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

USC student Abby Hannah studying overseas at Millersville University in the US

On the 16th August, I took a flight from Brisbane to Los Angeles which was the beginning of five months away from the place I called home. After spending a few days in LA, I left the West Coast and began my journey to a small city called Lancaster in Pennsylvania. In Lancaster, about 15 minutes out of the city, there is a small suburb … Continue reading USC student Abby Hannah studying overseas at Millersville University in the US

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

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

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

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)

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

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