The University’s location on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast offers many lifestyle benefits including beautiful beaches and stunning hinterland, a warm climate, and a relaxed and friendly community.
The campus is located 90km north of Brisbane, Queensland’s capital. Travel to campus is easy with quick access to the Bruce Highway and Sunshine Coast motorway.
Parking is available on campus. An on-campus bus interchange, and pedestrian and cycle paths connect the University to surrounding suburbs.
Learn more about living on the Sunshine Coast.
USC’s campus at Sippy Downs features modern, distinctive architecture and environmentally sensitive design. It has been recognised with more than 30 awards in planning, architecture and construction.
The campus is fully equipped with cafés, an art gallery, award-winning library, bookshop, 24-hour computer laboratories, lecture theatres, and high-tech teaching spaces including science and sports laboratories.
The sports precinct includes an international-standard athletics track, an indoor sports stadium with gymnasium, and an Olympic-standard swimming pool.
Bordered by Mooloolah River National Park, the University grounds provide sanctuary for native wildlife, including wild kangaroos. USC has a site at Gympie (effective 2013) and a study support centre at Noosa and a research facility on Fraser Island.