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Glasgow School of Art

18 reviews
3.26 / 5 based on 18 reviews
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Harald S
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Erasmus
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
of course i improved - did not get scottish accent
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Harald S
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
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Housing, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Nightlife, Overall:
was the same price as at home.
Food:
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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Harald S
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
make sure you can choose a bit yourself. choose an easy project and work a lot.
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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
get mature! turn cross-disiplinary!
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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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Harald S
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
that the academic life is so conservative in britain - it is a log time since the empire ruled the world - and i would have arranged with better accomodation in order to improve living conditions
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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
3
Costs
2
Activities
1
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
be aware that you're going to UK
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
mingle with the chileans!
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Harald S
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
bar 10, the vic at thursdays, organic, tinderbox for coffee, the trad.brit pubs,
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Harald S
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Halls
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I like to have the freedom to choose myself
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Young students just left their mum, noisy, rude, untidy, unmature - cheap solutions for the accomodation
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