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Want to study with the world's only university on a biosphere cluster to help preserve natural ecosystems, design public spaces, or address the challenges of climate change? Learn how with a university that is uniquely placed on some of the most beautiful, ecologically important and environmentally diverse natural settings on the planet.

UniSC is the world’s only university operating within three interconnecting UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. At UniSC we live and breathe sustainability. So it makes sense to choose us for your degree in environmental studies.

Study the environment in our unique one

Balancing university and life

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6pm, Wednesday 24 May

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Balancing university and life

Online info session for mature-age students

6pm, Wednesday 24 May

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Her underwater encounters with marine life are viral sensations that put the global spotlight on the need to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – and now University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Jacinta Shackleton hopes her research can do the same.


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Gain a career advantage with a double degree tailored to your areas of interest.

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I saw the effects of climate change and really wanted to do my best to help mitigate that, and that’s why I decided to study environmental science.

Yani Mouland Vail

Bachelor of Environmental Science graduate

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Environmental Studies at UniSC - IN THE NEWS

How a man in a monkey cage decided to save the planet, ...one tree at a time.

Professor Andy Marshall admits his career in threatened ecosystems and tropical biodiversity had a cheeky beginning – when he lived in a monkey cage for a week at a zoo in England.

UniSC opens high-tech lab to improve urban areas

The high-tech Bioclimatic and Sociotechnical Cities (BASC) Lab  is now open, with the goal of making towns and cities more comfortable and healthy.

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