Swansea Past Review

By (Criminology, University of Northern Iowa) for

Swansea University: Swansea - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Except for failing a class, yes.

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.

Should make assignments due when the student is still in the place where they study abroad.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

I don't care.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Too expensive.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?


* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Wales is safe.

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)

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • International Students
  • Local Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Social aspect
* What could be improved?
  • Explaining the importance of doing your assignments when you're in your host country.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? An independent person.