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robertpcjohansson
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Nottingham
3.0/5
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
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robertpcjohansson
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Nottingham
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
How to apply for having my british credits transfered to swedish ones. It was quiet a problem getting everything sorted out with my home university
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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
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Great campus, great courses but the UK is pretty expensive to live in
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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
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
If possible fly to Manchester airport instead of the ones around london. It cuts down on travel time.
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robertpcjohansson
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Nottingham
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
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Overall, Food, Telephone, Travel, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
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
If you are wsedish remember to make certain the money draft your bank makes for you is valid in the UK. For some reson NatWest refused to accept a bankdraft from one of the major swedish banks.
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robertpcjohansson
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Nottingham
4.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Since we swedes have mandatory english classes since the age of nine as well as subtitles for all movies and tv programs the language wasn┤t a big problem. What I did learn was to talk about my choosen subject, business/finance, in english.
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robertpcjohansson
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Nottingham
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Great apartment building and close to the school
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
A bit expensive but much better standard than the horror stories about british apartments I had heard before departure.
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robertpcjohansson
Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Nottingham
4.5/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Nightlife: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel, Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Isis is the place to be
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