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24 Expenses Reviews
4.16 / 5 based on 145 reviews
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Daniel
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
I would suggest that although price levels differ within the categories the overall price level is pretty much the same as in Austia, main reason why I spent more money than at home where my housing expenses (location, downtown Toronto)
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Overall, Housing, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Travel:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
an account at the Deutsche Bank gives you the possibility to withdraw money from cash dispensers of a certain canadian bank (scotia bank) without additional fees
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Firas
i did not attend uni there, amman, Jordan
Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, Bas.
York University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Food is expensive here, plus the taxes kill you. Plus keep in mind the exchange rate, IF YOUR FAMILY IS SUPPORTING YOU FROM ABROAD THEN THEY HAVE TO SEND YOU ALMOST 3 TIMES what they want to send you, just check the exchange rates
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Food, Telephone, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Travel, 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
TRY TO GET SECOND HAND BOOKS, OR BUY THEM KEEP THEM IN GOOD CONDITION AND PHOTOCOPY ALL THE CHAPTERS U NEED, THEN REFUND ;)
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anonymous
IESEG, Lille, France
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
York University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits
I was on exchange so i wanted to see and do as much as possible. Toronto is an amazing place to go out and the location is perfect if you want to travel: i went to Montréal, Québec, London, Algonquin Park, NY, Chicago, Boston...
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Travel, Nightlife, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Housing:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
Books are really expensive, i didn't expected it as in France we don't use many books.
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Nadja
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
price levels vary within the categories, for example I made the experience that shopping in supermarkets is rather expensive while there are many fast food resaurants where you can eat very cheap, housing is defenitly more expensive although I also have to say that I lived downtown, which of course was rather expensive
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Food, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
with an account at Deutsche Bank you can withdraw money from cash dispensers of a certain canadian bank (scotia bank) without any additional fees
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Daniel
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Management Science, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
In general Canada is not more expensive than austria, however, it was my exchange semester so I decided to spend more.
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Overall, Housing, Food, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
get a deutsche bank "junges konto" and transfer money cost free.
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Zaneta
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
York University
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
Housing is in general more expensive than in Vienna. In addition, I travelled alot.
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Travel, Overall, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Telephone:
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
Travel in groups - rent a car and book a hotel room together! Buy groceries off campus.
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