Male students ignore teacher stereotypes31 July
Two Hervey Bay men with vastly different backgrounds are doing their part to help reverse a decline in male primary school teachers in Australia.
Creative academic proves writing is not a lost art31 July
In a society focused on winning, in love and war, the latest book by USC Creative Writing academic Dr Paul Williams offers a new perspective: The Art of Losing.
USC graduate qualifies for Tokyo Olympics30 July
Long-distance swimmer Kareena Lee lost no time after her graduation from USC in April to secure her spot at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.
Gene researcher wins USC's Three Minute Thesis contest30 July
A young researcher who has achieved promising results feeding plant-based foods to kingfish, has won the University of the Sunshine Coast’s annual Three Minute Thesis competition.
Academic ace plans to use cyberspace for good29 July
Christie Franks graduated from USC with not just an outstanding academic record, but also a passionate plan to one day use technology to help refugees and stateless people settle into new countries.
Students pitch ideas to boost regional tourism29 July
From a hashtag campaign to get residents sharing stories of their best life on social media to a digital postcard app, tourism students from USC have devised fresh solutions to real-life industry challenges in the Fraser Coast.
Exciting research to be showcased at USC contest26 July
Research into using computers to produce more prawns, how social media representations of yoga affect body image, and what’s required to save sun bears will be among the presentations at USC’s annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Monday 29 July.
Book project inspires USC grad to write new future25 July
A final year internship project while studying a Bachelor of Creative Writing at USC has inspired recent graduate Emma Downer to make the most of her future and undertake post-graduate study.
USC research explores importance of the modern day ‘bush telegraph’ in rural Queensland25 July
A USC Creative Industries academic is leading two research projects that aim to recognise and support the importance of emotional and physical communications in rural communities.
USC Brisbane campus a ‘hidden gem’ for business owner25 July
Brisbane business owner Natasha Leak was surprised to find she could study her ideal course part-time at a University of the Sunshine Coast campus in the middle of the city.
Why disadvantaged school-leavers avoid university24 July
Disadvantaged school-leavers may be choosing to avoid university because they perceive it to be risky, new research has found.
Father and son bond over university study23 July
Embarking on a career change and university pathway study at 60 years of age is not so daunting when your son is your study partner, according to one of USC’s newest students.
Accident leads to career rethink for Kilkivan mother22 July
A serious car accident forced Loretta Wilkinson to make some major life changes – setting the Kilkivan mother-of-four on the path to USC’s Gympie campus and a career in accounting.
Arts graduate finds niche as award-winning novelist18 July
A Gympie author whose award-winning novels for children and young adults have been published in Australia, America and Britain since she graduated from USC in 2006 is this week inspiring the next generation of readers and writers on the campus that changed her life.
Researcher looking for best lie detector on the Sunshine Coast18 July
Monica Semrad, a PhD student supervised by USC’s Dr Bridie Scott-Parker, is hoping to find the Sunshine Coast’s best lie detector during the next week.
New students embark on mid-year study at USC17 July
USC is preparing to welcome about 150 new students enrolling mid-year at its Fraser Coast campus.
USC biomed grad hits highway for heart checks17 July
When Lucas Neilsen left the family home in Miles to study a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at USC he could never have predicted he’d end up working with trucks, just like his Dad.
Thousands of school students laugh into literature17 July
An author-illustrator “mischief maker” who has produced shows for Nickelodeon and an author-comedian who is inspiring children to write funny stories across Australia and Asia are two of the drawcards at this week’s Voices on the Coast festival, presented by Immanuel Lutheran College and USC.
USC Fraser Coast to welcome new students17 July
USC will welcome about 150 new students enrolling mid-year at its Fraser Coast campus.
Mother and daughter team up to start university17 July
Orientation at USC’s Gympie campus was a family affair for Michalie Astill and her mother Rachel.
Young maths whizzes go into numbers battle16 July
USC has initiated a new challenge to find some of the most innovative young mathematicians from Moreton Bay to the Fraser Coast.
Gympie students start mid-year study at USC16 July
USC Gympie will welcome more than 60 new students who have opted to start their studies at the halfway point of the academic year.
New students plan new futures at Orientation15 July
Two Danish and Swiss students seeking postgraduate business qualifications, a Brightwater resident hoping to be a physical education teacher and a Melbourne assistant nurse aiming to further his career were among hundreds of enthusiastic faces at USC Orientation today.
USC Sunshine Coast to welcome 1,800 new students12 July
Preparing for university study will be a sweet experience for more than 1,800 new students starting at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus in Semester 2, with a free pancake breakfast to launch Orientation festivities on Monday 15 July.
USC Caboolture to welcome 260 new students12 July
An Orientation celebration at USC Caboolture on Monday 15 July will welcome about 260 new students who have enrolled to start studying in Semester 2.
Local employers a new addition to USC Open Day11 July
In a local first, employers will attend USC’s Open Day at Sunshine Coast campus to talk with prospective students about future careers and work experience opportunities in the region.
USC wants to hear about amazing graduates11 July
People who know USC graduates who are doing great things are urged to nominate them for the University’s Outstanding Alumni Awards.
USC 1996 Society granted excellence award9 July
USC is one of five Australian universities recognised in the 2019 Circle of Excellence awards held by the global Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Creativity and technology collide at USC Art Gallery9 July
The public is invited to experiment with their human senses at a new exhibition at the USC Art Gallery.
Georgia builds engineering career on the Coast8 July
At 22, Georgia Kelly has a USC Honours degree in Civil Engineering and a plum role working on a new 40-hectare island precinct on the Sunshine Coast.
‘Time maps’ exhibition to grow as it progresses5 July
An evocative, research-themed art exhibition that is set to grow as it travels interstate and overseas will open at USC’s main campus at Sippy Downs this week.
Lightning gives USC’s netball teams a timely boost5 July
USC will have teams competing in both women’s and mixed netball at the UniSport Nationals Division 2 carnival that starts on Monday 8 July.
Open Day events to focus on Moreton Bay campus5 July
People keen to start studying at USC’s new Moreton Bay campus at Petrie next year can find out all they need to know at one of two USC Open Day events over the next month.
Researchers to assess impact of dads on children, families4 July
USC researchers have teamed with community organisation Dads Group Inc to investigate the significance of fathers in young children’s lives.
USC appoints new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students)2 July
The University of the Sunshine Coast has appointed award-winning academic Professor Denise Wood AM as its new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students).
Study finds environmental link to whales in shark nets2 July
The likelihood of humpback whales getting tangled in shark nets off southeast Queensland is higher when a major ocean current meanders closer to shore, USC research has found.