Study Abroad in London Was Great Past Review

By (Political Science, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities) for

CEA CAPA Education Abroad: London, England

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes, I learned a lot about British culture.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The classes were great. It was helpful to have teachers that had experience in the field that they were teaching. There were plenty of field studies which gave you a first hand experience to the material

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The staff were very friendly and helpful.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

There was a stipend for groceries each week which was a big help for budgeting your money.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

The program had set up a couple of fun trips in the beginning and great events through out the semester

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

London was much safer than I had imagined it would be.

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?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? It has a healthy balance of studying and opportunity to travel.