â In Spain, I think we drink less, and it is more relaxed â on a terrace with friends, eating tapas, sitting in the park. Here the party starts much earlier as well, around eight, compared to midnight in Spain, says Helia Isabel JimÃ©nez Aguilera.
She is one of three international students in UmeÃ¥ that Vertex has interviewed about the differences in university experience across the globe.
â The classes are much smaller here, so itâs nice to be able to ask questions, says Emily MacKenzie from Scotland.
â Finding accommodation here is much easier than in Brazil, says Mariana dos Santos Toledo Busarello from Brazil.
Read the article in Vertex 6-2019, which appears 25 november in Vertex news stands on campus.