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!
Testimonial Isabelle Paul Getting closer to the end of my Master studies in International Tourism Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Worms, I decided to take one of the last chances to go abroad during my studies as I heard about the double degree Master program in International Business at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. With the completion of four … Continue reading Isabelle from FH Worms studying Masters overseas at USC
I took the initiative to study abroad and it was the best decision I have made as of yet. Since landing in Australia where I basically knew no one, I learned to stand up for myself and asked questions no matter how random and silly it might seem. It was quite daunting at first (just like any other time you did something you’re not … Continue reading Melanie from the Philippines studying at USC
I’ve planned my trip to Australia for a long time. I knew that I had one semester off because my high school finished after 3.5 years. It has always been my dream to go to Australia and improve my English but I didn’t want to go to a language school because there often are a lot of Swiss students. Through a German organisation I found … Continue reading Fiona from Switzerland studying at USC
Brisbane definitely deserves its own post. It is an amazing city! We went there on a day trip for the first day of the Brisbane Festival, especially to see the fabulous fireworks. This was also my first time in Brisbane, so it was great to see the city buzzing with happy people. It was like going back to civilization as I had spent a week … Continue reading Tiina from Finland: A visit to Brisbane
Hi everyone. I have been here in Australia for 18 months now . Last year, I heard about the EKKA in Brisbane. At first I was wondering what is EKKA, and then I asked some of my Aussie friends and found that EKKA is an agricultural show and also have amazing attractions. Unfortunately, I missed it last year. This year EKKA 2011 was started from … Continue reading Natnaree from Thailand: EKKA, the fair that I waited for a year!
This weekend I have been to the Brisbane River Festival with my friends. We left in the early Saturday morning to take the train down to Brizzie. Our accommodation for this weekend was the X- Base backpackers, which is directly located near the Central Station. After our check-in, we enjoyed this awesome city and headed over to the South Bank – a beautiful place with … Continue reading Martin from Switzerland: Brisbane River Festival