NEW SEMESTER, NEW REGULATIONS FOR UNICARD

Starting from the winter semester 2018/19 the UniCard system at the University of Freiburg will dramatically change. The aim is to switch to a new and more secure system both in terms of software and hardware. So what are these changes going to involve and entail? For further information please keep reading the post!
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Summer Night Open-Air Cinema is Here!

It is too hot to stay indoors, and sometimes too costly to have fun outside with a student budget. But fret no more because the open-air cinema is here for everyone to enjoy until September 1, with a wide range of movie selection. You can have a chill movie night under the stars which is a great way to enjoy long and beautiful summer nights. So, for further details keep reading the post! Weiterlesen

AN INTRODUCTION TO FREIBURG’S FOOTBALL SCENE: SC FREIBURG

If you were out at the streets of Freiburg centrum last Saturday (12.05.2018) to make the best of beautiful sunny weather, you must have seen all the Freiburg football club fans flooding to the Dreisam Stadium and then later partying all night. As someone who has nothing to do with football, I have researched the history and significance of the team for Freiburg. If you are also curious about the team’s history, philosophy, achievements, and importance for the community go ahead and read this post! Weiterlesen

Great German Songs to Enrich Your Vocabulary (While Having Fun)

Remember our post about learning German while watching famous and great German movies? It turns out a lot of people found the idea of combining study and leisure quite useful and motivating while learning German. So, here is another post on German pop culture, which will not only introduce you to the German pop music world but also will help you become the next karaoke queen or king. Weiterlesen

Easter Celebrations and Traditions in Germany

Easter is a major holiday in Germany as well as neighboring German-speaking countries. As the days are getting warmer and longer; one cannot help but realize yellow daffodils, crocuses and clay bunnies decorating households –even streets and shopping malls. Easter is not only an important religious holiday but also a family holiday and thus celebrated accordingly. It is mainly to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. After a cold and long winter, Easter heralds the coming of much-anticipated spring. There is a range of Easter customs and traditions that have spread to other parts of the world as well. Read this post to learn more all about Easter in Germany! Weiterlesen

Why Should You Start Doing Yoga?

The first semester is already behind us and the exams are over. But everyone knows that being a university student is a tough work. On the one hand, there are presentations, exams, and usual uni workload; on the other, there we are, trying to maintain a social life, work at a part-time job and taking care of ourselves. It might be hard to find a sense of balance among these pressing responsibilities. However, yoga is one way that can help you manage the stress that results from having a lot of obligations. So why exactly is yoga good for students? Weiterlesen

An Attempt to Plan Your Planner: Bullet Journaling

When we are already two months into 2018 is it too late to talk about new year’s resolutions? Let’s assume it is never too late to do something beneficial for yourself, shall we? One of my resolutions was to become more organized and actually stick to my organized self. With this goal on mind, I have bought a new agenda at the beginning of every year for some years now. However, I could only use these yearly agendas for a week – at most! Then I came across with a craze called bullet journaling. Weiterlesen

Important Things to Know If You Are A Working Student in Germany

Many of us work in part-time jobs to support ourselves or to gain work and life experience. But there are important rules to remember whether you are EU citizen or non-EU citizen while you are working as a student. You might know these if you are already working but they are still important to remember and for those who are considering to get a part-time job, this post is a must-read before you jump into the world of part-time jobs! Weiterlesen

Tips and Reminders for Exam Preparation

It feels like yesterday since I wrote a post on “tips for going back to Uni with motivation” a couple of months ago at the beginning of the semester! Now, it is time to be tested for a semester worth of knowledge. I know everybody has already been studying –I know because it is impossible to find a seat in the UB before 7 p.m. Still, here are some final reminders and tips on what to do and what NOT to do when preparing for exams. Weiterlesen