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Oxford Brookes University

Overall Reviews
4.11 / 5 based on 128 reviews
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Celine L
ESC La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
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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
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
great university in a great town
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
3
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
the international student life is a wonderful experience but I don't think it is open to everybody. The student has to have a certain maturity and independance, the will to learn and share from other culture. The key word to study abroad is: flexibility. For those who think that their country/culture is the best one and that they don't need to learn from others, my advice is then "Stay at home"! (except if you think that the French footbal team is the best one in the World, that is not a problem: you are right!). Last comment: what I did not like is all the stereotypes linked to a nationality: French people are always late, German are boring... These kind of ideas narrow your mind: forget about them/ Same logic when you meet people who are prejudiced: show them that you are French (or any other nationality), yes, that it happens that you are late, eat bread and wine... but these are not your first caracter traits! And last advice: go there to study and do it seriously, yes, but have fun as well and enjoy the local habits!
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alavoie
Universitetet i Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
Hospitality, Catering / Hotel Management, Graduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
No, we got very good information before we left.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
I was very satisfied with the quality of the teaching. It came as surprise that there were only 2 English students out of 45, but the international composition made for a great team building experience. The social life was also good, everyone was very friendly.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
3
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
There was really a lot to do in the courses, and many in the class ended up having no life outside the classroom. It is important to relax, it even contributes to better grades! So get out and do something. I started doing tae kwon do, and got to know even more people, mostly English this time, and I still keep in touch with them. Also try to travel a bit around England. To my great shame, I have only been to Lond twice in 6 months, which is a bit sad.
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Nicolas P
ESC La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
Forget your past life for a while.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
2
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
This is a very good university in a beautifull city. It is becoming the University of Oxford.
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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
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
Be Open, Courageous and challenging.
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Applied Languages was an excellent course!
Niall P
United Kingdom, Undergraduate
Language
Overall
I thoroughly enjoyed my time at this university. This was predominantly due to the fact that I was able to take 2 years improving my language skills and 1 year in between the countries associated with the languages I was learning. A great learning environment which fostered me obtaining a great grade.
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Pros
Quiet city, great course, good social environment
Cons
Small city = somewhat limiting, disorganised at times
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Laura G
Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
general issues such as, weather, place to visit, banks and money, how to arrive, grants, funding, etc.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
you should learn as soon as possible how to use and access to the electronic library and sources.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
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
Oxford is a nice city, where you can learn about studies and life, but you cann┤t go there just for fun, you have to work hard too.
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Antonino S
LIUC UniversitÓ Cattaneo Castellanza, Castellanza, Italy
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
no particular activities or events for exchange students
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
1
Activities
2
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
develop a international office or esn community to help international students to be part of the university life
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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
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
choose a hall of accomodation in headington
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