USC is ranked by students as one of the best universities in Australia for teaching quality – a title we’ve held for 16 consecutive years.
Our students enjoy hands-on learning and flexible study options across more than 120 programs, at a network of teaching locations between Moreton Bay and the Fraser Coast.
All our programs include practical training and focus on skills you need to succeed in the future workplace, which is why we’re considered one of the best universities in Australia for employer satisfaction with graduates.
Our facilities are some of the most advanced in Australia. Students learn in simulated nursing and paramedic labs, world-class sport and training facilities, advanced engineering areas for building and making designs, and a state-of-the-art CAVE2™ 3D visualisation studio.
We are a global leader in sustainability. In the 2021 Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings, USC was ranked third in the world for our work conserving and protecting life underwater. For life on the land, we were ranked fifth – both titles a welcome recognition of our dedication to in these areas.
In total, we have 26 speciality areas where we’re recognised for producing world-class research, including environmental sciences, nursing, medical and mental health sciences, biological sciences, engineering, technology, psychology, agriculture, human studies and communication.
We work closely with industry, government and communities to ensure our programs and opportunities align with our region’s needs and aspirations.
Find out why students rate us as one of the best universities in Australia for the overall student experience.