The University of Sunshine Coast

Career Connection:
Sippy Downs

Postal Address: University of the Sunshine Coast ML24 Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC QLD 4558
Telephone: +61 7 5430 1226
Facsimile: +61 7 5459 4832
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 7 5430 1234
University Homepage:

The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) has a proud reputation for delivering work-ready graduates with relevant industry experience. Graduates consistently give USC top marks for their educational experience. USC’s academics are experts in delivering a quality education—USC was the only public university in Queensland to be awarded five stars for teaching quality in the 2014 Good Universities Guide.

USC offers a wide variety of study options from generic faculty degrees to advanced postgraduate research. The USC experience offers more than just lectures, classrooms and textbooks – students are immersed in industry through internships and work integrated learning. We assist employers with a wide range of employment services including a free online service to advertise job opportunities and events.

Services and Programs
Individual career counselling and coaching ■ Contact with faculties ■ Information sessions ■ Vacancy and event advertising ■ Career Planning and Job Search workshops & seminars.

Audiovisual equipment ■ Catering ■ Interview rooms ■ Lecture theatres
■ Paid Parking ■ Videoconferencing.

Equity Groups

Career Connection is able to assist with recruitment of candidates from various equity groups and strongly supports organisations that recruit graduates from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Fields of Education

For a full listing of courses and programs available through the University of the Sunshine Coast, go to:


Head of Service:
Alex Sharp
T: +61 5430 1226 
E: [email protected]

Career Counsellors:
Anne Bowden 
T: +61 5430 1226
E: [email protected]

Wanda Hayes
T: +61 5430 1226
E: [email protected]

Key Dates for 2015
Semester 1: 2 Mar – 26 Jun; 
Semester 2:   27 Jul –20Nov; 
Summer session: 23 Nov 2015 – 29 Jan 2016
Exam period 1: 15 –  26 Jun; 
Exam period 2: 9 –20 Nov
Vacations:  06-10 Apr; 08-12 Jun; 26 Jun –27 Jul; 28 Sep- 02 Oct

Employer Visits

Employer visit are organised on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Employers are encouraged to conduct information sessions and on-campus interviews. Contact any of the Career Connection team to discuss your requirements.

Careers Fairs
The University of the Sunshine Coast will not be holding a Careers Fair in 2015