Great, dorm was not as good as I hoped, but Australia was great and met a bunch of people Past Review

By (Business Marketing, Trinity University) for

Arcadia: Sydney - Macquarie University

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Learned a different culture, gained valuable knowledge and learned a great deal about different cultures from a wide diversity of friends that I met

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Grading system was different. Based on a normal curve, despite possibly having a higher grade, could be knocked down

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Lived with graduate and under-grad's, both australians and international students.

* Food:

Good, dining hours were a bit tight considering class schedule

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, MElborune, Cairns and Brisbane. Held a Koala and sat next to Kangaroos

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Be optimistic, explore, and put yourself out there and try new things.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Organisational Behaviour

Course Department: BBA 111
Instructor: T. Standen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: He was very strict on grading and despite having a good paper, usually gave a much lower grade than one deserved especially when analyzing against the other students in the class
Credit Transfer Issues: Still in the processs of waiting for transcript, shouldn't be a problem