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Erasmus Experience in Aberdeen, UK by Fernando

Why did you choose to go to Aberdeen, UK?

It was the only option in the UK.

How long did your grant last? How much money did you receive as support?

Between 4 and 10 months. Around 300 euros from three different grants.


What's the student atmosphere like in Aberdeen?


Would you recommend the city and the University of Aberdeen to other students?


What's the food like in the UK?


Was it difficult to find accommodation in Aberdeen?

The university provided it.

How much does it cost to live in Aberdeen?

Between 600 and 800 euros.

How did you get on with the language? Did you go to a course at the university?

The accent is difficult but you get used to it quickly and there is no reason to go to courses.

What's the cheapest way to get to Aberdeen from your city?

British Airways if you have hold luggage, Ryanair if you don't.

Which places would you recommend for going out in Aberdeen?

A different one each day of the week depending on the prices. Institute is very good.


And to eat in Aberdeen? Can you tell us your favourite places?

The Bobbin and Triple Kirks.

And cultural sights?

There's not much to see in Aberdeen but the surrounding area is impressive.

Any advice you would like to give to future students in Aberdeen?

Don't overload yourself and enjoy it.


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