Was having a great time in London I did not want to leave Past Review

By (Finance, Financial Services, University of Westminster) - abroad from 06/12/2015 to 07/04/2015 with

CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Summer in London - University of Roehampton

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I wish i picked a program that was longer

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Resources were plentiful

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Very helpful in guidance in the beginning

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Bathroom seemed moldy

* Food:

Food in London was excellent

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Very integrated felt like I was getting the true london experience

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

Did not need healthcare

* Safety:

Felt very safe

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)

Very expensive paying for every meal out of pocket

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $400
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Save more than expected


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • 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?
  • Social Events
  • Location
  • Time we had to explore
* What could be improved?
  • Housing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How much I would love London

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.