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Nicosi
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Munich, Germany
Literature, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Sheffield
3.8/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Cities in England are quite small. Sheffield is UGLY!!!!!!! The train system in England is TERRIBLE!!!! I could not cope as well as I expected to do with the bad weather in England.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
1
Culture
2
Costs
1
Activities
1
Campus life
2
Party / people
1
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Nobody has to go there for academic reasons. Spending time in Sheffield has something to do with personal enrichment for persons who have never spent some time abroad alone. The part of Sheffield where you can live is really small. People used to big cities won´t be very happy there.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
2
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
2
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
- Take good shoes with you, waterproof mountain shoes best. Otherwise you will break your legs. Sheffield is really hilly, and the hills sometimes are very steep. - If you hate walking everyday, don´t go to Sheffield!! - The closest airport is Manchester. - There is a direct train connection to Sheffield. That means that there should come a train every hour or every two hours. That does not mean that the train is really coming every hour or evry two hours!!! - Take a trolley or a suitcase with wheels with you, otherwise you get a heart attache in Sheffield! - Be friendly to everybody, then everybody will be friendly to you! - Do not take only warm clothes with you. The climate is very humid, you will sweat a lot! - Take a lot of personal photos with you. It makes the first days easier and you don´t see the ugly decoration in the student accomodation. - Try to find a room or some other accomodation before you arrive! - Be aware of the high prices in England! Don´t calculate with too less money!
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Nicosi
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Munich, Germany
Literature, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Sheffield
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Private accomodation in Sheffield is very expensive. University accomodation makes it easy to get in contact with other foreign and also English students.University was just a 20 minutes walk away from my accomodation- for circumstances as in Sheffield this is really close!
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Rooms at my host university´s accomodation were quite big, but very ugly. You have to hang up a lot of personal photos and posters. Otherwise you see the damaged decoration and the ugly colour of the decoration. The kitchens were well equipped. They have been the central meeting point for everyone in my flat. The washing machines were terrible. They only had a short programme (about 20 minutes) for 30° washing. And even with the 60° washing programme the clothes did not get clean at all. The washing room only had 2 washing machines for over 100 people and only two dryers, which were very expensive. There was no possibility to dry the clothes somewhere else than in the dryers. I did not want to pay money for drying my laundry, so I had to hang up a washing rope in my room first, before I could hang up my laundry on the rope. The organisation of my accomodation was very easy. The University of Sheffield helped me a lot. I got prospects about the different kinds of accomodation in advance. The tenancy agreements etc. were sent by faxes. So the procedure was very uncomplicated.
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anonymous
University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Statistics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Sheffield
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
i prepared well for my exchange period, so there weren't any big surprises.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
1
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
everything is well organised and the quality of teaching is high. i am very pleased i got to study there.
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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
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
1)the orientation week for exchange students just before the term seemed rather expensive but was worth every penny! do not miss it! 2)if you're going to travel a lot, you might want to purchase the student travel card.
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Susanne
University of Information Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
University of Sheffield
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Nothing I can think of. The information provided by the University was very helpful.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Does this question mean to ask what I would recommend the university? The only thing I can think of is the earlier mentioned introduction of a "buddy"-system. Otherwise just keep doing what they are doing!
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
2
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
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
I just want to mention that the Students' Union at the Sheffield University rates as one of the best in Great Britain (as you can read on their homepage and experience when going to Sheffield Uni). If you have questions or problems, you can always turn to the Union to find someone who can help you on a professional level.
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Excellent student services
Patrick
United Kingdom, Undergraduate
History
University of Sheffield
4.0/5
Overall
Aside from its high level education, following its Russel Group status, the University of Sheffield offers excellent extra-curricular activities to ensure all students have the opportunity to gain new experiences and feel part of the university's community
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Pros
Great extra-curricular activities and student services.
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Europubhealth+ Program
Tara
Poland, Graduate
Public Health
University of Sheffield
4.0/5
Overall
Studying in the Europubhealth+ program with the first year at the University of Sheffield. Teaching style can be lecture-based but the faculty is looking at innovative ways to incorporate students in teaching. Great place to live, very affordable
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Pros
Affordable, friendly, happy city
Cons
Lecture-based classes
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