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Marie-Hélène K
HEC Paris, Paris, France
Engineering, Aeronautical, Graduate, 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
Because LIFE is more expensive in England than in France (food, accomodation, money...etc...)
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Telephone, Food, Travel, Overall, 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
Subscribe to "Merit", it is an job agency who provides students with part time jobs at university or in firms, you can choose which kind of job, your schedule, and you are paid around £ 4.22 an hour.
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Heli T
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
My rent was more expensive in Southampton than in Vienna. Travelling by train or by bus was also expensive. Food was very cheap in ASDA where I did my shopping every week.
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Travel, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone, 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
Buy all things fot your house and for living in ASDA!
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Magdalena J
Vysoká Skola Umelecko-prumyslová V Praze, Prague, Czech Republic
Design (Fashion, Graphic, Industrial, Web), Undergraduate, Socrates
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I worked, but it was illegal/cash in hand work
Personal spending habits
much higher prices of accomodation,higher prices in general,i din't spend a lot for life time, there weren't many places where to go (happiness)
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Food, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Telephone, 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
I have found student job in restaurant during my stay, i recommend it
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anonymous
University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Management Science, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
I spent more in the uk because the standard of living is more expensive in contrast to greece
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Overall, Food, Travel, Housing, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
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
Avoid using your visa for purchases!You are bound to get carried away!!!
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Sabrina S
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> Government assistance
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
everything is more expensive in england
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Travel, Food, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone, 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
it is not necessary to open a bank account in the host country!
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Verena R
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
In general, my host country is more expensive than my home country.
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Telephone, Overall, Food, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, 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
none
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