Study Abroad in Fiji Past Review

By (Biology, University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse) for

ISA Study Abroad in Suva, Fiji

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The grading system had a larger range of values, for example to get an A you had to get above a 76%. Also the teachers cared about your grades and would help you out if you asked for help.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Good help, they tried to do whatever they could to help you out. Only downside was it was hard to know when the right person would be in the office.

* 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


* 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? None


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Be ready for a laid back lifestyle and a new perspective.