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University of Surrey (UNIS)

93 reviews
3.69 / 5 based on 93 reviews
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pongsan y
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Business Studies, 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: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I get the english langauge in Chinese Style. A lot of chinese people!!! actually, they are nice :)
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pongsan y
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
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Housing, Nightlife, Overall, Travel, Telephone, Food:
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
none
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pongsan y
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Academic
Course recommendations
The UK study is very different from Thailand. The teacher does not teach much. It seems like that I did not get a little knowledge from the class. I need to read the rest which is provided on University's on-line resources.
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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
I am just wondering what is the reading week for.
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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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pongsan y
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Overall
I wish I had known...
1 The diffence between education in UK and Thailand. 2 No need to bring a lot of stuffs especially clothes because the UK clothes'quality is better.
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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
2
Costs
3
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
Maybe, you would love it!
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
2
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Here, you can easily find everything you want. But it is quite expensive!!!
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pongsan y
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Activities, Travel, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
none
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pongsan y
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Business Studies, Graduate, Independent
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
make a lot of friends
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
Don't choose Manor Park to live. It is new accommodation, but some facilities such as internal telephone is not available. Also, there are a lot of nuisance from construction!!!which drives me crazy every morning!!!
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