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Limburgs Universitair Centrum (LUC)

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3.97 / 5 based on 44 reviews
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Rosemary G
UniversitÚ de Nantes, Nantes, 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: 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
it was a pity that there were no english native people..because we learned an international english..Do you know what i mean?
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Rosemary G
UniversitÚ de Nantes, Nantes, France
Marketing and Sales Management, 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
telephone is very expensive in belgium due to the monopolisis of Belgacom.
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Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Overall, Nightlife, Food, Travel:
was the same price as 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
Books are very expensive and all teachers ask for it (nearly 200 euros per semester ..)
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Rosemary G
UniversitÚ de Nantes, Nantes, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
only "dutch" english speaking teacher
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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
too many credits/ i had to valid 18 courses + a theses this year...flemish study a lot compared to other countries (different way, more time!)
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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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Rosemary G
UniversitÚ de Nantes, Nantes, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
that Hasselt was such a small city!!!!in the middle of the country side...
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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
4
Culture
2
Costs
1
Activities
1
Campus life
1
Party / people
1
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
take your bike ...and heuuuu...choose easy courses because you will not manage all of them..(excel!)
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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
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
4
Final comments
it is essentially an incredible crossroad in Europe ..and if you want to go to Prague, london, italy (by ryan air), France, germany, Netherlands (both 30 km away).during this year.. So..LUC is a good idea.!
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Rosemary G
UniversitÚ de Nantes, Nantes, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities, Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
van gogh, l'export...le ritz
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Rosemary G
UniversitÚ de Nantes, Nantes, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
because of the community's atmosphere at home...
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
If you don't need so much intimity and you like to live like in a big family of erasmus, in a 32 rooms house...
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