Category Archives: Student life

The one event which changed my perception of Estonians

Weeks back I got an email inviting me for the Summer University 2021 – an event organised by the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL). I was to attend in my capacity as the President of the Association of African … Continue reading

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How to adapt in a new environment?

As humans, we are able to adjust in constantly moving environments, but it sure takes time and effort. Every individual experience shapes how one adapts in a new environment and overcomes the stress related to the adjusting period. In this … Continue reading

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Why I didn’t hesitate?

I believe all students have found themselves looking at their timetables and wondering which lecture will be taken to the online format sooner or later. September starts in a few days, but the coronavirus situation is not much brighter than last autumn. Fortunately, we now have the opportunity to get vaccinated, and thanks … Continue reading

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Three ways in which the University of Tartu changed my life

Just a few weeks ago, I graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Tartu. I was lucky enough to attend this year’s ceremony in person, an event that felt truly special after spending three out of four semesters … Continue reading

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Raising awareness through art

This is a story of art, self-development, mindfulness, and mental health. A couple of years ago I was a student living in the University of Tartu campus dormitory. While living there I had this weird quirk – I constantly found … Continue reading

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Do international students watch Estonian films? What to watch and where?

While I am working at the University of Tartu as Head of International Marketing, I am actually a student as well. An opportunity to connect my studies and my work came this spring when we had to conduct a pilot … Continue reading

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Volunteering in the COVID-19 department: Dream or shit job?

January 2020: The news had started to circulate about a virus spreading in China. It was related to SARS and MERS and expected to stay in the east. February 2020: The news channels were now covering the novel coronavirus spreading … Continue reading

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