Clever campus cooling system shines again22 November
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
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
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.
Popular Solar Nights light event to glow again21 November
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 to discover future career options21 November
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.
Students awarded for research on life-saving treatment techniques20 November
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.
SUP junior world title for USC student athlete18 November
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
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 USC's top sports award15 November
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.