Passion for social justice fuels Chancellor’s Medallist
30 September 2016 - Taking the plunge into a new career path to help more of society’s most vulnerable people has earned Natalie Alexander a University of the Sunshine Coast Chancellor’s Medal.
Biologist and sun bear defender receives USC Honorary Doctorate
29 September 2016 - An esteemed wildlife biologist who has helped ensure the survival of the south-east Asian sun bear has become an Honorary Doctor of the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC forum to highlight high-tech learning
29 September 2016 - Using new technology such as robots to enhance learning and problem-solving skills in the classroom will be in the spotlight at a University of the Sunshine Coast forum on the Fraser Coast on Friday 7 October.
USC Gympie celebrates its graduates
28 September 2016 - A group of Nursing Science students will be recognised for their study and career success at a pre-graduation event at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Gympie campus
Research benefits Indigenous health workers
28 September 2016 - Indigenous health workers may soon have access to targeted education to develop their skills and knowledge, following a study by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Free public seminars on law for artists
27 September 2016 - A highly-experienced Sydney lawyer passionate about equipping artists with the skills and knowledge to understand their rights and negotiate fair reward for their work will give two free public seminars at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow, 28 September.
USC’s Serious Gamers shine in international comp
27 September 2016 - Three students from the University of the Sunshine Coast have claimed top prizes in a recent 60-hour international game design competition.
USC honour for wildlife photographer
26 September 2016 - A passionate photographer on a 10-year odyssey to record the rich diversity of wildlife on the Sippy Downs campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast will become an Honorary Senior Fellow.
Top director to lead new Performing Arts degree
26 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is set to introduce a new postgraduate Performing Arts degree, led by the founder of the award-winning Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre.
USC students win international law competition
26 September 2016 - It was a fictitious legal battle billed as David versus Goliath – an instant noodle entrepreneur trying to negotiate a favourable commercial deal with a global food distributor known for aggressive tactics and big resources.
Study science at USC Fraser Coast
23 September 2016 - A Science degree that can open doors to a diverse range of careers will be offered through the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus from the start of next year.
Retired couple celebrates doctorates from USC
23 September 2016 - A retired Melbourne couple returned home from a four-year Sunshine Coast adventure with more than warm holiday memories – they both now have doctorates.
USC students contest national Unigames in Perth
23 September 2016 - Forty-eight University of the Sunshine Coast students will be winging their way to Perth tomorrow, Saturday 24 September, to compete in the annual Australian Unigames.
Free course for adults of all ages
22 September 2016 - Imagine a course at university with no exams, homework or assignments and free tuition and workbooks.
Health meets gaming in new USC technology
22 September 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast academics have been shortlisted for a prestigious Australasian award for serious games, after developing a ground-breaking new computer game to train health workers
USC makes the grade on global universities list
22 September 2016 - USC has officially “arrived” on the global stage, making its first appearance in the Times Higher Education rankings of the top 980 universities in the world.
450 students to graduate in last ceremonies of 2016
22 September 2016 - About 1,900 people are expected to join the excitement of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s final Graduation Ceremonies of 2016, to be held on Thursday 29 September.
Event to link scholarship recipients and donors
21 September 2016 - Donors who have funded University of the Sunshine Coast scholarships will have a chance to connect with the recipients at a special event on campus at Sippy Downs tomorrow, Thursday 22 September at 10.30am.
Exhibition honours USC art collection contributors
21 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will continue its 20th anniversary celebrations tomorrow evening with the official opening of an exhibition called USC Unpacked 20/20.
USC student joins Opera House designers
20 September 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast student has landed a graduate role with the engineering firm responsible for some of the world’s most iconic buildings.
New business degree at USC Fraser Coast
20 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is offering a new degree through its Fraser Coast campus designed to develop sought-after skills in today’s business world.
Study tour to examine social media in Vietnam
20 September 2016 - A group of University of the Sunshine Coast students will travel to Vietnam on Saturday 24 September to research cultural differences in the way social media is used in marketing and public relations.
USC graduate works to save forests in Indonesia
19 September 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate who last year received the Chancellor’s Medal along with her Environmental Health Science degree is now working in Indonesia for The Forest Trust (TFT), helping more companies to source responsibly-produced palm oil.
USC athletes swim and cycle to Rio silver medals
19 September 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast athletes have finished the Rio Paralympics with three silver medals and a swag of personal best performances.
USC lecturers named among nation’s best
15 September 2016 - Two University of the Sunshine Coast lecturers have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to student learning in the prestigious 2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching.
Cambodian photo project on show at USC Gallery
15 September 2016 - Sunshine Coast residents can gain an amazing glimpse into the lives of people in a remote Cambodian village as part of a special exhibition at the USC Gallery that goes on display this week.
USC joins landmark gender equity charter
14 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has been granted membership to a new national charter aimed at achieving gender equity in the science and technology fields.
Budding young scientists impress at USC awards
14 September 2016 - Friction, physics and even rocket flights were put under the microscope at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s recent Science Research Awards.
Seniors to get good oil in weight loss research
13 September 2016 - Dozens of Sunshine Coast seniors have volunteered for University of the Sunshine Coast research into how antioxidants found in olive oil and certain fruit and vegetables might enable older adults to avoid losing muscle mass when they go on prescribed weight-loss diets.
Gympie shift brings career goal closer for Emma
13 September 2016 - Leaving Brisbane to move back to her home town of Gympie was the key to allowing University of the Sunshine Coast student Emma Kendall to chase her dream of becoming a midwife.
Fraser Island Defenders fund $100,000 USC scholarship
12 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has received a $100,000 donation from a conservation organisation to fund research into minimising the impact of vehicle traffic on the fragile natural environment of Fraser Island.
USC Gympie to open its doors for inspiring fun
9 September 2016 - People thinking about studying at university or looking for a fun day out with the family are invited to the University of the Sunshine Coast’s upcoming Open Day at its Gympie campus.
How high can you go at USC Fraser Coast Open Day?
9 September 2016 - It is an Open Day event that is sure to bring out the competitive side of family and friends on the Fraser Coast.
USC students have sunny finish to Snow Unigames
8 September 2016 - A team of University of the Sunshine Coast students brought some sunshine to the Snow Unigames in Victoria last week, finishing in the top three for one of the tournament’s major awards.
Husband and wife emergency nurses earn USC Master degrees
8 September 2016 - Emergency nurses Jeremy and Rebecca Mollenhauer of Maryborough had double the reason to celebrate when they both graduated recently from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Emergency Care).
Clinical trials to begin at new USC centre
8 September 2016 - Clinical trials of cutting-edge medical treatments – including a synthetic form of cannabis to counter a specific form of epilepsy – have begun at a new facility established by the University of the Sunshine Coast at Sippy Downs.
Exhibition to honour art collection contributors
8 September 2016 - To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University of the Sunshine Coast opening in 1996, the University’s Gallery is holding an exhibition to honour 20 notable contributors to the development and continued growth of USC and, in particular, its amazing art collection.
Three simple words to help students
7 September 2016 - Being asked “are you okay?” can make a world of difference when you are a long way from home, as students at the multicultural SouthBank campus of the University of the Sunshine will discover
USC to host Australian U19 basketball team
7 September 2016 - The rising stars of Australian basketball will hit the courts at the University of the Sunshine Coast this week, as the University hosts a high-performance camp for the Australian Emus Under 19 basketball team.
Micro-computer training inspires young scientists
7 September 2016 - An eco-friendly transportation study by a team of Brightwater State School students will receive a helping hand from an environmental engineering expert at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow (Thursday 8 September).
Journalism graduate scoops prime news role
6 September 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast Journalism graduate Tom Snowdon is helping to break some of Queensland’s most talked-about news stories in his role as a reporter for The Courier-Mail.
USC expands unique centre on Fraser Island
6 September 2016 - Planning is underway for an exciting expansion of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Research and Learning Centre on Fraser Island – the largest sand island in the world.
Graduate shares formula for academic excellence
5 September 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast Master of Science student who maintained a perfect grade point average as an undergraduate is now researching a medical treatment for a potentially deadly cardiovascular disease.
Gympie athlete receives para-sport scholarship
5 September 2016 - A talented wheelchair basketballer from Gympie has received one of the first para-athlete scholarships in the University of the Sunshine Coast’s groundbreaking Sports Elite and Education Dual Stream (SEEDS) program
New Animal Ecology degree for Fraser Coast
2 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will make full use of the “ideal natural laboratory” of the Fraser Coast region when it introduces a Bachelor of Animal Ecology at its Fraser Coast campus next year.
Government gives Moreton campus priority status
2 September 2016 - Construction of a USC campus in the Moreton Bay Region is set to be fast-tracked, with the Queensland Government declaring the planned university precinct at Petrie a Priority Development Area.
Open Day is a Fraser Coast celebration
1 September 2016 - More than 15 degrees and study programs will be showcased when the University of the Sunshine Coast opens the doors of its Fraser Coast campus to the community and prospective students on Sunday 18 September.
Outstanding alumni to be awarded
1 September 2016 - A 37-year-old Arts/Business graduate who is now an executive director at a leading Abu Dhabi property services company will be named the University of the Sunshine Coast’s 2016 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year at a ceremony on Tuesday 13 September.