USC student Anna Howard studying overseas at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic

I left Brisbane airport at the beginning of February to pursue a dream of mine that I’ve had since I was in school – to study overseas. I was heading to Brno, Czech Republic, which all together including stopovers took me a long 50 hours to get to. I had never heard of Brno before and never really thought about studying specifically in the Czech … Continue reading USC student Anna Howard studying overseas at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic

International Ceremony of Completion Semester 1, 2019

🎓 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 to USC’s official Graduation. Check out the slideshow below! Continue reading International Ceremony of Completion Semester 1, 2019

Marvin Staudt from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

On the 6th of February, I took a flight from Munich to Indonesia, which was the beginning of my ‘around the world trip’.  After having one week of the ‘island life’, I was on my way to the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Sippy Downs. I am studying business informatics at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, and I decided to apply … Continue reading Marvin Staudt from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Florentine Maerz from the University of Media, Communication and Business (HMKW) in Berlin studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hi y’all! My name is Florentine and I’m studying Media and Business Psychology at HMKW in Berlin. On February 14th, I decided to leave Germany to spend my 4th semester in Australia at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The semester started with an extensive Orientation Week where students can get all the information they need about the campus, the study system and life in … Continue reading Florentine Maerz from the University of Media, Communication and Business (HMKW) in Berlin studying at USC Sunshine Coast

USC Student Abbi McClean studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) 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 Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) 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