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Helicopter pilot named USC’s high-flyer for 2017
22 September - A woman who runs a helicopter flight academy and regularly volunteers to help Tanzanian midwives save the lives of newborn babies has claimed the title of USC’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2017.
USC supporters named philanthropists of the year
26 June - Roy and Nola Thompson were named the Queensland Higher Education philanthropists of 2017 at the recent Queensland Community Foundation’s philanthropy awards in Brisbane.
Solo aviator to deliver public lecture at USC
8 March - World Record-breaking solo pilot and new USC Business student Lachie Smart will outline his approach to setting and achieving extraordinary goals when he presents USC’s fourth annual Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture on Thursday 6 April.
USC community gives $25,000 to help students in need
28 October 2016 - A group of financially disadvantaged students from the University of the Sunshine Coast will receive a helping hand to complete their degrees after the USC community donated more than $25,000 as part of its inaugural ‘G-Day’ fundraising event.
USC to present first Thompson Excellence Scholarships
19 February 2015 - Four high-achieving students starting at the University of the Sunshine Coast this semester will receive USC’s inaugural Thompson Excellence Scholarships, valued at $32,000 each, tonight (Thursday 19 February).
Donor lays further groundwork for USC students
22 September 2014 - A perennial supporter of USC has embraced an initiative that will recognise graduates and inspire future students of the Coast’s own university as it prepares to turn 20 in 2016.
$5 million gift a game-changer for USC students
4 February 2014 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has received a $5 million gift, which is set to have major benefits for students now and into the future.