Student support - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Student support

As USC adapts to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we will continue to offer support across all campuses; however, there may be some changes to the way this support is offered. Visit Advice for students about coronavirus for up-to-date advice and support services available to USC students.

We're here to support you

University can be an exciting and sometimes unfamiliar journey, but know that you are supported throughout the entire process.

Students studying with a laptop

Access a range of learning resources and support, including online advice, one-to-one support and academic skills workshops.

Academic and learning

Take care of yourself while you’re studying with USC’s range of health and wellbeing services.

Health and wellbeing

Academic mentoring, learning spaces and support services in a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Indigenous services

A free, confidential counselling service with a qualified psychologist is available to all students.


If you require assistance on campus or for emergency situations, SafeUSC Officers (security) are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


The Student Success team is here to help you settle into uni, talk with you about your studies and connect you with information and support services.

Student Success team

Arm yourself with the information and advice you need to get your career heading in the right direction.

Careers and employability

It pays to invest in your future. There’s plenty of financial support available to help with your tuition fees and study costs.

Financial support and scholarships

USC is committed to creating a learning, study and work environment that is inclusive for all staff and students.

Diversity and inclusion

Use your USC login to access online career resources, search for jobs, book appointments with support staff and register for events and workshops.

Student Hub

Make sure you’re studying the right courses at the right time and understand your program structure with help from our Progression Advisers.

Managing your progression

Student email, how to download Office 365 for free, printing, login support and wi-fi.

IT Services

If your studies are affected by a disability, learning disorder, mental health issue, injury or illness, or you are a primary carer for someone with a disability or who is considered frail and aged, AccessAbility Services can provide access to appropriate reasonable adjustments and practical advice.

Disability support

Access a wide range of resources including both physical books and eBooks, online journal articles and information databases.

Library and research

USC has an active network of student groups and a wide range of partnership opportunities to build graduate attributes and enhance employability.

Students as partners

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