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University of the Sunshine Coast

Established:  1996

Location:  Four campuses in Queensland – Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay, Caboolture, Fraser Coast

Student population:  Over 17,500

CRICOS:  01595D

TEQSA:  PRV12082

At the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC) every student matters, which is why we’re rated one of Australia’s best universities for overall student experience. No matter what kind of future you’re looking for, you can find it at UniSC. Our programmes offer the choice and flexibility you need to get started on any career goal.

UniSC programmes include a strong focus on the core skills you’ll need in the future workplace. No matter what you study, you’ll learn to communicate well, solve problems and think creatively. Our students receive a high-quality educational experience, all while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that Queensland offers. They benefit from a friendly and supportive campus environment, access to highly qualified teaching staff, personal attention, and modern technology and facilities.

UniSC has something to offer everyone at our study locations across South East Queensland:

  • UniSC Sunshine Coast
  • UniSC Moreton Bay
  • UniSC Caboolture
  • UniSC Fraser Coast

Everything you need to know



All our campuses are located in coastal South East Queensland, on the east coast of Australia. The state of Queensland is famous for its warm climate, pristine beaches, tropical rainforests, and access to the Great Barrier Reef. It also boasts vibrant cities and some of Australia’s favourite coastal towns, including Noosa.

UniSC Sunshine Coast


UniSC is a modern, fast-growing public university. The main campus is on the Sunshine Coast.The Sunshine Coast is a destination of endless beaches, lush rainforests, and expansive hinterlands. Located just 90km (55 miles) north of Brisbane, it is home to the UniSC Sunshine Coast campus – renowned for its environmentally sustainable approach.
The UniSC campus has been recognised for its environmental initiatives and award-winning building design. Facilities include modern learning and teaching spaces, advanced 3D visualisation facilities, a High Performance Sport Precinct, an art gallery, a large on-campus library, multiple 24-hour computer labs, and various cafés providing a wide range of healthy eating options.


Research at UniSC


UniSC’s international reputation for research is growing every year, with 26 research fields now rated at world standard or above. The innovative research carried out at UniSC ensures that students will be learning from experts in their chosen academic subject, using cutting-edge findings and theories.


UniSC programmes


UniSC is all about opportunity. Whether it’s practical work experience or the chance to pursue your passion, connect with your community or to travel, UniSC offers you opportunities. UniSC has over 100 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, offering the choice and flexibility you need to get started on your career goal, whatever that may be. Detailed information about programmes is available at

Undergraduate programmes


As an international student at UniSC, you can choose from a wide variety of undergraduate degrees. UniSC’s flexible degree structures enable you create a programme to suit your needs and career ambitions.

Postgraduate programmes


UniSC’s postgraduate programmes enhance your previous degree, offer a change in direction, or create a new beginning. Whether you are refreshing your knowledge, advancing in a field, or discovering the joy of further learning, a UniSC postgraduate programme opens up a world of opportunities.

Why choose UniSC?


  • UniSC is number one in Queensland for overall educational experience
  • Rated five-star for teaching quality 16 years in a row
  • Ranked 1 in Queensland for Global Impact Rankings
  • Ground-breaking research undertaken on relevant topics
  • Excellent academic and career services support
  • Gateway to the 2032 Olympic Games in Brisbane
  • Industry experience and certifications available in a range of UniSC programmes
  • 90% of UniSC graduates are employed within four months of finishing their degree