Student Life

Christmas Markets in the Czech Republic

Christmas markets are a significant part of the festive atmosphere in the Czech Republic. They take place all over the country, with the main market situated at the Old Town Square in Prague. The Christmas markets consist of wooden huts stocked with local handcrafts and traditional Christmas food. Visitors can enjoy a variety of treats …

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Czech student loans comparison

Studying a university can be financially tough – one must pay rent, food, tuition, textbooks… Although the living costs in the Czech Republic are significantly lower than in most other EU countries, it is still important to think carefully about how to finance your studies and life abroad. The Czech universities charge no tuition fees …

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Charles University’s ice hockey team wins Battle on Ice

Charles University’s Hockey team (Team UK) triumphed in the highly anticipated Battle on Ice on October 31st, downing the Prague School of Economics’ team by a score of 4:0 in the final. The Battle on Ice is a unique project ran by student organizations from four major universities from Prague; the other two schools that …

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7 Ideal Cafés for Studying in Prague

Prague is a home to a growing number of students but also freelancers who are often looking for a cozy place to get work done. If you’re one of them, here are some of our favorite cafés which offer high quality coffee, fast running Wi-Fi and an inspiring environment to bring your laptop, books or …

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The Czech University Hockey League started in September

University hockey in the Czech Republic introduced a new league, which started in September and features eight teams representing 13 different universities. The league provides young players with a chance to effectively combine studies and sport at a high level during their college years. Ice hockey is one of the most popular sports in the …

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How to maintain a work-study-life balance

Striking the perfect balance between work and studying is challenging and often stressful. Most students are faced with a pressure on how to complete assignments on time, earn money and at the same time make the most of their college life. Here are some useful tips on how to stay effective and sane throughout university. …

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Medical care in the Czech Republic

The standard of medical care in the Czech Republic is generally high. In fact, the country’s healthcare scheme has been considered one of the best in the EU. Health care in the Czech Republic is provided by state-run and private medical facilities all over the country, including emergency departments in hospitals which are open 24/7. …

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