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Panepistimio Kyprou (UCY) reviews

8 reviews
4.41 / 5 based on 8 reviews
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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Panepistimio Kyprou
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
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
Learning Grrek was amazing, it is a wonderful language!! The problem was when it came to rpactise, everybody spoke English!!
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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Panepistimio Kyprou
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I worked, but it was illegal/cash in hand work
Personal spending habits
I had to pay the rent every month!
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Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, Food, Travel, Nightlife:
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
I was invited to Greece, Turkey and Syria! But life in general is quite expensive!!
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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Panepistimio Kyprou
5.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Literature ones, they are great!! Greek teather, you learn a lot about their mythology
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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
It is one of the best I've ever experienced
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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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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Panepistimio Kyprou
5.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Some basic Greek!
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Worth trying!
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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
Cyprus is full of surprises.. you can't get bored. People are amazingly nice and helpsul. Their culture is rich and their food wonderful. It was a great experience!!
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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Panepistimio Kyprou
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The city center, full of night clubs and cafeterias. Not to miss the Northern Turkish (illegally) independent part. Try to visti Egypt, Syria, Israel, Libano and Turkey since they are quite close.
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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Philology, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Panepistimio Kyprou
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
It helps you to keep your independence
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I lived in an apartment quite close to the center. I chose it because of its price
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