English
Login
Register
View University
Home Work Studies Languages For centers
Studies > Canada > Victoria > University of Victoria > Review by valtin 
Write Review

University of Victoria (UVIC)

49 reviews
4.01 / 5 based on 49 reviews
Useful  |  0
valtin
Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
University of Victoria
5.0/5
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
language and communication in general were not a problem at all
Read more >
Useful  |  0
valtin
Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
University of Victoria
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I travelled a lot more than at home
Read more >
Telephone, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing, Food, Overall:
was the same price as at home.
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
none
Read more >
Useful  |  1
valtin
Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
University of Victoria
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
all courses taught by Craig C. Pinder (organizational behavior and management)
Read more >
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
make it easier for exchange students to get into MBA/graduate classes
Read more >
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
Useful  |  2
valtin
Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
University of Victoria
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I wish I had known that there was the opportunity to work as an intern for a Canadian company during summer break. I would have loved to do it.
Read more >
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
take as many courses and participate in as many activities as you can since it gives you the chance to get to know the country, the people, and their culture.
Read more >
During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
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
skiing on mount washington (less expensive than Whistler , but great fun anyway), trip to Torfino during summer time, spend weekends in Vancouver (it's a great place!!)
Read more >
Useful  |  0
valtin
Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
University of Victoria
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
Read more >
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Hugo's Lounge, legends (discos); matisse, pescatore's, med grill (nice restaurants); swans, the sticky wicket (pubs)
Read more >
Useful  |  0
valtin
Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
University of Victoria
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why?
Because it' s a great opportunity to meet people from all over the world
Read more >
Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
Read more >
We uses cookies to deliver services, personalize content and ads, and analyze our traffic.  More info.
Other options I accept