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)

Sandra Hollenstein from FHS St. Gallen studying at USC

The opportunity of completing a Double Degree combined with the possibility of living close to the Australian nature and beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast were my main reasons for studying at USC. Besides an attractive campus, USC offered several services and workshops as well as face-to-face discussions with lecturers to improve my academic progress. As part of the university life, I participated in different … Continue reading Sandra Hollenstein from FHS St. Gallen studying at USC

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

Samantha Wollitzer from the University of applied sciences Augsburg studying at USC

Finally, it turned the 15th February 2018 and I could catch my flight to Australia to do my exchange semester. My destination was the Sunshine Coast – how awesome sounds that? Especially, because I came from Germany where it was minus 5 degrees to a country where it is even warm at night. I loved it. I live at Varsity, a student accommodation which is … Continue reading Samantha Wollitzer from the University of applied sciences Augsburg studying at USC

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

Neele Doepkens from HS Bremen studying at USC

Spending one semester abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast was truly the best decision I could have made. Words cannot describe how amazing this experience was! Australia itself is just a beauty and I enjoyed the Australian lifestyle while studying at the Sunshine Coast – incredible beaches, national parks and the best surfing spots are just around the corner. Therefore, the weekend was … Continue reading Neele Doepkens from HS Bremen studying at USC

Braenna, studying overseas at Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Almost one year ago I sat in USC’s international office with the idea of studying abroad. A few weeks later I excitedly signed an agreement to study at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic and booked my plane ticket to the other side of the world. Since then I have had experiences far and varied. From ice skating, to snow skiing, to mountain hiking and … Continue reading Braenna, studying overseas at Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Markus Knauer from HS Kempten studying at USC

Hey, my Name is Markus, I am 24 years old and I am completing my “Diploma in Business” at the University of the Sunshine Coast to supplement my studies in Germany. At home I study “Business information systems” at the University of Applied Sciences Kempten. I chose Australia as my location for studying abroad because of the great nature and the good education system and … Continue reading Markus Knauer from HS Kempten studying at USC

Sinae Southon, studying overseas at Niagara University

As I sit here looking back on my semester abroad, I can honestly say that my time at Niagara University was the best in my life. I will admit, in the first few days I felt overwhelmed, lonely and completely out of my depth. But as classes settled in and life-long friendships began to form, I had never felt more at home. Although the lack … Continue reading Sinae Southon, studying overseas at Niagara University

Lukas Maier from OTH Regensburg studying at USC

Hi everyone, my name is Lukas and I’m an international student from Germany. I study ‘European Business Studies’ at the OTH Regensburg, and it´s part of the program to go abroad for two semesters to get a double degree after finishing the first year. As the name of the program says, all partner universities are in Europe – except one, the University of the Sunshine … Continue reading Lukas Maier from OTH Regensburg studying at USC

Riley Logan, studying overseas at Wyoming

I had never lived out of home before, let alone another country: I didn’t really know what to expect, but I felt both nervous and excited at the same time. I didn’t really know much about Wyoming before the exchange but upon arrival I quickly began learning! The orientation days were great to further understand how my semester would play out and to meet and … Continue reading Riley Logan, studying overseas at Wyoming

Linus Pohle from HS Kiel studying at USC

During my Business Master’s degree in Kiel, I took the opportunity to go to the Sunshine Coast to achieve the double degree with a Master of Business Administration. Looking forward to spending the fall term in the Australian summer made up for all things to organise in advance and I will always look back with joy and miss the study time at the USC. The … Continue reading Linus Pohle from HS Kiel studying at USC

Oda-Maria and Kajana, studying overseas at Konkuk University (Seoul, South Korea)

We are two Norwegian students who are studying a complete Business degree at USC. Going into the third year of our program we decided to study abroad for one semester at Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea. This was for us an interesting choice because we barely knew anything about the country prior to going there, all we knew was that the culture is very … Continue reading Oda-Maria and Kajana, studying overseas at Konkuk University (Seoul, South Korea)

Katja Maier from OTH Regensburg studying at USC

Are you keen, mate? The following text provides some important information and advice for any international planning on studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast! Uni life: The university has a completely different structure compared to my home university in Germany. Students do not just study for one exam at the end but are regularly asked to prove their knowledge through different assessments such … Continue reading Katja Maier from OTH Regensburg studying at USC

Ksenia and Alina from FH Upper Austria 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

Olivia Rainnie, studying overseas at the university of Tennessee

I spent a semester studying at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and it was honestly the best four months of my life! From the moment I arrived on the 16th of August, I knew my exchange was going to be such an amazing experience. I shared a room with another Australia girl from Sydney, which worked out to be excellent because now I have … Continue reading Olivia Rainnie, studying overseas at the university of Tennessee