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Headstart Program


​Headstart Program

The University of the Sunshine Coast

Headstart program provides opportunities

for senior secondary students to fast track

university entrance.

Headstart is a transition program for Year 11

and 12 students to study USC courses while

still completing high school.

Headstart gives secondary students a taste

of university life and prepares them for future

study while working towards a USC degree,

expanding knowledge, and interacting with

university staff and students.

When enrolled in Headstart, you become

a university student. You will find new and

exciting opportunities. You can expect to:

• meet and study alongside other USC

undergraduate students

• be independent and responsible for your

own attendance and assessment

• attend lectures and tutorials on campus

• have full use of the university’s facilities and

support services

• complete assessment tasks which

may include written assignments, oral

presentations, group projects or exams

Congratulations to Year 12 students Francesca,

 Sarah  and Dylan  for

recently successfully completing the USC

Headstart program. These students have

secured themselves a tertiary entrance rank

and can now start planning their university

course preferences and making


Mr David Barber, A/HOD Senior School