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City University

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4.12 / 5 based on 65 reviews
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Suzanna K
Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, Netherlands
Journalism, Graduate, Independent
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It was all in English so no problems whatsoever
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Suzanna K
Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, Netherlands
Journalism, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Overall, Housing, Food, Travel, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was the same price as 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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Suzanna K
Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, Netherlands
Journalism, Graduate, Independent
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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Suzanna K
Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, Netherlands
Journalism, Graduate, Independent
Overall
I wish I had known...
No
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
1
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Go there because it has a great reputation and you will meet a lot of international students (contacts/friends) in the journalism course.
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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
1
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Get a student discount card for to travel right away. Take pics, because this is experience is a once in a life-time!
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Suzanna K
Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, Netherlands
Journalism, Graduate, Independent
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel, Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
In London there is great bars everywhere. New year's eve at the Thames. Covent Garden. Ice rinks everywhere.
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Suzanna K
Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, Netherlands
Journalism, Graduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Great contacts, friends
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I love it there!
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