Student gets cameras rolling on sun bear project
31 May 2016 - Endangered bear cubs have taken the starring roles in a film project by a University of the Sunshine Coast student.
Drama graduate wins job at Kirribilli theatre
30 May 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast Arts student who “fell in love with stage management” during her Drama major has won a coveted role with the prestigious Ensemble Theatre in Kirribilli, Sydney.
Early taste of university life for young students
30 May 2016 - Almost 250 Year 9 and 10 students will get to experience life as a university student for a day at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus next week.
Julie Bishop delivers Memorial Lecture at USC
26 May 2016 - Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop addressed an audience of more than 270 people at the University of the Sunshine Coast last night (Thursday 25 May) as she delivered the annual Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture.
USC seeks healthy older adults for brain training
26 May 2016 - A search is underway for healthy adults aged over 60 to join a University of the Sunshine Coast research project to find a drug-free treatment for dementia – but there is a catch.
Hollywood screenwriter to provide USC lecture
26 May 2016 - Aspiring screenwriters will have the opportunity to gain first-hand insights into the film industry from an international writer and producer at an open lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast next week.
Festival to feature exciting USC research presentations
26 May 2016 - Disappearing islands, cutting-edge koala vaccines and sustainable surfboards will be among the topics discussed by eight University of the Sunshine Coast researchers at the Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival on Sunday 5 June.
USC academics join creative presenters at Voices
26 May 2016 - Australian Children’s Laureate for 2016-7 Leigh Hobbs, best known for book characters such as Horrible Harriet and Fiona the Pig, will launch this year’s Voices on the Coast youth literature festival at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC academic at Fatality Free Friday event
25 May 2016 - The leader of the Adolescent Risk Research Unit at the University of the Sunshine Coast will provide the latest road safety tips for the public at the Fatality Free Friday event this Friday 27 May.
Degree helps banker become community worker
25 May 2016 - A desire to effect social change in her hinterland community and to improve the health of people across the Sunshine Coast motivated former banking boss Gillian Hall’s recent graduation from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
$2.3 million grant for USC Pacific fruit project
24 May 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher hopes to improve the health of Pacific Islanders with the launch of a major research project into tropical fruit production.
Young actress finds passion for youth work
24 May 2016 - Indigenous performer Dimity Shillingsworth does not like to be called a role model, but that is the part the University of the Sunshine Coast student plays for scores of Indigenous university and high school students on the Fraser Coast.
USC study investigates ‘coercive diplomacy’ against terror groups
23 May 2016 - Military action shouldn’t be considered the only solution to halting terrorist groups like ISIS, a University of the Sunshine Coast researcher says.
Bank manager celebrates ‘priceless’ USC milestone
20 May 2016 - A Sydney manager who leads a team of financial planners at the Commonwealth Bank has relished the opportunity to finally embrace her alma mater when she attended a 20-year anniversary celebration of the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Teachers to share success stories at USC meet
19 May 2016 - Teachers from the Fraser Coast, Bundaberg and Sunshine Coast regions will take part in a fast and furious exchange of ideas and teaching practices at a forum hosted by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Free USC workshops for lovers of language
19 May 2016 - The evolution of Australia’s distinct dialect and the language differences between boys and girls are two of the topics to be discussed at a series of public seminars at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC students help to cover federal election
18 May 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast Journalism students have become part of Australia’s largest newsroom, reporting on the 2016 federal election campaign through the UniPollWatch website.
USC academics to present at personal safety forums
17 May 2016 - Insights into the ways paedophiles groom children and the role of alcohol and drugs in youth sexual aggression will be among the topics covered by University of the Sunshine Coast academics at community forums on the Sunshine Coast this month.
Scientist’s Rio mission leads to Zika collaboration
16 May 2016 - Plans are in place for a University of the Sunshine Coast scientist to lead an international collaboration of researchers to develop a rapid Zika virus diagnostic test.
USC holds events to celebrate day of diversity
16 May 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will embrace diversity as it holds several events to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) tomorrow, Tuesday 17 May.
Minister to officially open USC Melbourne
13 May 2016 - More than 70 students from six countries have started classes at the new University of the Sunshine Coast Melbourne campus, which will be officially opened on Monday 16 May.
‘Floating wall’ designer claims national prize
12 May 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast Engineering graduate Scott Roy has won the Australian Water Association’s Undergraduate Water Prize for his ground-breaking flood mitigation project.
Muscle morphing helps answer ancient mystery
12 May 2016 - Would a person have been able to outrun a prehistoric 600kg, meat-eating goanna? That is the mystery that a University of the Sunshine Coast academic has helped solve by building a dragon from scratch as part of an international research collaboration.
Scientist to share tips on youth strength training
12 May 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast sport scientist will share his expert advice on weight training for young athletes at a free public lecture on Friday 20 May at 5.30pm.
USC seminar: A user’s guide to the brain
12 May 2016 - Fraser Coast teachers will be urged to consider the brain of a teenager as a “work in progress” at a special professional development seminar run by the University of the Sunshine Coast next week.
Australia’s first para-athlete study stream
12 May 2016 - Paralympians of the future will have the chance to excel in both the sporting arena and the classroom when the University of the Sunshine Coast launches a program called the Sports Elite and Education Dual (SEED) stream in Semester 2.
USC Gallery celebrates art of printmaking
12 May 2016 - An upcoming exhibition at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery will attract leading artists and industry representatives from across Australia to debate the art of printmaking.
One thousand mothers join USC midwife program
12 May 2016 - An innovative program that pairs expectant women with student midwives from the University of the Sunshine Coast recently signed up its 1000th mother-to-be as a participant.
Property graduate gains job in prime location
11 May 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate with a passion for property has landed a position with one of Australia’s largest developers.
Brothers celebrate business, science degrees
11 May 2016 - Graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast was a special moment for the Engelbrecht brothers.
High-flying students receive Rotary scholarships
10 May 2016 - A researcher investigating how habitat fragmentation affects native bees will be one of three outstanding students to be awarded Rotary Postgraduate Scholarships at an annual presentation dinner at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow (Wednesday 11 May).
USC ranked No.1 for quality of student experience
10 May 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast was today ranked as the best public university in Australia for the overall quality of its educational experience for undergraduate students.
USC koala health research gains national grant
9 May 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has won a national grant for a major research project aimed at developing a chlamydial vaccine for koalas.
Gympie student shines at business awards event
6 May 2016 - The combination of a passion for finance and a love of learning has led to outstanding success for Gympie’s Bronte Newcombe as a Business and Commerce student at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Nursing graduate enjoys medical centre work
5 May 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast Nursing Science graduate Tash Spiers strongly believes that general practice medicine plays a crucial role in preventing chronic illnesses and promoting mental and physical wellbeing.
Hearty research discussion planned for U3A
5 May 2016 - The power of exercise to reduce ‘blockages, blowouts and rusty pipes’ in the body will soon be discussed at a University of the Sunshine Coast public lecture series for the Noosa branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A).
Students urged to open up about mental health
5 May 2016 - A group of University of the Sunshine Coast students is working to empower fellow students to speak openly about their mental health.
Human rights advocate to give free USC lecture
4 May 2016 - The future of hundreds of asylum seekers on Manus Island will be one of the topics discussed at a free public lecture by a leading human rights academic at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow morning (10-11am Thursday 5 May).
USC program sets Darren on path to engineering
3 May 2016 - Burrum Heads' Darren Smith is swapping building homes and drilling for gold for university study as he pursues his goal of becoming an engineer.