Alexis Vernon from Rider University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Hi guys! My name is Lexi Vernon and I am from Rider University, located in New Jersey in the United States. I am studying abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Semester 2 where I am majoring in marketing and sports management. Studying abroad has always been something I have always wanted to do, as I have always had a passion for … Continue reading Alexis Vernon from Rider University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Samantha Zagurski from SUNY Fredonia in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

My name is Samantha Zagurski I am from West Leyden, New York. I study International Public Relations at SUNY Fredonia College. I was given the opportunity to become an International student for one semester here at USC Sunshine Coast for my third year of uni (college). I never wanted to study abroad somewhere close to home, so naturally I went all across the world. I … Continue reading Samantha Zagurski from SUNY Fredonia in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Connor Wills from Pace University studying at USC

Hi, my name is Connor Wills, and I’m studying Applied Psychology and Human Relations at Pace University in New York. I spent my fall semester in 2017 at University of the Sunshine Coast- semester 2 for the Australian universities. I decided to apply just before the application deadline, so my experience was a whirlwind of excitement and nerves before I even got to the university- … Continue reading Connor Wills from Pace University studying at USC

Tina Haagensen, studying overseas at the University of Wyoming

Last semester I travelled across the pond to the United States of America and spent a semester at the University of Wyoming. Before the semester started I explored the east coast together with one of my American friends. We met when she did her semester abroad at USC in 2016 and have kept in touch ever since. New York City was amazing, so much to … Continue reading Tina Haagensen, studying overseas at the University of Wyoming

Alek from University of Wyoming -USA- Studying on exchange at USC!

Going to Australia for a semester was one of the best decisions I could have made for my time in college.  Right from the beginning I was having eye opening experiences, connecting with people, and growing as a person. The people are down to earth and friendly, and I was being welcomed to Australia for months by everyone I met. Between that and the relaxed … Continue reading Alek from University of Wyoming -USA- Studying on exchange at USC!

Sara Studying Overseas at California State University, Monterey Bay

  I am now 3 days out of my semester abroad in an apartment in New York, reflecting on what has been an unforgettable adventure. My overseas study experience began and finished in California, at California State University, Monterey Bay. I arrived in San Francisco on the 10th of January 2017. As the semester didn’t begin till the 20th of January, I spent a week … Continue reading Sara Studying Overseas at California State University, Monterey Bay

Nicole Studying Overseas at Goucher College

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

Kate Studying Overseas at Millikin University, Illinois

  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

Grace Studying Overseas at Rider University in New Jersey

  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

Charles studying overseas at University of Mississippi

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

Bec studying overseas in the United States of America

  I am a recently graduated science student, majoring in sustainability. My passions lie in sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation. In order to gain additional  ‘real world’ experience in this area, I accepted the offer to study abroad during the second-last semester of my undergraduate degree. So in 2015, I  undertook  two work-place learning courses (WPL310, WPL311) in the United States of America. The first … Continue reading Bec studying overseas in the United States of America

Becca Studying Overseas at Adelphi University in New York

I still can’t remember the reason why I chose to study overseas. Something compelled me to leave my comfort zone of the Sunshine Coast and take a leap of faith. Don’t get me wrong, I miss everything about Australia, but over the past 13 weeks, New York has definitely become my home away from home. When I first hopped off the plane I was a … Continue reading Becca Studying Overseas at Adelphi University in New York

Lili studying overseas at California State University Monterey Bay

From the moment I received my acceptance letter in the mail I knew I was about to embark on an amazing adventure and a year to remember, but there is really nothing that can prepare you for the experience you will have while on exchange because your experience is as unique as the people you will meet and every bit as incredible as you hope! From the … Continue reading Lili studying overseas at California State University Monterey Bay

Georgia studying overseas at the University Of Massachusetts Boston

UMASS BOSTON EXCHANGE After several months of contemplating whether or not to study overseas, I finally listened to my gut and put in an application to study at The University Of Massachusetts Boston. Unsure if I was ready to commit to the decision with the fear of such a big change, I was accepted and I instantly knew I was meant to go. Being such … Continue reading Georgia studying overseas at the University Of Massachusetts Boston

Maddison studying at Niagara University

Sometimes I still can’t believe that this adventure I worked towards for years has actually come true, and that it is already half way through. I still remember the day when that confirmation email came through I couldn’t comprehend what I had just achieved for myself, so much so I was in tears, happy of course. Arriving at the beginning of the academic year for … Continue reading Maddison studying at Niagara University

Benjamin from Concordia College Studying at USC

Exchange Student:  Benjamin a Norwegian student from Concordia College-Moorhead in the USA decided to explore a little more of the world by studying business at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia for a Study Abroad Semester.  Name: Benjamin Age: 23 Field of study: Business Management   About the place of study How did you decide that this is where you wanted to go? I began … Continue reading Benjamin from Concordia College Studying at USC