great way to spend summer November 22, 2023

By (History, Goldsmiths College - University of London) - abroad from 08/07/2023 to 10/27/2023 with

FWI Internships Abroad - Fashion Apparel / Design

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
i learned how models walk the runway, how much time is necessary for pre-show make-up, and the process to deliver a show.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

the whole trip was a lot of fun and got me involved in lots of different aspects of the industry. going to fashion week was a dream come true and being able to watch the work involved in the shows backstage was amazing.

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 110
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? buy the oystercard in advance

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other
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?
  • getting to mett so many people
* What could be improved?
  • i enjoyed it all
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? that i would not be able to extend the internship, when i found out i had another 2 weeks free.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Networker
An active student leader, it was important for you to network abroad as well. Once overseas, you sought out student clubs, volunteered with local organizations, or attended community events. You encouraged your friends join you, and often considered how you could reflect your international experiences in a resume.