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Flinders University (FU)

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SuzyLopez
Middlebury College, Middlebury, United States
Law, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
Nothing
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
1
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Adelaide is a great city and Flinders is a very nice university in teh suburbs but easily accessible by bus to the city.
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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
1
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Cairns is great! Fiji and New Zealand are too!
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SuzyLopez
Middlebury College, Middlebury, United States
Law, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
I loved living with Australian students instead of Americans like many of my friends did who studied in Sydney and other places.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Very clean and close to bus lines and the mall
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SuzyLopez
Middlebury College, Middlebury, United States
Law, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The Planet, Marion Mall, Rundle Mall, Glenelg, Brighton, Hindley Street, King William street all had great bars
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SuzyLopez
Middlebury College, Middlebury, United States
Law, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
The exchange rate is very favorable to Americans
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Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife, Food, Housing:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Second-hand bedding
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Get a Letīs Go or Lonely Planet to save expenses on trips
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SuzyLopez
Middlebury College, Middlebury, United States
Law, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Academic
Course recommendations
Australian studies is a great department
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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
It just takes a bot of getting use dto another academic system
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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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SuzyLopez
Middlebury College, Middlebury, United States
Law, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
English
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