My name is Alice and I'm from Sweden. I've been at USC for 2.5 years, studying a Bachelor of Creative Industries, with a major in Creative Writing and minor in Visual Communication. These past years have been incredibly fun and adventurous. Sunshine Coast is the perfect place to explore Australia from. So far, I've been … Continue reading Alice Carlqvist from Kilroy Sweden studying a Bachelor of Creative Industries: 10 Favourite Cafés on the Coast
Sunshine Coast offers some great events throughout every semester and we have collected a few of these here on our blog. Make sure to check them out, and we guarantee you, there's something for everyone! 1. Sunshine Coast Dessert Festival Details Sat, 15 Feb, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Aussie World 1 Downunder Drive, Palmview … Continue reading Upcoming events on the Sunshine Coast that you don’t want to miss out on this semester!
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 … Continue reading TOP 5 Places to eat on the Sunshine Coast
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 … Continue reading Alexa from HS Ansbach studying at USC!
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 … Continue reading Campbell Studying Overseas in Vienna, Austria
Student Exchange Experience By Declan Cox As a University student being able to do a semester aboard is one of the best opportunities you can do while studying. The chance to study and travel at the same time with the benefits that the university supports you is the best! My semester aboard was in Munich … Continue reading Declan studying overseas at the University of Applied Sciences Munich
Coming to Japan has been a dream I've had since I began studying Japanese in high school. From using a Japanese keyboard, to walking down the street surrounded by Japanese signs and Japanese people (the wide variety of faces and styles is amazing) are things you can't quite imagine if you've never been here. Recently, I … Continue reading Ashley Gundlach studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan
Studying at Doshisha University for two semesters was an awesome experience. Throughout Japan and the Kansai area Doshisha University, has a very good reputation and is considered to be a very prestigious private university. I have had so much fun seeing and visiting so many different places on my Study Overseas semester, hear … Continue reading Vincey at Doshisha University in Japan
I would like to tell you a little about my visit to Erbacher’s, a fruit & veg store. It is a sensational place definitely worth a visit (or two, or three...) – if you just get the chance, go there! I first went there with my Australian housemate during my first week here on the … Continue reading Tiina from Finland: A visit to a fruit & veg store
Hi, guys. The final exams are ending this week, time flys like an arrow! Some of the international students, including my flat mate, are going back to their countries so I would let you know a fine restaurant in the Sunshine Coast area. The name of the restaurant is Flame Hill Vinyard Restaurant, in Montville … Continue reading LEE from South Korea
One of my most memorable experiences this year, happened when I visited a strawberry farm in Caboolture, QLD. My friends Bill and Ann had earlier requested me to pay them a visit at their strawberry farm. The two own a massive strawberry farm in Caboolture which is about 30 mintes away or half way between the … Continue reading Patty from Taiwan: A Berry Sweet Day
Hi, everyone. Do you know how to get strawberries at a cheap price? Last week on a sunny day, I went to a strawberry farm to pick my own strawberry. It is just $5 for one container xD ye~ I’ve never been to a strawberry farm before and I had no idea what a strawberry … Continue reading Lee from South Korea: Strawberry picking
Kangaroo! Friends and Food..? Yesterday, when I walked to the University I found a little cute kangaroo chilling near the lake next to the University. Australians call the baby kangaroo ‘Joey’. It is very common to see some kangaroos around the University. When I think about Australia, kangaroo is the first thing that comes first in … Continue reading Natnaree from Thailand: Kangaroo! Friends and Food..?
Welcome new flat mate!! I recently got a flatmate, Sabrina who came from Mongolia. I was very delighted to meet her and we got on straight away mainly because we both spoke fluent Mandarin, we had no communication problem between us, but more than anything, this took me back to my country and brought wonderful … Continue reading Patty from Taiwan: Welcome new flatmate
Since I arrived in Australia I fell in love with this country and the people especially the Sunshine Coast. This is such a vast country with numerous multi-racial people. Yet, very underpopulated; in addition, it has got one of the world's best beaches and amazing lakes and the hinterland is full of amazing wild life. … Continue reading Patty from Taiwan: Delicious food at USC
Heavy rain. Severe thunderstorm warning. Possibility of hail. There has been some serious speculation amongst international students about the origins of the name “Sunshine Coast”. As we all know, even if we do not always admit it, the name of the university (and the region) was one of the aspects that drew our attention in … Continue reading Tiina from Finland: Rainy day remedy