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.
The University is registered in the Australian University category in the National Register of Higher Education Providers, meaning USC complies with the Higher Education Standards for Australian universities, made under Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.
University vision: The University of the Sunshine Coast is regionally relevant and recognised, nationally and internationally, for excellence in teaching, research and engagement.
USC has a proud record of achievement in learning and teaching. It is the only Queensland public university to consistently rate five stars for teaching quality *, and wins more than its share of national teaching awards.The University has also earned multiple five-star ratings for its educational experience, including overall graduate satisfaction, graduate satisfaction with generic skills, gender balance, Indigenous participation and electronic support. *