Moreton Bay school leaver focuses on medical career26 February
The 2019 dux of St Patrick’s College at Shorncliffe this week attended his first lectures at USC Sunshine Coast, excited to be among the University’s third Bachelor of Medical Science cohort studying to become a doctor.
National awards for remarkable USC teachers26 February
Two USC academics who specialise in occupational therapy and tourism respectively have earned national recognition for their work in enhancing student learning.
Research to protect island ‘ark’ from climate change25 February
An intensive research project led by USC Australia is aiming to safeguard the Great Barrier Reef’s most southern island, Lady Elliot Island, from the impacts of climate change.
Oztag bursaries for USC students24 February
A USC Master of Business Administration graduate behind the rapid expansion of Queensland Oztag in the past decade has presented two USC student athletes with bursaries to encourage their sport and career aspirations.
Updated advice for students and staff about coronavirus24 February
USC is closely following developments relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and taking advice from Queensland Health.
Olympic hopeful dives into USC biomedical degree20 February
Sunshine Coast super swimmer Lani Pallister will combine two major life milestones this year as she embarks on her 2020 Olympics campaign while starting a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at USC.
Ella to delve deep into the intrigues of the brain20 February
A fascination with the intricacies of the human brain has inspired last year’s St Luke’s Anglican College school captain Ella Wilkinson to study Psychology at USC.
University welcomes next Vice-Chancellor20 February
USC has appointed accomplished executive leader and aged care expert Professor Helen Bartlett as the University’s third Vice-Chancellor and President.
USC awarded for targeting gender equity in science20 February
USC has been recognised nationally for its efforts to advance the careers of women, trans and gender diverse people working in the STEMM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Phone system outage20 February
USC is experiencing technical difficulties with its phone system, so students seeking information from Student Central and those wanting to apply to study at USC this semester are asked to make contact via email.
New students follow hearts into Medical Science18 February
Five OP1 Sunshine Coast school leavers eager to pursue medical careers without having to leave the region for university study can’t wait for the start of Semester 1 at USC on Monday 24 February.
Orientation Week attracts thousands to USC18 February
This week, thousands of new university students are flocking to USC campuses - from Fraser Coast to Southbank - to find out what university life has to offer.
More students, more space as USC Gympie begins new year17 February
An increase in student enrolments and a brand new study space have set up an exciting start to the academic year for USC Gympie.
Thousands of new students to attend Orientation16 February
Thousands of new students will experience university life for the first time on Monday 17 February when Orientation Week begins at USC Sunshine Coast.
Orientation to give new students a jumpstart to university14 February
More than 200 of the Fraser Coast’s newest university students will get the chance to make the best possible start to their academic journeys next week.
Siblings to start study together at USC Moreton Bay14 February
For 19-year-old Keely Beckwith, USC Moreton Bay is more than just a new university – it’s a fresh start.
Twins spring into study at USC Moreton Bay14 February
For the Hamlin twins of Joyner, USC’s newest campus is opening in the right place at the right time – and with the right degrees.
USC study aims to use logging waste for bioenergy13 February
Pine plantations from Gympie to Bundaberg will be at the centre of research to turn logging offcuts and treetops into bioenergy and other bio-based products.
26 storytellers lend voices to youth literature festival13 February
More than 4,500 eager students in Years 4 to 12 will gather on campus at Sippy Downs for the Voices on the Coast youth literature festival.
Smart campus tech to augment new degree at Moreton Bay13 February
The energy-saving smart lighting systems at USC Moreton Bay’s new campus are among the many technologies Professor Kenneth Li-minn Ang plans to showcase to his electrical engineering students.
Spider venom could lead to bee-friendly pesticides11 February
The world’s biggest collection of arachnid venoms will be used to help find pesticides that don’t harm bees, in new research at USC Australia.
First Moreton Bay Region Equity scholarships awarded7 February
Eight school leavers who have enrolled to study at USC’s Moreton Bay campus this semester have become the first recipients of the Moreton Bay Region Equity Scholarships.
Business expert to lead USC Caboolture campus6 February
A strong advocate for Caboolture and its future possibilities has been appointed as Head of the USC Caboolture campus.
Over 65s to ‘exercise right’ in research program5 February
A USC academic will contribute to an Australia-wide research project that aims to increase weekly exercise in people over the age of 65.
USC is next step for Gayndah’s top young citizen4 February
A career in the health industry beckons Gayndah dux and Junior Citizen of the Year Kirsty Taylor who will begin a Nursing Science degree at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus this month.