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Helsinki Polytechnic (HKIAMK)

75 reviews
4.17 / 5 based on 75 reviews
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Jonathan H
Université de Paris - Val de Marne (Paris XII), Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly within 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
Studio 51
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Jonathan H
Université de Paris - Val de Marne (Paris XII), Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I just like that kind of housing, we have some independance.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Well organised, everything was made before coming in Finland.
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Jonathan H
Université de Paris - Val de Marne (Paris XII), Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
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
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Prepare to work quite a lot but also prepare to have fun and to travel all around norhtern Europe!
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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
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Go to Sweden, Russia and Lapland!! and enjoy!
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Jonathan H
Université de Paris - Val de Marne (Paris XII), Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
No, it was good.
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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
Maybe to many team projects!
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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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Jonathan H
Université de Paris - Val de Marne (Paris XII), Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
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: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I had a really good experience , I spoke english with people from all around the world from Mexico to HongKong!
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Jonathan H
Université de Paris - Val de Marne (Paris XII), Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Not specified
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
Personal spending habits
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Housing, Overall, Nightlife, Food, Travel:
was more expensive than 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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