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4.00 / 5 based on 210 reviews
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Massimo
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Engineering, Aeronautical, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Don't mix up courses too much.
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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
My home unievrsity gives a strong theoretic preparation. Univeristies in UK seem to be more pragmatic. The optimum is a mid way
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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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del42321761
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
it was so cold in winter
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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
2
Campus life
1
Party / people
1
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
it is a high level university, with small class and professors very good.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
to visit Scotland as much is possible from north to South because it's really beautiful.
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Gabriele
UniversitÓ degli Studi di l'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
2.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Because the British Pound is a very strong currency compared to Italian Lira.
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Nightlife, Food, Travel, Housing, 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
Of course the choice to live with students means a moral and economic advantage.
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Gabriele
UniversitÓ degli Studi di l'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy
Engineering, Electronic, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
3.5/5
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: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It was pretty good after the first month because at the beginning I was not used to listen to so different language. Also in Glasgow there's a slang not easy to understand at a first approach.
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Bernardo
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
Political Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Glasgow
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Because I wouldn't have to share a toilet and kitchen with four other people.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The room I was assigned to was very spacious, and the toilet and kitchen were a couple of steps away from the room. It was easy to meet people in the building because most people would hang out in the common rooms.
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Massimo
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Engineering, Aeronautical, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Glasgow
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, Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Just a couple of places: the School of Art union, the State pub, the Flare... and many others. I didn't expected that I could miss a city like Glasgow som much.
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