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University of the Sunshine Coast

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About University of the Sunshine Coast

Established in 1996, University of the Sunshine Coast is a unique and successful regional institution, established to support the development aspirations of the Sunshine Coast community. At USC every student matters and hence that is why the university is rated one of the Australia’s best universities for overall student experience.

The programs offer the choice and flexibility that student need to get started on any career goal. USC programs include a strong focus on the core skills students will need in the future workplace. University of the Sunshine Coast offers six diploma programs. Diplomas are recognised one-year Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) award programs. The Study Abroad program allows students to study at USC for one or two semesters, where they can enjoy an exceptional international and intercultural education experience.

Beside this, for degree-seeking students, they can choose wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in areas of study like business, information technology, health, engineering, law and etc. USC’s flexible degree structures let students create a program to suit their needs and career ambitions. The combined degrees give students knowledge and skills in two different but complementary areas.

University of the Sunshine Coast is in a period of rapid research development and growth, building research capacity, productivity and output. In 2018 the Australian Research Council ranked USC above or well above world standard in seventeen key research areas and equal to world standard in nine others.

USC has developed and adopted a multi-campus, institution-wide Students as Partners (SaP) approach to student representation, governance and leadership. This unique approach provides a wide range of partnership opportunities to amplify the student voice, improve the student experience, build graduate attributes, develop leadership skills and enhance employability. It aims to increase student success and engagement in learning, as well as enable academic and professional staff to design and support engaged student learning.

Students at USC receive a high quality educational experience, while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that Queensland offers. They benefit from a friendly and supportive campus environment, access to highly qualified teaching staff, personal attention, and modern technology and facilities. The state of Queensland is renowned for its warm climate, pristine beaches, tropical rainforests, and access to the Great Barrier Reef. It also boasts vibrant cities and some of Australia’s favourite coastal towns, including Noosa.

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World Ranking
~601 st / 760
Source: THE World University Rankings
Member of The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Where can you study?
-26.71722, 153.06491 90 Sippy Downs Drive,Sippy Downs,Queensland,4556 Australia
USC Sunshine Coast
Nearest City: Brisbane
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, Queensland, 4556 Australia
Sippy Downs Queensland 90 Sippy Downs Drive
-27.47661, 153.01719 Ground Floor, Building A4 (SW1), 52 Merivale Street,South Brisbane,Queensland,4101 Australia
USC SouthBank
Nearest City: Brisbane
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: Ground Floor, Building A4 (SW1), 52 Merivale Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, 4101 Australia
South Brisbane Queensland Ground Floor, Building A4 (SW1), 52 Merivale Street
-25.28567, 152.83648 161 Old Maryborough Road,Hervey Bay,Queensland,4655 Australia
USC Fraser Coast
Nearest City: Hervey Bay
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: 161 Old Maryborough Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland, 4655 Australia
Hervey Bay Queensland 161 Old Maryborough Road
26.16979, 152.65925 71 Cartwright Road,Gympie,Queensland,4570 Australia
USC Gympie
Nearest City: Brisbane
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: 71 Cartwright Road, Gympie, Queensland, 4570 Australia
Gympie Queensland 71 Cartwright Road
-26.734, 153.12125 12 Innovation Parkway,Birtinya,Queensland,4575 Australia
USC Thompson Institute
Nearest City: Birtinya
Type: On-campus
Address: 12 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya, Queensland, 4575 Australia
Birtinya Queensland 12 Innovation Parkway

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Established in 1996, University of the Sunshine Coast is a unique and successful regional institution, established to support the development aspirations of the Sunshine Coast community. At USC every student matters and hence that is why the university is rated one of the Australia’s best universities for overall student experience.

The programs offer the choice and flexibility that student need to get started on any career goal. USC programs include a strong focus on the core skills students will need in the future workplace. University of the Sunshine Coast offers six diploma programs. Diplomas are recognised one-year Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) award programs. The Study Abroad program allows students to study at USC for one or two semesters, where they can enjoy an exceptional international and intercultural education experience.

Beside this, for degree-seeking students, they can choose wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in areas of study like business, information technology, health, engineering, law and etc. USC’s flexible degree structures let students create a program to suit their needs and career ambitions. The combined degrees give students knowledge and skills in two different but complementary areas.

University of the Sunshine Coast is in a period of rapid research development and growth, building research capacity, productivity and output. In 2018 the Australian Research Council ranked USC above or well above world standard in seventeen key research areas and equal to world standard in nine others.

USC has developed and adopted a multi-campus, institution-wide Students as Partners (SaP) approach to student representation, governance and leadership. This unique approach provides a wide range of partnership opportunities to amplify the student voice, improve the student experience, build graduate attributes, develop leadership skills and enhance employability. It aims to increase student success and engagement in learning, as well as enable academic and professional staff to design and support engaged student learning.

Students at USC receive a high quality educational experience, while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that Queensland offers. They benefit from a friendly and supportive campus environment, access to highly qualified teaching staff, personal attention, and modern technology and facilities. The state of Queensland is renowned for its warm climate, pristine beaches, tropical rainforests, and access to the Great Barrier Reef. It also boasts vibrant cities and some of Australia’s favourite coastal towns, including Noosa.
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