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‘Tomorrow’ series author to become a Doctor
9 Apr

John Marsden, a multi-million bestselling author and renowned school principal, will celebrate receiving his first honorary award from a university.

Marine species fleeing equator, study confirms
6 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 family
5 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.

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University transforms life of Chancellor’s medallist
5 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.

USC graduates celebrate after their graduation ceremony
USC to stage 20 graduation ceremonies
5 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.

Robot lizard mimics best moves for all terrain
31 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 study
29 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 lymphoedema
24 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.

Environmental Science graduate Jess Appel at work in Townsville
Passion for environment reverberates through graduate career
23 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.

Passerby inspectors Chatterbox, installation co-created by Design Lecturer David Harris
‘Chatterbox’ artist inspires USC Design students
22 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.

Biomedical Science student Sarah Bette-Bennett, left, and daughter Elise who has enrolled in Headstart
Never too early, never too late to study
22 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.

Aspiring scientist sails the seas in search of birds
19 Mar

USC Animal Ecology student Bianca Keys has completed a voyage of a lifetime, helping to map the abundance and distribution of seabirds in the North Tasman and South Coral seas.

USC to finally fly flag for Queensland in the UBL
19 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.

Healthy ageing research has global potential
17 Mar

USC’s increased research focus on healthy ageing could help the Sunshine Coast region become a key test environment for strategies that improve the lives of elderly people around the world.

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