Industry Membership Program

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

Membership Benefits

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

A membership will give your business access to programs, events and workshops including the opportunity to leverage SSC funding opportunities;

access to SSC marketing channels including promotional brochures, imagery and video; plus engage and connect with students to add value to your organisation and enhance their experience.

Membership categories and fees

Level of MembershipMembership Fee
Tier 1 – Institutional MemberContact SSC team for further information at
Tier 2 – Associate Member$750 Apply now

Membership Toolkit

As a valued Industry Member you will gain access through this portal to the following information and resources:

  • Industry data and statistics
  • SSC logo and brand guidelines
  • SSC images and videos
  • SSC marketing collateral and resources

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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.

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 you can earn additional visa points and are eligible to apply to stay on and work.

The place to be fully connected

With a reputation for innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital, the region is a magnet for world class talent and big thinkers wishing to fully realise their vision.

Educators and industry work hand-in-glove, providing excellent opportunities for you to progress your career.

Serious about sports and events

The Sunshine Coast is a hub for the sporting industry. You have the opportunity to study exercise science, tourism or leisure and event management in leading edge 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 you to gain valuable hands on experience.