University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)
If you are searching for accommodation near the university, our motel is the number one option. Located in Sippy Downs, the University of the Sunshine Coast is just a short 3 minute drive from the Buderim Fiesta Motel, ideal for people attending graduation ceremonies at USC (students, relatives or friends), as-well as people attending short courses, exams and graduate work at the university. Relatives of students living at the residential college will also find our comfortable accommodation appealing. Whether you are visiting to attend a graduation ceremony, teaching or studying at the uni, you will enjoy a relaxing/peaceful atmosphere at our motel.
USC is a modern university that was opened in 1996. The university is located in Sippy Downs amidst a picturesque natural environment that is aesthetically beautiful. Surrounded by nature’s splendour, the campus is spacious, set in pristine, lush green grounds that provide an ambience of natural beauty, where kangaroos freely roam. One can enjoy studying outdoors, taking in the relaxing atmosphere exuded from the peaceful natural surroundings. Over 13,500 students are enrolled at the university attending academic courses. USC offers study programs in various fields including engineering ,IT, education, social sciences, design, health, communication, to name but a few. Our courses meet industry standards and needs and are known for their practicality. The student population comprises people from all walks of life from high school graduates to mature aged students, coming from diverse backgrounds. There is a place at the university for everyone whether you are an international student, local resident or coming from another part of Australia. Everyone is made to feel welcome, diversity is welcomed and everybody who attends the university will feel at home.
USC prides itself on its academic distinction, providing high quality education. For this (as well as numerous other reasons), it is ranked one of the best modern universities in the country. The university is proud that 9/10 of its graduates find employment within 4 months of graduating from USC. Its excellent reputation reflects in our quality of courses, teachers, learning resources and exceptional care and support given to students. It is for these reasons as-well as our caring/friendly atmosphere, that students and guests love the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Modern lecture theatres/teaching and study spaces
All lecture theatres and teaching/study rooms are very comfortable and modern. They provide a perfect environment to learn and study.
Food and cafes
There are food amenities and cafes on campus that offer delicious meals, snacks and beverages.
USC library is quiet and ideal to study and prepare for assignments and exams as it not only has the latest resources, books, journals available, however, but is ideal for quiet revision.
USC’s art gallery is definitely worth seeing as it presents modern exhibitions that focus on contemporary art and design. It is a public gallery but even people that are not from the ‘art world’ will enjoy the art pieces in the gallery.
Co-op book shop
Whether you are a USC student , visitor, taking a short course, sitting an exam or enrolled as a long term student, you will find all you need for your course in this store (as well as additional resources).
The sports precinct is outstanding comprising many facilities for sport and fitness. Whether you love the gym, swimming in an Olympic pool, or playing sport outdoors, there are modern facilities and equipment available to help you train or keep in shape.