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Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College (BCUC)

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3.83 / 5 based on 42 reviews
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Ruipedro
Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The best place to learn a language is to live in the native country of that language, so the learning experience could not been better.
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Ruipedro
Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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Ruipedro
Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
5.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
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My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Variety of courses
Access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with international students
Interaction with local students
Personal comments
none
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
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Ruipedro
Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
4.7/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Not really, I think the challenges and surprises that I had, were the best way to developed my skills has a person and has a student
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
2
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
If you like an University with a campus life style, go for it. If not, I recommend any other University without a campus.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Buy a guide book from the city our country you going to, it´s the best way to get to know the place. From museums to restaurants and plays, you can find it all.
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Ruipedro
Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Nightlife, Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
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Ruipedro
Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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