Francesca Iannacone from Elon University in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hi! My name is Francesca Iannacone, and I am a New Yorker who studies Psychology at Elon University in North Carolina. I am currently studying abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC Sunshine Coast). I want to share some helpful tips I have for anyone who is considering studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast for a semester or longer; Be flexible in your … Continue reading Francesca Iannacone from Elon University in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

20 Things Only People Who Studied Abroad At USC Sunshine Coast Will Understand

1. You thought that the kangaroos at campus were photoshopped until you got here: 2. It was pretty hard to choose between studying, going to class, and this: 3.These freakin’ birds tried to steal your brass meals: 3. Watching a boxing game between two kangaroos was more exciting than Mayweather vs McGregor: 4.  You realised that surfing was not as easy as it looks: 5. … Continue reading 20 Things Only People Who Studied Abroad At USC Sunshine Coast Will Understand

USC student Timothy Gill studying overseas at at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan

  My name is Tim, I am currently studying at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan.  Studying overseas has been an eye-opening experience, and I have been able to delve into the language and culture in a way I couldn’t experience anywhere else. A simple bike ride or walk to the university allows me to see various temples and shrines that define the history and identity … Continue reading USC student Timothy Gill studying overseas at at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan

Rajkumari Karki from Nepal studying a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank

My name is Rajkumari Karki, and I’m currently undertaking a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank. I’m from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. I come from a nursing background and I was keen to get a degree in a multi-disciplinary subject that would also be closely related to health. I did my research in finding a course that was new to me and … Continue reading Rajkumari Karki from Nepal studying a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank

Julie Våga from HVL Sogndal in Norway – “TOP 5 Weekend Getaways” Whilst Studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Hello, My name is Julie, and I am from the Norwegian University HVL Sogndal. I am currently studying at USC Sunshine Coast and have for the last year. As travelling is one of my biggest passions, I thought I would share a few tips for “weekend getaways” you could do whilst studying at USC Sunshine Coast. Brisbane: The closest city for that “big city feeling” … Continue reading Julie Våga from HVL Sogndal in Norway – “TOP 5 Weekend Getaways” Whilst Studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Matthias Kolodziejczyk from the University of Applied Sciences in Worms studying at USC Sunshine Coast

My name is Matthias and I study Master of International Business in a Double Degree Program at USC in Sippy Downs. At HS Worms, I am currently studying International Management. What I can say about a semester abroad at USC Sunshine Coast is hard to put into words. You must experience it! I came to USC with a group of 5 friends from the same … Continue reading Matthias Kolodziejczyk from the University of Applied Sciences in Worms studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Marisa Talerico from Towson University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Coming into studying abroad I was nervous, but mostly excited. I’ve been wanting to travel to Australia since I was a kid and I finally got my chance. Looking back on all my experiences, I wouldn’t have wanted to study anywhere else besides the Sunshine Coast. I really fit into and enjoy the lifestyle which is very laidback, friendly, and the beach and being outside … Continue reading Marisa Talerico from Towson University in the US studying abroad at USC Sunshine Coast

Jerome Albores from the Philippines studying a Master of Professional Accounting at USC SouthBank

Hi everyone! I’m Jerome, an international student from the Philippines. I am in my second year of studying a Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) at the University of the Sunshine Coast: SouthBank campus. I completed a Bachelor’s degree in Management Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines back in 2012. I then worked for 6 years in the corporate world as a … Continue reading Jerome Albores from the Philippines studying a Master of Professional Accounting at USC SouthBank

USC student Victor Hultman studying overseas at Elon University in the US

To summarise my stay at Elon University in North Carolina it was, to say the least, a great time. Although most of my stay was on campus due to the requirement of being in class for almost all the classes (3 skips allowed/class) Elon offers a lot to do. As almost all students reside on […]

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Stacey Bailey from Scotland studying a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank

Hi guys! My name is Stacey, I am studying the Master of Health Promotion at the USC SouthBank campus. I am from the UK and have been in Brisbane for 18 months and I am now in my final semester. I have always dreamed of travelling around Australia and seeing the many differing landscapes – and the wildlife has always drawn me here. In 2013 … Continue reading Stacey Bailey from Scotland studying a Master of Health Promotion at USC SouthBank

15 Australian Music Festivals You Need To Experience At Least Once

Featured image: Bianca Holderness There are so many festivals in Australia that you should check out, with everything from genres such as electro, rock, dubstep, pop and indie music! We have put together a list of 15 festivals in Australia that we believe you should check out whilst studying! 1. The Big Pineapple Festival – Sunshine Coast, QLD Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple Music Festival is … Continue reading 15 Australian Music Festivals You Need To Experience At Least Once

Kerstin Brasseler from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

My name is Kerstin and I am studying Information and Communication Design at the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany. For my semester abroad I wanted to see something completely different from home, so I decided to come to Australia and USC where I am studying a Diploma in Communications. When I first arrived at the USC campus, I immediately fell in love with all … Continue reading Kerstin Brasseler from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Sara Hajari from Iran studying a Master of Information and Communications Technology at USC SouthBank

My name is Sara and I’m from Iran! I did my undergrad in statistics in my home country. Currently, I’ve been studying the Master of Information and Communications Technology (MICT) at the University of Sunshine Coast (SouthBank) for over two semesters. This program includes four semesters of study that can help me to become a data scientist after I graduate. The USC SouthBank Campus is close to … Continue reading Sara Hajari from Iran studying a Master of Information and Communications Technology at USC SouthBank

Tina Haagensen from Norway studying Animal Ecology at USC Sunshine Coast and studying overseas for one semester at the University of Wyoming, USA

Animal Ecology at USC Sunshine Coast In 2016 I decided to leave Norway and come to USC and Australia to study a Bachelor of Animal Ecology. I have always been interested in animals and nature and thought this degree would be a good fit. Now, 3 years later and about to graduate, I do not regret my decision. My teachers have been amazing, I have … Continue reading Tina Haagensen from Norway studying Animal Ecology at USC Sunshine Coast and studying overseas for one semester at the University of Wyoming, USA

Samira Davis from Manhattanville College in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

Tjena! My name is Samira Davis! I was born in Brooklyn, New York but raised in Stockholm, Sweden. My university back home in New York, Manhattanville College was able to give me the opportunity to become an International student for one semester here at USC. I’m studying for a Diploma in General Studies. University of the Sunshine Coast is located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast … Continue reading Samira Davis from Manhattanville College in the US studying at USC Sunshine Coast

USC student Samuel Morrison studying overseas at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan

As part of my International Studies degree at USC, I was lucky enough to be able to spend a full year at Doshisha University in the beautiful and historic city of Kyoto, Japan. During the past two semesters, I have been able to take daily Japanese classes, as well as select interesting and relevant electives such as Education in Japan (taught in Japanese!) which will … Continue reading USC student Samuel Morrison studying overseas at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan