Past Review


University of Manchester: Manchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was worthwhile. The excursions were the best but I could have easily done that studying anywhere else in the UK.

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: University of Manchester
How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

It was productive but not much different from the US. lots of private study time

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Organized but changedplans.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Very old buildings, lots of doors which is common in the UK, convenient location near to campus

* Food:

cafeteria food,always the same. When we went as part of the excrsions we did get to eat really nice food

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Since a large portion of the group came from the sameuniversitythere was a click.Hard to adapt

* Safety:

Therewas only one incident but didnt makemefeel unsafe

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* 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?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? itsreally expensive for what it is betterspend a whole year or a semesterfor that price