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Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction (ISIT) reviews

14 reviews
3.60 / 5 based on 14 reviews
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David
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
1.2/5
Languages
Language of instruction: French
Was learning French a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my French
How much did you improve your French?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Parisians will speak to you in ENglish if given the chance and language learning was disappointing.
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David
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Nightlife, Housing, Telephone, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
was the same price as at home.
Travel:
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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David
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
2.5/5
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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David
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
3.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
students are very busy and people are not realy interested in meeting other students
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
1
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
just sort yourself out - make sure you are ok becasue no one else will
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David
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
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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David
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
2.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Independence and freedom
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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