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University of Port Elizabeth (UPE)

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Agne A
The Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus, Denmark
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> Government assistance<br> Other
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
the food is cheaper, especially if you eat out; it is more expensive to talk on the phone; the housing is cheeper; it's cheeper to go out, so therefore you can spend more:); i tried to see as much as i can, so i travelled a lot, because maybe it was my only opportunity to visit SA
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Travel, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Overall:
was the same price as at home.
Food, Housing:
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
it takes too long to transffer money to the South African account from the one abroad, so better have your own credit card, because you can pay with it almost everywhere as well as cash out
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Merlin J
Freie Universitńt 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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Travel, Overall, Housing, Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Nightlife, 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
open a local bank account
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