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University of Western Ontario (UWO)

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4.25 / 5 based on 92 reviews
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anonymous
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Student life
Describe host city:
Student life dominates the city
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Bars along Richmond Street
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anonymous
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: kinf of hotel
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
might be cheaper and cleaner, besides this nearer to university
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
there should be a better service provided by the host university
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anonymous
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
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: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
People are very helpful when they realize that you have language problems.
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anonymous
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings<br> Other
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
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Telephone, Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Food, Housing, Overall:
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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anonymous
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
more information about the courses, way of teaching
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
3
Costs
3
Activities
4
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
all in all very good, should provide more theoretical aspects in their teaching.
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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
2
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
2
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
It is a great opportunity to travel Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec and also the East-Coast of the US.
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anonymous
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Academic
Course recommendations
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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
more theoretical aspects should be provided in the courses.
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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