USC Student Abbi McClean studying overseas at Musashino University in Japan

Hi everyone! My name is Abbi McClean and I am currently studying Japanese language and culture at one of USC’s partner institutions – Nagoya University of Foreign Studies or NUFS (名古屋外語大学). NUFS is in the city of Nisshin which is kind of on the outskirts of the main Nagoya hub and I love it this way! Nagoya is not as famous as Tokyo and Kyoto, … Continue reading USC Student Abbi McClean studying overseas at Musashino University in Japan

Annelin Sætre from HVL Sogndal studying a Diploma degree at USC Sunshine Coast

Hi, I’m Annelin and I’m an international student at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The University I’m studying at in Norway (HVL) gave me the opportunity to take the last of six semesters in my bachelor degree abroad. This is what I am doing now, and I am so glad I took that opportunity! I am doing a Diploma in General Studies, and my … Continue reading Annelin Sætre from HVL Sogndal studying a Diploma degree at USC Sunshine Coast

Brian Bikram from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Australia, for some time now, has always been my number one travel destination. The kangaroos, the beautiful weather, the Australian accent, and many more made me want to come here. When I found out that I had the opportunity to study abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), I immediately knew I would try to come here. After a lot of work and … Continue reading Brian Bikram from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Nina Bonhoff from Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Check out Nina Bonhoff’s Australia Video here! My name is Nina Bonhoff and I am studying International Business Studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Aachen, Germany. In my last two semesters I decided to go abroad to complete my double degree program at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. I decided to live in one of the two student accommodations … Continue reading Nina Bonhoff from Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Mikayla Murphy from Bryant University in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hello everyone, my name is Mikayla Murphy and I am from Boston Massachuetts, USA. I have always had the dream of studying abroad in Australia and USC made that possible. Throughout my semester here I have met amazing people, taken interesting classes and gotten to travel the world. Taking this trifecta, I have been able to grow myself as a student and as an individual … Continue reading Mikayla Murphy from Bryant University in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Oliver Siewertsen from Kilroy Denmark studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hey everyone, my name is Oliver and I’m 20 years old. I’m currently a Study Abroad student from Kilroy because I’m having a gap-year in Denmark and wanted to do something different than just travelling around. I had many different universities in Australia in mind but decided to choose USC because of the program, the location and their effort to make international students feel welcome. … Continue reading Oliver Siewertsen from Kilroy Denmark studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Kirsten Haas from Nuremberg Institute of Technology in Germany studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

I am studying international Business at the TH Nuremberg in Germany. My degree requires me to complete both an internship and a semester abroad. As I did an internship in London, I wanted to do my semester outside of Europe. Having travelled through Australia before, I decided to come back. I choose the USC as it has a great reputation and is close to so … Continue reading Kirsten Haas from Nuremberg Institute of Technology in Germany studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Rylie Malm from University of Idaho studying at USC Sunshine Coast

I have learned a lot from my experience abroad, not just in my field of study but also about myself. My road to get where I am now was not easy. I was and still am constantly having to overcome barriers I didn’t know where there. I found that instead of fighting these hang-ups and spending energy and time on something that isn’t working, just … Continue reading Rylie Malm from University of Idaho studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Tobias Kahl from Aachen University of Applied Sciences studying at USC

Hey everyone! I am Tobias from Aachen, Germany currently studying one semester abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast. My university back home, FH Aachen, and USC, offer students the opportunity to participate in the Business Diploma program, which is a worldwide recognised certificate. Studying at USC turns out to be the best time of my life, even though the workload at the USC … Continue reading Tobias Kahl from Aachen University of Applied Sciences studying at USC

Jenna Dean from Rider University studying at USC

Hi! My name is Jenna Dean and I am studying abroad here at USC through Rider University, New Jersey. I am studying to become an Elementary School teacher! Since I’m only here for one semester, I have hit the ground running trying to see everything Australia has to offer. My favourite place to explore around the Sunshine Coast is the Australia Zoo! I love being … Continue reading Jenna Dean from Rider University studying at USC

USC student Jedd Wilson studying Japanese at Doshisha University in Japan

Hello! My name is Jedd and I am currently studying the Japanese language at our partner institution  同志社大学 (Doshisha University). From the moment I landed in Japan I immediately knew this was a country that will be very different from Australia. I took a shuttle bus from the airport through Osaka to Kyoto. I arrived at my dorm, which is located right next to the 鴨川 (The … Continue reading USC student Jedd Wilson studying Japanese at Doshisha University in Japan

TOP 5 Places to eat on the Sunshine Coast

Don’t miss out on amazing food here on the Sunshine Coast! We have made a top 5 list of places you should check out to indulge in some of the best food experiences on the coast. 1. Raw + Rice, Mooloolaba. Raw + Rice in Mooloolaba is probably one of the best poke bowl bars on the Sunshine Coast, serving deliciously fresh and tasty bowls … Continue reading TOP 5 Places to eat on the Sunshine Coast

USC student Christina Fawkes’ exchange semester at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany

I left Australia on the 15th of August for an experience of a life time. I started my exchange Semester in the best way possible with island hopping in Greece. After 10 days of exploring, swimming, sun baking, and eating gyozas, I made my way to Italy where I enjoyed the ancient roman architecture. I then bus-hopped through Nice in France where I made my … Continue reading USC student Christina Fawkes’ exchange semester at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany

USC student Brittney Pilcher studying overseas at Hochschule Fulda in Germany

Guten Tag! My name’s Brittney and I did a semester overseas studying Social Work at Hochschule Fulda. Fulda is a cute little town in the centre of Germany with cobble-stone roads, bakeries and bars on every corner. I was part of the ‘International Course in Social Work’ where I learnt about the history, social welfare systems of Germany, and how to speak Deutsch. As part … Continue reading USC student Brittney Pilcher studying overseas at Hochschule Fulda in Germany

Lita Keller from Niagara University studying at USC

I did an exchange semester at the University of the Sunshine Coast from July to November 2017. From my four-month study abroad experience in Australia, I have learned so much about myself, made new friends and experienced new adventures! During my time at USC, I lived with an Australian guy and a German girl. I also became friends with other Germans, Australians, Swedes, and Austrians. … Continue reading Lita Keller from Niagara University studying at USC

USC student Tayla Everson studying overseas at Mannheim University in Germany

My name is Tayla and I have just returned home from a semester abroad in Mannheim, Germany. I have had nothing short than the time of my life, and as cliché as it sounds, it’s true. Travelling to new countries every weekend, what else could the experience have been, if not perfect? If you’re thinking about studying overseas for an exchange semester, stop thinking about … Continue reading USC student Tayla Everson studying overseas at Mannheim University in Germany