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19 Expenses Reviews
3.65 / 5 based on 119 reviews
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adebayo
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Management Information Systems, Graduate, M.sc.programme
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Sincerely speaking,it is a bit diffcult for me to answer those questions because,in my country economy really affects the standard of living and Belgium`s economy is not the same compares to ours.The currency power is another issue.At home this affect the purchasing power of the people but here (in belgium)i think cost of living is bearable.
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Overall, Nightlife, Housing, Telephone:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Travel:
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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Beatriz
Universidad Autˇnoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Environmental Sciences, Graduate, Erasmus
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked, but it was illegal/cash in hand work
Personal spending habits
Life in general is more expensive than in Spain, though with the euro the prices are closer now
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Telephone, Food, Housing, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Travel:
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
You can earn money if you give particular classes on different topics to kids from your country (there are courses in many different languages in the European School, ULB campus)
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Maria
Universidad P˙blica de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Telecommunications, Graduate, Erasmus
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Because in Belgiun the telephone is more expensive, because once I was in Brussels I wanted to know all the country
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Telephone, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Housing, Nightlife, 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
University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
Ecology, Graduate, University Agreement
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
Because of the cost associated with each category. Most of these items are ver cheap home while here they are pretty expensive
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Food, Telephone, Housing, Overall, Travel:
was more expensive than 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
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bohumil
Univerzita Komenskeho V Bratislave, Bratislava, Slovakia
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Belgium is simply more expensive. Beer from 50BEF...in Slovakia 20BEF for 0.5 l.
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Telephone, Food, Housing, Nightlife, Overall, Travel:
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
Do not eat in the canteen - cook yourself!
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Marco
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Engineering, Graduate, Erasmus
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
no travel around europe! ;-)
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Housing, Overall, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Food:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone, 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
also taxi if you are in four sharing the fee are useful to go downtown by night
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