How to Conquer Glasgow like the Ruckus Past Review

By (ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS., University of the Pacific) for

University of Strathclyde: Glasgow - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
gave me an awareness of a slightly less excessive country, a place where america isnt the "center of everything" other viewpoints of people from the uk

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

hard to contact, force you to deal with a lot by yourself, don't cater to the isep differences, more for european transfers

* 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:

rough city but the area around campus is pretty safe, should be with friends when out at night

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 80-100 pounds
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? thrift is the way to go


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? try haggis- someone good at adapting to subtle changes