About Us

At USC, students receive a high quality educational experience, while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that the Sunshine Coast offers.

Students benefit from a friendly and supportive campus environment, access to highly qualified teaching staff, personal attention, and modern technology and facilities.

Study choices are wide and degrees are complemented by opportunities to gain practical experience and travel overseas.

University vision: The University of the Sunshine Coast is regionally relevant and recognised, nationally and internationally, for excellence in teaching, research and engagement.

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Research at USC

Established in 1996, the University of the Sunshine Coast has experienced rapid growth with research a concerted area of expansion.

The University continues to strengthen its research capacity and capability in areas of research focus, and identify emerging research concentrations to advance its reputation as a quality research institution.

A key strategy is fostering productive research partnerships with major stakeholders in the research community, such as universities, research organisations, government agencies, industry and business.

Our focus is strategic research aimed at generating outcomes of benefit to the wider community.

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