Amazing Experience ! Past Review

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 07/23/2018 to 10/30/2018 with

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

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Very worthwhile. Learned about a new part of the world, and made lots of new friends

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

I had an amazing time in Australia, so I would definetly do it again


* 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? 300
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Not particularly


* 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?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • social aspect
* What could be improved?
  • classes were a bit boring
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I had known where to travel

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Media, Society, Politics

Course Department: Arts
Instructor: Dr. CB Chua
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues:
Course Name/Rating:

Australian Legends

Course Department: Arts
Instructor: Prof. GE Karskens
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Not challenging
Credit Transfer Issues: No
Course Name/Rating:

International Security

Course Department: Arts
Instructor: Dr. N Apoifis
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Not challenging
Credit Transfer Issues: No
Course Name/Rating:

Sport, Law and Society In Australia

Course Department: LAWS
Instructor: Dr. AT Hughes
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Not challenging.
Credit Transfer Issues: No