Melissa nurses dream career at USC Moreton Bay23 August
A former Scarborough school student has returned from a decade working in administration in Melbourne to raise a family at Rothwell and study at USC Moreton Bay to pursue her life’s dream of becoming a nurse.
Student songbird warms up for Lightning clash23 August
High Performance Music will meet High Performance Sport when first-year USC Creative Arts (Music) student Jamison Kehl holds court at the Sunshine Coast Lightning’s final home game of the season.
Early offer for slice of uni life at USC Moreton Bay23 August
Narangba resident Samantha Forte has already lined up the first business to benefit from the marketing knowledge and skills she intends to learn at USC Moreton Bay next year – her parents’ pizza business.
Law graduate wins national honour for second year22 August
USC’s 2019 Chancellor’s Medallist Michael Jefferies has been named Australian Law Student of the Year – for the second year in a row
Students to learn about careers in health industry21 August
The broad range of jobs available in the Sunshine Coast’s growing health industry will be showcased at a careers day for high school students this week.
Early findings for first year of youth brain study21 August
A first-of-its-kind youth mental health study being conducted on the Sunshine Coast has reached its one-year mark with significant initial findings.
Benchmark report highlights power of innovation19 August
Local businesses who prioritise innovation increased their sales of new products and services by 20 percent and higher, according to a 2018-2019 Regional Innovation Benchmark project completed by USC researchers for the Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Project Team (SCRIPT).
USC and Butchulla walking together on K’gari19 August
USC and the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) have held a roundtable discussion recently to identify a shared pathway for working together on Butchulla Country – starting with K’gari (Fraser Island).
Planned burn of habitat on USC campus15 August
A prescribed burn of a section of USC’s compensatory habitat site at Sippy Downs is planned for Thursday 22 August, weather permitting.
Orams' make USC home base for sport and study15 August
USC has attracted an impressive father and daughter duo from New Zealand to its sporting and academia ranks.
Workshop launches poetry performance series14 August
A sold-out beginners’ workshop to be held at USC Sunshine Coast this Saturday 17 August will launch a series of events showcasing spoken word performance, as part of the 2019 Sunshine Coast Horizon Festival.
Burp-free cow feed drives seaweed science at USC14 August
A puffy pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping out methane is being primed for mass farming by USC researchers.
Grand final time for sharp young maths minds13 August
Teams of top young mathematicians from Fraser Coast and Sunshine Coast will go head-to-head this week in a space-themed grand final challenge at USC.
Melanie finds new direction on road to recovery13 August
While slowly rebuilding her life after a stroke and brain surgery, USC Psychology student Melanie Hulm has discovered the transformative powers of education and helping others.
Moreton Bay businesses encouraged to join innovation talks12 August
Entrepreneurs and business owners from Moreton Bay are being encouraged to join a focus group to support the local innovation ecosystem.
Roof completion marks USC Moreton Bay milestone12 August
Contractors, dignitaries and future staff of the new USC Moreton Bay campus will celebrate a key construction milestone tomorrow (Tuesday 13 August), with the roof completion taking the project past the halfway mark.
Regional suicide study gains national attention8 August
A USC-led research project to improve access to help for people at risk of taking their own lives has made an impact at a national conference into suicide prevention.
Studio behind Bluey cartoon to give free public talk8 August
“Mum! Dad! Bingo! Bluey!” It’s the infectious song-and-dance theme familiar to families across Australia and the globe, and two of the creatives behind the hit children’s show will speak at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 14 August.
First Gympie alumni event highlights career options8 August
More than 20 Nursing Science graduates and students have attended USC Gympie’s first alumni event.
Science Honours graduate promotes ocean conservation8 August
Science Honours graduate Lidia Davidovics-Smith is relishing her role in encouraging environmental awareness among young people.
Students named for ‘perfect storm’ conference7 August
Three students from USC will be at the forefront of Australian climate change adaptation discussions, when they attend a national conference this month.
Thunder player pursues sport and study goals at USC7 August
Netballer Nicole Guenther of Woodford is pursuing both her sporting and study ambitions as a USC High Performance Student Athlete.
Awarded EMBA graduate happy she took the plunge7 August
USC graduate Errika Meades is a nationally-recognised Australian Naval officer and Defence contractor with 33 years of business and logistics experience on the waves and wharves between Australia and the Middle East, where she will be deployed next week for six months.
Professor of Sustainability recognised for life work6 August
USC Professor of Sustainability Tim Smith has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) in recognition of more than two decades of human geography research.
Clinical trial of new treatment for the common cold6 August
USC Clinical Trials is seeking participants for a trial of a new nasal spray that aims to reduce the severity and duration of the common cold.
Weed for fish feed: PhD student doubling fish immunity with seaweed1 August
By adding a pinch of seaweed to fish food, a PhD candidate from the University of the Sunshine Coast is getting closer to finding alternatives to antibiotic use in aquaculture.