2020 has been a different and unprecedented year. Therefore, with 2021 right around the corner, we thought it's time to take a quick look back at some of the things that most of us probably did (or experienced) during 2020. Do you recognise yourself in any of these? If so, share it with your friends … Continue reading 12 Things You Most Likely Did In 2020
There are many local, but also popular spots just a short bus ride or drive away from campus. Our USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs) campus is lucky to have a bus stop right on campus, and only a 5 minute walk away from our student accommodation options UniCentral, Varsity and The Village. We have listed … Continue reading Visit Popular Local Spots Close To The USC Sunshine Coast Campus
My name is Ellie McLaren, I have just completed my six-month program learning Japanese at Ritsumeikan University, Kinugasa Campus. I had the opportunity to learn Japanese through the IJL track (Intensive Japanese Language) whilst studying archaeology and heritage. I wanted to be in Kyoto to explore Kansai and be able to study world heritage sites … Continue reading USC student Ellie McLaren studying overseas at Ritsumeikan University in Japan
Hallo! My name is Kalvin and I’m studying creative writing at USC Sunshine Coast. Right now, I’m studying overseas at the RheinAhrCampus In Germany. I live in a little town called Remagen, which is on the glorious River Rhein. Coming to Germany was a surprise because I couldn’t have planned it. When I was volunteering … Continue reading USC student Kalvin Mitchell studying overseas at the University of Applied Sciences Koblenz – RheinAhr in Germany
Hi! My name’s Luke and I’m a third-year student studying a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management). Having just experienced a semester abroad in Japan, there are lots of amazing things to share! I remember hearing about the Study Overseas program and instantly deciding it was an opportunity too good to miss. I chose Japan … Continue reading USC student Luke Booker studying overseas at Akita International University in Japan
I travelled to Norway at the end of July, and spent about 5 months living in Sogndal, Norway, which lies on the Sognefjord. I studied at HVL doing the course Outdoor Education and Nordic Friluftsliv. I’ve always wanted to go to Norway growing up, and this seemed like the greatest excuse ever to experience a … Continue reading USC student Alex Davies studying overseas at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Sogn and Fjordane
My name is Daniel Chilly, I am currently studying a Bachelor of Social Work/Criminology & Justice. I participated in theStudy Overseas program during the winter of 2019, September to December, at University of Applied Sciences Fulda, Germany. I chose to study at this university as it had a set International Social Work Course that offered an … Continue reading USC student Daniel Chilly studying overseas at the University of Applied Sciences Fulda in Germany
We have gathered a couple of hidden gems here on the coast, ranging from cafes to beautiful, hidden locations. Some of these places might be familiar to a Sunshine Coast local, but if you're new to the Sunshine Coast you should definitely make some time on your schedule to visit these places! Front page photo: … Continue reading 5 Hidden Gems on the Sunshine Coast
Check out some of the photos from the International Welcome Day & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour! Wildlife HQ visited us - you can check out their Instagram or visit them here. The AdventureDudes were here and have some awesome trips this semester, check them out here! Keen on skydiving? Check out Skydive Australia! Student Guild … Continue reading International Welcome Day & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour – Semester 1, 2020!
Hi, my name is Jessica McKenna and I am a second year student studying a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) at USC Sunshine Coast. I took my abroad semester at Pace University in New York City. I chose to Study Overseas to experience life in one of the biggest metropolises in the world. The bustling … Continue reading USC student Jessica McKenna studying overseas at Pace University in the US
Sunshine Coast offers some great events throughout every semester and we have collected a few of these here on our blog. Make sure to check them out, and we guarantee you, there's something for everyone! 1. Sunshine Coast Dessert Festival Details Sat, 15 Feb, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Aussie World 1 Downunder Drive, Palmview … Continue reading Upcoming events on the Sunshine Coast that you don’t want to miss out on this semester!
In 2019, we have had a record year with over 500 photos tagged with @USC.International & #USCInternational on Instagram. Here are some of our favourites! 10. @maggi95 visited the beautiful Glass House Mountains while studying at USC. Just a 20 minute drive from USC Sunshine Coast, and we assume the view was worth … Continue reading Top 10 Photos from our International Students in 2019
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 - … Continue reading 15 Australian Music Festivals You Need To Experience At Least Once
🎓 International Ceremony of Completion Semester 1, 2019 🎓 On Monday 25th of June 2019, USC International held the International Ceremony of Completion which is a celebration for International students who are due to complete their Award program at USC. It is a ceremonial event held at USC's Sippy Downs campus and is offered in addition … Continue reading International Ceremony of Completion Semester 1, 2019
Kai Meier from the HMKW University of Applied Science in Berlin My amazing semester abroad at USC And there it was, I was finally leaving Germany and once again I was on my way to Australia. After I finished my last day at university in Berlin on a Friday, I jumped onto the next plane … Continue reading Kai Meier from Germany studying at USC!
For my third Master semester I decided to say "Goodbye" to cold Germany and escape to sunny Australia. I was even happier with my decision when I found out about the USC´s Double Degree Program. By only completing one semester in Australia I would be able to get a full Masters degree in addition … Continue reading Jannik from University FH Wedel, Germany studying at USC!