University of the Sunshine Coast

Basic information

Address   University of the Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, QLD 4556
Campus/es location/s Sunshine Coast, Queensland
University web links http://www.usc.edu.auhttps://www.facebook.com/unisunshinecoast
University contact number +61 7 5430 1234
Society web links  https://www.facebook.com/groups/uscqc/
About the University The University of the Sunshine Coast is a public university based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Opened in 1996 as the Sunshine Coast University College with 524 students, it was renamed the University of the Sunshine Coast in 1999. As at Semester 1 2013 the student body was ~8,900. About 100 kilometres (60 mi) north of Brisbane, the campus is a 100 hectare flora and fauna reserve, adjoining the Mooloolah River National Park. Undergraduate and postgraduate programs are offered in both faculties (Arts and Business; Science, Health, Education and Engineering), with the majority of the university’s research focused in two main areas, sustainability and regional engagement.

Assessment against criteria

 Criterion 1
 Is there a policy that protects LGBTI students from discrimination and harassment? 
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 2
 Do all staff receive mandatory training on the policy to protect LGBTI staff and students from discrimination and harassment and to ensure that the policy is enforced? 
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 3
 Is monitoring conducted and data collected around sexual orientation and/ or gender identity and intersex status?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 4
 Are welfare and support services, information and resources offered for LGBTI students?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 5
 Is there a society for LGBTI students?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 6
 Are events held specifically for LGBTI students?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 7
 Is consultation done with LGBTI students? 
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 8
 Is there an ally network for LGBTI staff and students?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 9
 Is career advice provided specifically to LGBTI students?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 10
 Is the university a member of Pride in Diversity? 
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 Criterion 11
 Is there engagement with wider LGBTI communities or with external organisations on LGB, trans and intersex issues?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 12
 Are the health needs of LGBTI students supported? 
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 13
 Provides access to sports facilities for trans and intersex students?
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 14
 Provides support for transitioning students? 
  Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex
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 Criterion 15
 Supports students who identify as non-binary? 
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