Category Archives: Student life

Our top 10 most-read stories from 2020 are personal

Our most popular stories from last year are mostly very personal. These include quarantine diaries, a love story, a journey on the way to scientific discoveries, a quest for freedom, proud stories of graduation, and professional success. Enjoy! 1. Student … Continue reading

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Anything but usual: My Erasmus stay in Tartu

It all started at the very first exam of my master’s studies. After the end of the exam, I asked my professor for a recommendation of a good place to go to an Erasmus+ study stay – somewhere I could … Continue reading

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Connecting outside of the frames of war

Karine Ghazaryan, University of Tartu student from Armenia, writes about human connections outside of the frames of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Continue reading

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Meet Houman, our robotics wizard from Iran

This is a podcast interview with Houman Masnavi, a fresh Master’s graduate in Robotics and Computer Engineering at the University of Tartu from Iran. Continue reading

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Favour from Nigeria: I want to be a model for how you view my continent, my country, my race

This is a story of Ezinne Favour Ogwuegbu, a cum laude graduate of the master’s programme in International Relations and Regional Studies at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Efe and Ege: What social isolation has taught us

Twins Efe and Ege, second-year medical students at the University of Tartu, share their personal lessons from the COVID-19 crisis. Continue reading

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How happy are international students at UT?

In autumn 2019, the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey was conducted at the University of Tartu (UT) to collect international students’ feedback about their studies and the level of support they receive at UT. In total, 639 students (55% master’s, … Continue reading

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