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letizia
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Translation/Interpretation, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
5.0/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Anything to do with languages
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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
I am only doing a summer course now, to start with but everybody is great
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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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Ruth
Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
Law, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
It's not as cold as it seems. Bus 615, 615T and 615N takes you from the airport to the centre of Helsinki.
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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
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Excellent teachers and courses.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
4
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
Nice and very safe city.
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selçuk
İstanbul Bılgı University, Istanbul, Turkey
Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
3.0/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Because the gap in exchange value of currency between my country and host country was too different in my disadvantage.
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Telephone, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Food, Overall, Nightlife, 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
No
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Roberto
Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
Law, European Community/EU, Undergraduate, CIMO Scholarship thorugh Italian the Minister of Foreign Aff
University of Helsinki
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It was good,I spkke good english and they spoke a great english so I improved mine. Finnish is quite hard anyway.
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Alexis
Bath Spa University College, Bath, United Kingdom
Agriculture, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
5.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
The housing provided was out the suburbs but the main student in city was not as good quality.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
The mixture of students in the housing was great however as the housing was shared with the old person housing building the univeristy was slowly buying conflicts arose occasional.
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matteo
Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
Social Sciences, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Helsinki
4.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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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
Cool places. Finn students can better suggest You, I actually have some problems in spelling Finnish names....
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