Best 4 Months Past Review

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 07/18/2016 to 11/06/2017 with

The University of New South Wales: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was very worthwhile. It opened me up to a whole new way of life and way of looking at life. I loved it.

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


* 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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

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

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
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?
  • The Weather
  • The People
  • The Atmosphere
* What could be improved?
  • Communication
  • Food
  • Size of class
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew more about what classes were worthwhile to take.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

To help future students find programs attended by like-minded individuals, please choose the profile that most closely represents you.
The Avid Adventurer
The wardrobe you packed was better suited for a semester of camping than club hopping. Outdoorsy, you might forgo a crazy night out for an early all-day adventure. You'd rather take in the rich culture of an old town than the metropolis of a modern city, but for you getting off the grid is ideal.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Sport, Law and Society in Austrilia

Course Department: Law
Instructor: Tony Hughes
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues:
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Australian Legends

Course Department: Australian Studies
Instructor: Grace Karskens
Instruction Language: English
Comments: I thought the grading was very unfair
Credit Transfer Issues:
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Sport Law in the West. World

Course Department: Law
Instructor: Tony Hughes
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues:
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Media, Society, Politics

Course Department: Arts and Media
Instructor: Colin Chu
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: