Retail and eateries - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Retail and eateries

Opening hours

All outlets are closed weekends and public holidays. The outlets are currently open per COVID-19 Operational Times.

All outlets will be closed during the University break 25th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021 inclusive.

Café During semester
Monday–Thursday
During semester
Friday

Easter and Summer breaks

Brasserie 8am-5pm 8am-4pm

8am-3pm (Mon-Fri)

Brasserie Coffee Shop 8am-4pm 8am-4pm

8am-2.45pm (Mon-Fri)

Café C

7.30am–3pm

7.30am-3pm

Closed
Cup of E coffee cart 7.30am-3.30pm 7.30am-3.30pm

7.30am-11.30am (Mon-Fri)

Rip City Kiosk 8.30am-1pm 8.30am-1pm Closed
Good Bean - Piazza 7.30am-5pm 7.30am-5pm

7.30am-1.00pm (Mon-Fri)

O Week: 7.30am-3pm (Mon-Tues), 7.30am-1pm (Wed-Fri)

Cherry Blossom Express 10am-5pm 10am-3pm 10am-3pm (Mon-Fri) 
Miss Koko 7.30am-6pm 7.30am-4.30pm 9am-3pm (dependent on demand)

Semester break hours are adjusted for each break depending on maintenance and University requirements. Please check back closer to each break period for upcoming opening hours.

The University's cafes and eateries sell a range of meals, snacks and refreshments:

  • The Brasserie and Brasserie Coffee Shop are located on the ground floor of the Science Building (Building I). They offer pre-made sandwiches, rolls, hot meals and snacks, coffee, drinks and juices.
  • Café C is located on the ground floor of the Chancellery Building (Building C). It serves a variety of light meals, fresh salads, sandwiches and coffee, drinks and juices.
  • The Rip City Kiosk is located on the ground floor of the Health and Sport Centre (Building T) and provides coffee, cold drinks and healthy snacks.
  • Good Bean is located between the Information Communications Technology Building (Building J) and the Library. Good Bean serve pre-made wraps, salads and snacks, juices and coffee.
  • Cherry Blossom Tree Express are located on the Brasserie Courtyard beside Building I. Specialising in Asian cuisine, they serve sushi, noodles and Japanese curries.
  • The Cup of E coffee cart is located inside the Learning and Teaching Hub (Building E) and serves Campos Coffee, pastries, cookies and other confectionery. A selection of teas and cold drinks are also available.
  • Miss Koko is located under the Library stairs and provides plant-based light meals and drinks, including fresh juices, shakes, smoothies, wraps, waffles, soft serve desserts and acai bowls. All vegan and gluten-fee.

USC also offers a range of venue services, with venues and facilities throughout the campus available for hire. The University has sole rights to function catering on campus.

Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) discounts

Federal government legislation determines that funds derived from SSAF can be spent on providing food or drink to students on a campus of the higher education provider. USC therefore provides the Student Food Subsidy at the Brasserie and Sports Precinct Cafe with students being able to purchase a main hot meal for A$5.50 and other subsidised items.

Please note: A valid USC Student Identification card must be shown prior to payment being made.

Opening hours

Campus Cafe

COVID-19 - Currently closed until further notice.

During Semester: Closed 
Easter and Summer breaks: Closed
Christmas break: Closed

Other shops and cafés are just a short walk from USC Fraser Coast.

There are also kitchenettes and a common room available for students' use.

There is a canteen located opposite the USC Gympie building in Block A of the Wide Bay Institute of TAFE (Gympie Campus).

Opening hours

Monday-Thursday: 8.30am–1:15pm
Fridays: 8:30am - 1:30pm

The canteen is closed Saturday–Sunday and during school holidays.

Students can also access a vending machine inside the USC Gympie building and there is a student kitchen equipped with a fridge, microwave, basic cutlery and utensils, tea, coffee and milk.

Opening hours

Bellissimo Coffee

Selling award-winning coffee, hot curries, salads, toasted sandwiches and the best brownies around.

Also offer student discounts on a main hot meal, salads and sandwiches.

During Semester: 7.30am-4pm (Tuesday - Friday)

Mid-Semester Study Break: To be Advised

Easter and Summer breaks: 7.30am-2.30pm (reopening 1 Feb 2021)

Christmas break: Closed

EduGear 

Selling prescribed textbooks and stationery.

During Semester:

Day Opening Hours*

Monday

11am-2pm
Tuesday 11am-3pm
Wednesday

10am-2pm

Thursday 11am-2pm
Friday 10am-1pm

*Orientation Week - 10am-2pm (Tuesday to Thursday)

Alternative times can be arranged by appointment (please contact petrie@edugear.com.au)


Easter and Summer breaks: By appointment (please contact petrie@edugear.com.au)
Christmas break: Closed

Opening hours

Caboolture Campus Cafe 

Offering cold drinks, hot food (chips, burgers, pies, sausage rolls, hot dogs, bacon & egg muffins, etc), sandwiches, wraps and snacks.

Monday-Friday during teaching weeks: 7.30am-2pm.

Coffee Van

A coffee van is on-campus most days during teaching weeks from 7.30am-1pm.

USC Student Commons Building (N Block)

During campus opening hours, students can access the USC Student Commons Building, located in N Block. In this building, students have access to a kitchen which is regularly stocked with tea, coffee, milk, snacks and subsidised light meals during semester. Kitchen appliances such as a refrigerator, microwaves and a sandwich press are available. The USC Student Guild also operate a Food Bank from this building.

Queensland Textbook Warehouse (QTW)

Selling prescribed textbooks and stationery on-campus.

QTW are open Tuesday & Thursdays, 10am-2pm. On-line ordering is available.

Opening hours

As the campus is located within the vibrant and busy South Bank precinct, there are numerous places to eat within a short walk. All are open Monday-Friday and many late into the evening.