A high-performance culture.
USC aims to be a world leader in high performance sport, and in sport- and health-related research and development.
The Sunshine Coast is highly regarded as a training base for athletes, with nationally accredited, world-class facilities and an ideal climate year round.
The USC High Performance Sport team works to foster staff and student engagement in healthy activities, and to catalyse the development of a high performance sport industry on the Sunshine Coast.
Turn your passion for sport into a career.
Study sport, exercise and recreation at USC and you’ll learn from some of the best — our sport and exercise science teaching staff are highly qualified specialists, having held major coaching and sport science roles with high profile international sporting teams.
And we continue to be on top of our game – conducting research nationally and internationally with partner institutions such as Queensland Health, Swimming Australia Limited, International Paralympic Committee, Australian Institute of Sport and German Sports University.
You'll study in nationally-recognised sport and exercise science laboratory facilities – we’re the first Australian university to receive laboratory accreditation under the National Sport Science Quality Assurance program at the Australian Institute of Sport.