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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 4th
Student Type Traditional
From Westmeath
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Why did you choose to study in this course?

Enjoyed Business in school

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Indifferent

On reflection, what made it the right or wrong choice for you?

Undecided, will need more time, wish had done something more focused or sports orientated

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?

11-15hrs

Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?

On

Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

If you studied abroad, is there any advice you would give someone looking to study abroad?

Do it!

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Making new friends

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Many modules seem irrelevant or just very boring

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

What do you wish you had known before choosing this course?

The importance to get your qca off to a good start, not enough emphasis placed on it until too late

Why?

Ease off use, computers and general hub of the college

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Easy

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Less than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Played American football, have teams at home so never tried here.

How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?

80-100

Do you or have you lived away from home during college?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

250-350

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend living in College Halls?

I don't know

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

The usual, staying up late talking and messing as well as drinking.

What advice would you give to somebody coming to ULknowing nobody?

Your better off, go to class and hang around and you'll soon make friends. Make effort with house mates. turned out to be my best mate.

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