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The Robert Gordon University (RGU)

26 reviews
3.84 / 5 based on 26 reviews
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Bronne
Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Scottish accent is hard in the beginning(even still a bit when I left)
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Bronne
Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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
Daily expenses are much higher
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Food, Travel, Housing, Overall, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Second-hand bedding
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Wave with your student's card
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Bronne
Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
Very interactive
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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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Bronne
Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
Educational system, completely different than I was used to.
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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
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Good support, services, nice coordinator and helpfunl/ interesting teachers
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
2
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Scotland is grrrrrreat! Didn't see Nessie!
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Bronne
Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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
Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Surprisingly great pubs, but they close so early... Get to know how the Scottish live is easy. Nice people
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Bronne
Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
Political Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Campus is great, all erasmus students and native students live there
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Small room, but doesn't matter.Nice campus, very close to centre. Bit expensive...
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