AMAZING September 20, 2017

By (Health Sciences General, Brandeis University) - abroad from 05/25/2017 to 07/27/2017 with

Boston University: Sydney - Sydney Internship Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Communication skills. cultural appreciation and acceptance.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Very nice, needs diversity in staff

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Need more diversity in students and staff.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

No health issues and health center was close by in case

* Safety:

Felt safe

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)

Wish I could have a job

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? write out a realistic budge and stick to it.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
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?
  • Fields Trips
  • Events
  • Freedom
* What could be improved?
  • Discounts for students
  • Diversity in staff
  • Better community engagement events
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Better breakdown of trip expenses