A Great British Experience Past Review

By (The University of Texas at Austin) - abroad from 01/19/2019 to 06/08/2019 with

University of Bristol: Bristol - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned about British life, culture and academics. I also got to travel to 11 different countries while abroad.

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Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

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? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
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?
  • Ease of travel to other countries
  • The Bristol International Student Centre (BISC)
  • Living a different lifestyle
* What could be improved?
  • Course registration
  • The housing selection process and lease timeframe
  • Washing and drying machines
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Making travel plans is a complicated process and it's best to do as early as possible. Also it would be good to know that there it a large bus system that can take you almost anywhere in Bristol.