Unforgettable, exciting, life changing Past Review

By (Providence College) - abroad from 06/20/2016 to 07/08/2016 with

University of Westminster: London - Summer School

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned how to navigate a new city and adapt to a new culture. Very much worthwhile.

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.

Pretty easy but informational and interesting

* 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

Had a blast!


* 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? $150
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Buy groceries and make your own food as much as possible


* 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

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* 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?
  • Met a lot of new people
  • Enjoyed a great city
  • Gained confidence
* What could be improved?
  • Harder classes
  • Less expensive
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Don't stress yourself out, you'll make new friends there and have a blast. It will go by very quickly.