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University of Limerick (UL)

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4.06 / 5 based on 263 reviews
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Jorge d
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
It is close to university.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Jorge d
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities, Travel: 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
Schoolars perfect to meet erasmus student. Don`t miss the international society parties
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Jorge d
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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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
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Go! but buy first a good raincoat. There is a good international ambient
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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
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Travel around Ireland, donīt drink too much beer and enjoy your irish experience!
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Jorge d
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Academic
Course recommendations
You only can take 5 modules per semester.Easy exams
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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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Jorge d
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
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 accent is a bit dificult to understand
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Jorge d
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Engineering, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant<br> Other
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Most of things are more expensive than in Spain
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Nightlife, Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Travel, Housing, Overall, Food:
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
If you open a account in AIB bank you can get a free mobile.
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