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Universitetet i Oslo

96 reviews
4.03 / 5 based on 96 reviews
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meng l
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Economics, Graduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
The history of Scandinavian countries.
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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
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
As an international student, you can attend norwegian course for free at the liguistic department. And in winter time, do remember to rent ski equipment from Blindern Athletica and enjoy the winter sports!
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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
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Although you can survive without norwegian, it would definitely be better if you pick up the language.
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meng l
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Economics, Graduate, University Agreement
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
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meng l
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Economics, Graduate, University Agreement
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Pretty good. Scandinavian countries are english friendly in general.
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meng l
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Economics, Graduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Prices are extremely high.
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Telephone, Travel, Nightlife, Food, Housing, Overall:
was more expensive than 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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meng l
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Economics, Graduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Although expensive compared to housing costs of other countries, it is still relatively cheap within the border of Norway.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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meng l
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Economics, Graduate, University Agreement
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: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: 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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