Andreas Bayer from the University of Applied Sciences Landshut studying at USC

I am studying International Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany and completed an internship at a scale-up company in Amsterdam before I decided to continue my studies in Australia. Thankfully I got accepted for the USC double degree program for the last two semesters of my studies. The campus is located in Sippy Downs in the middle of a nature … Continue reading Andreas Bayer from the University of Applied Sciences Landshut studying at USC

Victoria Wolf from TH Deggendorf studying at USC

During my Bachelor’s degree I only went abroad within the EU. So my goal was to go far away during my Master’s degree. I study the Master ‘Strategic and International Management’ at ‘Deggendorf Institute of Technology’. My faculty offers a Double Degree in collaboration with USC and I took the chance and applied for the best time of my life. Studying abroad at USC was … Continue reading Victoria Wolf from TH Deggendorf studying at USC

Connor Wills from Pace University studying at USC

Hi, my name is Connor Wills, and I’m studying Applied Psychology and Human Relations at Pace University in New York. I spent my fall semester in 2017 at University of the Sunshine Coast- semester 2 for the Australian universities. I decided to apply just before the application deadline, so my experience was a whirlwind of excitement and nerves before I even got to the university- … Continue reading Connor Wills from Pace University studying at USC

Vanessa, Theresia and Susanne from HS Coburg studying at USC

Hey from Down Under G’day! We are four students of the University of applied Sciences in Coburg (Germany) and more than happy to share our experiences with you. All of us have completed our semester abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast in beautiful Australia. Back home in Germany, we attend a Master of Business Administration program, which includes the great opportunity to achieve … Continue reading Vanessa, Theresia and Susanne from HS Coburg studying at USC

Tina Haagensen, studying overseas at the University of Wyoming

Last semester I travelled across the pond to the United States of America and spent a semester at the University of Wyoming. Before the semester started I explored the east coast together with one of my American friends. We met when she did her semester abroad at USC in 2016 and have kept in touch ever since. New York City was amazing, so much to … Continue reading Tina Haagensen, studying overseas at the University of Wyoming

Susanne Roesner from Germany studying at USC

For me there were three main reasons to choose USC for my semester abroad. The first was a recommendation from my mother, who had studied at USC before me and absolutely loved the experience. The second reason was because USC offers the great opportunity to complete a Diploma in Communication during the course of one semester, instead of the normal two, and thereby awards an … Continue reading Susanne Roesner from Germany studying at USC

Ethan Hughes, studying at University of Milan (IULM)

Dear Future International Student, I don’t know whether to start with the positives or the negatives of studying abroad… On one hand, there’s the awful time-zone, making it difficult to speak to loved ones at certain points in the day, but on the other hand there’s your ERASMUS family you can talk to instead (and believe me, they’ll become your family in the shortest amount … Continue reading Ethan Hughes, studying at University of Milan (IULM)

Sandra Hollenstein from FHS St. Gallen studying at USC

The opportunity of completing a Double Degree combined with the possibility of living close to the Australian nature and beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast were my main reasons for studying at USC. Besides an attractive campus, USC offered several services and workshops as well as face-to-face discussions with lecturers to improve my academic progress. As part of the university life, I participated in different … Continue reading Sandra Hollenstein from FHS St. Gallen studying at USC

Myles Kreis, studying overseas at Konkuk University, South Korea

I still remember so vividly how I felt when I found out that I was going to be studying, living and undertaking internships in South Korea for 18 months. Having won a competitive and prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarship, I knew that every part of my life was about to change dramatically. As I had lived in Australia for my whole life and rarely travelled … Continue reading Myles Kreis, studying overseas at Konkuk University, South Korea

Samantha Wollitzer from the University of applied sciences Augsburg studying at USC

Finally, it turned the 15th February 2018 and I could catch my flight to Australia to do my exchange semester. My destination was the Sunshine Coast – how awesome sounds that? Especially, because I came from Germany where it was minus 5 degrees to a country where it is even warm at night. I loved it. I live at Varsity, a student accommodation which is … Continue reading Samantha Wollitzer from the University of applied sciences Augsburg studying at USC

Nicole Watson, studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Japan

Hello! My name is Nicole and I am currently participating in the Study Overseas Semester Program 2018 in Nagoya Japan. For the past eight years I have had a dream to study in a foreign country – more specifically Japan. During my earlier high school years, I developed a passion for many different kinds of languages from around the world such as Japanese, Italian, Swedish, … Continue reading Nicole Watson, studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Japan

Neele Doepkens from HS Bremen studying at USC

Spending one semester abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast was truly the best decision I could have made. Words cannot describe how amazing this experience was! Australia itself is just a beauty and I enjoyed the Australian lifestyle while studying at the Sunshine Coast – incredible beaches, national parks and the best surfing spots are just around the corner. Therefore, the weekend was … Continue reading Neele Doepkens from HS Bremen studying at USC

Braenna, studying overseas at Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Almost one year ago I sat in USC’s international office with the idea of studying abroad. A few weeks later I excitedly signed an agreement to study at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic and booked my plane ticket to the other side of the world. Since then I have had experiences far and varied. From ice skating, to snow skiing, to mountain hiking and … Continue reading Braenna, studying overseas at Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Markus Knauer from HS Kempten studying at USC

Hey, my Name is Markus, I am 24 years old and I am completing my “Diploma in Business” at the University of the Sunshine Coast to supplement my studies in Germany. At home I study “Business information systems” at the University of Applied Sciences Kempten. I chose Australia as my location for studying abroad because of the great nature and the good education system and … Continue reading Markus Knauer from HS Kempten studying at USC

Sinae Southon, studying overseas at Niagara University

As I sit here looking back on my semester abroad, I can honestly say that my time at Niagara University was the best in my life. I will admit, in the first few days I felt overwhelmed, lonely and completely out of my depth. But as classes settled in and life-long friendships began to form, I had never felt more at home. Although the lack … Continue reading Sinae Southon, studying overseas at Niagara University

Lukas Maier from OTH Regensburg studying at USC

Hi everyone, my name is Lukas and I’m an international student from Germany. I study ‘European Business Studies’ at the OTH Regensburg, and it´s part of the program to go abroad for two semesters to get a double degree after finishing the first year. As the name of the program says, all partner universities are in Europe – except one, the University of the Sunshine … Continue reading Lukas Maier from OTH Regensburg studying at USC