Forum-Nexus: Where the world is your classroom Past Review

By (Economics, The Australian National University) for

Forum-Nexus: Ultimate Summer in Europe - 9 Cities in 1 Month

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Cultural awareness sky-rocketed after this program. Acquired on the ground understanding of European realities, history, politics, business fundamentals and future trends. Abilitiy to communicate with others from across the border now comes with ease.

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.

Similar work-load and grading system.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Brilliantly organized, well structured travel arrangements as well as classes. A unique balance between academic and cross-cultural interaction was dissemenated in this program. All my expectations were met and the program size was such that it allowed everyone to get to know each other quickly and develop strong bonds.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Didn't need to buy any items with the exception of basic toiletries.

* Food:

Great breakfast at the hotel and restaurants around universities.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Opportunity to visit the OECD.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Health insurance provided to all students registered in the program.

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

  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • International Students
  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Brilliant Professors
  • Friendly and out-going individuals from around the world
  • Well chosen cities and travel arrangements
* What could be improved?
  • Enhancing the Forum-Nexus network outside of the U.S
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? For someone looking to enhance their cultural IQ and study in multiple countries, Forum Nexus is truly unique and catered for students with cultural curiosity. Its much better than simply taking a holiday overseas - why not learn a little and obtain course credit whilst being able to travel Europe with fun, exciting and brilliant professors and students?