Founded in 1996

Founded in 1996

University of the Sunshine Coast

Founded in 1996

Founded in 1996

University of the Sunshine Coast

Quick facts

  • 18,275

  • 1,667

    International students
  • 01595D

    CRICOS Code
  • 1001-1200

    World ranking
  • 37

    Country ranking

University of the Sunshine Coast

A young, fresh university driven by an unwavering belief that community and culture are just as crucial as a world-class education given by world-class educators.

The University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC, for short) is not the biggest university. But It's growing every day and doing big things like: 

Ground-breaking research, championing sustainability, and producing gold-winning athletes and award-winning alumni

UniSC Vision

To become Australia’s premier regional university.

UniSC mission

Enriching its regions, connecting with its communities and creating opportunities for all.

UniSC values

At UniSC, it will:

  • Advocate for equitable access to education and knowledge.
  • Recognise and embrace diversity and inclusion.
  • Champion environmentally sustainable principles and practices.
  • Commit to fair and ethical behaviour.
  • Respect its people, communities, and potential.
  • Be accountable to ourselves and each other.
  • Strive for excellence and innovation in all that it does.

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Sunshine Coast
based on univly research


Shared house

$12,324 AUD


Shared house

$8,220 AUD


Entire house

$24,660 AUD


UniSC Sunshine Coast

  • Library
  • Art gallery
  • Visualisation and simulation facilities
  • Sports precinct
  • Cafes, retail and eateries
  • Community garden
  • Multi-faith prayer and quiet reflection spaces
  • Regulated and free parking with public transport options
  • Privately owned student accommodation located nearby

UniSC Moreton Bay:

  • Modern equipment and up-to-the-minute technology
  • Nursing simulation spaces
  • Superlab for a range of science disciplines
  • Specialist engineering laboratories
  • Study spaces and modern break-out zones including The Rise, a stunning central atrium
  • Cafe
  • Library
  • Modern lecture theatre and classrooms

UniSC Fraser Coast

  • Library
  • Interactive learning technologies
  • Simulated nursing wards and specialist science laboratories
  • Makerspace
  • Modern study spaces and computer labs
  • On campus support services

UniSC Caboolture

  • Health Learning and Simulation Centre with industry-standard equipment simulating a hospital environment
  • Collaborative learning spaces and interactive technologies
  • Library
  • Computer labs
  • Student commons rooms
  • Cafe
  • Bookshop
  • Sporting facilities
  • On campus student support services

UniSC Gympie

  • Simulated learning spaces
  • New study and break-out spaces
  • Computer access
  • Natural backdrop
  • Daily shuttle bus to UniSC Sunshine Coast
  • 24/7 access to library

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