Mikaela Karppelin from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

What’s crackalackin mates?! I am Mikaela Karppelin from Finland, studying a bachelor’s degree in public health with physical activity and nutrition at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL). My exchange in Australia, Sunshine Coast was one of the best experiences I have had in my life, let me tell you why. Prior the exchange … Continue reading Mikaela Karppelin from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Tiina from Finland: Last thoughts about my Australian experience

Hi there, how’s it going? I hope all of you have had a fabulous Christmas time and relaxing holidays so far. I thought I would share a few last thoughts with you before my time at the USC is officially over. When I first arrived in Australia and met new local people, they would always … Continue reading Tiina from Finland: Last thoughts about my Australian experience

Tiina from Finland: Studying in Australia and in Finland

School is almost over! This semester has gone by really fast. It feels like yesterday when I first arrived at the University of the Sunshine Coast four months ago, very excited about what the semester would bring. As I told you earlier, my home university in Finland has a bilateral agreement for exchange with the … Continue reading Tiina from Finland: Studying in Australia and in Finland

Anna from the University of Eastern Finland: Souvenir shopping

One Saturday we decided to do some souvenir shopping with a group of friends. First we drove to Aussie World and did some shopping there. The picture below is from Ettamogah Pub which is in the Aussie World. I was told that it is a really famous pub. After Aussie World we went to Eumundi … Continue reading Anna from the University of Eastern Finland: Souvenir shopping

Anna from the University of Eastern Finland: Living at Varsity

I live at Varsity Apartments close to the campus. I was positively surprised when I first arrived there. I had a few doubts about student accommodation and living in a shared Apartment complex, which I hadn’t experienced before, but the apartments are nice and I especially like that I have my own room and bathroom. … Continue reading Anna from the University of Eastern Finland: Living at Varsity

Anna from the University of Eastern Finland: Australian experiences

Hi, my name is Anna. I’m from the University of Eastern Finland and came to the Sunshine Coast and USC to get new experiences. This is the first time in Australia for me (and outside Europe) so I was really excited to come here. Let me show you some of the best moments so far.   Zoo: … Continue reading Anna from the University of Eastern Finland: Australian experiences