GWQ SC wins the 2017 Access Community Services Cultural Diversity Award ... more

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Songs from Stage & Screen
Fund-raising concert was held on Saturday October 6

The International Women’s Day Breakfast was held on Saturday March 10.
The Guest Speaker was Dr Katie Seidler.
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The 2018 Bursary Presentation Breakfast - was held on Saturday July 7


Undergraduate Bursaries

There were in excess of 60 applicants for 2018
The 3 bursaries of $1500 each were presented on July 7.

Australian Federation of Graduate Women (AFGW) is the national voice of graduate women working for the advancement and well-being of women and girls through education.


... to the Sunshine Coast branch of Graduate Women Qld. We are a network of women graduates, living on the Sunshine Coast, which primarily meets for friendship, mutual support and intellectual stimulation. Members come from diverse cultural, social and professional backgrounds in Australia and overseas. Close ties have been established with the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Are you a woman who:

  • • Wants to make contact with women of similar interests?
  • • Enjoys functions with a purpose and with stimulating guest speakers?
  • • Finds raising funds to support the education of women students a worthwhile activity?
  • • Takes pleasure in reading and discussing a wide range of literature and topics?


Providing financial assistance (through Bursaries) for women to undertake further education is a priority, particularly at the University of the Sunshine Coast


In keeping with the focus of both our global and national bodies, GWQSC has embraced several humanitarian projects, including support for the education of young refugee women.


Bi-monthly breakfast meetings with guest speakers, monthly informal morning teas, book groups and other special interest and social functions provide the opportunity for members to develop new friendships.

Wishing to become a member?

membership information



The Secretary
PO Box 1350
Buderim. Qld 4556

Membership Co-ordinator
Bev Hinz
0427 947 668