USC’s Open Day unlike any other in Australia28 July 2016
A university open day unlike any other in Australia will be held at the University of the Sunshine Coast at Sippy Downs on Sunday 7 August from 10am to 2pm.
USC to open young minds to opera28 July 2016
'Hilarious, modern fun’ is not how many school children would describe opera — but that looks set to change thanks to a collaboration by the University of the Sunshine Coast and Opera Queensland.
Student represents Australia in rugby sevens28 July 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast student Emma Sykes has returned to the Coast after representing Australia at the World University Championships for rugby sevens in Swansea, Wales, during her semester break.
Dwarf gum tree plantings to help safeguard koalas28 July 2016
A project to plant hundreds of dwarf gum trees across the Moreton Bay Region has begun in a bid to help safeguard the region’s koala population in more ways than one.
Cancer inspires mother’s midwifery ambitions27 July 2016
Battling breast cancer twice in less than five years was a key motivating factor for mother of three Megan Grisman to take the first steps towards gaining a combined degree in Nursing Science and Midwifery at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Students make world of difference in Vanuatu26 July 2016
Six University of the Sunshine Coast students have returned from a work placement in Vanuatu where their efforts have helped improve the life of a teenager with a disability.
Cian transformed from super shy to superhero26 July 2016
In just five months, University of the Sunshine Coast student Cian Yang has gone from almost “chickening out” of university to becoming a superhero.
Crown-of-thorns researcher joins science roadshow25 July 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast researcher Meaghan Smith is taking a thorny issue to the people.
UNESCO appoints USC academic to envision future25 July 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast adjunct professor whose job is to analyse future scenarios across countries and industries has been appointed Chair on Future Studies with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation).
Andre harnesses super power with USC degree21 July 2016
To reach the peak of the business world you have to be able to adapt quickly to any situation, says University of the Sunshine Coast Business student Andre Ali.
Planned burn of habitat on USC campus21 July 2016
A planned burn of a section of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s compensatory habitat site is planned for Saturday 23 July, weather permitting.
Science gives surfer edge for Supergirl Pro21 July 2016
Alexandra Headland surfer Sophie McCulloch believes her study of biomedical science at the University of the Sunshine Coast will give her an edge when she competes at the Supergirl Pro in California this weekend.
The force of law is strong in USC superhero21 July 2016
The city of Gympie has a new superhero under the guise of mild-mannered University of the Sunshine Coast Law student Callum Lee.
New students boost numbers at USC Fraser Coast20 July 2016
Urangan pastry chef Dee-Anne Hoffman,43,is among 160 new students who have enrolled to start studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus this semester.
Students are ‘citizen scientists’ for mozzie project20 July 2016
School students from across the region are helping to fight dangerous mosquito-borne diseases in a new ‘citizen science’ program led by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Orientation fun for new students at USC Gympie19 July 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast will welcome more than 70 new students to its Gympie campus with a special Orientation Day tomorrow (Wednesday 20 July).
Graduate midwife finds dream job in FNQ19 July 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Kate Jones has embarked on an exciting adventure working as a midwife in remote communities in the Torres Strait and Cape York Peninsula.
New students join in orientation fun at USC18 July 2016
Almost 2,000 students, including 500 from overseas, will discover the serious and not-so-serious side of academic life at the University of the Sunshine Coast this week.
Academic organises Pokemon GO walk at USC18 July 2016
The phenomenal interest in the Pokemon GO game has attracted some serious attention from academics.
USC academic to present at Harvard conference15 July 2016
A USC Fraser Coast lecturer will present a paper on his research into alleviating poverty at an international conference at Harvard University
Expo to show students a world of opportunity15 July 2016
Hundreds of Year 5 students from Gympie will discover that their future holds the possibility of many exciting careers and experiences at a special expo on Thursday 21 July.
Spotlight on super powers at USC’s Open Day14 July 2016
To highlight the transformative power of higher education, the University of the Sunshine Coast is encouraging people to ponder what their ‘super powers’ might be in the lead up to its annual Imaginarium and Open Day on Sunday 7 August.
Happy app developer wins research contest14 July 2016
A PhD student who has developed an app to help people become happier has won USC’s 2016 Three Minute Thesis competition.
USC gains $660,000 contract for Pacific scholarship scheme14 July 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast has strengthened its presence in the Pacific Islands with the launch of a major scholarship program funded by a $660,000 Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research contract.
Pollen ‘meta-barcoding’ to give bees a chance13 July 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast PhD student is using cutting-edge genetic analysis in research that could help safeguard native bee populations.
Hot topics to feature in USC research contests13 July 2016
The pros and cons of young children using digital technologies for learning and the ability of video game fans to influence the future of gaming will be two of the hot topics presented in bite-sized talks on the final day of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Research Conference tomorrow.
How USC sports research is helping Rio athletes12 July 2016
Six leading sports researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast will tomorrow (Wednesday 13 July) offer insights into the research used by local, national and international athletes, including Aussies preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics.
Research on cybercrime in conference spotlight11 July 2016
The experiences of Australians who have become victims of cybercrime will be outlined at a free public seminar tomorrow, Tuesday 12 July as part of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s annual Research Conference.
Mother and daughter start pathway to university8 July 2016
Kilkivan farmer Deborah Barry has followed her 17-year-old daughter’s lead in signing up for a free tertiary education bridging program starting at the University of the Sunshine’s Gympie campus later this month.
USC wins Spirit of the Games award at Unigames8 July 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast Spartans have finished this week’s Northern University Games on a high, taking out the Spirit of the Games award for sportsmanship.
Business student in the swim for Rio Olympics7 July 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast Business student Chelsea Gubecka will swap flowcharts for maps of ocean currents as she prepares to represent Australia at the Olympic Games in Rio.
Golden glow for Sunshine Coast at Unigames7 July 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast Spartans have stormed home at the Northern Unigames, winning three gold, one silver and two bronze medals on home soil.
USC to showcase latest ‘real-world’ research7 July 2016
With the Rio Olympics fast approaching, Sunshine Coast people have the opportunity to get an insider’s look at what is involved in preparing athletes to compete at the highest level of sport.
USC researcher gets Fresh at science comp finals6 July 2016
Explaining the complexities of molecular virology is no easy task, says USC researcher Joanna Kristoffersen, especially when it’s attempted in the time it takes for a party sparkler to burn.
USC teams to contest finals at Unigames6 July 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast futsal teams have dominated competition at the Northern Unigames this week and head into tomorrow’s (Thursday 7 July) finals as favourites.
Seminar to showcase German and Aussie drivers5 July 2016
Latest research on young driver road safety in Australia and Germany will be highlighted at a University of the Sunshine Coast-presented international seminar on Friday 29 July.
USC graduate on Qld mental health, drug council4 July 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast associate lecturer and graduate who won top awards for both her work and her studies has been appointed to the Queensland Mental Health and Drug Advisory Council.
USC offers short courses in seven languages4 July 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast is about to offer beginner courses for people wanting to learn a new language – a process that has been shown to improve brain function.