Ten things I have learnt as an international student in Germany

As a citizen of a developing state who has studied in four different countries, I have had the opportunity to travel and live in diverse cities. Each place comes with its own pros and cons and while some places may be tougher than others, I would do it all over again in the blink of an eye because each experience has taught me a life lesson which I am very grateful for. Living and studying in Germany have been no different. A country with a rich culture, intense history and interesting people...
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Online wonders to make your student life in Stuttgart easier

Moving to a new place, starting an academic program and learning a new language can all be an overwhelming experience. But lucky us, we are living in 2019 and technology - especially the internet - has made life 10 times easier than how it used to be just a decade ago. If you are a new student at University of Stuttgart and are trying to get the hang of things, this blog provides a list of apps, websites and services which will help you making your life a tiny bit easier. Living Apartment ...
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Travel diaries: When in Egypt

If Egypt is on your travel bucket list and you have time and some money, now might be the right moment in years to visit the country which is a treasure trove of historical sites and natural vistas. From the beauty of Red Sea, the oases of the desert and the wonders along the Nile, you can never get enough of Egypt but you must always try. In this blog, we barely scratch the surface exploring one of the greatest African countries. Luxor Many travellers to Egypt believe that the s...
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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, wit...
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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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