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Vesalius College

12 reviews
4.57 / 5 based on 12 reviews
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anonymous
European University of Economics - Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Vesalius College
5.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
no
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
4
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
You have to work hard but the environment is really enthusiastic!!
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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
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
I think Brussels is a wonderful city and you really are in the middle of Europe and get everywhere!!and at university you have the chance ti meet a lot of people from all over the world
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molnix
Seattle University, Seattle, United States
International Relations, Undergraduate, Independent
Vesalius College
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Very little opportunity to speak Dutch in Brussels.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
3
Activities
4
Campus life
2
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Great place but you will have to really work to meet local students.
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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
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
If you decide to go, take me with you! I miss it terribly.
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anonymous
European University of Economics - Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Vesalius College
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
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)
How much did you improve your the local language?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
It has been a great experience because I've met a lot of people from different contries and I had the opportunity to learn easily the language
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molnix
Seattle University, Seattle, United States
International Relations, Undergraduate, Independent
Vesalius College
5.0/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my the local language
How much did you improve your the local language?
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
I wish there was a larger Dutch speaking community in Brussels, this city is better for those looking to learn French.
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molnix
Seattle University, Seattle, United States
International Relations, Undergraduate, Independent
Vesalius College
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
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Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The sports bar on campus is good for cheap eats, MonteChristo is good for salsa and L'Archiduc is the BEST for jazz!
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anonymous
European University of Economics - Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Marketing and Sales Management, Graduate, Erasmus
Vesalius College
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
because I wanted to visit the country and got in touch with all its trditions(food,etc).
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Telephone, Housing, Travel, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Food:
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
no
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