University of Sunshine Coast


The University of Sunshine Coast is in Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It was opened in 1996 as a university college with only 524 students. In 1999, it was named as University of Sunshine Coast. USC is a young university, not limited by tradition or old ways of thinking, the institution endeavours to pass this approach on to its staff and students. It is listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions. The university has a flagship campus at Sippy Downs and other campuses at Fraser Coast, Caboolture, and Gympie.

USC offers undergraduate and graduate programs within seven study disciplines: creative industries, IT and tourism, education, design and communication, health, engineering and science, nursing and sports sciences, psychology, humanities, law and criminology, and social sciences.

The university research focus is on sustainability and regional engagement issues. Research efforts at the University of Sunshine Coast are concentrated on applied genetics, health professions, and regional sustainability. USC has two core research groups; the Centre for Healthy Activities, Sport and Exercise, the Genecology Research Group, and the Sustainability Research Centre and an engagement center.


This institute has a total student body of 49,500 individuals, of which 21,000 undergraduates and 28,500 graduates. USC also has a significant international student population, around 23.8%.

It has been rated as one of the best institutions in Australia for the overall student experience. Here students get the opportunity to immerse themselves in campus life and find opportunities to meet new exciting people and make friends and learn new things.

The community of USC has people of all ages, gender identities, cultural backgrounds, and faiths. This community is passionate about ensuring equal access to all students, including students with infirmity, illness, and learning disorders.


Here you get various accommodation options close to campuses, whether you want to live in a student village or find a place of your own. USC does not provide student accommodation nor offer any housing information. Next to Chancellor Park, there are many residential complexes. Good options are UniCentral, Varsity Apartments, and The Village. These all places are within walking distance from the university and are linked by pedestrian pathways. Each of these complexes has a general layout of apartments and outdoor sports courts, and pools and are gated. Many complexes have separate international and national sections. Still, most of the time have mixed residents between global and local students for a diverse cross-cultural experience.


Following are global rankings of the University of Sunshine Coast.

  • By QS World Ranking, the University of Sunshine Coast ranks 1001-1200.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, the University of Sunshine Coast ranks 601-800.
  • U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Sunshine Coast at 970.


University of Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs QLD 4556, Australia

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