Your time to shine
Graduation is the formal process of awarding your degree and marks your successful transition from uni student to qualified professional.
To those who've helped you through it's much more than that... for your friends and family, lecturers and tutors, graduation is their time to share your success and show how proud they are of all that you've achieved.
- Wednesday 10 - Friday 12 April 2019
- Thursday 2 May 2019
Meet recent USC graduates
Bachelor of Communication (majoring in Journalism and Marketing)
Batsirai is the first born in his family to attend university and a role model to his brother and sister. Watch as their family celebrates his achievement and share this special day.
Bachelor of Paramedic Science
Emma shares that at the start of her degree she was very nervous as a mature age student. Emma was excited and humbled to receive a University medal on her Graduation day, and proud to represent Indigenous Australians.
Executive Master of Business Administration
For Angela it was the highest honour to be able to sit on stage with all of the academics and really be counted. She was ecstatic to have graduated, she shares "no-one was ever going to do it for me, I had to do it for myself."
Bachelor of Business/Science (Sport Management)
Jackson is a student who gave all he had to give – and definitely made his mark at USC. Jackson shares that crossing the stage is a heart drop moment.
Motherhood motivates midwifery medallist
Becoming a mother inspired Jessica Collins of Morayfield to study midwifery at USC where she excelled and was awarded a Faculty medal.
Graduate keen to use gaming for good
One of the first students to graduate from USC’s Bachelor of Serious Games says he’s found his calling – and his community.
Community builder to receive new USC award
Sunshine Coast entrepreneur and philanthropist John Shadforth to receive a new honorary award at the graduation ceremony on Friday 28 September.
Psychology graduate earns top honour
USC Psychology student Helen Hall will receive the prestigious Chancellor’s Medal at her graduation ceremony on Friday 28 September for her research into the growing epidemic of parental loneliness and for her extensive volunteer work to help alleviate it.
Year 3 teacher at Buddina is a class act
The little Year 3 students at Buddina State School might not know it yet, but the clever woman at the front of their class was only recently top of her own class at USC.
Top academic honour for graduate Gympie nurse
After careers as a pathology scientist, chemical analyst and teacher aide, Gympie’s Vanessa Tyson knew she found a winning combination with a USC degree that mixed her love of health and people.