"I didn't choose Győr, Győr chose me," says Rebeca Mendoza, who came to Széchenyi István University from Mexico in 2018. The graduate student, who currently lives and works in Budapest, speaks about the motivating power of the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship, the international student community in Győr and the cultural differences between the two countries.
If you are a graduate student, April is already here and you are in the middle of writing your thesis, which is one of the most challenging tasks during your academic years. Sometimes, it will be stressful, and you may lose your motivation. However, you must remember that all university students go through the same process and many of them achieve excellent grades. How do they do it? Here we collected some useful tips which may help you to stay focused and effective during your thesis writing.
Whether you’ve just spent your first winter holidays in Hungary or you have already had several experiences, we hope it was relaxing and peaceful. Most of the Hungarian people spent their time with their families, many shops were closed, and some events were postponed because of the pandemic. Regardless, some of the enthusiastic volunteers of the Alumni Network Hungary shared their previous experiences and gave tips and advice for your next holiday season.
It is already January, which means final exams are here! Exam periods are one of the most challenging and stressful times for a student. We collected some useful tips for you to help you prepare and succeed during your finals!
The winter term is just around the corner and Hungarian universities start their exam periods in December. We have collected the most important dates of some Hungarian universities to help you prepare for your exam schedule in time. Check them out!
The time has come to introduce our international alumni volunteer team with 34 people from 17 countries speaking 23 different languages. In the third chapter of our volunteer series, you can read Zahra Fulandvan’s story from Iran! She began her doctoral studies in 2017 at the Hungarian University of Fine Art and now she’s working on her dissertation and her final art project to receive the degree.