About University of the Sunshine Coast

by / Saturday, 05 October 2013 / Published in The University Of The Sunshine Coast

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About University of the Sunshine Coast

  • USC’s Sippy Downs campus is in the heart of the Sunshine Coast region.
  • It’s only 15-20 minutes from beautiful beaches, hinterland rainforests, and the restaurants, clubs and nightlife of Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headland.
  • A modern bus interchange at USC services the Sunshine Coast and connects with trains to Brisbane. You’ll have easy access to vibrant coastal communities, shopping centres and other local attractions.
  • The Sunshine Coast is a premier destination, and an ideal base for exploring Australia’s big cities, the Outback or the Tropics.
  • From Brisbane Airport you can go almost anywhere you want. It’s your gateway to Australia and the world, and it’s only one hour from USC.

Why study at USC

  • Here are just 15 good reasons…
  • Five-star education
  • USC is the only public university in Queensland to be awarded five stars for teaching quality*
  • 9,000+ satisfied students
  • USC has the highest student satisfaction rating of any public university in Queensland*
  • Safe campus
  • USC was ranked first for student safety in the 2012 International Student Barometer
  • Flexible degree options
  • USC students can plan study pathways to meet their individual goals
  • Fewer tuition-related fees
  • USC fees cover items often charged separately at other universities
  • Free OSHC** (Overseas Student Health Cover)
  • USC International does the paperwork for you
  • Free accident insurance#
  • USC’s insurance covers you on campus and during university-related activities
  • Free english language support†
  • USC offers English for Academic Study (EAS) support if English is not your first language
  • Academic skills assistance
  • USC provides ongoing access to individual consultations, workshops and online self-help resources
  • Australian lifestyle
  • USC is a great place to meet Australian students and experience the Australian way of life
  • Australian flora and fauna
  • USC borders a national park and it’s not unusual to see kangaroos on campus
  • Good nationality mix
  • Almost 10 percent of USC students are international. Top source regions: North America, Europe and Scandinavia
  • Excellent accommodation
  • Privately owned and operated accommodation options are within a five minute walk of USC
  • Great place to live
  • There’s plenty to do on the Sunshine Coast and in nearby Brisbane (a city of 1.8 million people)
  • The best environment to think
  • USC’s campus has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and there’s plenty of space to study or relax with friends

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2 Responses to “About University of the Sunshine Coast”

  1. Tanya Varghese says : Reply

    Hello Sir,
    If we don’t get the grades that are quite expected from us, will you promote us to the next year?

  2. Anna Popplewell says : Reply

    Hello Sir,
    I am Anna Popplewell and I want to apply to this university. Please may I know do they charge for food accommodation?

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