More seaweed on menu as snacks drive consumption
21 January - Australians are eating more seaweed, and a study from the University of the Sunshine Coast has found that crackers and sushi are slowly turning the tide.
Study offers up 2.6 percent at USC in 2019
16 January - The University of the Sunshine Coast has continued its solid growth to make 4,640 offers of study for Semester 1 2019, up 2.6 percent on last year.
Diploma to help Carolyn kickstart late career change
15 January - Twenty years after deciding not to finish university, Maryborough’s Carolyn O’Donnell says the time is finally right to gain tertiary qualifications and chase a career in environmental science.
Cricket job puts graduate on top of the world
15 January - USC Sport and Exercise Science graduate Nathan Dodd is aiming high after a short-term stint as the first international coach in Nepal’s T20 cricket league.
Survey to shed light on Noosa surfing scene
14 January - Noosa’s renowned surfing scene is the focus of new research at the University of the Sunshine Coast, with students hitting the beaches to survey surfers from near and far.
USC in top table for employer satisfaction
11 January - The University of Sunshine Coast has placed equal fifth for “overall satisfaction” in a national employer satisfaction survey of 41 universities nationwide.
Free course to build skills and aspirations in Caboolture
10 January - A free USC course will offer Caboolture adults the chance to start 2019 by upgrading their academic skills, exploring pathways to higher education and mapping out new career plans.
Free USC course helps build skills and aspirations
10 January - A free USC course will offer Sunshine Coast adults the chance to start 2019 by upgrading their academic skills, exploring pathways to higher education and mapping out new career plans.
USC medallist shines light for kids’ future
9 January - USC graduate Sam Willcocks has a message to share in her first children’s book Annie Ant’s Awareness that she hopes will give children a brighter future and a better world.
Research into how worker morale, engagement and feeling safe are linked
8 January - A USC Business academic is about to begin research with a local civil engineering firm to investigate links between worker morale, employee engagement and feeling safe at work.
Perfect conditions for bluebottle influx
8 January - A “perfect storm” of conditions has caused a bumper bluebottle season at Queensland’s swimming beaches, a University of the Sunshine Coast graduate research ecologist says.
Explore career options with free university skills course
21 December 2018 - A free USC course is offering adults the chance to start the New Year by upgrading their academic skills, exploring pathways to higher education and mapping out new career plans.
Lecturer keeps spirit of giving alive in home village
20 December 2018 - In a classic case of paying it forward, a USC academic born to poor illiterate parents in Nepal is helping a young boy from his village achieve his dream of becoming a doctor.
Student keen to inspire others with Indo-Pacific experience
19 December 2018 - A Business Honours student who recently studied and worked in Indonesia thanks to an Australian Government grants scheme has been appointed USC’s ambassador for the New Colombo Plan.
USC celebrates milestone for Moreton Bay campus
19 December 2018 - Construction of the foundation building of the USC Moreton Bay campus at Petrie has reached a significant milestone, with ground floor concrete slabs being poured across the site.
Free USC course to build skills and aspirations
17 December 2018 - A free USC course will offer Gympie and Fraser Coast adults the chance to start the New Year by upgrading their academic skills, exploring pathways to higher education and mapping out new career plans.
Elite USC coach gives powerlift to intern training
17 December 2018 - The lead strength and conditioning coach for Sunshine Coast Lightning has embarked on a project to ensure the nation’s next generation of strength and conditioning coaches have the right training to be at the peak of their game.
Topical experts for the summer break
14 December 2018 - Experts from the University of the Sunshine Coast are available for interview on various summertime topics (with appropriate notice) during the holiday season.
Natalya’s early USC offer puts end to OP stress
13 December 2018 - While hundreds of Gympie school leavers nervously wait for university offers and the release of OP scores this Saturday, it is a different vibe for a group of 19 students from Gympie State High School.
Early USC offer is music to Jamison’s ears
13 December 2018 - There is no nervous wait for aspiring Sunshine Coast singer and songwriter Jamison Kehl ahead of the release of OP scores this Saturday.
No room for OP worries in Brennah’s plans
13 December 2018 - Maryborough school leaver Brennah Goodall is not stressing about the release this Saturday of her OP score – she’s already on her way to becoming a clinical psychologist.
Boost for USC in search for epilepsy treatment
13 December 2018 - Epilepsy research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast has had a $600,000 boost to investigate new treatments for severe seizures that affect children.
‘Tis the season to take stock of our mental health
12 December 2018 - Researchers from USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute have launched a survey to understand knowledge and opinions of people on the Sunshine Coast around mental health and suicide prevention, and their experiences with accessing help.
Swimming guru is UniSport Coach of the Year
12 December 2018 - USC Spartans para swimming head coach Nathan Doyle has tipped his hat to his late mentor Jan Cameron after being named the Unisport Australia Coach of the Year for 2018.
Early bird Lateesha escapes OP worries
12 December 2018 - There is no stressed-filled lead-up to the release of Year 12 results OP on Saturday for Caboolture State High School’s Lateesha McGrath.
Campfire connections to continue online
11 December 2018 - Social media has fostered lasting connections for Aboriginal and Torres Strait students who attended the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Buranga Camp.
$2.7 million for USC sea cucumber research
11 December 2018 - A $2.7 million research project to boost stocks of a high-value sea cucumber has been awarded to the University of the Sunshine Coast.
‘Sweet spots’ the key to habitat restoration success
10 December 2018 - Habitat restoration projects around the world need to be placed more strategically to be successful, researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast have found.
Green light for students to go global
10 December 2018 - Two USC students will take their studies in Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health and ocean current energy across the Pacific Ocean, after receiving scholarships to study globally.