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University of Western Ontario (UWO)

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4.25 / 5 based on 92 reviews
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avalcu
Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Overall
I wish I had known...
More information about introduction week
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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
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
Arrange with accomodation for exchange students - free of charge!
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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
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
Make sure to go to Toronto as often as possible.
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avalcu
Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Business Studies, 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
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
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avalcu
Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Business Studies, 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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Liked the Canadian accent
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avalcu
Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance<br> A private grant
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
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Nightlife, Travel, Overall, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Housing:
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
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avalcu
Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
none
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avalcu
Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
Business Studies, 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: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: 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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