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Study Science at Queensland's top ranked University for Overall Impact.*

If you're naturally curious about the world around you and want to make an impact for the better, you'll be pleased to know we are too. We have a strong commitment to sustainability and have multiple innovations and projects across our campuses for students to get involved.

A degree in Science from UniSC will allow you to explore your passion while contributing to real-world projects and experiments. We'll get you ready for a career in your chosen industry with plenty of practical experience, including laboratory work, fieldwork, and workplace learning.

If you’re thinking of studying science, it’s all happening at UniSC.

*2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Top honour for UniSC professor on great quest to save koalas

UniSC Professor of Microbiology Peter Timms, a global expert in chlamydia infections in both humans and animals, received the honour at a Queensland Greats award ceremony at Brisbane City Hall on 6 June.

The awards recognise the efforts and achievements of extraordinary Queenslanders for their remarkable contribution to the history and development of the state.

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Spider venom could be key to stopping devastating honeybee mite

A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher is investigating whether spider and scorpion venoms have the potential to save Australia’s honeybees from the invasive and deadly varroa mite parasite.

Seaweed quadruples fish immunity, study finds

Scientists at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia have found they can quadruple the immune response of farmed fish by adding powdered seaweed to their diet.

Javier Leon with volunteers for Coast4D project
Citizen scientists help UniSC take beach research into fourth dimension

The 12-month project, Coast 4D: A Next Generation Citizen Science Coastal Monitoring Program, started in February with a Queensland Government Engaging Science Grant.

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