USC Fraser Coast to build overseas connections13 September
Australia’s Consul-General in South-West China Christopher Lim has met with USC executive members, staff and students to discuss strengthening educational partnerships between the Fraser Coast and China.
Retail worker down to business at USC Moreton Bay13 September
A book-loving 19-year-old Strathpine resident at a study and career crossroads is about to start a new chapter USC Moreton Bay.
Honours researcher in running to ease rare disease13 September
A USC Dietetics Honours student determined to live a fit and healthy life despite a rare and debilitating genetic disorder has launched her national survey into the condition on the same weekend she completed a 21km run as part of the Mooloolaba 70.3 Half Ironman race.
Fraser Coast’s top teacher hits the high notes12 September
An inspirational high school music teacher whose former students include a Grammy-nominated artist is the USC Fraser Coast Educator of the Year.
Celebrate Lightning's amazing season at community event12 September
Sunshine Coast Lightning fans have been invited to celebrate the 2019 season with the team at USC Stadium on Monday 16 September.
Study Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Moreton Bay12 September
USC Moreton Bay will offer a new degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering to meet the growing job market in new energy sources.
Multiple events at USC for R U OK? Day11 September
Four USC campuses are holding events to mark R U OK? Day this Thursday 12 September, while the university also offers a community suicide intervention training session.
A meeting of cultures for print symposium11 September
USC’s Art Gallery will soon host a two-day public forum featuring a Japanese print art expert to coincide with the opening of a stunning exhibition of Japanese and Australian print art at Caloundra Regional Gallery.
USC backs Lightning with ‘wear yellow to work’ day10 September
USC staff will be sporting the colour yellow as a bright show of support for Sunshine Coast Lightning ahead of the Suncorp Super Netball grand final on Sunday 15 September.
New Journalism graduate wins statewide award10 September
Drew Beveridge is flying high after she was named Queensland’s most outstanding final-year journalism student.
Study finds value for money trumps online ratings9 September
Online reviews have revolutionised the way travellers select hotels, but a USC researcher has found when it comes to swaying consumers, ratings cannot beat old fashioned price and location.
Experts available to comment ahead of suicide prevention and mental health days9 September
Experts in mental health and suicide prevention from the University of the Sunshine Coast and its Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute are available to comment ahead of two important days.
Peony scientist breaks new ground for cut flowers9 September
One of the world’s most popular flowers – the peony – can now be grown in hot climates, following a discovery by a Sunshine Coast woman while studying at USC.
Isabella’s Headstart to becoming a teacher6 September
There are many pathways to university – just ask St Mary’s College Year 12 student Isabella Muza who has already completed a university-level subject as part of her plan to become a primary school teacher.
Jamie dives into USC Moreton Bay to study marine animals6 September
An animal lover seeking to understand the impacts of climate change to help marine life has received an early offer to study at the new USC Moreton Bay campus in Semester 1, 2020.
Moreton Bay school students get early start to uni6 September
Moreton Bay students going into Year 11 and 12 next year will have the chance to make history as part of the first cohort to study at Australia’s newest university campus.
Journalism students in running for state award6 September
Two USC journalism students have been named as finalists in the Queensland Clarion Awards being held in Brisbane on Saturday 7 September.
Mechatronics to start at USC Moreton Bay in 20206 September
A futuristic industry set to boom globally is at the heart of a new Mechatronic Engineering degree offered for the first time at USC, starting at its Moreton Bay campus in 2020.
Year 11 student to discuss benefits of Headstart5 September
Studying a human anatomy subject at university while in Year 11 is part of Chancellor State College student Petra Nunn’s plan to eventually become a doctor.
USC nappy project changing lives in Vanuatu5 September
A USC Occupational Therapy student from Burpengary is determined to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged mothers and babies in Vanuatu – one reusable nappy at a time.
Brisbane Bullets to play pre-season game at USC4 September
USC will host an Australian National Basketball League pre-season game between Brisbane Bullets and reigning NBL champions Perth Wildcats on Friday 27 September.
Blood management in older adults questioned3 September
USC-led research exploring blood management in older patients with anaemia and blood loss has raised questions around the current recommended medical care approach.
New tech gadgets inspire students to imagine future2 September
Electronic gadgets, coding and robotics are part of a USC program helping school students and teachers in the Gympie region develop skillsets in tune with the future digital age.USC’s Make, Integrate, Explore (MIE) Lab program involves professional development courses for teachers and hands-on lab sessions for Year 6 primary school students.
Bird nests give up century-old rubbish secrets2 September
About 900 bird nests, some dating back to the late 1800s, are helping USC researchers gain rare insights into how birds interact with human materials – both dangerous and safe.
High-tech motivation for Business student2 September
An aspiring entrepreneur who enrolled in Business at USC Sunshine Coast six months after finishing high school in Sweden has networked with highly-successful global executives and politicians at the European Innovation Academy (EIA) in Portugal.
Training for public to help prevent suicide2 September
Free suicide-alertness training is being offered to the public by USC as a part of its commitment to helping reduce the Sunshine Coast’s higher-than-average suicide rates.
Estelle has mind set on USC Moreton Bay degree30 August
A stay-at-home mother who works within a family-run construction business will celebrate her “next phase of life” as a USC Moreton Bay Honours student when she turns 30 in early 2020.
USC student wins social media marketing award30 August
An emotive social media campaign designed by a final-year USC Bachelor of Communications student has taken out the Best Student Campaign in the Social Media Marketing Awards for Australia and New Zealand.
USC Moreton Bay helps nurse care for environment too30 August
A registered nurse who commuted up to three hours a day to get his university degree in Sydney while living in Gosford has jumped at the chance to study another passion at USC Moreton Bay – just 10 minutes’ drive from his home at Griffin.