Holidays could be answer to COVID blues: research21 Oct
It seems one of the best things to do if feeling stressed and unhappy during the global pandemic is take a COVID-safe holiday, according to the findings of new USC research.
USC sets wheels in motion for bike shop manager’s new career20 Oct
Matthew McCurdy, 35, has made a career change to teach science and maths at Warwick State High School after recently graduating from USC and earning a University Medal for his excellent grade point average of 6.88 out of 7.
Graduates adapt new careers to deal with COVID-19 changes19 Oct
Two recent USC graduates who are helping to stage the Fraser Coast’s latest marketing campaigns and events decided to get creative when COVID-19 restrictions changed their new roles almost overnight
Business leader is 2020 Outstanding Alumnus16 Oct
A business leader whose collaboration skills brought about success for a large group of companies in Papua New Guinea while also tackling the widespread community issue of domestic violence has been named USC’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2020.
Engineering students to contest Bronto-crane challenge15 Oct
University of the Sunshine Coast students have drawn inspiration from the prehistoric-themed cartoon, The Flintstones, to showcase their potential as future mechanical engineers.
Poisoned by plastics? Turtle study seeks answers15 Oct
A world-first USC study will examine if toxic chemicals from ingested microplastics could be harming Australia’s marine turtles.
USC social media class trends at Aus/NZ awards14 Oct
The likes and positive comments are flowing for USC’s Social Media degree program after it gained high recognition at the 2020 Australian and New Zealand Social Media Marketing Awards.
Kids to ‘assess’ proposed coastal erosion solutions13 Oct
The science behind the likely battering facing Queensland’s beaches this summer might be beyond your average six-year-old, but a USC academic wants to ensure proposed solutions to coastal erosion are not.
COVID-19 and mental health: Researchers to share insights in free public webinar9 Oct
Mental health experts from USC will share some of their latest research on staying well during COVID-19 in a free online seminar next week.
Fraser Coast graduate gains Chancellor’s Medal8 Oct
Completing international internships, gaining Australia’s most prestigious global study scholarship and taking on a host of leadership roles were some of the unexpected benefits of a remarkable education journey for USC Fraser Coast graduate Myles Kreis.
Internship leads stylist to creative career change6 Oct
A University Medal from USC and a marketing career found in her home town of Gympie have completed a stunning transformation for former hairstylist Tiffany Stevenson.
Endangered macadamia has high bushfire survival rate1 Oct
USC-led research in Bulburin National Park, between Bundaberg and Gladstone, has recorded 83 percent survival of the wild population of an endangered native macadamia nut plant, following the 2019-20 summer bushfires.
Research finds new way to help frail older people30 Sep
A $6.9 million global research project involving USC as the only Australian partner has developed a new monitoring and intervention system to slow or even reverse the progression of frailty among older adults.
USC helps small business owners plan for success29 Sep
A free USC workshop series will give small business owners and managers in the Moreton Bay region the chance to learn how to future-proof their success while earning credit towards a Business degree.