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Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu

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4.05 / 5 based on 36 reviews
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Jelly
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
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)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Most people spoke English so there is not a great need to learn Finnish.
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Jelly
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
1.2/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Housing, Food, Travel, Telephone, Overall, Nightlife:
was more 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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Jelly
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
3.8/5
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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Jelly
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I was well prepared by my home institution so I knew what I was getting into.
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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
4
Costs
1
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Compared to the level I was used to at home, this study was a lot less difficult
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
2
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
Helsinki is a good place to travel from, especially visits to St.Petersburg, Stockholm, Talinn and Rovaniemi are worth it!
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Jelly
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife, Travel, Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Vanha, Kaivahuone, Kaarle and Soda
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Jelly
Hanzehogeschool, Hogeschool van Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Helsingin Liiketalouden Ammattikorkeakoulu
2.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: A room exchange
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
There is one apartment building where all foreign students are living together. Living there makes it a lot easier to meet new people
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Normally you get a room in the international student house which are close to school and clean and furnished.The strange thing is that they never have enought rooms for all foreign students so some end up being far away from the others.
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