Hockey player inducted into Sports Hall of Fame26 Nov
Olympic and Commonwealth Games hockey legend Jodie Kenny (nee Schulz) has been inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame.
Paralympic medallist is USC’s top athlete for 202124 Nov
Triple Paralympic bronze medallist Katja Dedekind of Sippy Downs has been named the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2021.
Young students to be immersed in future careers23 Nov
Stereotypes are expected to be broken down and career ambitions raised at a special expo for almost 450 Year 5 school students from Hervey Bay and Maryborough at USC’s Fraser Coast campus.
Major sculpture exhibition opens at USC Art Gallery23 Nov
A major touring exhibition of contemporary sculpture showcasing the works of 12 acclaimed Australian artists is now on show at the University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery.
New details about JFK assassination in academic’s book22 Nov
Machiavellian treachery on Australia’s doorstep played a key role in the assassination of a US president, according to a new book by historian Dr Greg Poulgrain.
USC to recognise its elite student athletes18 Nov
Triple Olympic gold medallist Kaylee McKeown will be the guest speaker at the annual University of the Sunshine Coast 2021 Sports Awards ceremony.
High-achieving grandmother leads by example18 Nov
Former Gympie Day Care operator Kathy Pitt not only had her sights set on gaining a new career by completing a USC Education degree – she was also aiming to inspire her children and grandchildren.
Quest for safety earns USC professor a place among nation’s best17 Nov
Helping to make the world a safer place through understanding why accidents and injuries happen is a key factor that drives University of the Sunshine Coast Professor Paul Salmon, who was recently named one of Australia’s top researchers.
Kelli finds strength, new career focus after stroke17 Nov
USC Fraser Coast student Kelli Berghofer considers herself one of the luckiest people alive and intends to ‘give back’ to those who helped her when she needed it most by dedicating her life to a career in nursing.
Innovation is strong in Queensland’s regions: report17 Nov
A benchmark report released today on five key Queensland regions has found many regional firms were quick to adapt to the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic by embracing new ways to do business and introducing new services.
Animal ecology medallist seals career deal15 Nov
Completing an Animal Ecology degree with a near-perfect grade point average has helped USC graduate Katharine Needham dive into a new role as assistant marine mammal trainer at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium.
It’s time to go on a frog hunt11 Nov
USC Senior Lecturer in Animal Ecology Dr Dominique Potvin is urging Queenslanders to dedicate one week to getting outdoors to identify frogs in their area as part of FrogID week from 12-21 November
Coastal impacts shown through eyes of a turtle11 Nov
As Queensland’s turtle nesting season gets underway, USC students and academics have devised an immersive virtual reality environment that allows people to experience coastal flooding or light pollution on nesting beaches from a marine turtle’s perspective.
Noisy miner takes the prize in photography contest11 Nov
From a noisy miner to a water dragon to a soaring osprey – the winning entries of an annual University of the Sunshine Coast photographic competition have highlighted its students’ fascination with wildlife on campus.