USC stages scientific extravaganza on campus15 November 2017
Hundreds of high school students will get a taste of life as a scientist tomorrow (16 August), as the University of the Sunshine Coast hosts a packed program of events to mark National Science Week.
USC leads bushfire risk trial in national research project31 August 2017
Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland are leading one of three major trials across Australia aimed at reducing the risk of bushfire damage to our built and natural environments.
Beachmere student gets Headstart to uni life31 August 2017
A high school student from Beachmere has gained a running start to university life after completing two courses through USC’s award-winning Headstart program.
New nutrition course inspires sustainable menus30 August 2017
A 2013 University of the Sunshine Coast Nutrition graduate who used her degree to establish a successful health business is delighted to be back at USC, teaching others how to turn sustainable food principles into careers.
USC among country’s best for student experience28 August 2017
An annual guide for Australian universities has rated the University of the Sunshine Coast among the best in the country for the overall experience it provides to students.
Researcher seeks to grow new Qld seaweed industry28 August 2017
A USC researcher has established a laboratory at Bribie Island to explore a potentially lucrative new aquaculture industry off the Queensland coastline – seaweed production.
Camp at USC prepares Diamonds for Quad Series25 August 2017
The Samsung Australian Diamonds netball side is set to shine after fine-tuning their preparations at a training camp hosted by the University of the Sunshine Coast this week.
AM-honoured USC professor plans to transform road freight across eastern states25 August 2017
Imagine a 150kmh road built on high-tech plastic pipes laid between Weipa and Melbourne to enable convoys of self-driving trucks to carry freight direct from the Cape to the city in 24 hours.
Mother and son team up to study at university24 August 2017
A passion for criminal justice and a fascination for fantasy war games have inspired a Mary Valley mother and son to study together at USC.
USC students, staff take stage at Horizon Festival24 August 2017
A USC Law lecturer and Law student playing blues music will be among dozens of USC staff, students and graduates showing their creative side in one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest ever festivals of art and culture.
Monumental sculpture ready for crowds23 August 2017
The Architects of Air’s world-famous Arboria luminarium – a monumental pneumatic walk-in sculpture – will go on display at USC’s main campus at Sippy Downs on Friday 25 August.
Public invited to spin out at USC wheelchair basketball workshop23 August 2017
USC researchers are helping turn the concept of ‘inclusion’ on its head in a new program that invites able-bodied individuals to try their hands at wheelchair basketball.
USC student gets arty as Horizon Festival intern23 August 2017
USC student Bridgette Wiechelt is helping to coordinate an event mixing slam poetry, light projections, music and wearable art – and broadening her career horizons at the same time.
Student outlines lobster findings at Spanish showcase22 August 2017
A University of the Sunshine Coast PhD student has told an international conference how her research identified a gene in the Eastern Spiny Lobster that could be the key to manipulating the sex of the commercially popular crustacean.
USC high-flyer is Law Student of the Year finalist21 August 2017
A high-achieving USC student from Buderim has been named a finalist in the Law Student of the Year category of the annual Australian Law Awards.
UPDATE: Planned burn of habitat on USC campus21 August 2017
A prescribed burn of a section of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s compensatory habitat site is planned for Wednesday 23 August, weather permitting.
Fun and festivities for USC’s Diversity Week18 August 2017
The USC campus at Sippy Downs will be abuzz with colourful community events as it celebrates Diversity Week 2017 from Monday 21 August.
USC’s silver Spartans return from world titles16 August 2017
Star swimmers of the USC Spartans squad are set to return to training at the USC Pool this week after an impressive campaign at the FINA World Championships in Hungary.
USC research into baby sleep routines to save lives16 August 2017
USC research team is conducting one of the largest studies ever into sudden and unexpected infant deaths in Queensland.
Future Science Fellow seeks to solve toxic spills16 August 2017
A USC researcher has been awarded a CSIRO Fellowship to explore the use of synthetic biology to develop multicellular organisms capable of detecting toxic spills in aquatic environments.
Creative excellence on show at USC Art Gallery15 August 2017
A stunning collection of visual art by secondary school students from across the North Coast education region (south zone) will open at USC Art Gallery on Thursday 24 August at 6.30pm.
USC a finalist in national sustainability awards14 August 2017
USC has been named one of 35 finalists in the 2017 Green Gown Awards Australasia for its ongoing efforts to make the 100-hectare Sippy Downs campus as sustainable as possible.
Whale talks add depth to Ocean Festival events11 August 2017
Whale and dolphin conservation and the value of eco-tourism will be the key themes as USC presents a series of free public talks in association with the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival.
Exciting events planned for Science Week at USC11 August 2017
School students will experience what it’s like to be scientists and roboticists next week as USC stages a range of exciting events to celebrate National Science Week.
Clinical trial for rapid detection of the flu10 August 2017
With the flu season in full swing this winter, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is working with doctors at Buddina and Morayfield to conduct a trial of a new rapid detection device for Influenza A and B.
USC on a good wicket with impressive cricket oval9 August 2017
USC has put more runs on the board as a high-performance sporting hub with the completion of a cricket facility worth $267,000.
USC community to give back on G-Day8 August 2017
A USC student who has been able to continue his studies thanks to the generosity of others is encouraging people to dig deep for the University’s annual giving day on Thursday 10 August.
Queensland Governor installs new USC Chancellor8 August 2017
The Governor of Queensland, Paul de Jersey AC, has installed Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) as the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new Chancellor.
USC students to run Indigenous community forum7 August 2017
USC students hope to spark a community conversation on Wednesday 9 August when they hold a special forum at USC to hear the voices of local Indigenous people.
Governor to install new USC Chancellor4 August 2017
The Governor of Queensland, Paul de Jersey AC, will install Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) as the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new Chancellor at a formal investiture ceremony at USC on Monday 7 August.
USC dietitians help fuel 10,000 athletes at World Uni Games3 August 2017
A team of USC Nutrition and Dietetics researchers will help fuel the performance of the world’s best student-athletes at the World University Games starting in Taiwan on Saturday 19 August.
Whale tales set to inspire at public USC lecture2 August 2017
A group of USC Fraser Coast students planning careers in tourism will gain valuable insights into the industry from two pioneers of Australian whale watching at a free public lecture.
USC students use social media to help businesses2 August 2017
A national champion netballer, an assistant seal trainer and an airline pilot are among the USC Social Media students who have helped 47 Sunshine Coast businesses and non-profit groups improve their communication strategies this year.