Hundreds attend USC Student Guild Day - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Accessibility links

USC News

Hundreds attend USC Student Guild Day

22 Feb 2018

Hundreds of new University of the Sunshine Coast students today enjoyed the USC Student Guild Day, which capped off activities for Orientation Week.

New students packed out USC’s Uni Club building to enjoy live music, stalls, a free barbecue lunch and a display by USC’s koala detection dogs.

The USC Student Guild is a separate organisation to the University and is run by students. It offers a broad range of support including welfare, advocacy, tenancy and legal support, and a food bank for students.

Student Guild activities officer Dan Bolton said dozens of student clubs were affiliated with the Guild, including the Criminology Student Institute, the Occupational Therapy Club and the Mosaic Student Collaboration, which focuses on intercultural collaboration.

“We’re really just here to provide any service we can,” he said. “If students have any ideas about starting a club, they should could come and talk to us.”

Mr Bolton said upcoming Student Guild events included subsidised bus trips to Eumundi Markets, Australia Zoo and Sirromet Winery, and a masquerade ball at the Innovation Centre.

- Tom Snowdon

Related articles

Ella to delve deep into the intrigues of the brain
20 Feb

A fascination with the intricacies of the human brain has inspired last year’s St Luke’s Anglican College school captain Ella Wilkinson to study Psychology at USC.

Orientation Week attracts thousands to USC
18 Feb

This week, thousands of new university students are flocking to USC campuses - from Fraser Coast to Southbank - to find out what university life has to offer.

More students, more space as USC Gympie begins new year
17 Feb

An increase in student enrolments and a brand new study space have set up an exciting start to the academic year for USC Gympie.

Contact the USC media team

Name Position Email Phone
Terry Walsh Manager, Media and Messaging +61 7 5430 1160
Janelle Kirkland Media Relations Coordinator +61 7 5459 4553
Clare McKay Media Relations Officer (Regional) +61 7 5456 5669

Search results for

Recent news