Ximena Baqueiro of Global Business at the University of Burgos, Spain.

When you entered Uni did you know there were international programs?


At what point and why did you start thinking about applying for a scholarship and studying in another country?  

From the sixth semester, to take advantage of the programs.

Why did you decide to study in that country?

It was the option that most caught my attention of the available opportunities.

How was the scholarship application process?

Simple, just fill out forms and share documents.

How did you prepare for this new experience?

Nothing special, looking for information about the place, weather, etc.

How did you feel when you arrived in the new country?

I've had similar experiences before, it's something I was familiar with.

How have you been received at the university where you arrived?

It has been a bit complicated to adapt to their teaching and evaluation method.

What do you miss the most about Mexico and UNI?
Family, friends and schoolmates and Mexican food.

What is the most exciting thing you have experienced so far in this experience? And the most difficult?
The evaluations, in general everything was fine.

How do you think this experience will influence you as a person and professionally?

Every experience allows you to grow personally and professionally, so I think it has been good to participate in this type of program, to learn to adapt to different methods and cultures in order to grow.

What advice would you give to those who are about to go on exchange to another country?
Go with an open mind, investigate culture and traditions in general.

Would you recommend these opportunities that UNI offers to your colleagues? Of course you would! Take advantage of these wonderful opportunities.