Partnership adds up to winning deal for USC students26 March
Two young aspiring accountants have secured jobs through a partnership between USC and a leading Hervey Bay accounting firm.
USC Stadium redevelopment progressing well25 March
Work to expand USC Stadium’s seating capacity by 50 percent is progressing well, with the $9million redevelopment project on track for completion within two months.
Melanoma survivors face increased risk of further cancer, new study finds22 March
Ground-breaking research from the University of the Sunshine Coast and Cancer Council Queensland, has revealed that people who have survived an in situ melanoma are at increased risk of developing another cancer, not necessarily another melanoma.
Ninja warrior Amy seeks perfect balance22 March
Australian Ninja Warrior semi-finalist and USC Nursing Science student Amy Stephenson knows more than most about achieving balance while aiming high.
Wynnum school-leaver awarded scholarship to study medical science21 March
Wynnum’s Joshua Dean has swapped one beachside location for another to study a Bachelor of Medical Science (Accelerated) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, with the assistance of USC’s highest scholarship honour.
Bundaberg student to build career with scholarship21 March
USC’s highest scholarship honour has been presented to Bundaberg State High School graduate Indy Burt.
Mackay scholarship winner makes move to USC21 March
One of Mackay’s top school leavers has taken the first steps towards a career in medicine, starting at the University of the Sunshine Coast with the help of a Vice Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship.
Burnside State High graduates honoured with top university scholarship21 March
Two Burnside State High School graduates have been awarded USC’s highest scholarship honour, the Thompson Excellence Scholarship.
Prestigious scholarship for aspiring entrepreneur21 March
After taking a gap year to travel through Canada, undertake work experience in three different industries and work in the real estate sector, Ilkley’s Oscar Noble has begun a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) with the help of an esteemed USC scholarship.
Scholarship recognition for Caloundra future doctor21 March
A desire to help others as a medical practitioner drew Caloundra’s Tom Rosenthal to USC’s Bachelor of Medical Science, and now he’s being helped by generous benefactors, awarded USC’s most prestigious scholarship – a Thompson Excellence Scholarship.
Students gain Thompson Excellence Scholarships21 March
Six high-achieving, first-year students have received USC's prestigious Thompson Excellence Scholarships, valued at up to $32,000 each.
Exhibition highlights artistry of Aussie women21 March
The creativity and skill of Australian women artists is celebrated in an exhibition on show at the USC Art Gallery from 21 March to 11 May.
USC study seeks insights into suicide prevention19 March
With suicide rates in the Fraser Coast above the state average, USC has partnered with the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service to improve access to help for people at risk of taking their own lives.
Scientists find better way to treat koala chlamydia19 March
Koalas can recover fully from chlamydia with half the antibiotic treatment they currently receive, a researcher from the University of the Sunshine Coast has found.
Research aims to strengthen parent-child bond18 March
A clinical psychologist and mother of two young children has developed a free online program as part of her PhD at USC to help parents build happier, healthier bonds with their children.
Vice-Chancellor announces planned retirement18 March
USC Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Hill has announced he will retire next year after leading the University through a decade of rapid expansion.
Music students to premiere song celebrating diversity13 March
Up to a dozen USC Creative Industries students have written an original song they will perform live as an anthem for Harmony Week festivities.
Seaweed science behind ‘Moreton Bae’ brew12 March
Scientists from USC are hoping a beer brewed with “sea lettuce” from Moreton Bay will drive new interest in seaweed as a nutritious, tasty and locally-grown resource.
Clinical trial of treatment for ‘surfer’s eye’11 March
A condition called pterygium – also known as “surfer’s eye” – is now in the sights of USC’s Clinical Trials Centre, which has joined an international trial of a non-surgical treatment for the ailment.
Zoologist and nurse speak at Women’s Day event8 March
A lively discussion on gender representation in the fields of science and nursing was the highlight of USC Fraser Coast’s International Women’s Day Lunch on Friday 8 March.
USC program gave Liam the write start to university7 March
Aspiring Hervey Bay journalist Liam Bland believes starting a degree while still in high school helped him write his way to early success when he began full-time university.
Lauren gets early start to Animal Ecology degree7 March
A decision to study university subjects while still in high school has given a career head start to aspiring wildlife biologist Lauren Zeglio from Brighton.
Senior school students can try university early6 March
High school students interested in gaining an early start to university can attend a free Headstart information evening at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus on Thursday 21 March.
History and futures academic releases Next Big Thing6 March
A USC academic passionate about teaching and researching world history and sustainable futures will launch his second book of poetry from 12pm tomorrow, Thursday 7 March, at the USC Art Gallery on campus at Sippy Downs.
Tim Fairfax scholarship winner means business6 March
The daughter of South Burnett graziers will undertake a Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Events Management) with the support of another family from the land through an esteemed bursary for regional and remote students.
University launches new safety and security system6 March
USC has launched a new integrated safety and security system, called SafeUSC, to boost wellbeing and safety across its growing campuses.
Noosa surfing survey data ready to share5 March
Who surfs at Noosa and what keeps them coming? USC “surfonomics” students are ready to share the results of their recent research into this topic.
Long road to medical school for former auto electrician5 March
A USC Paramedic Science graduate has gained a place with Griffith University’s Doctor of Medicine program being offered for the first time on the Sunshine Coast this year.
Enviro focus appeals to engineering graduate4 March
Josh Craven, 23, has engineered his ideal career building sustainable energy solutions.
Fight against mosquitoes reaches a batty milestone4 March
Disease-carrying mosquitoes in the Wide Bay will soon have 1000 good reasons to be very afraid.