University of the Sunshine Coast
As well as an excellent study destination, the Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s best lifestyle locations. It offers wonderful beaches, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, the great city of Brisbane and amazing landscapes. The people are open minded and very friendly, the weather is like on the best summer holiday you have ever had, the parties are awesome and even the classes are good fun.
The Sunshine Coast region encloses the coastline from Caloundra to Noosa and the lush countryside of the hinterland. The Sunshine Coast metropolitan area is located just off the Pacific Ocean coastline about an hour's drive north from the state capital Brisbane in South East Queensland. It offers green surroundings and beautiful beaches with warm weather all year round. After finishing the lessons at University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), you can go to the beach and enjoy the sun or go for a swim in the sea.
The Sunshine Coast region has a population of over 300,000 people and continues to grow rapidly. As the region develops, so do the business and employment opportunities which offers USC graduates greater diversity in career options.
While studying at USC in Australia you will be surrounded by wonderful white-sand beaches, freshwater rivers and lakes, subtropical forests and beautiful mountains. You will be able to go and explore many unique and different places in Queensland. From the city of Brisbane to the beaches and to the outback, there is just so much to see. USC's Sippy Downs campus is centrally located on the Sunshine Coast at 15 minutes from Mooloolaba and its SouthBank campus is located in Brisbane.
You will experience a laid-back lifestyle and meet very friendly people on the Sunshine Coast. From the Sippy Downs campus you can enjoy weekend trips to for example:
Or you can go on a dolphin spotting adventure, whale watch cruise, or to one of the many sporting facilities, restaurants, nightclubs and art galleries. If you have some more time to spend, you can travel to, for instance, the Whitsundays Islands or through the outback from Ayers Rock to Darwin.
Do you like sailing, surfing, sunbathing and swimming? Visit one of the outstanding beaches, such as:
Students at Mooloolaba Beach in Australia
Apart from beaches, this part of Queensland offers beautiful national parks and rainforests, such as:
Check out some of the cool activities you can do in the Sunshine Coast region that will cost you nothing.
Do you want to know more about things to see and do in this region, visit: www.visitsunshinecoast.com.au
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Queensland is Australia’s Sunshine State, with 263 sunny days a year on average. It has a sub-tropical climate of warm humid summers and mild clear winters. Summer months are December to February with typical temperatures of 21 - 31 Celsius. Winter months are June to August with typical temperatures of 9 - 19 Celsius.