Elephant exhibition is one you’ll never forget
30 November 2016 - An exhibition of innovative student design works that will soon take pride of place in the Letaba Elephant Hall in South Africa will be officially opened at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery at 6.30pm tomorrow (Thursday 1 December).
USC praised at Premier’s Sustainability Awards
30 November 2016 - Innovative measures that have cut the consumption and cost of water and electricity and reduced waste on campus at the University of the Sunshine Coast have earned it two gongs at the 2016 Queensland Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
USC student promotes body image mind shift
29 November 2016 - A professional photographer who has just completed Honours research in nutrition and dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast has embarked on a quest to help people who have eating disorders.
Fraser Coast lecturer on USC’s Wall of Fame
25 November 2016 - In less than a year after being employed by the University of the Sunshine Coast, USC Fraser Coast Lecturer in Accounting Ratna Paudyal has earned a place on the University’s Wall of Fame.
Student gains top award at OT conference
24 November 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast student has already made a name for herself in the Occupational Therapy (OT) world, with her final-year research project being selected as the best overall paper at a major professional conference.
GEDI nursing project earns Premier’s Award
24 November 2016 - An innovative nursing project aimed at improving the care of elderly patients at hospitals has won the University of the Sunshine Coast, Nambour Hospital and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service a prestigious Queensland Premier’s Award.
Young students explore future careers at USC
24 November 2016 - From designing cutting-edge games to saving lives as a paramedic, more than 200 young school students will get a taste of what their futures could hold at a University of the Sunshine Coast expo tomorrow (Friday 25 November).
Two more award winners for USC’s Wall of Fame
23 November 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will celebrate the success of its latest national award-winning academics with a special Wall of Fame ceremony tomorrow (Thursday 24 November).
New cannabis trial to help osteoarthritis patients
23 November 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has started a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of applying a synthetic cannabis gel to the skin of people suffering osteoarthritis of the knee.
Research reveals ways to help students succeed
22 November 2016 - National research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast has lifted the lid on the types of university experiences that encourage students to stick with their degrees and enjoy their studies, despite disadvantages or difficult circumstances.
USC Fraser Coast forum to address drug dangers
22 November 2016 - Former international rugby league players will add their support to an Indigenous community drug and alcohol forum hosted at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II recognises USC forestry research in PNG
21 November 2016 - More than three years of forestry research by the University of the Sunshine Coast in Papua New Guinea has been formally acknowledged by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at a reception at Buckingham Palace.
USC offers come early for Gympie Year 12 students
21 November 2016 - More than 40 students from Gympie’s Class of 2016 are secure in knowing they already have a place at the University of the Sunshine Coast next year.
Mental health clinics open to public at USC’s Thompson Institute
20 November 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast Psychology Clinic, which has assessed and treated members of the public for almost 10 years at its Sippy Downs campus, is now open at USC’s Thompson Institute at Birtinya.
Maryborough students get early offer to USC
18 November 2016 - Fifteen Aldridge State High School students will walk out of school for the last time today knowing they have already secured a place at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC exhibition to showcase elephant designs
17 November 2016 - Innovative student design works detailing the plight of Africa’s ‘grey giants’ will be on show at a new exhibition at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery from Thursday 24 November.
USC team wins statewide award at GovHack
17 November 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast student and lecturer have ‘hacked’ their way to two major prizes at a high-pressure 48-hour software development competition
Call for all motorists to mark day of remembrance
17 November 2016 - A road safety expert at the University of the Sunshine Coast is urging motorists to take a very close look at how they personally behave on the road as part of this Sunday’s World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
Timber durability centre opens doors at USC
17 November 2016 - A National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life has been launched at the University of the Sunshine thanks to a new partnership involving the forestry industry, academia and government.
Former tiler tipped to scale property heights
16 November 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast student Ethan Lock is on an exciting journey from the suburban building sites of the Sunshine Coast to the skyscrapers of Hong Kong after winning a competitive international travel bursary for Property students.
Study highlights breastfeeding struggles
15 November 2016 - A study of almost 300 first-time Queensland mothers suggests many mistakenly believe they are not producing enough milk for their babies and switch unnecessarily to infant formula.
Para-cyclist on a roll with USC’s top sports award
14 November 2016 - Dual Paralympic silver medallist Kyle Bridgwood has been named USC’s Sportsperson of the Year for the second year in a row.
Rio athletes to be celebrated at USC sports awards
11 November 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will pay special tribute to the 12 USC-based athletes who competed at this year’s Rio Olympics and Paralympics as part of its annual Sports Awards Ceremony on Monday 14 November.
USC Gympie opens its doors for week-long meet
10 November 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is hosting a week-long event to encourage Gympie residents to find out about the study options available at the local campus.
Students gear up for Serious Games showcase
10 November 2016 - Serious Games students from the University of the Sunshine Coast will demonstrate the innovative games they have developed this year during a free interactive event at USC on Friday 18 November.
USC graduate ‘Dr Zac’ forges healthy career
10 November 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate who went on to become a general practitioner registrar is now building a career at the forefront of preventative medicine.
USC wheelchair basketballer selected for Australia
9 November 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast student Steven Elliott has been selected to represent Australia in wheelchair basketball at the Kitakyushu Champions Cup in Japan next week.
Explore study options at Meet USC Fraser Coast
8 November 2016 - Prospective students and community members are invited to drop in to explore the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus on Thursday 10 November.
USC Vice-Chancellor becomes RUN chair
8 November 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Hill will become the next chair of the Regional Universities Network (RUN) on Thursday 17 November.
USC cancer research shines light on melanoma
7 November 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast cancer prevention expert Professor Michael Kimlin is using a highly prestigious grant from the United States Department of Defense to research the link between vitamin D and melanoma.
Engineering student’s erosion research earns state award
7 November 2016 - Research into the potential impacts of Mary River erosion on Kenilworth’s road infrastructure has earned a prestigious award for a University of the Sunshine Coast student.
Score a winning career in sport: USC presentation
3 November 2016 - Sports lovers who are interested in turning their passion into a career are invited to a presentation by the University of the Sunshine Coast at its Fraser Coast campus.
Researcher wins Queensland award for women in life sciences
3 November 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast researcher Dr Joanne Macdonald has won a statewide award for her ground-breaking research that uses molecular engineering to find solutions to global medical problems
University in running for national sustainability award
2 November 2016 - USC is a finalist in the 2016 Green Gown Awards Australasia, a scheme dedicated to recognising excellence for sustainability both nationally and internationally.
Researcher elected to national technology academy
1 November 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher who has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) will use the role to encourage more women to pursue careers in scientific research.
USC to host career immersion day for Year 5 students
1 November 2016 - Almost 200 Year 5 students from the Fraser Coast will discover exciting future career possibilities at a Smart Steps: Jobs to Go expo to be hosted by the University of the Sunshine Coast.