Australia: The Time of My Life Past Review

By (Business Administration, Presbyterian College) for

Flinders University: Adelaide - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Absolutely, I loved the country and the people I met. I would love to move back there at some point because I had such a great time there.

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.

Flinders university uses a different grading scale where a 50 is considered a Pass

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

I felt safe the entire trip while I lived in the dorms. Everything that was needed for my room was easy to obtain

* Food:

The food provided in the Hall is very delicious

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Adelaide felt very safe. I never once felt threatened while I was there. I never needed medical attention but it would have been very easy to obtain because the hospital is across the street from Flinders University

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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Save up a lot of money before hand because the Australian currency is stronger then the American dollar.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students