Parent Lounge Update
The Parent Lounge Update is a regular blog with with tips and advice for guiding your teens through high school and toward their path to university, with contributions from USC academics, parents and staff.
Pathways to study
There is more than one way to become a student at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Courses and programs
100+ undergraduate degrees, 100s of careers, multiple entry pathways, unlimited potential. Check out the courses and programs available at USC.
It pays to invest in your future. There's plenty of financial support available to help with your tuition fees and study costs.
Resources for parents
Download our new Parents' Guide and access career planning and budget resources
Our scholarships and bursaries celebrate different types of skills and support people from all kinds of backgrounds, giving you the freedom to focus on your study.
Common questions asked by parents
USC Parent, Dr Janet Lee, covers some of the common questions she gets asked by other parents including whether to take a gap year and what students should choose to study.
Accommodation and transport
Accommodation and transport advice for parents
Getting a Headstart
Year 11 and 12 students can start studying USC courses while still completing high school.
ATAR FAQs - Getting into uni in 2021
The Queensland secondary education system is changing. This means that some parts of tertiary entrance will also change, but some things will stay the same.
Proud parents of USC graduate, Kalena Davis flew from the other side of the world to watch their daughter graduate.
News for parentsUSC Newsroom
First book by Journalism lecturer reveals rescuer’s wild life16 March
A USC Journalism academic has combined her twin passions for writing stories and saving wildlife in the release of her first book, A Wild Life: The Edwin Wiek Story.
Head start on uni while at high school12 March
Year 12 school students Amy and Geena know first-hand what to expect from university studies on the Sunshine Coast – they’ve already completed a few USC subjects.
New students follow hearts into Medical Science17 February
Five OP1 Sunshine Coast school leavers eager to pursue medical careers without having to leave the region for university study can’t wait for the start of Semester 1 at USC on Monday 24 February.