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josenpe
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Leeds
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
There is a great diversity of modules you can do, take advantage of that.
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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
Any
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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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josenpe
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Leeds
3.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Anyone from there to help me to find my way arround there at the begining of the course.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
2
Costs
1
Activities
3
Campus life
1
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
It is great, with a lot of resources.
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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
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
It is a bit difficult to be in touch with local students, but you can meet students from everywhere in the world, it is amazing. There are very interesting places to visit fairly close to Leeds, e.g. Liverpool, York, Edimburgh, Lake District, Manchester, etc.
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josenpe
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Leeds
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Because it is all more expensive than in my home country
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Overall, Travel, Housing, Food, Nightlife:
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
Any
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josenpe
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Leeds
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I managed pretty well to understand and follow lectures, I had some problems when trying to understand locals speaking to each other.
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josenpe
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Leeds
2.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
You can choose where you want to live and who you want to live with
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Bearing in mind where I come from I found it too expensive.
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josenpe
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Biochemistry, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Leeds
3.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Travel, Activities: Takes place mostly within 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
Cadash
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