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Hogeschool van Utrecht

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3.92 / 5 based on 186 reviews
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nanuka
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Valencia, Spain
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, 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: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
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
Itīs was difficult and in several times teachers didnīt help me. With the other students was good.
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nanuka
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Valencia, Spain
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, Graduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant<br> Other
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Holland is more expensive than Spain in all the situations.
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Telephone, Travel, Overall, Food, Nightlife, Housing:
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
In most of the shops and in the train itīs impossible to pay trough VISA.
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nanuka
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Valencia, Spain
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, Graduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
You must know really good the English language if not itīs a little bit difficult at the begin. It would be interesting to know a minimun of dutch language.
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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
I think teachers could have consideration trough foreign students and more if we are spanish students, our level in english among european countries is worst and it is difficult for us. In Spain we never before speak in english and I think everybody knows...
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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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nanuka
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Valencia, Spain
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, Graduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
I think I knew most things before to go there. I knew people ( students) who were there and I looked for in other sources
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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
3
Culture
2
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Teachers should be more patiently with visitent students and they should put in our side sometimes..
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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
3
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
Utrecht was a nice city. There the life is quite and there are a lot of students. Itīs cheap to travel if you bye a card for trains and in two or three hours you could go to belgium, german...
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nanuka
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Valencia, Spain
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, Graduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
_ Best coffe: THe Hart _ Good concerts: Stair Way To Heaven _ Dance: Winkel Van Sinkel Tivoli The Jam Events: "QUEENīS DAY" Bluesīs festival Sinter Klass Anothers: to practice canoe skating on ice WALK ALWAYS BY BIKE!!!!!
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nanuka
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Valencia, Spain
Public Relations / Publicity / Advertising, Graduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Home university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I like it because I can be independent and at the same time it permits me to share my life with another foreign students and dutch students too.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
It was really interesting to know another kind of culture.
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