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August 2021

Student members on USC committees - Applications closing soon
28 Sep

Applications CLOSE Friday 1 October at 4.30pm! USC is seeking students to join our committees as student members.

Survey | The toll of the scroll: Phone use while driving
20 Sep

Calling on individuals who have a current Queensland driver's licence to participate in a study examining risk perceptions and attitudes towards mobile phone use, and the relevance of mobile phone road safety campaigns.

IT Maintenance window | 24-27 September
13 Sep

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, maintenance is scheduled to take place from 5pm Friday 24 September - 8am Monday 27 September and a Mediasite upgrade from 5pm Thursday 30 September - 8am Friday 1 October.

Beware fake Enterprise Agreement websites
30 Aug

If you’re looking for information like Enterprise Bargaining Agreements, regardless of the organisation, please be careful to stay with reputable sources.

Join the Vice-Chancellor and President’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
23 Aug

To ensure the membership of the Vice-Chancellor and President’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee is representative of staff and students from across the University and has a sufficient level of expertise and depth of knowledge to provide input into the Committee’s deliberations, we are inviting staff and students to submit an expression of interest.

Does social media influence our driving behaviour?
16 Aug

Participate in a new research study investigating the relationship between social media use, perceptions and driving behaviour.

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Do you have a Learning Access Plan?
16 Aug

Find out how to get the most out of your Learning Access Plan this semester.

Email scam alert
10 Aug

Be alert to sophisticated phishing emails.

Do perceptions and attitudes towards speeding and mobile phone use differ among drivers?
9 Aug

Participate in a student survey that investigates whether perceptions towards road safety and driving behaviours (namely, speeding and mobile phone use) differ between licence types on the graduated licensing system (L, P1, and P2), and how they change over time.

See something, say something
5 Aug

If you saw or experienced harmful behaviour, would you know where to report it or where to seek support? Here's your quick guide on what to do, where to go and what support is available.

National Student Volunteer Week | 9-15 August 2021
5 Aug

Students as Partners at USC are celebrating National Student Volunteer Week next week by hosting appreciation sessions for USC volunteers.

COVID-19 and placement requirements
5 Aug

The current lockdown and previous COVID-19 restrictions have had an impact on learning and placement for many students.

EduGear now offering online service and courier delivery
3 Aug

EduGear at USC Moreton Bay are now providing courier delivery for online orders of textbooks and resources.