USC student Ellie McLaren studying overseas at Ritsumeikan University in Japan

My name is Ellie McLaren, I have just completed my six-month program learning Japanese at Ritsumeikan University, Kinugasa Campus. I had the opportunity to learn Japanese through the IJL track (Intensive Japanese Language) whilst studying archaeology and heritage. I wanted to be in Kyoto to explore Kansai and be able to study world heritage sites … Continue reading USC student Ellie McLaren studying overseas at Ritsumeikan University in Japan

USC Student Abbi McClean studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) in Japan

Hi everyone! My name is Abbi McClean and I am currently studying Japanese language and culture at one of USC’s partner institutions – Nagoya University of Foreign Studies or NUFS (名古屋外語大学). NUFS is in the city of Nisshin which is kind of on the outskirts of the main Nagoya hub and I love it this … Continue reading USC Student Abbi McClean studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) in Japan

USC student Jedd Wilson studying Japanese at Doshisha University in Japan

Hello! My name is Jedd and I am currently studying the Japanese language at our partner institution  同志社大学 (Doshisha University). From the moment I landed in Japan I immediately knew this was a country that will be very different from Australia. I took a shuttle bus from the airport through Osaka to Kyoto. I arrived … Continue reading USC student Jedd Wilson studying Japanese at Doshisha University in Japan

Nicole Watson, studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) in 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 … Continue reading Nicole Watson, studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) in Japan

Jake Morril studying overseas at Doshisha University in Japan

Before coming to Japan I was still on the fence about studying overseas and had made a plan to leave later, however I came into contact with Ben, another student at USC, and he told me about his experiences in Japan and studying at Doshisha University. After hearing his story I immediately went to the … Continue reading Jake Morril studying overseas at Doshisha University in Japan

Ashley Gundlach studying overseas at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan

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