University of the Sunshine Coast
University of the Sunshine Coast is a modern university offering an innovative study program in addition to specialized and experienced teachers. Positive environment is an important factor at USC and students especially stress the close follow-up from the university. The university is located in beautiful rural surroundings on Australia's Sunshine Coast only 90 kilometers from Brisbane.
Students thrive at USC. Here you will be well taken care of by both teachers and the international office. It is a relatively small university, and you can expect small classes and close monitoring. There is strong focus on quality of curriculum and teaching.
In 2008 USC received five stars in the evaluation made by the "Good Universities Guide" for teaching quality, teacher qualifications, electronic aids and student satisfaction.
In 2007, USC received high praise from the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) for its significant work in quality education.
The University's program "GO" (Global Opportunities) received an award in 2007 from the Government of Queensland for promoting internationalization.
USC is especially recognized for its sport programs. In addition, USC offers finance, marketing, digital design, languages, journalism, law, culture, history, urban planning, psychology, politics and health.
Number of students: 7,200
Number of international students: 700
Academic calendar: Studies start twice a year: February and July
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