Category Archives: Student life

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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Student diary: Planning for school and food preparation

Second-year medical students, Efe and Ege, blog about their quarantine time in Tartu, this time about planning and food. Continue reading

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Student diary: About self-care in quarantine

Anja Tovirac, our exchange student from Germany, shares her quarantine experience in Tartu. Continue reading

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Student diary: Deciding about “going back” and getting reliable information on COVID-19

Efe and Ege Ergür, second year medical students at the University of Tartu, write about why they decided to stay in Estonia and where to look for reliable sources on COVID-19. Continue reading

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Laziness and Erasmus go together well. So how to make the most of your study abroad?

I arrived in Tartu just over two weeks ago as part of my Erasmus, and, after a few days, I was surprised and frankly overwhelmed with one particular aspect of living here. Personally, I have already experienced going to a … Continue reading

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