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National College of Ireland (IRLDUBLIN13)

8 reviews
3.72 / 5 based on 8 reviews
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tomnyberg
Keski-Pohjanmaan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Kokkola, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
National College of Ireland
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
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
Pretty nice
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tomnyberg
Keski-Pohjanmaan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Kokkola, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
National College of Ireland
1.2/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Overall, Travel, Nightlife, Housing, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
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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tomnyberg
Keski-Pohjanmaan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Kokkola, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
National College of Ireland
3.8/5
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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tomnyberg
Keski-Pohjanmaan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Kokkola, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
National College of Ireland
4.7/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
High costs
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
1
Culture
4
Costs
1
Activities
4
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Go for it!
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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
3
Final comments
Nowadays, they have new fancy premises
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tomnyberg
Keski-Pohjanmaan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Kokkola, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
National College of Ireland
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Activities, Travel: 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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tomnyberg
Keski-Pohjanmaan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Kokkola, Finland
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
National College of Ireland
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?
Like to have own space
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Only family accommodation was arranged
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