Matthias Kolodziejczyk from the University of Applied Sciences in Worms studying at USC Sunshine Coast

My name is Matthias and I study Master of International Business in a Double Degree Program at USC in Sippy Downs. At HS Worms, I am currently studying International Management. What I can say about a semester abroad at USC Sunshine Coast is hard to put into words. You must experience it! I came to USC with a group of 5 friends from the same … Continue reading Matthias Kolodziejczyk from the University of Applied Sciences in Worms studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Marisa Talerico from Towson University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Coming into studying abroad I was nervous, but mostly excited. I’ve been wanting to travel to Australia since I was a kid and I finally got my chance. Looking back on all my experiences, I wouldn’t have wanted to study anywhere else besides the Sunshine Coast. I really fit into and enjoy the lifestyle which is very laidback, friendly, and the beach and being outside … Continue reading Marisa Talerico from Towson University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Jerome Albores from the Philippines studying a Master of Professional Accounting at USC SouthBank

Hi everyone! I’m Jerome, an international student from the Philippines. I am in my second year of studying a Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast: SouthBank campus. I completed a Bachelor’s degree in Management Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines back in 2012. I then worked for 6 years in the corporate world as a … Continue reading Jerome Albores from the Philippines studying a Master of Professional Accounting at USC SouthBank

USC student Victor Hultman studying overseas at Elon University in the US

To summarise my stay at Elon University in North Carolina it was, to say the least, a great time. Although most of my stay was on campus due to the requirement of being in class for almost all the classes (3 skips allowed/class) Elon offers a lot to do. As almost all students reside on […]

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Stacey Bailey from Scotland studying a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank

Hi guys! My name is Stacey, I am studying the Master of Health Promotion at the USC SouthBank campus. I am from the UK and have been in Brisbane for 18 months and I am now in my final semester. I have always dreamed of travelling around Australia and seeing the many differing landscapes – and the wildlife has always drawn me here. In 2013 … Continue reading Stacey Bailey from Scotland studying a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank

15 Australian Music Festivals You Need To Experience At Least Once

Featured image: Bianca Holderness There are so many festivals in Australia that you should check out, with everything from genres such as electro, rock, dubstep, pop and indie music! We have put together a list of 15 festivals in Australia that we believe you should check out whilst studying! 1. The Big Pineapple Festival – Sunshine Coast, QLD Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple Music Festival is … Continue reading 15 Australian Music Festivals You Need To Experience At Least Once

Kerstin Brasseler from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

My name is Kerstin and I am studying Information and Communication Design at the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany. For my semester abroad I wanted to see something completely different from home, so I decided to come to Australia and USC where I am studying a Diploma in Communications. When I first arrived at the USC campus, I immediately fell in love with all … Continue reading Kerstin Brasseler from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Sara Hajari from Iran studying a Master of Information and Communications Technology at USC SouthBank

My name is Sara and I’m from Iran! I did my undergrad in statistics in my home country. Currently, I’ve been studying the Master of Information and Communications Technology (MICT) at the University of Sunshine Coast (SouthBank) for over two semesters. This program includes four semesters of study that can help me to become a data scientist after I graduate. The USC SouthBank Campus is close to … Continue reading Sara Hajari from Iran studying a Master of Information and Communications Technology at USC SouthBank

Tina Haagensen from Norway studying Animal Ecology at USC Sunshine Coast and studying overseas for one semester at the University of Wyoming, USA

Animal Ecology at USC Sunshine Coast In 2016 I decided to leave Norway and come to USC and Australia to study a Bachelor of Animal Ecology. I have always been interested in animals and nature and thought this degree would be a good fit. Now, 3 years later and about to graduate, I do not regret my decision. My teachers have been amazing, I have … Continue reading Tina Haagensen from Norway studying Animal Ecology at USC Sunshine Coast and studying overseas for one semester at the University of Wyoming, USA

Samira Davis from Manhattanville College in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Tjena! My name is Samira Davis! I was born in Brooklyn, New York but raised in Stockholm, Sweden. My university back home in New York, Manhattanville College was able to give me the opportunity to become an International student for one semester here at USC. I’m studying for a Diploma in General Studies. University of the Sunshine Coast is located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast … Continue reading Samira Davis from Manhattanville College in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

USC student Samuel Morrison studying overseas at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan

As part of my International Studies degree at USC, I was lucky enough to be able to spend a full year at Doshisha University in the beautiful and historic city of Kyoto, Japan. During the past two semesters, I have been able to take daily Japanese classes, as well as select interesting and relevant electives such as Education in Japan (taught in Japanese!) which will … Continue reading USC student Samuel Morrison studying overseas at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan

5 Travel Destinations from the Sunshine Coast Airport

On the Sunshine Coast we have the Maroochydore Airport (MCY) that offers cheap flights around Australia, enabling you to visit places that’s on your bucket list in your study break. Airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand often offers cheap tickets for you as a student wanting to explore and travel. Here are some of our favourite destinations! Featured Image: Anne Gibson, http://www.nzherald.co.nz 1. Melbourne … Continue reading 5 Travel Destinations from the Sunshine Coast Airport

Eike Stau from the University of Regensburg in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hi, my name is Eike and I usually study political science in Regensburg, Germany. However, I am currently studying at USC as an international student. But now that my semester abroad is coming to an end it is time for a little review. During my preparations for the semester, the search for an apartment was of course at the top of my list. Fortunately, there … Continue reading Eike Stau from the University of Regensburg in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Thomas Loft from Denmark: 6 good reasons «not» to study at USC 😅

Thomas Loft from Denmark is studying a Bachelor of International Business at USC Sunshine Coast and wants to give you; 6 good reasons «not» to study at USC 🙉 1.    You get new best friends who you may never see again During your time at USC you will meet so many incredible new people and without a doubt make friends for life. Whether you meet … Continue reading Thomas Loft from Denmark: 6 good reasons «not» to study at USC 😅

Jessica Matt from Augsburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hey everyone, My name is Jessi, I am 22 years old and I am from Germany. Back home, I am studying International Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Ausgsburg. At the moment, however, I am studying here at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), in Australia. I was offered the wonderful opportunity to do a double degree and stay in Australia for … Continue reading Jessica Matt from Augsburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Jessica Mulligan from Montclair State University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Hey everyone! My name is Jessica Mulligan and I’m a junior at Montclair State University in the United States. I spent my junior year spring semester studying abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast. I have always dreamed about going to Australia one day and I was lucky enough to come study here for 5 months. I have had the best times in Australia … Continue reading Jessica Mulligan from Montclair State University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast