Your time to shine
Graduation is the formal process of awarding your degree and marks your successful transition from uni student to qualified professional.
To those who've helped you through it's much more than that... for your friends and family, lecturers and tutors, graduation is their time to share your success and show how proud they are of all that you've achieved.
2017 Graduation dates
The next round of graduation ceremonies will be held on Thursday 28 September. Ceremonies will be at 9am, 12noon, 3pm and 6pm.
Live streams of the ceremonies will be available at the links below:
You can check which programs are graduating at which ceremonies here.
2018 Graduation dates
The graduation dates for 2018 are:
- Wednesday 11 April, Thursday 12 April, Friday 13 April
- Thursday 27 September
Meet recent USC graduates
Lara Qualtrough and Tremayne Gordon
Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Creative Industries
Meet Lara and Trey, great friends and recent USC graduates who have supported each other through their studies. Watch as they celebrate their achievements and share this special day.
Executive Master of Business Administration
Meet Jamie, who graduated recently as an Executive Master of Business Administration, and watch as he celebrates his achievement and shares this special day with family and friends.
Elaine Merita Faletutulu (Rita)
Bachelor of Justice and Legal Studies
Meet Elaine and her sisters and watch as they celebrate and share this special day with their family and friends.
Fraser Island defender becomes USC Honorary Doctor
A passionate conservationist who has devoted more than 45 years to protecting Fraser Island will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Hundreds to graduate at four USC ceremonies
USC will stage four graduation ceremonies at the Matthew Flinders Performance Centre in Buderim on Thursday 28 September, with crowds totalling 1,700 expected to attend.
Poet Bruce Dawe to receive USC Honorary Doctorate
A renowned Australian poet and arts figure who has voluntarily taught literature to retirees on the Sunshine Coast for the past 16 years will be awarded a USC Honorary Doctorate.
Print industry leader to become USC Senior Fellow
A Coolum businessman who has devoted more than two decades to supporting innovative learning and career opportunities for USC Design students will be awarded an Honorary Senior Fellowship at a USC graduation ceremony on Thursday 28 September.
Outstanding alumni to be announced on 21 September
Excitement is building ahead of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s annual Outstanding Alumni Awards ceremony that will be held on campus on Thursday 21 September.
USC medal for makeup artist with psychology degree
A professional makeup artist who became fascinated by the psychology of customer care and business management has received a University Medal from USC for outstanding academic results in her Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology).