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
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
Hi everyone! We are Ksenia and Alina and are studying in a master’s program at the University of Applied Sciences in Steyr, Upper Austria. We have just completed our second semester at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Our time in Australia was amazing! It was a life-changing experience. During these several months we dived deeply into the ‘laid back’ Aussie culture with its active … Continue reading Ksenia and Alina from FH Upper Austria studying at USC
G’day, My name is Benny, I’m 26 and study International Business in Germany. The last two semesters of my Bachelor degree have been at USC and therefore in Queensland, Australia. Studying here is totally different from the system back in Germany as in addition to the regular lectures there are tutorials for every subject. Furthermore there are mostly three tasks/assignments in every course, consisting of … Continue reading Benny, Germany, studying at USC
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 and arrived perfectly on time for Orientation Week. It was … 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 to my German degree. Sounds too good to be true … Continue reading Jannik from University FH Wedel, Germany studying at USC!
As I was almost done with my Bachelor studies in Germany I thought about what could I do to increase the chances to get a job in the area and the company I wanted to work for in my future. A lot of companies require work experience, good English skills or different degrees. That’s why I started thinking about doing a semester abroad. The USC … Continue reading Olaf from Hochschule Emden/Leer, Germany studying at USC!
In my Bachelor degree, I did an exchange semester in Salzburg, Austria, and I had such a good time with some lovely people and Austria`s beautiful surroundings. That was the moment when I decided to do a Master’s degree; the whole degree in another country and having again an incredible time. StudySmart, a NPO in Switzerland, helped me to make this dream come true by … Continue reading Pascal from Switzerland studying at USC!
I always had the goal to spend a semester as an Exchange student somewhere around the globe. It was one of my requirements to the University to have a various offer on exchange programs. So, it came that I got the opportunity to do my exchange in a wonderful country called Australia! Get Started! Directly after I visited my first lesson in the Orientation Week, … Continue reading Sandro from HS Lucerne Switzerland, studying on exchange at USC!
That one semester at the University of Sunshine Coast was one of the best of my studies so far! Class was a bit challenging at first because of the different style of teaching. In Switzerland everything depends on the grade you get on the exams at the end of a semester while at the USC you can improve your grade with tasks during the semester. … Continue reading Joséphine from HTW Chur – Switzerland studying on exchange at USC!
I am half way through my study overseas semester at the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein and so far, it has been epic. When I got here, everything was covered in the thick layer of snow. Before university started, I worked for 2 months as ski instructor at the ski resort is 20 minutes from the university. At the start, I had to wear 5 … Continue reading Anna Studying Overseas in Austria
Studying at the Doshisha University has been a semi-dream that I aspired towards when entering the University of Sunshine Coast. I heard many stories from my brother and my friends about the lifestyle in Japan, and on arrival, I have to admit it is opposite from Australia. The first month, I was fascinated in exploring Tokyo and Kyoto before University started. I had a slight … Continue reading Minami from USC Studying Overseas at Doshisha University
I chose the Diploma in Business at the University of the Sunshine Coast in order to learn business skills and improve my English while obtaining a certificate from a foreign institution. Studying at the USC allowed me to continue my current information technology studies on top of gaining business knowledge from amazing lecturers while living at the beach and hanging out with kangaroos on campus. … Continue reading Daniel from Germany studying at USC!
As I am sitting here reflecting on my experience overseas I have so many emotions running through me. Being here in America is so surreal and I find myself every day finding it hard to believe I am actually here. It’s true what Ferris Bueller said “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss … Continue reading Kate Studying Overseas at Millikin University, Illinois
My semester abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast was one of the greatest experiences I had during my studies. I chose the “Diploma in General” instead of the normal Study Abroad program, which gave me a final certificate from USC. For the Diploma I had to take four courses. Due to the many assignments, studying was very time-consuming, but I improved my organization … Continue reading Andreas from FH Furtwangen in Germany Studying at USC!
Studying one semester at University of the Sunshine Coast was the best and most interesting, but also sometimes a challenging time of my studies. At my home university in Germany, our assessments were mainly exams and presentations. Becoming adjusted to the assignments at the USC and in particular writing in academical English, took some time and was even frustrating at times. However, the support by the University, … Continue reading Vanessa from HS Worms studying at USC!