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University of Central Lancashire

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4.17 / 5 based on 85 reviews
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jorge
CENP, Madrid, Spain
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Independent
University of Central Lancashire
3.8/5
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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
it was quite hard the beginning but as soon as you start to communicate with the local people and focus with them, everything will come out
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jorge
CENP, Madrid, Spain
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Independent
University of Central Lancashire
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Life is cheaper in a small town than in a capital.
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Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Telephone, Overall, Food, Housing:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
paying the gas, phone line and internet. you better know how to cock, it will save you a lot of money.
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jorge
CENP, Madrid, Spain
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Independent
University of Central Lancashire
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
this is your own course, so time to work.
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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
pay more attention to international students. We are students too¡¡
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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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jorge
CENP, Madrid, Spain
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Independent
University of Central Lancashire
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
the weather... it sucks¡¡
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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
2
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
they shoul improve their own activities.
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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
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
take your dicctionary everywhere and your personal book to write it down what you don´t know
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jorge
CENP, Madrid, Spain
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Independent
University of Central Lancashire
3.8/5
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
Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
the best cafe ever was the portuguese one, close to the city center.
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jorge
CENP, Madrid, Spain
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Independent
University of Central Lancashire
2.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I rather to choose what I like, the area, the house and the housemates...
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
There are some gaps in this university area.
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