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3.99 / 5 based on 85 reviews
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Diederik
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University of Exeter
5.0/5
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The language experience is very good because you easily get into contact with English students.
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Diederik
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University of Exeter
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Almost everything is more expensive in England. I didn't really travel much because I mainly had English friends and not much international friends to travel with.
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Housing, Telephone, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Food:
was the same price as at home.
Travel:
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
none
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Diederik
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University of Exeter
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Operations Management is a brilliant course!
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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
Combine the essay exams with a short multiple choice quiz to check your knowledge. At the moment is suffices to only learn 3 out of 10 topics very well and not do anything about the other ones.
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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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Diederik
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University of Exeter
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I should have known that it was possible to study an other subject than English language, that way I could have chosen business.
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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
3
Costs
1
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Try to get the student phone line to stop charging ridiculous amounts for phoning abroad and keep on creating the friendly athmosphere at Exeter.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
1
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
1
Final comments
Flying is just as cheap as Eurolines these days.
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Diederik
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University of Exeter
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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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
The Warehouse on thursday!! And obviously the film quiz at the Ram
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Diederik
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Language, Undergraduate, Independent
University of Exeter
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I am now four years older and used to living on my own. For example I would like to cook my own dinner
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Great athmosphere and friendly staff. The food could have been better, but overall I am very satisfied.
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