Movie to show earthquake appeal in action

A MOVIE showing Fraser Coast donations being delivered to Nepalese people following their country’s devastating earthquake in April was screened at University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Fraser Coast in June 2015. USQ Fraser Coast Lecturer…

More jobs for tertiary educated people on horizon

FRASER Coast is growing as an employment destination for people with tertiary qualifications. That’s the opinion of University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Vice-Chancellor & President Professor Jan Thomas after the university held…

Knowledge a key to Reconciliation

  “Knowledge is power. If we’ve got the knowledge we can discuss anything we wish.” Those were the words of University of Southern Queensland’s Elders and Valued Person Advisory group representative Uncle Ian Wheeler as the…

USQ co-hosts Sirolli Institute founder

DR ERNESTO Sirolli, one of the world’ s leading consultants on economic development is coming to Hervey Bay in June, courtesy of Win Projects and co-sponsored by University of Southern Queensland (USQ) and the Fraser Coast Regional Council. USQ…

Lecturer recognised for dedication to school rugby

RUGBY is more than just a game for University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Lecturer Dave Robinson. It’s a way of life. That’s official – he has a certificate as proof. The USQ Fraser Coast sport, health and physical education lecturer…

Degree paves way for 74-year-old to publish first book

TO PUBLISH books on psychology an author needs credibility. Dorothy King of Hervey Bay didn’t have that so she enrolled in a Bachelor of Science majoring in psychology at University of Southern Queensland (USQ). On Saturday May 16, the…

Discovery in the city leads to nursing degree

WAS IT serendipity or clever marketing that played a part in Devika Gaundar’s choice to study for a nursing degree at University of Southern Queensland (USQ)? The Fijian resident knew she wanted to further her nursing career with a university…

Nursing 'bigger and better' than academic first thought

FROM a macho teenager who initially thumbed his nose at nursing, Clint Moloney has come a long way – he is now an associate professor in the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) School of Nursing and Midwifery. Recently appointed to…
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Natural law deems study buddies friends for life

STEPHANIE Bayley and Louese McConnell are destined to be friends for life. If a friendship lasts longer than seven years, it will last a lifetime, according to sociologist Gerald Mollenhorst from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific…

USQ alumni recognised in Matilda awards

UNIVERSITY of Southern Queensland’s stage management graduates Stephen Brodie and Craig Wilkinson have been honoured in the state’s annual theatrical awards, the Matildas. Other USQ alumni were also nominated in a range of categories. Mr…

Twin talk gives Granville kids the giggles

GRANVILLE State Primary School students don’t need an eye exam when they see identical teachers. They really are seeing double! University of Southern Queensland (USQ) graduands Carla and Rachel Frohloff are Prac teaching at the Maryborough…

Will Fraser Coast be Australia’s home of fishing?

A PUSH to market Fraser Coast as Australia’s home of fishing took a step forward in February 2015 when University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Associate Professor in Climatology Joachim Ribbe met with Fraser Coast Opportunities acting Tourism…

Deadly day at USQ Fraser Coast

“I HAVE no suggestions for improvements because it was already too deadly! Keep doing a deadly job!” That was just one of the many positive comments gathered from attendees after Indigenous Connections at University of Southern Queensland…
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Hearing the real deal about uni

A REALITY show came to Hervey Bay and Childers on February 17, 2015, giving more than 700 Year 11 and 12 students the real deal about university life. Urangan State High School Year 12 Co-ordinator Meade Barnes said the students were excited…

Proud moment for 52-year-old graduate

IT WAS a proud moment for Annette Seymour of Maryborough when she graduated from the Indigenous Higher Education Pathways Program (IHEPP) at University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Fraser Coast in February 2015 “I’m very excited about…