Koala Bear University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

The University of the Sunshine Coast is an innovative Australian university with a reputation for quality. Excellent support services and technologically advanced facilities results in work-ready graduates that have the skills to impress. It offers quality academic programs in an environment that is safe, relaxed, friendly and supportive. The University is a popular destination for study abroad students who are seeking a unique experience with the opportunity to discover the true culture, environment and hospitality of Australia.

USC's modern and environmentally sensitive campus is located approximately 90km from Brisbane, and only a short drive from the Sunshine Coast's major centers and some of Australia's best beaches and national parks. The campus has won a host of awards for its architecture and is a designated wildlife reserve, home to Eastern Grey kangaroos. The USC experience is not just about lectures, tutorials and textbooks. USC offers opportunities to get the most out of your education.

Program Type: Study Abroad/Exchange

Language of Instruction: English

Housing: Off-Campus Apartments

Courses: USC Study Abroad Courses

Dates: Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Eligible Participants: Students must have completed at least one full year at their home campus and be in good academic standing.

Application Deadlines:                                                               Queensland Coastline

  • Academic Year and Fall: March 1
  • Spring: October 15

Estimated Cost: Study Abroad Budget l Exchange Student Budget

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USC website:

Application: Submit an application and a copy of your transcripts to the Office of International Education 

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