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University College Dublin (UCD)

324 reviews
4.08 / 5 based on 324 reviews
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whitelily
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University College Dublin
3.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Most of the courses require a project, but don't be afraid. It's a good chance to find out what you have learnt in class.
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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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Luis
ICADE, Madrid, Spain
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
University College Dublin
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
No.
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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
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
2
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Joins nice facilities, a huge academic offer, nice residences (besides the old Roebuck castle) and really big international students community and a lot of buzz and life in campus!
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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
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
3
Final comments
Main low-cost airlines fly to dublin. It is important to know, transport and restaurants are more expensive than average south-european standards. Weather is not so bad in dublin.
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martatych
Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warsaw, Poland
History of Art, Graduate, Erasmus
University College Dublin
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
because Ireland is three times more expensive than Poland
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Food, Overall, Nightlife, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Telephone:
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
the cheapest was the petrol which was very good for me because I had a car there.
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Angela
Universitńt Passau, Passau, Germany
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University College Dublin
4.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Irish people are very open-minded. For that reason it is not very difficult to get to know some native people. This will give you the opportunity to improve your English!
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Robert
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, United States
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University College Dublin
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Because it was the most affordable and best living situation - I didn't have landlord issues unlike some of my friends
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The housing was nice. Cleaing staff maintained the common areas and the rooms were adequate for my needs
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mortitoi
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Lecce, Lecce, Italy
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University College Dublin
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Travel, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
For Nightlife lovers, templebar in Dublin City is full of different option. I particulary liked the I.F.C. (International Films Centre). If you're into moovies, with capital m, this place is unmissable.(great food as well)
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