Category Archives: Student life

One truly adventurous and inspirational walk

My name is Ana Marić and I am a first year MA student of semiotics at the University of Tartu. I participated and won some valuable prizes in the autumn orienteering walk dedicated to Juri Lotman, which was organized by … Continue reading

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Talis Tobreluts: Regular immersion in cold water wards off stress and has positive effects on health

Even though I now work as a personal trainer and lifestyle coach, I have spent most of my life sitting at school or behind an office desk and experienced all the possible downsides of this lifestyle. It has resulted in … Continue reading

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10 useful saving tips for students. How not to go broke as a student?

People often think that saving is only for high-income earners and that it is not possible to save at all as a student. This, in fact, is not true. As little as 10 euros a month is enough to start … Continue reading

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Starting a company as a student in Estonia without dropping out of the university

Who am I?Hey, I’m Ayaz, and I just graduated from the Department of Innovation and Technology Management at the University of Tartu. I now work as a product manager, and I am also a doctoral researcher at the University of … Continue reading

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When hereditary disease decides your profession – Aylin’s story

My name is Aylin, and I would like to share all about my university experience and life in my course, so here we go! I come from Azerbaijan, and currently I am a second-year student at Tartu University. I study … Continue reading

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International students of the University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy regard Estonia as the place to make your dreams come true

Eight international students started studies at the University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy this autumn. Three of them are exchange students who stay here for one semester only and then continue studies in their home country, and five study Sound … Continue reading

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When the university mascot becomes a theme for memes

Last academic year, the University of Tartu organized a mascot contest that attracted a total of 97 submitted designs. The university family selected “Tiksu” by Lennart Rikk as the winner. The design of the mascot has now developed further, and at the end of August the live … Continue reading

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