Australia is dope September 06, 2021

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 09/01/2019 to 12/17/2019 with

Arcadia: Sydney - University of New South Wales

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I lived in a city met new people and gained new perspectives

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* 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

Finances

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? I forget at this point but more than I should've
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Cook if/when you can

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • It wasn't too intrusive
* What could be improved?
  • not much!
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? nothing really

Reasons For Studying Abroad

To help future students find programs attended by like-minded individuals, please choose the profile that most closely represents you.
The Avid Adventurer
The wardrobe you packed was better suited for a semester of camping than club hopping. Outdoorsy, you might forgo a crazy night out for an early all-day adventure. You'd rather take in the rich culture of an old town than the metropolis of a modern city, but for you getting off the grid is ideal.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Environmental Activism

Course Department: Environmental Studies
Instructor:
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was good
Credit Transfer Issues: no
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Environmental Policy

Course Department: Environmental Studies
Instructor:
Instruction Language:
Comments: The best course i took
Credit Transfer Issues: no
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Aboriginal Syndey

Course Department: Aboriginal Studies
Instructor:
Instruction Language:
Comments: IT was a bit of a bore but interesting
Credit Transfer Issues: no
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Reading Seeing Australia

Course Department: English
Instructor:
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was great
Credit Transfer Issues: no