An Unforgettable Experience Past Review

By (Missouri State University) - abroad from 01/05/2015 to 04/10/2015 with

University of the Arts London - Integrated Study Abroad

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned about myself, I learned about other people and cultures from around the world, and I learned more about Fashion than I ever have anywhere else.

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.

Excellent educational opportunity!!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Helpful, onsite staff

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Ideal location, great flat, lots of social interaction!

* Food:

London has great food, we had our own kitchens to cook our own food.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

We lived in the city center and our school integrated us well with 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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

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

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Housing Location
  • Educational Experience
  • Excursions
* What could be improved?
  • Onsite staff
  • Communication between SAI and LCF
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? There's nothing I really wish I knew before going on the program, other than it completely changed my life! Any worries you may have beforehand will be quickly subsided once you arrive and start the semester.