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Two Students Locked Up on Museum Night

On a Museum Night, two 19th-century students populated the attic of the University of Tartu’s Main Building, the former students’ lock-up. Continue reading

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Concert: Ka Moosiga & Too Hot For Teacher

Last Friday, teachers and students were rocking the audience at the Athena Centre in Tartu. A hardrock band THFT (Too Hot For Teacher) got the show going while Ka Moosiga, comprised of our uni’s international students, a postdoc researcher and … Continue reading

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Looking Good Is Feeling Good: International Students Present Their Case

This is the second installment in the 4-part series on student life by Rūta Petersonaitė, a fourth year student of publishing at Vilnius University, who is currently spending this autumn semester in Tartu. Rūta’s first story explored why students chose … Continue reading

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Why Tartu? Why not!

This semester the University of Tartu is hosting a record number of international students – 680. This fact begs the question as to what reasons brought them here, and with two months already behind them, it would also be interesting to know whether their expectations met with delightful or awkward surprises, what they think Estonians are like and what are the “must-dos” of Tartu in their point of view? Continue reading

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The Viking Age Experiment

Inspired by a visit to Denmark, Viire Pajuste decided to set up an archeological experiment for her master’s project at UT. Since early July, Viire and a team of fellow students and friends have been building (and are pretty close to finishing) a Viking-Age dwelling house in South-Estonia. In February, the bravest will inhabit the house for an Iron-Age-style week. Continue reading

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