Hard-working Hollie rewarded with major scholarship28 February
Bundaberg’s Hollie Cooper has been awarded one of USC’s most prestigious scholarships for first-year students.
Scholarships help student athletes28 February
Nine outstanding USC student athletes have shared in $62,000 in scholarships to help them achieve both academic and sporting goals at the same time.
Local volunteers sought for Alzheimer’s research28 February
Sunshine Coast residents who are 65 years or older are being called on to take part in a new research study that aims to identify early brain changes that could signal the development of Alzheimer’s dementia.
USC write choice for $20,000 scholarship recipient27 February
Keen writer Tamika Francis was on the right track for university in Year 11 when she completed two Headstart courses at USC.
Keeley runs towards scholarship opportunity26 February
An impressive sporting and academic track record has won a far north Queensland school leaver a prestigious Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarship to study at USC.
Return to uni pays off for business student25 February
It took a second shot at university for Tabetha Boreham to really discover where she wants to work – in the face-to-face world of global business.
Laura starts Nursing degree at USC Caboolture22 February
A 17-year-old Morayfield student has chosen USC Caboolture as her launch pad to a career in nursing.
Robot research to reduce isolation of elderly22 February
USC is one of two Australian universities involved in global research into the use of Giraff and Double robots to improve the mental and physical health of older people who want to stay living in their own homes.
Launch of alliance for suicide prevention on Coast20 February
Organisations across the Sunshine Coast are joining forces to help prevent suicide, with the Alliance for Suicide Prevention – Sunshine Coast to be launched tomorrow, Thursday 21 February.
Coeliac disease vaccine trial enters second phase19 February
USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is about to begin stage two of research into an experimental vaccine that aims to improve the lives of those with coeliac disease by ‘switching off’ the immune response to gluten.
New students soak up USC sunshine18 February
Crowds of keen students hailing from Mackay to Mango Hill, and Melbourne to Maryland USA, brought colour and excitement to the USC Sunshine Coast campus for Orientation today, Monday 18 February.
Students aim to clean up Fraser Coast beaches18 February
A group of Animal Ecology students from USC’s Fraser Coast campus are the faces of the future when it comes to caring for the region’s outstanding natural environment.
USC Caboolture to welcome hundreds of new students15 February
Hundreds of new students will get their first taste of university life when Orientation Week kicks off at USC’s Caboolture campus on Monday 18 February.
Orientation for thousands of new students15 February
Thousands of new students will get their first taste of university life on Monday 18 February when Orientation Week begins at USC.
Climate change threatens Bengal tiger habitat15 February
Endangered Bengal tigers are facing a new peril, as climate change and rising sea levels threaten their remaining coastal habitat, new research has found.
New Gympie students to discover university life15 February
About 100 new university students from the Gympie region will embark on the next chapter of their education journeys this week when they attend USC Orientation.
Students kickstart new futures with Orientation15 February
More than 200 of the Fraser Coast’s future teachers, nurses, animal ecologists, scientists, social workers, accountants and event planners will take part in Orientation at USC next week.
USC delivers change of pace to mental health researcher15 February
A Queensland mental health services researcher will be among the 2019 cohort of students starting a Bachelor of Nursing Science (Graduate Entry) at USC’s Caboolture campus.
Elite athletes on their marks for USC study program15 February
A program that helps elite athletes achieve their sporting and academic goals at the same time will have its 2019 launch on Monday 18 February as part of USC’s orientation activities.
Law student eager to get involved at O Week14 February
After leading community projects at high school, Seamus Burkett is already considering what groups to join when he starts studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast this year.
Lily lines up secret life in intelligence service14 February
New USC Law student Lily Breedon of Gympie is making no secret of the fact she wants to work for one of Australia’s top spy and security agencies.
Galaxy of emerging stars in student anthology14 February
Eight new USC graduates will celebrate the publication of their first book on Thursday 21 February.
No love lost in new USC Theatre production14 February
The struggle for humans to genuinely connect in a world experiencing information overload forms the basis of the latest USC Theatre production.
Public lecture at USC on fight to save turtles12 February
An international oceanographer working to save vital green turtle nesting sites from poaching on islands off West Papua will give a free public lecture at USC Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 19 February.
Using algebra to help map out the future11 February
A new field of research for USC is uncovering different ways maths could be used by engineers, physicists and other professions that don’t even exist yet.
Latest leadership tips at business workshop11 February
Local business leaders have an opportunity to update their executive skills in an afternoon with industry professionals and academics at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Music excellence program to support performers8 February
USC students showing enormous musical potential and an impressive performance track record can now apply to become a High Performance Student Musician.
First exhibit of 2019 invites viewer to ‘come close’7 February
Works that explore the tension between form and formlessness have been brought together for USC Art Gallery’s first exhibition for 2019.
Hollie and Renee to be partners in crime studies7 February
Two high-achieving Bundaberg school friends are taking their mutual interest in true crime documentaries to the next level by studying Criminology and Justice together at USC.
USC continues legacy of renowned conservationist6 February
Just days before his death, pioneering conservationist Dr John Sinclair was still working with USC to ensure his legacy to preserve K’gari Fraser Island continued.
Dani's life-changing experience changing people's lives5 February
For Dani McAlister, her USC Social Science degree has led her to a job that changes people’s lives.
Wood scientists take pole position5 February
Academic and industry experts are aiming for plenty of lightbulb moments at the Australian Utility Pole Conference to be held at USC Sunshine Coast tomorrow, Tuesday 5 February.
Sabrina sets sights on supporting sick and injured5 February
Working as a humanitarian nurse on overseas relief missions is one of many options being explored by new school-leaver Sabrina Zwanink who starts a Nursing Science degree at USC this month.
University to host emergency training exercise4 February
The University of the Sunshine Coast will host a training exercise involving most of the region’s emergency services today (Tuesday 5 February).
Indy plans global career with USC degree1 February
Bundaberg OP1 student Indy Burt hopes a lifelong fascination for old bridges and buildings – combined with an interest in languages – will be his ticket to an engineering career that takes him around the world.
Cyclist passing distance on USC symposium agenda1 February
Life-and-death topics will be on the agenda next week at the University of the Sunshine Coast, with more than 50 specialist and industry delegates discussing how to make systems safer.
Moreton Bay campus construction in full swing1 February
Construction of the USC Moreton Bay university campus at Petrie has moved into full swing with the arrival of a second crane on site.