Free USC course to build skills and aspirations
17 December - A free USC course will offer Gympie and Fraser Coast adults the chance to start the New Year by upgrading their academic skills, exploring pathways to higher education and mapping out new career plans.
Elite USC coach gives powerlift to intern training
17 December - The lead strength and conditioning coach for Sunshine Coast Lightning has embarked on a project to ensure the nation’s next generation of strength and conditioning coaches have the right training to be at the peak of their game.
Topical experts for the summer break
14 December - Experts from the University of the Sunshine Coast are available for interview on various summertime topics (with appropriate notice) during the holiday season.
Swimming guru is UniSport Coach of the Year
13 December - USC Spartans para swimming head coach Nathan Doyle has tipped his hat to his late mentor Jan Cameron after being named the Unisport Australia Coach of the Year for 2018.
Natalya’s early USC offer puts end to OP stress
13 December - While hundreds of Gympie school leavers nervously wait for university offers and the release of OP scores this Saturday, it is a different vibe for a group of 19 students from Gympie State High School.
Early USC offer is music to Jamison’s ears
13 December - There is no nervous wait for aspiring Sunshine Coast singer and songwriter Jamison Kehl ahead of the release of OP scores this Saturday.
Boost for USC in search for epilepsy treatment
13 December - Epilepsy research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast has had a $600,000 boost to investigate new treatments for severe seizures that affect children.
No room for OP worries in Brennah’s plans
13 December - Maryborough school leaver Brennah Goodall is not stressing about the release this Saturday of her OP score – she’s already on her way to becoming a clinical psychologist.
‘Tis the season to take stock of our mental health
12 December - Researchers from USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute have launched a survey to understand knowledge and opinions of people on the Sunshine Coast around mental health and suicide prevention, and their experiences with accessing help.
Early bird Lateesha escapes OP worries
12 December - There is no stressed-filled lead-up to the release of Year 12 results OP on Saturday for Caboolture State High School’s Lateesha McGrath.
Campfire connections to continue online
11 December - Social media has fostered lasting connections for Aboriginal and Torres Strait students who attended the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Buranga Camp.
Rebuilding environment in a humanitarian crisis
10 December - A USC forestry researcher has been called on to help prevent an environmental calamity occurring as a result of the world’s largest refugee crisis along the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.
$2.7 million for USC sea cucumber research
10 December - A $2.7 million research project to boost stocks of a high-value sea cucumber has been awarded to the University of the Sunshine Coast.
‘Sweet spots’ the key to habitat restoration success
10 December - Habitat restoration projects around the world need to be placed more strategically to be successful, researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast have found.
Green light for students to go global
10 December - Two USC students will take their studies in Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health and ocean current energy across the Pacific Ocean, after receiving scholarships to study globally.
Floods, cyclones bring sickness threat to babies
7 December - As Queensland prepares for possible flooding with the first cyclone of the season, a study into the health of babies and toddlers following natural disasters has revealed formula-fed infants face a much higher risk of sickness.
Community light trail a celebration of solar
6 December - USC Sunshine Coast will celebrate its plans to become a solar-powered campus with an ethereal and interactive light trail for the whole community to enjoy during December.
USC’s 1996 Society earns national award
5 December - USC’s “bold” move last year to form a philanthropic club to provide greater financial stability to pursue its ambitious goals has earned national recognition.
$380,000 to track chlamydia’s true extent
5 December - Koalas are not the only Australian animal suffering from chlamydia and Dr Martina Jelocnik from USC is on a mission to uncover the full extent of the problem.