Pakistani student to promote Brisbane to the world28 April 2017
USC SouthBank student Maham Aqeel of Pakistan has become the first female to represent her country as a Brisbane International Student Ambassador
Rosie Batty to give public address in Gympie28 April 2017
Family violence awareness campaigner and 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty will deliver a free public address at the Gympie Civic Centre on Friday 5 May.
Twenty years on, Peter decides it’s time for degree27 April 2017
An adventure-seeking world traveller has decided to end what he describes as the longest-ever gap year to study Commerce at USC’s SouthBank campus.
Beach litter on Fraser Island shocks USC students27 April 2017
Green sea turtle hatchlings getting caught in rubbish were among the worrying discoveries by USC students conducting a major clean-up of Fraser Island’s beach front.
USC and specialists to start cancer clinical trials27 April 2017
Sunshine Coast residents will have access to breakthrough clinical trials for new cancer treatments following a partnership between USC and one of the Coast’s largest private clinics for cancer patients.
USC award for Fraser Coast’s top educator26 April 2017
The search is on for an exceptional and innovative teacher to be named the inaugural USC Fraser Coast Educator of the Year.
Full circle for graduate teacher at Gympie High26 April 2017
There is something special about teaching in the town you grew up in, according to former Gympie State High School vice-captain Jacob Allen who has returned to his old school as a graduate teacher.
USC experts to explain how exercise and diet can help manage blood pressure26 April 2017
Two USC academics will give talks at the Sunshine Coast Heart Week Expo at Birtinya on Saturday 29 April to encourage more people to make lifestyle changes for heart health.
Former ABC TV chief to boost USC research26 April 2017
A former head of ABC Television and the Australian Film Commission has been appointed an Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast
USC study reveals rapid evolution of city lizards26 April 2017
Newly-published research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast has found evidence that a native lizard species found in four Brisbane parks is rapidly differentiating in terms of its genetics and morphology (body size and shape).
Narangba graduate begins early childhood career20 April 2017
Micheala Bakewell of Narangba is fulfilling her dream of teaching young children after graduating with a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC graduate sees exciting future in prosthetics20 April 2017
Sharing a house with a world champion para-cyclist and working alongside Paralympic swimmers at USC has inspired Maryborough graduate Lexie Purcell to pursue a career in sports prosthetics.
USC studies mental health of separated families20 April 2017
USC Psychology researchers are examining the impacts of Australia’s family law system on parents and children going through separations and custody negotiations.
Education students learn inclusive activities19 April 2017
Preservice teachers at USC have received a valuable lesson in how to make school physical activities suitable for children of all abilities, including those with disabilities.
Free USC course for adults of all ages19 April 2017
USC is offering a free course at its Gympie and Fraser Coast campuses for people thinking of taking their first step in returning to study at university or TAFE.
Touching milestone in USC’s Vanuatu project18 April 2017
A simple video of a child in Vanuatu crawling for the first time has demonstrated the incredible ongoing effects of a work placement by USC Occupational Therapy (OT) students nearly a year ago.
Gareth finds home-town advantage at USC Gympie18 April 2017
Returning to his home town of Gympie to attend university after many years of working away has paid dividends for new USC Business graduate Gareth Francis.
Rosie Batty to receive honorary award in Gympie13 April 2017
Family violence awareness campaigner and 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty will become an Honorary Doctor of USC at a special celebration in Gympie on Friday 5 May.
USC graduate starts graphic design career13 April 2017
Nundah resident Gabrielle Neil has landed a high-level role with a franchise development firm in Brisbane after completing a Bachelor of Computer-Based Design at USC.
Graduate nurse Parris Newlove works in heart ward13 April 2017
A new Caboolture graduate of the University of the Sunshine Coast has already landed a job in the cardiac and stroke ward of Caboolture Hospital.
USC Psychology expert to present at national Chromosome 18 conference12 April 2017
“Four key strategies for managing challenging behaviour” will be outlined by USC Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Dr Jonathan Mason at a national conference on the Sunshine Coast to assist the families and futures of people with chromosome abnormalities.
Large gathering for Nepalese student’s graduation12 April 2017
When Tara Khatri Lamichhane of Nepal received her Nursing Science degree from USC last week, there was no shortage of cameras ready to capture the moment.
PhD researcher buzzing after winning new grant12 April 2017
A USC PhD student investigating the foraging patterns of Australian native bees in forests and orchards has received a grant from the Friends of Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens.
USC professor recognised by British academy11 April 2017
The senior academic overseeing the development of student learning at USC has been recognised as a Principal Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Higher Education Academy.
Rehab hospital employs team of USC graduates11 April 2017
Graduates from USC now make up the entire Occupational Therapy (OT) team at a major Sunshine Coast rehabilitation hospital.
USC in top 150 young universities in world10 April 2017
The University of the Sunshine Coast has been ranked for the first time on a prestigious global list of the top young universities, including a place in the top 50 ‘Gen Y’ institutions.
School captain receives $20,000 scholarship10 April 2017
Dalby Christian College’s 2016 captain and dux Phoebe Gaul has become the inaugural recipient of a new $20,000 scholarship at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC researchers help reveal deadly starfish secrets6 April 2017
University of the Sunshine Coast research led by Associate Professor of Molecular Biology Scott Cummins has contributed to a breakthrough discovery that could protect the Great Barrier Reef from the coral-killing crown-of-thorns starfish.
USC to celebrate its first Law graduates6 April 2017
The University of the Sunshine Coast’s will celebrate the graduation of its first Law students tomorrow (Friday 7 April).
Donald Jamieson banking on success with EMBA6 April 2017
When Donald Jamieson officially receives his Executive Master of Business Administration at a USC Graduation Ceremony tomorrow, Friday 7 April, the former senior banker will be marking both personal and professional achievements.
Social justice leader earns USC Chancellor’s Medal5 April 2017
A high-achieving USC Social Science student with a passion for human rights will receive a prestigious Chancellor’s Medal when she graduates tomorrow (Thursday 6 April).
Nutrition degree feeds graduate’s health career5 April 2017
When Fiona Hegarty crosses the stage to receive her Bachelor of Nutrition at the USC Graduation Ceremony at 1pm tomorrow, Thursday 6 April, it will be a milestone in the 21-year-old’s burgeoning career in health.
Graduate happy for guide dog to steal the show5 April 2017
Nicole Damarra’s guide dog, Nev, stole the show when she graduated from USC in 2013, with Chancellor John Dobson also shaking hands with the clever canine after congratulating Nicole on gaining a Bachelor of Social Science.
Gympie nurse named USC Chancellor's Medallist4 April 2017
Gympie’s Sophie Goulis will graduate from USC tomorrow with perfect grades, a nursing job and the University’s highest honour for a graduating student – the Chancellor’s Medal.
Indigenous advocate and mum-of-two to receive Chancellor’s Medal4 April 2017
A USC Education student who achieved outstanding academic results while raising a young family will receive USC’s highest honour at a USC graduation ceremony tomorrow (Wednesday 5 April) at 10am.
STEMM mums celebrate USC Graduation ceremonies4 April 2017
Three young women who enrolled at USC after completing an award-winning program for young mothers will celebrate their Graduation ceremonies this week.
Project gets inside the minds of energy users3 April 2017
As the Federal Government orders a review of retail electricity prices, USC is involved in a national collaborative research project seeking to better understand the psychology of power users.
Indigenous students to celebrate USC graduation3 April 2017
More than 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander USC graduands will celebrate the completion of their degrees at a ceremony on campus tomorrow (Tuesday 4 April).
Philanthropists named as Honorary Senior Fellows3 April 2017
A couple that has generously supported USC’s academic programs and Art Gallery for more than a decade will be awarded Honorary Senior Fellowships at a University graduation ceremony on Thursday 6 April.