed three years of tissue engineering research work in Germany has won a Cure Cancer Australia grant to develop a 3D model for laboratory analyses of prostate cancer.
Researcher explores housing for adults with a disability
14 March 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast academic is conducting research to help tackle the region’s pressing need for independent housing for adults with an intellectual disability.
Exercisers sweat it out for USC study
10 March 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher is investigating whether recent converts to physical activity can hold their own against veteran exercisers.
USC has new Head of Law School
10 March 2016 - A property law expert who arrived at the University of the Sunshine Coast 18 months ago from Melbourne’s Monash University is the new Head of the USC Law School.
Focus on sports photography at free lecture
10 March 2016 - The skills involved in capturing sporting glory with a camera will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Friday 18 March.
Sunshine Coast schools to hear from adventurer
9 March 2016 - School leaders from across the Sunshine Coast will be empowered tomorrow (Thursday 10 March) to inspire and help others through an exciting leadership initiative offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Graduate helps Broncos aim for 2016 win
9 March 2016 - One of the first Sport and Exercise Science students at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 1999 is in the thick of the National Rugby League action this season as he feeds state-of-the-art analysis to legendary Broncos coach Wayne Bennett.
Harvard Professor to speak about forest ecology
9 March 2016 - An ecology expert from Harvard University will give a special public lecture about the future of forests on Monday 14 March at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Research to help the transition to NDIS
8 March 2016 - Transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by 2019 will require a huge shift in mindset for people with a disability and the wider community, says a University of the Sunshine Coast researcher.
Study seeks Gympie men for answers
8 March 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is seeking Gympie men aged from 20 to 34 years to help solve a higher education mystery.
USC expert to speak at World Science Festival
7 March 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast academic will share his views on the future of urban transport at the World Science Festival starting in Brisbane on Wednesday 9 March.
Extreme adventurer to inspire school leaders
7 March 2016 - School leaders from across the Fraser Coast will be empowered to inspire and help others through an exciting leadership initiative offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
New campus gives Hayden more time for study
4 March 2016 - Less travel time and more study time is on the books for University of the Sunshine Coast student Hayden Herson of Hervey Bay who will now attend USC’s new Fraser Coast campus instead of commuting to the Sunshine Coast.
Study examines paramedic care of childbirth
3 March 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast academic who has been a midwife for five years and paramedic/nurse for 22 years is researching the experiences of Queensland women who required an ambulance at the time of giving birth to their babies.
USC psychologist releases first book, no worries
3 March 2016 - A new self-help book co-authored by a University of the Sunshine Coast academic and clinical psychologist of 13 years is designed to help take the worry out of life.
Cricketer opens innings as USC science student
3 March 2016 - Top order Harlequins batsman Owen Dugdale of Southside, Gympie, clearly feels just as comfortable in a study hall as he does out on the sports field.
USC research taking on the Death Star
2 March 2016 - Innovative risk assessment tools developed at the University of the Sunshine Coast have been applied in a galaxy far, far away.
Paige to experience uni life at home and away
2 March 2016 - While most university students have to weigh up whether to study close to home or move away, Maryborough’s Paige Hadfield has found she can do both after enrolling at the University of the Sunshine Coast