University of the Sunshine Coast

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Study at University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast is a modern, relatively small university located in the beautiful rural surroundings of the Australian Sunshine Coast at only 90 kilometres from Queensland's capital city Brisbane. The university offers excellent education in small classes from outstanding and devoted teachers and support staff who engage students and foster their curiosity.

Below, you will find basic information about studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Our other tabs provide you with information about the study programs, accommodation, student life, application process and student stories.

5 good reasons to study at University of the Sunshine Coast

  1. Studying at USC means studying in a place where people are open minded and very friendly.
  2. The relaxed everyday life and the lovely weather on the Sunshine Coast make you feel like being on a very long summer holiday during your studies.
  3. USC gives you the opportunity to live and study with people from all around the world.
  4. The favourable campus location offers you the possibility to travel to many unique places in Australia, like Brisbane, Fraser Island, Gold Coast, Whitsundays Islands and the outback from Ayers Rock to Darwin.
  5. As well as an excellent study destination, the Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s best lifestyle locations.

What can I study at University of the Sunshine Coast?

You can study:

  • A Bachelor
  • A Master
  • A semester or two as a Freemover (Study Abroad)
  • English Language Program

You can study a great variety of programs and courses at USC. We suggest that you read more about the study programs at USC here.

Awards won by University of the Sunshine Coast

USC was ranked in the top 20 percent of Australian universities in three key categories of ‘The Educational Experience’ in Hobsons 2015 Good Universities Guide. USC received five stars for:

  • teaching quality,
  • overall graduate satisfaction, and
  • graduates’ satisfaction with the generic skills they gained while at university.

It also gave USC four stars for staff qualifications and three stars for student-staff ratio.

What does it cost to study at the Sunshine Coast?

The cost of studying at University of the Sunshine Coast varies according to your level of study and study field. Our study advisors will be happy to send you the accurate price for your preferred study program and courses, as well as an estimated budget of living costs.

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You will meet many kangaroos on campus. How exotic is that!

Fun to know about University of the Sunshine Coast

  • Do you like spotting wild life? No problem! You will meet many kangaroos during your studies at the Sunshine Coast
  • With over 1,100 international students from more than 60 countries, you will make friends from all over the world.
  • You will witness beautiful sunsets on the Sunshine Coast.

Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Sunshine Coast. Watch the stunning video the Swedish student Dennis made as part of his USC courses! He is doing a Bachelor of Computer-Based Design and his video has received coverage from two TV stations!

How can KILROY help me study at the Sunshine Coast?

KILROY offers free student counselling, and we will assist you all the way from the very first questions about studying at USC, to the application process, to your arrival in Queensland. Moreover, our study advisors can send you an estimated budget of your income and expenses during your studies at USC.

Contact us to hear more about your opportunities to study at USC.

Learn more about USC

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