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vivianly
PontÝfica Universidad Catˇlica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Glasgow
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Make sure aboutb the number of courses the host University requires to be taken during the semester.
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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
Sometimes writing so many essays can be annoying, but it's not that terrible.
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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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Stacey
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, United States
Environmental Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Glasgow
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Dont bring to much stuff that you want to bring back because you accumulate alot. The university provides most things ie dishes, blankets, etc
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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
2
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
4
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Good gym, sports, and lots of clubs to join....just go look for them.
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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
1
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
Go to the Isle of Skye it is amazing. Go in the spring/summer when it is light for a long time.
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anthonyh
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Law, Undergraduate, International Exchange
University of Glasgow
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Scholarship
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
The strength of the GBP made my experience quite expensive in my home currency.
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Housing, Travel, Food, Nightlife, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
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
Probably the best tip would be to take advantage of the many student discounts that are available. Look out for coupons and such which are distributed on campus during orientation week.
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Massimo
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Engineering, Aeronautical, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
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
Three months in UK are the difference between Apu from the Simpsons and a someone able not only to make himself understood, but even more to talk about anything with the same confidece he has in is home language.
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Massimo
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Engineering, Aeronautical, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
3.5/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
I like company, but also to have my own space. I think that this kind of accomodation allows both of these things.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Even if I could expres some complains, at the end the accomodation that Glasgow University provided to me was exaclyt what I needed. Close to the university, not far from the city centre and above all close to all my friends.
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Gabriele
UniversitÓ degli Studi di l'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
During the time i've been in Glasgow I spent two nights a week out with friends; our preferred bars were in the middle of Glasgow (Buchanan St. mainly) and it was great experience. After few time we decided to enterprise also travels instead of going for bars, perhaps that's my natural way of being
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