Why study at USC Fraser Coast
USC Fraser Coast is located in the heart of Hervey Bay, with easy access to USC’s Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre.
Campus facilities include interactive learning technologies, simulated nursing wards, specialist science laboratories, a student library, a Makerspace, collaborative study areas and computer labs.
USC Fraser Coast offers full degree programs in animal ecology, business, commerce, human services, sport science, nursing and education.
You can also study a selection of first-year courses from a range of USC programs, and then complete the remainder of your degree at USC Sunshine Coast.
Browse all USC Fraser Coast programs
Enrolled students have 24/7 access to the USC Fraser Coast library for study purposes and can access study spaces on campus using their USC student ID card from 7.30am–5.30pm Monday to Friday during Semester.
USC Fraser Coast is located in the Hervey Bay central business district, a short walk from local shops and cafes and is easily accessible by car and bicycle.
Wide Bay Transit buses link USC Fraser Coast with all major shopping centres and suburbs of Hervey Bay and Maryborough.
Refer to the USC Fraser Coast campus map (PDF 944KB)
USC Fraser Coast events
Planning your study workshop: Need help choosing courses for Semester 2?
Need help working out which courses to enrol in next semester? This session is highly recommended if you have credit from previous study, are studying part-time or if you want to know more about including majors and minors in your program.
Consent is Sexy training
Consent is Sexy promotes awareness and the practise of respect, consent and open discussion; responsible, safer sex; sexual health and emotional well-being; and gender equality and equality of rights in relationships. Come along to this training if you are interested in becoming an ambassador for this initiative.
Resume hacks that work workshop - 8 May
Get up-to-date information and advice about how to structure and tailor your resume for maximum impact.
End-of-Semester Check In, featuring Mental Health Week and IDAHOT activities
End-of-semester check-in, featuring University Mental Health Week and IDAHOT activities.
USC Fraser Coast news
Elite coach to help USC graduates go for gold
Whether it’s the sports field, the classroom or the boardroom, the formula to success is the same, according to netball supercoach Noeline Taurua, who will address USC Fraser Coast’s inaugural graduation ceremony on Thursday.
Milestone graduation event for USC Fraser Coast
History will be made this month when USC stages its first Fraser Coast graduation ceremony.
Award success for Fraser Coast high achievers
Some of the Fraser Coast’s best and brightest students will be rewarded for their efforts by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Kerri's keen interest in tourism brings rewards
USC student Kerri Hetherington’s outstanding academic results and drive for tourism have earned her an inaugural bursary designed to develop the next generation of tourism leaders in the Fraser Coast.
Fraser Coast’s marine life excites acclaimed biologist
A marine biologist leading ground-breaking global research into how sea turtles are affected by ingested marine debris and other pollutants has brought her expertise to USC Fraser Coast.
USC offers university advice to school parents
Help is at hand for parents and students navigating pathways to university and wanting to get a head start on a degree.