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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810 Aveiro, Portugal
4.03 / 5 based on 42 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
85% of students recommend
42 reviews
Housing
4.3/5
All experiences (42)
Student life
4.1/5
5 stars (6)
Academic
3.8/5
4 stars (36)
Languages
4.1/5
3 stars (0)
Expenses
3.8/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.6/5
1 star (0)
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Universidade de Aveiro review by Sonia

Review by Sonia, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Lyngby, Denmark
Engineering, Independent
HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: Collegium
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Collegium
Why? Privacy & good conditions
Personal comments:
My experience was more than perfect, nothing bad to point out
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Plenty of great small cafe & restaurants. I miss the sunseton the lovely Ria. If you have an opportunity to go there... do not miss it!
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ACADEMIC       3.5 / 5
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
none

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Portuguese
Was learning Portuguese a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Personal comments:
no problems
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife: was the same price as at home.
Travel: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
none
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
more details about the weather
In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
Go for it!



FINAL COMMENTS

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