Not a great education, but lots of freedom...
Submitted by No name - United Kingdom | March 11, 2009
Not a great education, but lots of freedom to travel and go out. Studied about one hour / week until finals, and so had a great opportunity to experience Europe.
London is a great city, but QMUL (Queen Mary,...
Submitted by Matthew Ro. - United Kingdom | March 11, 2009
London is a great city, but QMUL (Queen Mary, Univ. of London) happens to be nestled on Mile End, which is essentially Inwood crossed with Islamabad -- (And that's not a compliment). The dorms are all freshmen housing, so it's best to plan ahead and get an apartment. And buyer beware -- London sure 'aint cheap.
Live w/ English students
Submitted by Anonymous - United Kingdom | September 20, 2009
I thoroughly enjoyed my study abroad experience. I was lucky to live with an English student who I became close to and allowed me to become more integrated with the English culture. I liked the premise of the English academic system but was underwhelmed by the academic atmosphere at the school. However, if presented with the choice to study abroad again, I would not change my decision to attend Queen Mary.
Good Travel opportunities with little academic pre
Submitted by Anonymous - United Kingdom | September 21, 2009
I had a good chance to explore Europe without worrying about grades. :) Academically the courses were fine. The school was very much a "suitcase school" - a lot of people lived in the London suburbs and would go home on the weekends.