Brave students who pushed boundaries and changed the world

As majority of our history lessons are filled with stories of brave men only, we rarely find out about others who played equally important roles in making this world a better place. Many of such stories are of students, who by their simple act of bravery, left a mark on the world forever. In this blog, we pay tribute to these students; to honour them and to take inspiration from them. Malala Yousafzai Youngest Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani student who was shot by terrorists i...
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Here’s why you should study abroad during your university life

University life is full of adventures - from learning a new subject, meeting people from all over to getting ready for the real world, higher education is an experience to be lived. But there’s one thing which makes this experience even better; studying abroad. If exchange programme is a possibility during your bachelor or master studies, here are some reasons why you should say yes to this opportunity. See another country It is easy to stay busy in your own little world, with your...
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Places to visit near Stuttgart if you want to escape city life

The hustle and bustle of a city life can be overwhelming at times and we often yearn to escape the urban realm and move to quieter, calmer and more scenic spaces. If you live in Stuttgart and have this feeling, this blog will help you decide which places to visit to take a little break from the city. Schloss Solitude Built between the years 1764 to 1775, Schloss Solitude is a small palace located on the edge of Stuttgart with brilliant views of the surrounding areas. Designed in the late ...
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Famous people who studied at University of Stuttgart

If you study or are planning to study at the University of Stuttgart and want to find out why this is a brilliant institution to be associated with, here's a list of its past students who made a name for themselves and their university around the world. Get inspired! Gottlieb Daimler Probably the most famous alumnus of University of Stuttgart to this date, Gottlieb Daimler was the inventor of motor engine - an invention which revolutionised mobility in ways never imagined before. Born in ...
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Master’s programme offered in English language at University of Stuttgart

  For those interested in starting their graduate studies in Germany and who have University of Stuttgart on their list of possible schools, here's a list of master's programme offered by the higher education institution in English language. From city planning, computer science to physics, the university has a broad range of subjects for international students to choose from. Fotolia/seventyfour   Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE) If the...
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Ready, steady, cook: Around the world in 12 recipes

As a student, one is always looking for the nearly impossible combination of good food that is easy to make and light on pocket. But miracles do happen. Below is a list of mouth-watering meals from around the world which you can easily cook in your student dorm to enjoy the taste of globalisation. Ratatouille - France Sauté chopped onions, garlic, and bell peppers in olive oil; add salt, pepper, chopped tomatoes and basil and cook until it all turns into a smooth paste. Slice eggplants,...
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Aside from your major, what university life really teaches you

For many, going to a university is their first step into adulthood. And while we learn the fine details of quantum physics, Da Vinci’s art and trickle-down theory in the classrooms, university life teaches us more than the courses we register for; lessons of friendship, compromise and hardwork. Below, we take a look at what university life really teaches us. Prioritising  Three assignments, one paper and five hangout plans with friends; university life is all about making and honouring co...
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Things to do before and after your arrival in Germany

Moving to a new place and starting a degree program brings with it a whole set of to-do tasks; the list of things you have to do can often be long and confusing. To get an idea of what you might be expected to do as a new student and new arrival in Germany, here's an informative list to get you started. Accommodation As soon as you are 100% sure you will be coming to Stuttgart for your university education, start looking for an accommodation. Stuttgart is notorious for limited places of r...
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The good, the bad and the ugly side of living in a student dorm

If you are moving into a student dormitory and you have no clue what goes down there, this blog may give you some idea of the interesting world of shared living. While most of us have the experience of living with other people thanks to our family homes, living with strangers, that too from different backgrounds, is a different ballgame altogether. Here, I share with you the best, the not so great and some downright painful things about living in student dorms. Diversity While travelling to...
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10 interesting facts to know about Stuttgart before moving here

While Stuttgart doesn't pop up on the mental map of most people when they think about Germany, the city has its unique world war history, an ambitious plan to become the heart of Europe and a global standing as a happy place. If you are moving here as a student and are curious to know about the city, this blog will help you get up to speed. Name Stuttgart is the modern version of its older name Stuotgarten which means ‘a garden for the horses’. This name has its roots in the fact that the c...
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