Category Archives: Tartu

Jayaruwan Gunathilake: From the Tropics to Northern Europe

Jayaruwan Gunathilake from Sri Lanka, an amazing photographer and a student at the Excellence in Analytical Chemistry programme writes what inspires him in Tartu. Continue reading

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This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!

Making something with one’s own hands has become more and more popular each year. With Christmas almost here, a group of DIY-girls is challenging everyone to be the true creators of the presents and join the “This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!” campaign. Continue reading

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Triin Kask – Born To Be an Entrepreneur

Doctoral student Triin Kask describes how she got involved in entrepreneurship and what are the advantages of an entrepreneur’s life. Continue reading

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Probably the Most Rocking Event of the Year: sTARTUp Day 2016

Andres Kuusik, one of the organizers of sTARTUp Day 2016, describes how the idea turned into reality and what one can see, hear and gain from participating in the event. Continue reading

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Iaroslav Iakubivskyi: The Space Enthusiast

Master’s student and ESTCube structure team leader Iaroslav Iakubivskyi from Ukraine shares his thoughts about living in Estonia and explains why is he so fascinated about space technology. Continue reading

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Memories About Travelling During the Soviet Times

Mare and Leho Ainsaar describe their trip to Talysh in April 1987 and how many marriages it led to. The story was originally published in the book “Otsides Spunki” (“Searching for Spunk”) – a book filled with travel memories during the Soviet Union times, written by people who work at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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How Did They Build the University in Tartu?

Kadri Asmer writes about the construction process of the University of Tartu Main Building and about its architect Johann Willhelm Krause. The article is based on the compendium “Johann Willhelm Krause. The University in the Athens of the Emajõgi River. Catalogue 4.” Continue reading

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