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University of Sunderland

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3.97 / 5 based on 68 reviews
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jill
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Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Sunderland
3.8/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
if you don't already understand mackem and geordie, you'll learn quickly
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jill
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Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Sunderland
1.2/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Other
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
the pound eats up the dollar, even if the numerical cost of something is the same as at home you're paying much more than that in us dollars
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Housing, Food, Overall, Telephone, Nightlife, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
yes, i went home $7000 in debt on my credit cards. i hadn't planned well enough for how much it was going to cost to live in the uk. but it was worth it.
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jill
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Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Sunderland
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
i did a year of the media and cultural studies programme and really enjoyed the subjects, especially british film and media representations of the vietnam war
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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
Overall
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jill
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Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Sunderland
4.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
how bloody expensive it is to live in the uk
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
it's been a few years, but i can say that i really enjoyed the subjects i did in the media and cultural studies programme. the lecturers were approachable, and many of them supervised their own tutorials.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
2
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
if you want a real slice of english life, where people laugh when you say high tea, sunderland is the place to go.
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jill
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Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Sunderland
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Nightlife, Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
these places might be closed by now, but biscop's bistro and cafe divine
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jill
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Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of Sunderland
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
it was an 'interesting' neighbourhood
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