Pathology students build networks, gain job insights18 April
A former high school science teacher is helping fellow USC students gain a competitive edge when it comes to finding employment in Australia’s pathology industry.
Writing skills open doors for Narangba's Jessica17 April
The ability to use words in diverse and powerful ways has helped Jessica Butler of Narangba graduate from USC into a job as a communications officer with the Australian Taxation Office.
Building bonds with children inspires new OT17 April
Hervey Bay’s Ella McGrath has embarked on a career devoted to improving outcomes for children with complexities such as autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and developmental delays.
Caboolture graduate gears up for job in Japan17 April
A year in Japan as part of his studies has USC graduate Levi Ormiston of Caboolture excited about returning there in July for a new job.
Carla gains Graduate Nurse award and dream role17 April
A former medical practice manager who graduated last April with a USC Bachelor of Nursing Science has been recognised for her outstanding performance in her first year on-the-job with the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS).
Degree affirms law career for Gympie graduate17 April
Having a career in law was always going to be the case for Callum Lee of Gympie, who officially graduated from USC last week.
Kate's new career based on love of food, fitness17 April
Growing up in a large family with five brothers, food has always been a central part of Kate Primavera’s life – and now she has turned it into her career.
Bundaberg graduate helps school students succeed12 April
Research to provide new insights into child and youth mental health is a career goal for Bundaberg’s Georgina Lamprecht, who graduated this week from USC with First Class Honours in Occupational Therapy.
Healthy path ahead for mother-daughter nursing duo12 April
Mother and daughter Lorella and Laine McLatchey of Burpengary have graduated together with Nursing Science degrees from USC.
USC stages largest round of graduation ceremonies12 April
More than 1,800 students have graduated from USC in the largest round of graduation ceremonies ever held by the University.
USC Honorary Doctorate for legal trailblazer11 April
The first woman to ever be appointed as a Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia since its inception in 1903 will be recognised with an Honorary Doctorate at a USC graduation ceremony this week.
Beerwah great grandmother takes law in to her own hands11 April
75-year-old Pauline Lorenzen from Beerwah is living proof that it’s never too late to make a career change.
19 new school teachers return to USC to graduate10 April
From Cape York Peninsula to Emerald to Sydney, 19 new teachers are returning to the Sunshine Coast from their high school workplaces to officially graduate together at the USC ceremony tomorrow, Thursday 11 April.
Owen batting for sports science career10 April
A future in professional and elite sport is on the agenda for Gympie’s Owen Dugdale who received a USC Medal for Academic Excellence when he graduated today with a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science.
Health work is a family trait for new USC graduate10 April
With a nurse for a mother and paramedic for a father, Hervey Bay’s Ashley Black said she was destined to chase a career in the health industry.
Star law student to receive USC’s top medal10 April
A USC student leader and global human rights advocate, who was named the best among his law peers from universities across Australia, will receive a Chancellor’s Medal.
Twins study science to help people, environment9 April
Identical twins who have “always done everything together” – from school to hobbies to university – will officially graduate with their USC science degrees tomorrow, Wednesday 10 April.
Top medal for mum who rose to uni challenges9 April
A major car accident and the arrival of her second child could have spelled the end of university life for Deborah Kelsey, but instead she went on to exceed all her expectations.
Medallist committed to climate change adaptation9 April
Making the world a better place through environmental education while achieving an impressive academic record have earned Renee Currenti a Chancellor's Medal.
Australian maestro appointed to lead USC Singers8 April
Internationally-recognised composer and conductor Gordon Hamilton is the new Director of the USC Singers, a choral group now in its sixth year on the Sunshine Coast.
Jordan rides in to teaching career with scholarship8 April
One of the Sunshine Coast’s best young equestrians has been awarded a new scholarship to support her elite sporting endeavours while completing a double degree at USC.
USC to stage 12 graduation ceremonies8 April
The University of the Sunshine Coast will stage 12 graduation ceremonies over three days this week to celebrate the academic achievements of more than 1,800 graduating students.
Clinical trial of ’universal’ flu vaccine4 April
USC Clinical Trials is about to begin research into an experimental “universal” influenza vaccine.
Fast track to medical career for scholarship winner4 April
A Vice-Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship of $9,000 has been awarded to the daughter of Vietnamese refugees who wants to commit her life to helping people as a doctor.
Sydney to Sunshine Coast for aspiring doctor3 April
A family medical crisis and a desire to serve has encouraged a young Sydney school-leaver to head north to the Sunshine Coast to study Medical Science at USC.
Cats suit up for curious enviro research3 April
Cats across the Sunshine Coast are hitting the streets in high-tech cat harnesses, all in the name of environmental science.
Funding announcement for USC Fraser Coast3 April
USC Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Hill said proposed funding of $20 million towards the expansion of the Fraser Coast campus was great news for the future of education in the region.
Top students to shine at annual awards ceremony3 April
A gifted guitarist and an aspiring accountant will be among the multiple award winners at USC’s 2019 Annual Awards and Prizes Ceremony on Thursday evening. Regional and national businesses, associations and individuals have joined with USC in providing 55 awards, prizes, bursaries and sponsorships, totalling almost $64,000, to reward high-achieving students.
School-leavers struggling with life-plan anxiety2 April
Students are leaving school in states of high anxiety, and a USC education researcher is calling for parents, teachers and students to release the pressure valve.
Back to the ‘scene of the crime’ for legal students2 April
The chance to debate at USC Law School’s mock court room in Year 12 has inspired two Chancellor State College graduates to return – this time as USC first-year law students.
Para-athlete throws herself into USC study, training1 April
As a child, Bowen-born Kyra Domrow loved track and field events.