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Fanny C
UniversitÚ de Metz, Metz, France
Tourism, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
The cost of living is more expensive in Ireland.
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Telephone, Overall, Food, Housing, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel:
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
none
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Fanny C
UniversitÚ de Metz, Metz, France
Tourism, Graduate, Independent
Academic
Course recommendations
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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
none
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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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Fanny C
UniversitÚ de Metz, Metz, France
Tourism, Graduate, Independent
Overall
I wish I had known...
I was here before I decided to come to study so I knew what to expect.
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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
4
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
4
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Everything is done to help international students.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
It is better to know Irish people who can give you advice and help you setting up. Cost of living is high but you can find a part-time job, even within the university. (e.g. Disability Services)
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Fanny C
UniversitÚ de Metz, Metz, France
Tourism, Graduate, Independent
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
Irish people are open so I had no difficulty to communicate with both lectureres and students.
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Fanny C
UniversitÚ de Metz, Metz, France
Tourism, Graduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Fanny C
UniversitÚ de Metz, Metz, France
Tourism, Graduate, Independent
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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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
none
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