New student numbers on the rise at USC Gympie
20 February - USC will welcome more than 100 new students to its Gympie campus tomorrow (Wednesday 21 February) with a packed Orientation program that mixes the serious and not-so-serious side of university life.
‘Doctor Google’ could help curb melanoma
20 February - Scientists have found a surprising link between internet searches about melanoma and the number of officially confirmed cases.
Heptathlon champ takes aim at accounting career
19 February - State heptathlon champion Jared Pacey of Maryborough is chasing a winning career built on getting the numbers to add up.
Orientation to welcome thousands of new students
16 February - The University of the Sunshine Coast will welcome 5,000 new students during Orientation Week from 19-22 February.
USC and Council join forces to protect roos
16 February - USC and Sunshine Coast Council have launched a “Look after our mob” campaign at Sippy Downs in a bid to conserve the local kangaroo populations.
Warm support from USC for first Winter Olympian
16 February - USC will be cheering on its first Winter Olympian tomorrow (Friday 16 February) when PhD student Klaus Jungbluth competes in the 15km cross-country skiing event at Pyeongchang.
Nurse enrols at USC to expand career prospects
16 February - When enrolled nurse Sarah Grigg performed CPR on a patient in 2009, it was a life-changing moment that set her on a path to upgrade her qualifications.
Social toll of parenting at heart of loneliness study
14 February - Parents’ social lives can take a hit after having children and USC researchers are studying how this can lead to an overall feeling of loneliness.
Like father, like son as Liam chases media career
13 February - The son of popular, long-time Fraser Coast radio announcer Andrew Bland is planning to follow his father into the media industry and has enrolled in a Journalism degree at USC.
Engage entrepreneurs early to grow with Sunshine Coast, study finds
13 February - Business owners new to the region need to be channelled into support networks early to help them grow along with the Sunshine Coast population, a new report has found.
Runway research plans are taking off at USC
12 February - Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Sean Jamieson is launching into research at the University of the Sunshine Coast that could help revolutionise how Australian runway surfaces are built.
USC Drama students gear up for Cosi performance
9 February - USC Drama students will perform the celebrated Australian play Cosi from 21-23 February at The Majestic Cinemas and Events Centre in Nambour.
Limited mobility won’t halt study for Beachmere duo
9 February - Beachmere couple Stephen and Julie Magro are heading to university together, and they are not letting anything hold them back.
Ultimate all-rounder Quinn chooses dual USC degree
8 February - OP1 student and Gympie’s new Young Citizen of the Year Quinn Edwards is about to add to a remarkable list of achievements by starting a double degree in Law and Creative Writing at USC.
USC student to make history at Winter Olympics
8 February - When USC student Klaus Jungbluth competes in cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics, he will be the first athlete to represent his home country of Ecuador at the games.
Charlotte to channel her creativity with USC degree
8 February - Young artist and OP3 student Charlotte Russell plans to turn her bent for creativity into a career with the help of a Communication degree from USC.
Vice-Chancellor to present free geography lecture
7 February - Understanding the strong connections between institutions, people and places will be the topic of a free public lecture on geography by USC Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Hill on Tuesday 20 February.
Horse therapy for Indigenous people the goal of fellowship trip
6 February - Equine therapy programs helping Indigenous Americans complete university could be tailored to help Indigenous Australians, says Dr Bindi Bennett.
How cyberbullies overtly and covertly target their victims
5 February - We hear a lot about cyberbullying, but we hear less about what it actually constitutes. Cyberbullying is defined as an aggressive, intentional act using electronic forms, repeatedly and over time, against a victim who can’t easily defend against it. A...
Get a grip: the twist in the wrist that can ruin tennis careers
24 January - Wrist injuries have forced many high-performance tennis players to miss recent major tournaments. Both the Rio Olympic medallist Kei Nishikori and two-time grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova are missing the 2018 Australian Open while recovering from wrist surgery. It wa...