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Erasmus Experience in London, United Kingdom by Ines

Why did you choose to go to London, United Kingdom?

I chose to come to London mainly because it's a city that's full of life, one where everyone can fit in.


How long does your grant last for? How much money do you receive as financial support?

The Erasmus programme lasts 9 months. I receive 1200€ of financial support.

What is student life like in London?

University life in London is great.


Would you recommend the city and University College London to other students?

Without a doubt.

What is the food like in the UK?

There is lots of variety, but it does leave a lot to be desired.

Was it difficult for you to find accommodation in London?

I found accommodation through the university.

How much does it cost to live in London?

It costs around 900€ a month.


What is the language like? Did you attend any language classes at the university?

I didn't attend any language classes before coming to London. People understand that English is not your mother tongue and they usually help you.

What is the cheapest way of getting to London from your city?

By plane.

Which places would you recommend for nightlife in London?

House parties at friends' houses.

And eating out in London? Can you mention your favourite places?

Pizza Union.


And cultural hotspots?

The British Museum.

Is there any advice you want to give to future students in London?

Come: you won't want to leave.

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