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Enrol in your courses for 2022 before 21 November
15 Nov

Enrol in your 2022 courses by Sunday 21 November so you can select your class times earlier than those who don’t.

Chancellor's Medal nominations are open
22 Jul

Nominate an outstanding USC graduate who has demonstrated a distinguished contribution to University life/the community!

Study in the Indo-Pacific in 2022
18 Jun

Apply for the New Colombo Plan Scholarship worth up to $67,000.

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Important Safety Reminder on Campus
25 Feb

As Semester 1 kicks off, we want to remind students that their safety remains our top priority, and safety services on campus will remain in place 24/7, even during the break periods.

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Are your personal contact details up-to-date?
12 Feb

It is important that your contact details are up-to-date.

Student common areas available on campus
13 Jan

Check what common areas are available at each campus and cleaning measures in place.

USC Holiday Closure: 12noon 24 Dec 2020 – 3 Jan 2021 (inclusive)
23 Dec 2020

USC will close at 12noon Thursday 24 December 2020 and reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.

Study period 1, 2021 draft class timetable is now available (for viewing only).
16 Dec 2020

Use the online Timetable planner to plan your classes ahead of time, so you're ready to select your classes in USC Central when Class selection opens in January.

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USC Community Wellbeing Survey
7 Dec 2020

Complete our wellbeing survey and go in the draw to win!

Worth celebrating! The VC congratulates seaweed scientist named Australian STEM superstar
4 Dec 2020

Marine ecologist Dr Alexandra Campbell is among 60 women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) announced today for the 2020-2021 round of the national program that equips STEM experts with the communication skills to become role models.

Temporary changes to access points at USC Moreton Bay
2 Dec 2020

Some access points at USC Moreton Bay campus will be temporarily closed for timber treatment works currently being undertaken in The Rise and Auditorium to ensure the campus is ready for learning and teaching to resume in 2021.

Single Sign-On (SSO) for USC Central
1 Dec 2020

Single Sign-On (SSO) has been implemented for USC Central to minimise the number of times you're required to sign into USC applications.

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Associate Professor Sandy O'Sullivan
30 Nov 2020

Dr O’Sullivan will receive $1 million to study and map the complex identities of Indigenous queer artists - this Australian Research Council Future Fellowship is one of only 100 awarded across Australian universities and will allow Dr O'Sullivan to continue the research for the next four years.

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Professor Catherine Manathunga and Professor Maria Raciti
24 Nov 2020

The ARC has awarded a Discovery Project grant valued at almost $277,500 to the project 'Implementing Indigenous knowledge approaches in doctoral education'.

2020 Hear For You Hackathon Brisbane
24 Nov 2020

An amazing opportunity for young deaf and hard of hearing QLD people (15 to 30 years of age) to engage in creative problem solving and generating solutions to a specific challenge.

EMERALD Wellbeing Program
23 Nov 2020

Feeling a little flat or 'not quite yourself'? USC’s EMERALD wellbeing program can support you to make small but positive changes now.

National research study supporting careers of LGBTQIA+ students
19 Nov 2020

Have your say - be part of a national research study about supporting careers of LGBTQIA+ students in Australian universities.

Scheduled IT Maintenance | 11-14 December
18 Nov 2020

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, a maintenance window is scheduled for 5pm Friday 11 December to 8am Monday 14 December.

National Road Safety Week | 15–22 November
16 Nov 2020

Your pathway to safe driving.

Lift Replacement Works – USC Sunshine Coast campus
12 Nov 2020

From Monday 16 November, lift replacement works will commence in the USC Sunshine Coast campus's Library, Building B and Building D.

Remembrance Day 2020
11 Nov 2020

Wear a poppy and pause for a minute's silence at 11am today, 11 November.

Introducing the Launch U Trade Accelerator Program
10 Nov 2020

USC, in conjunction with Study Queensland and Practera, is offering students the opportunity to work on a 2-week real-world business experience through the Launch U Trade Accelerator (LTA) Program.

Your Student Senate needs you – complete the survey!
10 Nov 2020

Have your say on how your 2021 SSAF is allocated.

Have your say - eVALU8
eVALU8 your Semester 2 2020 course experience
9 Nov 2020

eVALU8 Semester 2 2020 - Have you had your say?

Diversity Awareness Training
9 Nov 2020

USC is committed to creating a work and study environment that values the rich diversity of its students, facilitates equitable access and full participation for those from disadvantaged backgrounds or who are under-represented, and in which all members of the University community take personal responsibility for working to eliminate discriminatory practices.

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Dr Kylie Scales
6 Nov 2020

Quantitative marine ecologist Dr Kylie Scales has been awarded a prestigious Discovery Early Career Researcher Award by the Australian Research Council, which provides funding to allow her to focus full-time on her research.

Exploring Tailgating Behaviours in Queensland Drivers Survey
5 Nov 2020

Contribute to research that explores tailgating behaviours in Queensland drivers.

Postgraduate Careers Conference
5 Nov 2020

The Postgraduate Student Association (PSA) together with USC Students as Partners invites all USC postgrad students to attend our inaugural Postgraduate Careers Conference.

Need a holiday when exams finish? USC's Dilli Village has you covered!
26 Oct 2020

Book a stay a Dilli Village on K'gari (Fraser Island).

Reconnect Festival with USC and NightQuarter
26 Oct 2020

You're invited to the Reconnect Festival, a one-day pop-up event in collaboration with NightQuarter, showcasing student work from the USC School of Creative Industries