Olympic hopeful dives into USC biomedical degree20 February
Sunshine Coast super swimmer Lani Pallister will combine two major life milestones this year as she embarks on her 2020 Olympics campaign while starting a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at USC.
Phone system outage20 February
USC is experiencing technical difficulties with its phone system, so students seeking information from Student Central and those wanting to apply to study at USC this semester are asked to make contact via email.
Ella to delve deep into the intrigues of the brain20 February
A fascination with the intricacies of the human brain has inspired last year’s St Luke’s Anglican College school captain Ella Wilkinson to study Psychology at USC.
University welcomes next Vice-Chancellor20 February
USC has appointed accomplished executive leader and aged care expert Professor Helen Bartlett as the University’s third Vice-Chancellor and President.
Orientation Week attracts thousands to USC18 February
This week, thousands of new university students are flocking to USC campuses - from Fraser Coast to Southbank - to find out what university life has to offer.
New students follow hearts into Medical Science18 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.
More students, more space as USC Gympie begins new year17 February
An increase in student enrolments and a brand new study space have set up an exciting start to the academic year for USC Gympie.
Updated advice for students and staff about coronavirus17 February
USC is closely following developments relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and taking advice from Queensland Health.
Thousands of new students to attend Orientation16 February
Thousands of new students will experience university life for the first time on Monday 17 February when Orientation Week begins at USC Sunshine Coast.
Orientation to give new students a jumpstart to university14 February
More than 200 of the Fraser Coast’s newest university students will get the chance to make the best possible start to their academic journeys next week.
Siblings to start study together at USC Moreton Bay14 February
For 19-year-old Keely Beckwith, USC Moreton Bay is more than just a new university – it’s a fresh start.
Twins spring into study at USC Moreton Bay14 February
For the Hamlin twins of Joyner, USC’s newest campus is opening in the right place at the right time – and with the right degrees.
USC study aims to use logging waste for bioenergy13 February
Pine plantations from Gympie to Bundaberg will be at the centre of research to turn logging offcuts and treetops into bioenergy and other bio-based products.
Smart campus tech to augment new degree at Moreton Bay13 February
The energy-saving smart lighting systems at USC Moreton Bay’s new campus are among the many technologies Professor Kenneth Li-minn Ang plans to showcase to his electrical engineering students.
26 storytellers lend voices to youth literature festival13 February
More than 4,500 eager students in Years 4 to 12 will gather on campus at Sippy Downs for the Voices on the Coast youth literature festival.
Spider venom could lead to bee-friendly pesticides11 February
The world’s biggest collection of arachnid venoms will be used to help find pesticides that don’t harm bees, in new research at USC Australia.
First Moreton Bay Region Equity scholarships awarded7 February
Eight school leavers who have enrolled to study at USC’s Moreton Bay campus this semester have become the first recipients of the Moreton Bay Region Equity Scholarships.
Business expert to lead USC Caboolture campus6 February
A strong advocate for Caboolture and its future possibilities has been appointed as Head of the USC Caboolture campus.
Over 65s to ‘exercise right’ in research program5 February
A USC academic will contribute to an Australia-wide research project that aims to increase weekly exercise in people over the age of 65.
USC is next step for Gayndah’s top young citizen4 February
A career in the health industry beckons Gayndah dux and Junior Citizen of the Year Kirsty Taylor who will begin a Nursing Science degree at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus this month.
USC scores big-name music producer3 February
USC has attracted a two-time ARIA Award winning music producer to its School of Creative Industries.
Aspiring physicist plans to excite young minds with science28 January
The world of physics so excites James Nash State High School dux Elora Rookyard that she is pursuing a career through USC that will allow her to share it with others.
Keen statistician signs up for Science degree28 January
A high-achieving Hervey Bay student with a fixation for number-crunching will study Science at USC as the first step towards a possible career as a statistician.
GP Show host joins Thompson Institute research team27 January
A local GP who is just as comfortable in front of a radio microphone as he is talking to his patients has taken on an important role in healthy ageing research at USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompso...
Slow and sticky snail study to benefit agriculture22 January
A USC PhD student is looking for clues in snail mucus trails to find out how the small invertebrates communicate with each other.
Jessica takes on second degree for love of nursing16 January
Jessica Rimmington is a born carer, taking on a second degree so she can boost her medical skills to help those less fortunate in third world countries.
Emily’s ticket to Moreton Bay science degree16 January
North Lakes teenager Emily Collins is one step closer to her dream of becoming a biology professor after gaining a place to study Science at USC’s new Moreton Bay campus.
Almost 4,800 receive offers to study at USC15 January
A record number of people have received offers to begin degrees at USC in Semester 1 this year following a major expansion of the University.
USC makes almost 1,000 offers for places at new campus15 January
USC has so far made almost 1,000 offers of study for Semester 1, 2020, at its new state-of-the-art Moreton Bay campus at Petrie.
Programming path leads to brand new campus15 January
Computer whiz Zane Hutchison has chosen to study Computer Science at USC Moreton Bay because it’s the newest course of its kind in the country.
Jess eyes USC degree as a ticket to travel the world15 January
New school leaver Jessica Bond is among about 150 prospective students who have received offers to study at USC’s Gympie campus this year.
Uni hopefuls find out their study futures15 January
About 250 prospective students have received offers to their chosen program at USC’s Fraser Coast campus – part of a record number made by the expanding University.
First retailer for USC Moreton Bay campus10 January
For new university students with their heads buried in textbooks and screens, fresh-roasted coffee and an all-day breakfast menu can offer a welcome pick-me-up.
New baby delivers career change choice for Amy10 January
A new baby has brought a new career perspective for a Maryborough counsellor and wellbeing practitioner who will begin a Social Work degree at USC Fraser Coast next month.
Study to assess patient confidence in clinical trials9 January
USC Clinical Trials will this year develop a new way to evaluate and improve the experience of medical trial participants, thanks to a new grant.
USC named as the only Queensland team in UBL8 January
USC has been named as the only Queensland team in the inaugural national University Basketball League tournament that will begin in late March.
USC helps remote Himalayan villages tackle plastic waste7 January
A major rubbish-busting project by USC will seek innovative solutions to reduce and reuse plastic waste in the Himalayan mountain nation of Nepal.
Jessica encourages school graduates to think big7 January
After taking the road less travelled to tertiary education, second-year USC Law/Criminology and Justice student Jessica Carruthers lives by a simple message – it’s never too late.
$420,000 grant to rethink the modern corporation18 December 2019
USC Senior Lecturer in Law Dr Timothy Peters has received a $420,040 Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award grant, which was jointly announced yesterday by Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan and Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace.