USC Fraser Coast - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Fraser Coast

USC Fraser Coast is located in the heart of Hervey Bay, with easy access to USC’s K'gari-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.

Full degrees

You can study the following degrees in full at USC Fraser Coast: 

Undergraduate certificates 

Diplomas

Bridging courses

You can also study selected courses from USC's Tertiary Preparation Pathway to prepare for university study.

USC Fraser Coast also offers courses through the Headstart program.

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Location

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)

Student services and facilities

USC Library

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.

Student Central

Student Central is your first point of contact for anything student related.

Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island. Image courtesy of Tourism Queensland.
K'gari-Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre

USC's research centre on the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island

USC Fraser Coast news

USC Newsroom
Former police officer inspired to study social work
14 September

As a former police officer and army soldier, USC Social Work student Michelle Minchin has helped people during some of their lowest times – including when they’ve been impacted by domestic violence or suicide

Sawfish captured at Baffle Creek, Wide Bay in 1961. Image suppled to Sharks and Rays Australia.
Study seeks photos, sightings to save iconic sawfish
17 August

Researchers are seeking new and old photos of sawfish – one of the world’s most distinctive and endangered rays – in a bid to better understand how to protect them.

Research into predator, climate change threats facing humpback whales
15 August

USC researchers are using advanced genetic sequencing and aerial drones in a study aimed at providing new insights into Australia’s humpback whales and the sharks that prey on them.