The K’gari Research and Learning Centre (Fraser Island) is based at Dilli Village.
Dilli Village provides accommodation for students and staff, and access to field study sites for primary, secondary and tertiary student groups.
Researchers and groups with genuine environmental interests in the region are encouraged to use the site.
Programs and courses
K’gari is a unique natural environment to explore and an ideal location for learning, scientific research and community education opportunities.Learn more
Research and engagement
Building a coordinated research agenda on K’gari has become increasingly important for USC.Learn more
Education and school activities
Students can explore K’gari’s unique ecosystems from the comfortable base at Dilli Village.Learn more
About Fraser Island
The largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is more than 120km long and 22km across at its widest point.
Accommodation and facilities
The Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre at Dilli Village has comfortable bunkhouses, self-contained cabins and an open grassed area for camping.
K'gari-Fraser Island news
USC and Butchulla walking together on K’gari
USC and the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) have held a roundtable discussion recently to identify a shared pathway for working together on Butchulla Country – starting with K’gari (Fraser Island).
USC continues legacy of renowned conservationist
Just days before his death, pioneering conservationist Dr John Sinclair was still working with USC to ensure his legacy to preserve K’gari Fraser Island continued.
Fraser Island App helps users explore and learn
The University of the Sunshine Coast has officially launched a free app for K’gari-Fraser Island ahead of the royal visit by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan and in time for an influx of school holiday visitors.
Island internship immerses students in eco-tourism
USC tourism students are being offered the opportunity to expand their learning and career prospects though an internship on World Heritage-listed K’gari-Fraser Island.