Clinical trial of new treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia7 May
USC Clinical Trials will soon start a clinical trial to determine the safety and effectiveness of investigational medications to treat acute myeloid leukaemia in patients who have relapsed or are not responsive to standard treatment options.
Academic to discuss book on women’s football at Brisbane Writers Festival7 May
USC Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing Dr Lee McGowan will be a guest speaker at the Brisbane Writers Festival at the State Library of Queensland.
Two jobs plus study pays off for new engineer5 May
As a 14-year-old adjusting to Australia after moving from the small Pacific island of Niue, Douglas Tukutama had never pictured his future as an engineer.
Game Design graduates use wisdom to create Folly4 May
Nine tech-minded USC graduates are taking their Game Design degrees to the next level with research projects that aim to capture the imaginations of interactive theatre audiences.
Seaweed quadruples fish immunity, study finds29 Apr
USC scientists have found they can quadruple the immune response of farmed fish by adding powdered seaweed to their diet.
Late starter at uni earns medal for excellence27 Apr
‘Anything is possible’ is the inspiring message a Fraser Coast mother-of-five shared in an address to graduating USC students at a recent ceremony at Maryborough’s Brolga Theatre.
Ceremony to celebrate Fraser Coast graduates22 Apr
USC will stage its largest ever Fraser Coast graduation ceremony this Friday ( to celebrate the academic achievements of students who have completed degrees over the past two years.
USC tops Queensland for global impact rankings21 Apr
USC Australia’s considerable efforts to achieve a more sustainable future for all have been recognised in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings of universities across the world.
Ex-soldier takes new path towards seaweed science21 Apr
Working as an analytical chemist is a world away from the war zones of Afghanistan for former Australian Army infantryman David Heyne who received USC’s highest academic honour when he graduated earlier this month.
Degree helps elite hockey coach switch career path20 Apr
An ex-Australian field hockey champion who returned to South East Queensland after 15 years at the top of the sport in Belgium has graduated from a USC degree into a new design career.
Aiming high nets perfect grades for Uni Medallist19 Apr
A USC student who set himself a target of achieving the highest possible results when he started a second degree after eight years of international travel and working in banking, has been rewarded with a University Medal.
Will taps into power of gaming for career inspiration19 Apr
Gympie gaming enthusiast Will Averillo is so impressed by the power and artistry of computer games that he’s taken his pursuit of a career in the rapidly growing game design industry to the next level.
Chef finds the perfect recipe for career change16 Apr
Six USC Gympie students have been awarded a special scholarship to support their transition to an undergraduate degree.
Graduate applies psychology of crime to new role16 Apr
New USC graduate Tayla Dangerfield is applying her in-depth understanding of the psychology behind criminal behaviour to her role as a case manager at Queensland Corrective Services.
USC students help get Thunder rolling in 202115 Apr
USC student athletes look set to play a big part in the fortunes this year of USC Thunder, which has teams competing in both the HART Sapphire and Ruby Netball Series.
Clinical trial of new melanoma treatment13 Apr
USC Clinical Trials will soon begin a clinical trial of an investigational medication to treat stage III or IV melanoma in patients who have not previously been treated with PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitors.
USC has home games for first rounds of UBL12 Apr
USC will begin its national University Basketball League (UBL) campaign this week with home games against La Trobe University on Tuesday 13 April and the University of Sydney on Wednesday 14 April.
‘Tomorrow’ series author becomes a Doctor10 Apr
A multi-million bestselling author and renowned school principal who ditched tertiary study several times before finding his passion for educating and entertaining young people has celebrated receiving his first honorary award from a university.
Former Vice-Chancellor awarded top USC honour9 Apr
After guiding USC to extraordinary success over 15 years, former Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Hill AO has a permanent link to the University he embraced as part of the family.
Marine species fleeing equator, study confirms6 Apr
With tropical fish and other marine creatures already shifting south along Australia’s east coast, a new global study involving a USC ecology researcher has confirmed a drop in species numbers in the warming waters near the equator.
Bright prospects for Rubie and her graduate family5 Apr
USC’s week of graduation ceremonies from 6 April will be a quadruple celebration for new Maroochydore State High School teacher and double USC graduate Rubie Orman.
USC to stage 20 graduation ceremonies5 Apr
USC will stage 20 graduation ceremonies this week to celebrate the academic achievements of students who have completed degrees over the past two years.
University transforms life of Chancellor’s medallist5 Apr
From interning at the Australian Embassy in Japan to graduating with near perfect results, Raymart Walker says his experience at USC has gone beyond all expectations.
Robot lizard mimics best moves for all terrain31 Mar
While a Mars rover can explore where no person has gone before, a smaller robot at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia could climb to new heights by mimicking the movements of a lizard.
Passion for Moreton Bay region leads to civil engineering study29 Mar
Having grown up in Caboolture, Lincoln Nass holds such a deep appreciation for Moreton Bay that he plans to channel his engineering studies at USC into improving the region.
Clinical trial of new treatment for lymphoedema24 Mar
USC Clinical Trials will soon start a clinical trial for an investigational new medication to treat lymphoedema in patients who have previously had breast cancer.
Passion for environment reverberates through graduate career23 Mar
When surf lifesaver Jessica Appel decided to pursue Environmental Science as a degree and a career, the USC graduate was listening to her heart.
‘Chatterbox’ artist inspires USC Design students22 Mar
A 3m-tall interactive installation co-created by new USC Lecturer in Design David Harris is setting tongues wagging – and ears listening – at Brisbane’s South Bank.
Never too early, never too late to study22 Mar
A 45-year-old Biomedical Science student who “always wanted to go to university and always had an interest in medicine” has been joined on USC’s Moreton Bay campus this year by her 16-year-old daughter.
USC to finally fly flag for Queensland in the UBL19 Mar
USC will be the only Queensland university competing in the inaugural national University Basketball League (UBL) tournament that will begin in April after a year-long postponement due to COVID-19.