Category Archives: General

Way to Cultural Integration: Learning from Shai’s Life

Today I would like to talk about my journey – a journey to find a home, a journey of creating a sense of belonging, a journey of making my own identity. The reason for sharing my true life story to … Continue reading

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My Estonian Calling

When people see or hear my name, Teele Männik, they automatically assume that a beautiful Estonian voice will come out, but they are always in for a surprise. Instead of that, they get a very strong American accent. The confused … Continue reading

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10 Challenging Estonian Tongue Twisters – Can You Handle Them?!

On 14 March we celebrate Mother Tongue Day, which marks the birthday of Kristjan Jaak Peterson, one of the founding fathers of the Estonian poetic tradition. This day was first recognized as a national holiday in 1999. It is now … Continue reading

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The winner of the UT Blog competition is… *drum roll*

As many of you may or may not know, we had a UT Blog competition going on. We received six awesome blog posts from the most awesome students. They had the chance to write about anything they had a passion … Continue reading

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How to start writing – the most useful tips!

This was the first time in my life to listen to a motivational speaker – Hugh Kearns, a psychologist and scientist who is trying to figure out why smart people procrastinate, and more importantly – how they can overcome that. … Continue reading

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UT Blog competition for students!

Do you enjoy writing?  Take part in our blog competition! You can write about anything you have a passion for that has a connection to the University of Tartu (research, student life, studies, events, career). Do it by yourself or with … Continue reading

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Survey among UT international students: 97% would recommend UT for studies

The Marketing Office of the University of Tartu conducted a survey among international degree students in summer 2017. The purpose of the survey was to better understand how current international students made their decision to come to study in Estonia. … Continue reading

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