Parent Lounge Update
The Parent Lounge Update is a regular blog with tips and advice for guiding your teens through high school and toward their path to university, with contributions from USC academics, parents and staff.
Pathways to study
There is more than one way to become a student at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Courses and programs
100+ undergraduate degrees, 100s of careers, multiple entry pathways, unlimited potential. Check out the courses and programs available at USC.
It pays to invest in your future. There's plenty of financial support available to help with your tuition fees and study costs.
Resources for parents
Download our new Parents' Guide and access career planning and budget resources
Our scholarships and bursaries celebrate different types of skills and support people from all kinds of backgrounds, giving you the freedom to focus on your study.
Common questions asked by parents
USC Parent, Dr Janet Lee, covers some of the common questions she gets asked by other parents including whether to take a gap year and what students should choose to study.
Accommodation and transport
Accommodation and transport advice for parents
Getting a Headstart
Year 11 and 12 students can start studying USC courses while still completing high school.
ATAR FAQs - Getting into uni in 2021
The Queensland secondary education system is changing. This means that some parts of tertiary entrance will also change, but some things will stay the same.
Hear from other USC parents
It was a proud parent moment for Debbie and Nick Orman when their daughter Rubie graduated from USC last year.
Proud parents of USC graduate, Kalena Davis flew from the other side of the world to watch their daughter graduate.
Parents of USC students, Yani and Mia talk about their perspective on the USC experience and what advice they have for other parents.
News for parentsUSC Newsroom
Enrolling in Law a moot point for school leavers25 August
Two 2019 Chancellor State College graduates are living their dream as USC Law students, inspired to study after competing in the University’s moot court.
Graduate on cutting edge of respiratory work in UK4 August
Biomedical Science graduate Kellie Strickland had to pinch herself when she landed in England in September last year to take up a respiratory physiologist position at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.
Identical twins cater to nutrition needs of Lightning3 August
Identical twin sisters with USC Nutrition and Dietetics degrees are working to boost the power performances of Sunshine Coast Lightning players this season.