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Université de Nantes

Université de Nantes, 1, quai de Tourville, BP 13522, 44035 Nantes Cedex 1, France
3.76 / 5 based on 90 reviews.
Description:
The University of Nantes provides initial and continous education for an audience from a vast geographic zone. All big fields of knowledge are represented: Law, Political Science, Economics, Humanities, Health, Natural Sciences, and Technology.



Programmes
Accreditations
76% of students recommend
90 reviews
Housing
3.8/5
All experiences (90)
Student life
3.9/5
5 stars (12)
Academic
3.5/5
4 stars (48)
Languages
3.9/5
3 stars (30)
Expenses
3.6/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
Participate in the activities organised by the university, normally they are very interesting. To be open-minded, observe the different behaviours, respect the cultural differencies, make many friends. Read Review
UNKNOWN, China

Université de Nantes review by UNKNOWN

Review by UNKNOWN, Capital University of Economics and Trade, Beijing, China
Marketing and Sales Management, 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: On campus
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Auberge Jeuness, some kind of youth hotel
Why? It depends how many days that I'll spend there,if less than a week, I'll choose to live there; if longer, I'll hire a room in an apartment there.
Personal comments:
As a student, the housing condition in the campus of this university is pretty good, I was satisfied when I was there.
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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, Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Usually I went to the hall of Ecole Vétérinaire on Wednesday evening with my friends to dance. Every 2 weeks, we went to cinema in the evening.
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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:
I'm very satisfied with the courses, our professors were competent, they not only taught us in the faculty, but also had their professional jobs, I like their lessons.



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:
I think exams and essays are some kind of methods necessary to make sure the comprehension of the students. I don't like passing exams just for passing. We can add some notes of participation in the courses with the teacher.

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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: French
Was learning French a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my French
How much did you improve your French?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
I've made some very good friends here who are international students and french. They help me much. I think watching TV, listening to the radio, reading the books are also good ways to improve the language's abilities.
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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:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
The most reason is that when I was in China, I lived with my parents, I didn't spend money on food, telephon and housing etc.
Food, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Travel: was the same price as at home.
Nightlife: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
I've worked for 3 months in a restaurant in Paris like waitress in full time during the summer holidays.
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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...
The host country's culture, historical monuments & places, famous films stars, singers, popular songs etc.
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:
I like my student's life in this university. The atmosphere is opened, the social life is very interesting.



FINAL COMMENTS

Participate in the activities organised by the university, normally they are very interesting. To be open-minded, observe the different behaviours, respect the cultural differencies, make many friends.
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