Once in a lifetime experience. Past Review

By (University of Northern Iowa) - abroad from 05/11/2016 to 05/26/2016 with

University of Northern Iowa: Sustainability Abroad Capstone

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Life experience, adventure, and understanding

Review Photos

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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.

Amazing experience with an awesome professor. Would recommend this to anyone.

* 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

It was so pretty there and their was a lot of things I didn't get to see that I would love too.


* 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? I spent $400 on the whole trip
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Make sure you really want it before you buy it. And you don't have to buy it on the first day. If they have something in one city they will have it in the next as well.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other
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?
  • London
  • Cliff of Moher
  • Holy Mountain
* What could be improved?
  • Group dinners
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? bring a lighter rain coat

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:

Sustainability Capstone

Course Department: Study Abroad
Instructor: Ali Kashef
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was challenging. All of the homework that we did for the class had to do with our abroad trip. It was very informational and interesting.
Credit Transfer Issues: No.