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University of Port Elizabeth (UPE)

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4.35 / 5 based on 13 reviews
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Merlin J
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Management Information Systems, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
housing is only better or worse then in europe, no "middle class". only had mobile phone and thus icnreased cost.
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Telephone, Housing, Travel, Overall:
was the same price as at home.
Food, Nightlife:
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
open a local bank account
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Agne A
The Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus, Denmark
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
some of the campus' rules are stupid and limit the freedom of choice to socialize
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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Very nice but racial
Melinda E
United Arab Emirates, Undergraduate
Marketing and Sales Management
Overall
SA is dangerous and very racial . The fact that loadshedding exist in South Africa makes it difficult to study . As well as protests
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Pros
Nice location
Cons
Racism
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Merlin J
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Management Information Systems, 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: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Africans and Xhosa can be learned, but depending your ease of language acquisition
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Merlin J
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Management Information Systems, Graduate, Independent
Academic
Course recommendations
hard and good work ethics are rewarded.
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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
wireless LAN at the entire campus
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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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Merlin J
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Management Information Systems, Graduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
quietness to study
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
dorm rooms are great for party, but theft is an issue
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