A joint venture collaborative partnership.

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) is the major provider of public health services, health education and research across the Sunshine Coast, Gympie and Noosa local government areas.


While Sunshine Coast University Hospital is the region’s centre for acute, critical and specialised care, all our facilities play unique and complementary roles including Nambour General Hospital, Caloundra Health Service, Gympie Hospital, Maleny Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Glenbrook Residential Aged Care Facility, Maroochydore Community Hub, Janelle Killick Community Care Unit and other community health services.

TAFE Queensland is the largest, most experienced training provider in the state, with a history of serving Queensland’s communities for more than 135 years. TAFE Queensland offers hundreds of practical, industry-relevant courses from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees. TAFE Queensland delivers to over 110,000 students each year across more than 50 locations in Queensland.


TAEF Queensland’s programs have been designed in close consultation with business and industry and their modern facilities combined with highly qualified and experienced staff ensures its students gain the skills and knowledge they need to have a competitive advantage when entering the workforce, moving onto further education or even training their staff.

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Griffith University is a progressive and highly respected university dedicated to learning, leadership, and innovation. A series of prestigious rankings systems place the University in the top 2% of universities worldwide. We have an extensive network of research centres and institutes; with 200+ degrees, and excellence across a range of disciplines. Our researchers are at the forefront of international discovery. Working in our world-class centres, institutes and schools, our researchers are driven to better understand our world and improve people’s lives.


The multi-campus institution provides a thriving network of learning and innovation and flexible study options, with 50,000 students and over 200,000 alumni across 130 nationalities. We’ve made our mark delivering innovative degrees that meet the everchanging needs of students, industry and the community.


Medicine students on the Sunshine Coast study at SCHI with experienced, highly regarded teachers, in a small cohort, providing a more personalised learning experience. Clinical staff within Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service contribute greatly to the development of the doctors of the future. Griffith’s School of Medicine staff also work in close partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast to provide a direct entry pathway to the Griffith University MD Program via the USC Bachelor of Medical Science degree for high-achieving high school graduates. Graduates of the Griffith University MD Program will be caring and competent and have a fundamental understanding of the science of medicine.

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University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is independently rated one of Australia’s best universities for teaching quality and overall student experience. As a multi-campus university, USC offers flexible study options across more than 120 programs at a network of regional teaching locations from Moreton Bay to the Fraser Coast.


Since opening, USC has provided the hands-on learning and practical skills students need to succeed in the workplace. It’s one of the reasons USC is considered one of the best universities in Australia for employer satisfaction with graduates.



As a young university, USC’s international reputation for research is growing every year, with 26 research fields rated at world standard or above. The university attracts researchers who want to make a difference – particularly in areas of environmental sciences, medical and health sciences, engineering, technology, psychology, human studies and communication.


USC is committed to unlocking the innovation, productivity and full potential of its regions, and to working with government, industry and community to encourage prosperity.

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