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Heriot-Watt University

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4.21 / 5 based on 131 reviews
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Delphine R
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your English?
My level before:
My level after:
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Speaking another language all day long is definitely the best way to learn! Speaking with host students is not easy because they already have their own friends, but teamwork help us to meet them.
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Delphine R
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
Personal spending habits
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Travel, Food, Overall, Housing, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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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Delphine R
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
studying abroad is so fulfilling it should be compulsory for everybody!!! Meeting new people, speaking fluently another language and knowing another culture is so important!!!
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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
4
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Go there!
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
2
Partied a lot
2
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Never hesitate to go and study abroad!!! Heriot Watt is a good university with lots of erasmus students.
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Delphine R
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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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Delphine R
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
To be more with other students
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Delphine R
EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside 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
none
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