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 have never considered myself a trailblazer but being the first and only Australian at Bø, is really a new and interesting experience. The Bø campus is one of eight, of the University College of South East Norway, set in picturesque hills within the county of Telemark which is sprinkled with beautiful lakes. Bø has about 6000 people with three supermarkets, banks, a variety of … Continue reading Ellyn-Rose Studying Overseas in Norway
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!
It has definitely been the best decision of my life to study abroad in Australia. I was one of the first Master students of my home university who went to the USC and had the chance of doing a double degree during the exchange semester. Therefore, compared to the Bachelor exchange students, I was unsure, as I didn’t have any references concerning the courses. As … Continue reading Christina from FH Wien in Austria studying at USC!
My time at Goucher… …has been amazing! Being international student already at USC I felt pretty prepared for most things. A good thing about Goucher is their InterConnect program that we were fortunate enough to be the first ones to be a part of. The program introduces you to the different things you might go through your time here and where you can turn for … Continue reading Nicole Studying Overseas at Goucher College
The time at the University of the Sunshine Coast was the best time of my studies. The USC is a partner university of my home university (University of Applied Sciences Ansbach). That’s why it was pretty easy for me to organise my semester abroad. The University of the Sunshine Coast has a lovely campus and you can see kangaroos nearly every day. The lectures and … Continue reading Alexa from HS Ansbach 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!
Putting into words the journey you so deeply embark on when studying abroad is difficult. I always knew that I wanted to study abroad but I never thought it would actually turn into a reality. Stepping out of New York’s JFK airport on the 30th of August at 10.30 pm I was greeted by Rider University’s Study abroad staff and taken in a mini … Continue reading Grace Studying Overseas at Rider University in New Jersey
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!
Studying abroad and living overseas is one of the most exciting, scary, happy, sad, crazy times of your life which you may only get one opportunity to do. So take it! I have been studying at the University of Aalborg in Denmark on exchange for 3 months. In that time I have been to The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Iceland, Germany, England and of course Denmark. That is … Continue reading Ellen Studying Overseas at the University of Aalborg, Denmark
I have always had a strong desire to travel, although like many students this dream can seem almost unrealistic. That was before I looked in the USC Study Exchange Program. With a desire to adventure and an eagerness to challenge myself I decided to jump into the unknown. That’s basically how I’ve ended where I am now, half way round the world in a … Continue reading Campbell Studying Overseas in Vienna, Austria
Friluftsliv in Norway! Where to begin… Three months ago I began my journey from the beautiful beaches of the sunshine coast all the way to the mountains and fjords of Sogndal. Sogndal is a student town in the middle of Norway; it is surrounded by snow caped mountains and over looks the beautiful fjord of Sogn og Fjordan, the longest fjord in the world. The … Continue reading Bridget Studying Overseas at Sogn og Fjordane University College in Norway
Having been to japan 3 years prior to travelling overseas with our university, i had a lot that i expected of japan, and the culture that went with it. but i of course knew that nothing would be what i expected even if i have experienced the culture before. Travelling from USC to NUFS was an experience in itself from boarding the first plane … Continue reading Tyler Studying Overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
University of the Sunshine Coast, when I first heard the name I immediately fell in love with it and my choice was made. It is the perfect place for me to finish my studies, improving my English skills and discover the nature and culture of a beautiful country. I am studying business on a bachelor level as a double degree in addition to my … Continue reading Thomas from Switzerland studying at USC
During my final day as a student in Oxford, Mississippi, I exited Ventress Hall and stood awestruck. Aesthetically, the architecture of Ole Miss’s Liberal Arts College sits somewhere in-between Schloss Neuschwanstei and the mind of Walt Disney. Perhaps the most peculiar quality of Ventress Hall is that, despite its diligent preservation and staggering form, it aligns perfectly with the attitude of Ole Miss, as well … Continue reading Charles studying overseas at University of Mississippi