Study Sunshine Coast Membership

The Industry Membership Program helps local education providers, industry and tourism operators to connect, collaborate and promote your respective organisations.

Study Sunshine Coast (SSC) is the official study cluster for the Sunshine Coast region and is supported by foundation partners, Education Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council. SSC plays an important role in marketing and positioning the Sunshine Coast as a leading Australian study destination for both domestic and international students and the visitation they contribute to and support. Study Sunshine Coast works closely with education providers, industry and tourism operators to promote the region.

KEY FOCUS AREAS:

Destination promotion

Enhancing the student experience

Industry engagement and collaboration

 

LEADING EDGE FACILITIES TO INSPIRE LEARNING TODAY AND LEADING TOMORROW

From high ranking universities, English language schools, over 80 primary and secondary schools and a huge range of vocational education and training organisations, the Sunshine Coast offers a range of excellent education options. There are also leading edge training facilities in the region such as the Sunshine Coast Health Institute and Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Practical training opportunities which reflect the needs of industry include programs such as Commercial Cookery, Hospitality, Sports Development (fitness), Animal Ecology and Surfonomics.

THE PLACE TO BE FULLY CONNECTED

With a reputation for innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital, the region is a magnet for leading edge talent and big thinkers wishing to fully realise their vision. Educators and industry work hand-in-glove, providing excellent opportunities for students to progress their careers.

DISCOVER YOUR BEST SELF IN A NATURAL WONDERLAND

Situated only one-hour drive north from the capital city of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast boasts a spectacular coastline, pristine beaches and beautiful hinterland, and its regional classification means students can earn additional visa points and are eligible to apply to stay on and work.

SERIOUS ABOUT SPORTS AND EVENTS

The Sunshine Coast is a hub for the sporting industry. Students have the opportunity to study exercise science, tourism or leisure and event management in world class facilities. Our reputation as a location with outstanding facilities, hospitality and tourism infrastructure and enviable climate has seen the Sunshine Coast host major sporting, cultural, music, arts and food events each year, providing opportunities for students to gain hands on experience.