Covid

Moving to Prague

With the pandemic restrictions reducing, and things getting back to normal and the new academic semester starting for the students here are a few things newbies should be informed about. This will help you plan ahead for your stay in Prague which would make sure that you have a great semester here. Relevant documents for …

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Google launched Career Certification Courses in Data Analytics, and UX Design

During the pandemic, many people decided to spend their time during lockdown by upgrading their skills through online courses. In March 2021, Google opened enrollment for its three new career certification courses in the fields of Data Analytics, Project Management, and UX Design, which are available to anyone without the need of having any background …

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Czech Republic ranks 18th in the World Happiness Report 2021

The World Happiness Report 2021 ranked the Czech Republic as the 18th happiest country in the world, one place higher than in 2020. The Czech position in the annual ranking has been steadily improving in recent years. Finland has been reported the happiest country across globe, followed by Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland. The annual World …

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Mentoring for freshmen at CTU

The current coronavirus pandemic and strict lockdown is probably the most difficult for freshmen. While older students already know how the university system works, it can be challenging for new students as they didn’t have time to properly adapt to academic environment and get to know their classmates and teachers. To help their freshmen, Czech …

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Number of full-time foreign students in Czechia continues to grow

Despite the covid-19 pandemic, the number of foreign students enrolled in full-time degree programmes in the Czech Republic grew by more than 8 percent in 2020. On the contrary, there were fewer Erasmus students in the country due to the pandemic. The number of foreign students has been growing for 10 years. Last year, the …

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Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic: Measures in March 2021

The Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic is still worrying, as its growth accelerated in February, partly due to the spread of novel coronavirus variants. From February 27, a new state of emergency applies in the country until March 28 along with stricter measures: As of March 1, 2021, all persons are prohibited from leaving …

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How to stay motivated during distance learning

We get it, distance learning sucks. While it can be an appealing idea at first because you don’t have to commute and wake up early, it inevitably gets boring and tedious. And a huge let-down especially for freshmen who can’t experience real university life. How to stay motivated and not go crazy? 1. Follow a …

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The historical pub in Oxford that was supporting students closes

The traditional pub The Lamb & Flag in Oxford that was being visited by students, locals and travellers after more than four centuries closes due to coronavirus. Besides its historical atmosphere, a wide variety of ale and quality cider for purchase, the pub also provided financial help to students. From its profits, the pub supported …

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How to survive freshman year during the pandemic

Student parties, small talks during the breaks between lectures, eating lunch or having coffee with other students in the school cafeteria – these are just some of things this year’s freshmen will miss out on. The pandemic of covid-19 has influenced college life and put many students into stress or despair. That is why we …

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Foreign students in Australia are afraid of becoming homeless

Foreign students in Australia had financial problems long before the epidemic broke out so their situation has worsened even more. Professor Alan Morris from the University of Technology Sydney organised a survey to analyse this unlucky development. Over 7 000 foreign students participated in the first part of the survey that mapped their situation before …

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