Job hunt support for students with a disability2 December 2019
USC has signed up for a national employment support program aimed at improving job opportunities for university graduates with a disability.
Decades of academic expertise to shine at USC Moreton Bay29 November 2019
USC Moreton Bay’s foundation building may be sparkling and new, but the world-class scholars about to teach there have been shining in their fields of expertise for years.
Learning how to engage with a high-tech tomorrow28 November 2019
Programming driverless cars, coding and robotics are part of USC initiatives helping Fraser Coast students and teachers prepare for a digital future.
Sustainable business focus for Orange Sky leader28 November 2019
An organisation that provides regular laundry and shower services for people experiencing homelessness has appointed a USC graduate to lead its operations around Australia and New Zealand.
Doctoral playwright shines light on stay-at-home dads28 November 2019
Former theatre director and drama educator Richard Finn has drawn from his latest role in life to write a play for his Doctor of Creative Arts at USC.
USC joins $245m space industry research program28 November 2019
Fourteen University of the Sunshine Coast research academics and staff have joined the largest space industry research collaboration in Australia’s history, worth $245 million over the next seven years.
Students’ water use device wins three national awards28 November 2019
An innovative device created by four USC Engineering Honours students to give householders more control over their water use has won three national GovHack awards.
Japan calling for scholarship-winning students28 November 2019
Two USC students majoring in Japanese language will have the opportunity to hone their skills further in Japan next year thanks to an esteemed Australian Government scholarship.
New inductees for Coast’s Sports Hall of Fame27 November 2019
A swimming great and an outstanding surf lifesaving champion have been inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at USC last night.
Student wins Asia-Pacific medal for eucalypt study26 November 2019
A USC student has won an international industry excellence award for his Science Honours research that used a range of tools and technologies to accurately map a single tree species in state forests.
Species find ways to keep their cool as oceans heat up26 November 2019
An international group of marine scientists is predicting a rapid reorganisation of the mix of species in our oceans after completing the most comprehensive assessment to date of how marine life is responding to rising sea temperatures.
Clever campus cooling system shines again22 November 2019
Within weeks of claiming a major global environmental award, USC Australia’s creative use of solar energy to cool its Sunshine Coast campus has shone again in the Australasia region.
No nervous wait as uni all sorted for school leavers22 November 2019
An early offer to university has added to the excitement and emotion of finishing high school for three House Captains from Maryborough’s St Mary’s College.
USC PhD student opens the gate on bioresearch21 November 2019
Implantable biosensors that can override natural biological systems might sound like something from a science fiction movie, but research being undertaken by a USC PhD student could see them soon become a reality.
Students to discover future career options21 November 2019
About 400 Year 5 students will visit USC’s Fraser Coast campus tomorrow for a hands-on career immersion event that could help to change their thinking about job options and stereotypes.
Popular Solar Nights light event to glow again21 November 2019
The Sunshine Coast’s largest light trail is set to return at USC, with the hugely popular Solar Nights scheduled for December 13 to 22.
Students awarded for research on life-saving treatment techniques20 November 2019
Two teams of USC Paramedic Science students have received Australasian grant awards for investigating techniques used to treat life-threatening emergencies related to diabetes and adrenal insufficiency.
Future teachers receive important reading lesson19 November 2019
Future teachers studying Education at USC have returned to primary school as part of an innovative training program focused on improving literacy for children.
SUP junior world title for USC student athlete18 November 2019
A USC Environmental Science student’s dedication to the fast-growing ocean sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has resulted in a gold medal at her first world championships.
Launch of suicide prevention strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples15 November 2019
USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute will tomorrow launch a strategy to support the social and emotional wellbeing of Sunshine Coast Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Touch champion claims University's top sports award15 November 2019
Australian touch representative and Dally M medallist for the NRL’s national touch competition Hayley Maddick has been named USC’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2019.
Jane takes first steps to uni with free skills course14 November 2019
When a cancer diagnosis inspired her to study Nursing Science, Gympie mother of five Jane Noon jumped at the chance to first complete a free university course to upgrade her academic skills.
Graduate helps ease challenges of cancer therapy14 November 2019
Helping people through the challenging journey of cancer treatment is a new career focus for USC Nursing Science graduate Janine Gillingham.
University to reward its sporting champions13 November 2019
Athletes vying for selection in the Tokyo Olympic Games are among the students in the running for prizes at USC’s annual Sports Awards Ceremony on Thursday 14 November.
Teen passengers can learn how to avoid crashes13 November 2019
As hundreds of Year 12 students prepare to drive with friends to Schoolies celebrations this weekend, USC has launched a world-first project to teach young passengers road safety.
Women in science publication features USC researchers12 November 2019
Two USC researchers feature in a new national publication aimed at highlighting the important work of women scientists at regional universities.
Researchers seek details about supporting dads11 November 2019
Researchers investigating the significance of fathers in young children’s lives and the benefits of providing support to new dads are about to start a new phase of their study
Free course helps Carolyn get prepped for uni8 November 2019
A free university skills course gave Carolyn O’Donnell the help she needed to return to higher education almost 30 years since finishing high school.
Council partners with USC students to clean up ocean8 November 2019
An innovative project by a group of USC students to remove tonnes of marine litter from local waters has secured financial backing from the Fraser Coast Regional Council
Biomedical Science graduate starts health tech job7 November 2019
USC Biomedical Science graduate Storm Woolley is applying his studies and technical expertise to a new role in the digital health division of a systems integration and technology company.
From new coders to Internet inventors in 13 weeks6 November 2019
Engineering students tasked with building an automated product from scratch took only 13 weeks to deliver a suite of impressive inventions at USC.
Altruist goals motivate Michael to seek new career5 November 2019
A simple desire to help has inspired new USC graduate Michael Pekin to seek a career supporting young people and assisting others with significant or permanent disabilities.
Clinical trials commitment earns industry award4 November 2019
The Director of USC Clinical Trials, Lucas Litewka, has been recognised nationally for his significant contribution to the medical technology and pharmaceuticals (MTP) sector.
Government scholarships to bring more students to USC campuses1 November 2019
USC Fraser Coast and Gympie will share more than $1.7million in Commonwealth funding as part of a new scholarship program to attract more students – both domestic and international – to study in regional locations.
Rate of sudden deaths in Indigenous infants much higher than estimated: USC research1 November 2019
Indigenous infants in Queensland may be dying suddenly and unexpectedly at a rate more than 3.5 times that of non-Indigenous infants, according to USC Nursing and Midwifery research.
Take step towards study with free uni skills course1 November 2019
A free, two-day university skills course with no assignments or exams is being offered to adults wanting to explore their higher education and career options.