New ‘surfonomics’ subject set to make waves
15 November - Students will have the opportunity to study the science of surfing, including wave characteristics and tourism benefits, in a new geography subject being offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Mother from Russia aces degree
14 November - A Russian-born mother has come a long way since settling in Australia in 2004, graduating recently with near-perfect results.
Paramedic advocate is Adjunct Associate Professor
13 November - A Sunshine Coast policy consultant at the forefront of a major campaign to introduce national registration for paramedics has been appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at USC.
USC graduate wins prestigious literary award
13 November - USC creative writing graduate Dr Melanie Myers was presented with the prestigious Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer at the recent Queensland Literary Awards ceremony in Brisbane.
USC welcomes regional universities funding package
12 November - The University of the Sunshine Coast has welcomed a $134.8 million regional universities funding package announced by Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan.
Board paddling flagged as new inclusive sport
12 November - Board paddling could soon become a popular sport for those with spinal cord injuries and disabilities on the Sunshine Coast thanks to the efforts of three USC Occupational Therapy students.
USC’s sport scholarships to grow in 2019
9 November - USC is offering an increased number of sport scholarships in 2019 to support talented athletes who want to combine sport and tertiary study.
All invited to USC’s serious games showcase
8 November - Games that provide insights into the local Aboriginal Dreamtime, what it’s like to be a UN peacekeeper, and the nitty-gritty of cleaning up our sewers will be on display at USC’s annual Serious Games Showcase on Thursday 15 November.
Early starts the key to graduate’s success
8 November - Studying in the early mornings has paid off for University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Joshua Bareham who earned himself a near-perfect academic score.
Ecologist with camera ready for Galapagos trip
7 November - Photographer Kate Berry will be collecting more than just pictures when she heads to the Galapagos Islands on a research trip this month.
Student STEM camp a science success
6 November - Dozens of students from across the North Coast Education Region have tried their hand at virtual reality, prosthetics, drones, bioscience, seaweed science and more at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Internship adds up to work for Accounting student
5 November - Accounting student Racquel Rand has secured work with the local office of an international accounting firm even before completing her degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Young students fast forward to future jobs
2 November - More than 250 Year 5 school students from Hervey Bay and Maryborough discovered a future filled with exciting career possibilities at USC’s Fraser Coast campus today
Nancy works to help others find employment
2 November - Nancy Sanday of North Lakes has landed work helping others gain employment after completing a Bachelor of Business at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Lungs and trees: USC research gains $600,000
2 November - Research into lung disease and tree biosecurity has been boosted by two 2018 Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowships awarded to USC academics.
Study opens up a world of possibilities for Brady
1 November - A future in the competitive world of global marketing is on the cards for Gympie’s Brady McGregor who has been accepted into USC’s Master of International Business program.
Talk to tackle species extinction in Australia
1 November - How the biodiversity crisis is impacting Australia differently to the rest of the world will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 13 November
Gold medallist is USC’s top sportsperson for 2018
1 November - Animal Ecology student Jake Packard has been named USC’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2018 after strong performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships this year.
Future begins now at Design students’ exhibition
1 November - Graduating USC Design students will showcase their work in a stunning future-focused exhibition that will open at the USC Art Gallery at 6.15pm on Friday 9 November.
USC graduate now living childhood dream
31 October - A career wish made in kindergarten has come true for Kafren Smith who is back at her old school as a teacher after completing a combined degree in Education and Science through USC.
Island stint stirs up Storm’s interest in education
31 October - Guiding children on interactive wildlife experiences as a resort ranger on Fraser Island ignited a passion for teaching in USC graduate Storm Galloway of Bundaberg.
Virtual reality is music to USC students’ ears
31 October - The introduction of new technology at the University of the Sunshine Coast has given Music students the opportunity to strike up a band of virtual musicians – and then play along with them.
Queasy feeling almost halted dream career
30 October - Karis Howard had always liked the idea of becoming a nurse, but an intense fear of seeing someone throwing up stopped her from pursuing it as a career for many years.
Agricultural researchers from around the world arrive at USC
29 October - Researchers from developing countries including Uganda, Indonesia and the Philippines are visiting USC as part of an Australian agricultural research fellowship program.
Young science stars shine at USC
26 October - Innovative young minds from high schools across the Fraser Coast have showcased their scientific skills at the 2018 STEM Research Awards at USC’s Fraser Coast campus.
Business graduate has design for clothing career
26 October - For Jayd Hobdell of Narangba, graduating from USC with a combined degree in Business and Arts has tied together her love of fashion design with a passion for business.
USC’s pearl science creates special gift for royals
25 October - USC science is behind a very special pearl gift created for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, that will presented to them in Tonga tomorrow.
Aussie nut knowledge cracks open new PNG industry
25 October - Lessons from Australia’s successful nut industry have helped a USC researcher drive similar opportunities in Papua New Guinea to help people out of poverty.
Panel to discuss mental health medication choices
25 October - A panel of mental health experts will discuss the choices around the use of medications in treatment of mental health disorders on Friday 2 November at USC Sunshine Coast.