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Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst

30 reviews
3.80 / 5 based on 30 reviews
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FernandoVillalobos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst
5.0/5
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: 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: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
You can manage everything with english.
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FernandoVillalobos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
Almost the same, the food is more expensive, and because of that I had to balance with nightlife and save a bit to travel.
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Food, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing, Overall, Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife:
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
If you travel try it by bus, is the cheaper.
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FernandoVillalobos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
You have to be prepare with your own PC or lap top. The courses are quite different but there is no problem of adaptation.
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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
There could be more interactions between teachers and students. Or more resouses of PC´s and library.
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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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FernandoVillalobos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Maybe the bus and metro lines.
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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
4
Costs
4
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
I liked it, in the academ can be better, but it balance with all the activities you can do.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
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
You have to try it. Travel in europe by bus is cheaper and have great time.
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FernandoVillalobos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The Celtic club, Ancient Belgique or the Montecristo relly nice places but a bit expensive. You have to look for concerts and international events. It really happens a lot of things that you have to catch out.
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FernandoVillalobos
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores - Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I had a pretty good experience.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I had no problems, it was really close, and it wasn´t expensive.
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