English accents are hard to get used to Past Review

By (Biology, General., SUNY - Binghamton) for

SUNY Binghamton: Lancaster - Exchange & Study Abroad Program at Lancaster University

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Great times. I had a lot of fun, made many great friends that I will visit again when I have the money.

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Fall 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I had a good time. It was great to study in a different country for the experience and to learn the culture.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The scheduling process was difficult and confusing.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Great <br /><br /> They were brand new

* Food:

It was food. English food isn't that great to begin with.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

The school provides many opportunities for travel and such.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Health and safety were wonderful.

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? A LOT OF MONEY! Like 200 pounds a week which is like $370 American.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Alcohol.


Language acquisition improvement?

It was English, I speak English.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • International Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Pack clothes better than I did.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Cell Biology

Course Department: Biology 211
Instructor: Martin McAnish
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was relatively easy for a level 200 course.
Credit Transfer Issues: I don't know yet because you haven't given me my grades.
Course Name/Rating:

Middle Eastern Studies

Course Department: History 263?
Instructor: Alex Metcalf
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Good times.
Credit Transfer Issues: I don't know yet, you haven't given me my grades.
Course Name/Rating:

Problems of Philosophy

Course Department: Philosophy 200
Instructor: I don't remember
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It's a lot like Philosophy 100, lol.
Credit Transfer Issues: I don't know, you haven't given me my grades.