Surviving the exam period

Author : Fatima Ahmed
Photo: Personal archive, Shutterstock
Wednesday, 12 June 2024 21:26

In the latest Insight, student ambassador Fatima Ahmed outlines the ins and outs of the exam period. How to survive, how to stay on your game and not burn the candle at both ends. Both a fun read and great, practical advice.

Work & Study: Work meets research

Author : Adel Petrovic
Photo: Adel Petrovic personal archive
Monday, 06 May 2024 00:00

It’s quite common for international students to work during their studies. But remote jobs or foreign language tutoring aren’t the only options. Especially for PhD candidates who just embarked on their journey into the academic realm. One such example is our student Adel Petrovic. 

Alone but not lonely

Author : Fatima Ahmed
Photo: Fatima Ahmed's personal archive
Tuesday, 02 April 2024 00:14

"Thank you for being the best dad I could ever ask for.’ Sent. It was New Year’s Eve. Fireworks were going off everywhere and I could no longer concentrate on the work..." In this edition of Insight, CU med student Fatima Ahmed writes about one of the costs of studying abroad: often missing important events with loved ones at home. But she also writes about new experiences gained.

A truly memorable Welcome Day

Author : Lucija Andjel, İrem Altınkalp
Photo: CU archives, Shutterstock
Friday, 01 March 2024 09:03

Welcome Days are important and if you're a continuing or new incoming student, here's what you can look forward to. On 3 October 2023, we welcomed new international degree students at Charles University. We started officially with a welcome speech for all attendees, a bit about the history of CU and more.

An evening well spent at the Circular Workshop

Author : Fatima Ahmed
Photo: personal archive, Shutterstock
Friday, 02 February 2024 17:41

As soon as I stepped into the workshop, I knew I had entered an unfamiliar territory. The whole place seemed to be a treasure trove of tools of any sort you could possibly imagine, some of which I didn’t even realise existed.