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A Singaporean View: The Tartu Market, a Landmark To Be Visited

Saburi Ken, a Singaporean student at UT, would take his friends to Tartu Market, an under-appreciated historical monument that sells the freshest meat and awesome diary products. Continue reading

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UT Gangnam Style: Behind the Scenes

In less than a month, a group of our students produced an incredible Gangnam style video that collected 35,000 views within a week since its release. This is a behind-the-scenes story of how it all happened. Continue reading

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UT Student Blogger Contest: 5 Best Stories

These are the 5 best stories submitted to the UT Student Blogger Contest 2012 by international students at the University of Tartu in Estonia. Continue reading

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Mika Keränen: I Need Colder Seasons To Think and Work

This is a podcast interview with Mika Keränen, a writer, alumnus and lecturer of Finnish at the University of Tartu. Mika: “If your happiness is somewhere between the bushes of Botanical Garden, or near the riverbanks where the self-made thinkers sit, then you are in the right place – in Tartu.” Continue reading

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Student Interview: Voronezh Is Like Tartu, but 10 Times Bigger

This is an interview with Ekaterina Bogdanova from Voronezh State University in Russia. Ekaterina is on her exchange semester in Tartu in autumn 2012. Continue reading

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Student Interview: A Book Brought Me to Estonia

This is a twitterview with Maeva from France who arrived to Tartu for her Erasmus year. Maeva’s journey to Estonia started two years ago when she read the Purge (in Finnish: Puhdistus), an award-winning novel by a Finnish-Estonian writer Sofi Oksanen. Continue reading

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The Colours of Spring in Estonia

Cintia Elb, an international student at the University of Tartu, portrays the beautiful colours of Estonian spring in artistic photos. Continue reading

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