Today it is one of the most peaceful and beautiful places around city center but looking into its history, one can see that the Botanical Garden has faced many challenges and difficulties. In this post, we’ll tell a brief history of the botanical garden and highly recommend that you go and enjoy its beauties as well as its informing guided tours which can be pre-booked. Weiterlesen
Whether you have just moved in to the dormitory at the Seepark – StuSie with its popular name, or you are a seasoned dweller of it, there is a place that can always be useful and helpful to you if you live there. It is the Service Center in the building 36. Weiterlesen
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!
You might have realized that there are fewer international intakes in your department compared to the previous years. This does not involve Erasmus or Exchange students; rather it is Bachelor or Master students that are influenced. A recent press release (8 May 2018) by National Statistics Office proves this right! Read this post to learn more about it. Weiterlesen
As the new semester begins, many international students are arriving in Freiburg. Although it is a beautiful place that welcomes students from all around the world sometimes it may feel strange to be away from home –both physically and mentally.
This post will explain what culture shock is and will give tips about how to deal with it. First of all we should remember that culture shock is not an “diagnose”; it does not mean we can’t fit into a place. On contrary, it is a normal and common process; as an international student myself I can relate to this as well.
There is an interesting poster exhibition on display at the entrance floor of the UB running from 28th of July to 31th of August. The posters are prepared by the English Department students of the University. Weiterlesen
It is 2017 yet we are discussing whether subjective opinions or vague claims can be replaceable with scientifically proven facts. But here we are, faced with a fairly new term: alternative facts. The term has entered our lives in January 2017 with the inauguration of Donald Trump and at the beginning it referred to the „exaggerated“ and false claim of numbers regarding the people who attended the inauguration ceremony. However, within a short span of time the term has spread and caused big discussions. Weiterlesen
Once I saw the announcement about the forthcoming 15. Student-Flea market on Studierendenwerk Freiburg’s Facebook page, I knew I had to be there! Because come on, who doesn’t like flea markets!? Walking around the stalls with anticipation of coming across the most interesting, unusual and sometimes nostalgic things, plus for a very affordable price! What can one ask for more? Nothing, right? Well, no. You can ask for more, just keep on reading…By the way, if you haven’t realized, I am a fan of flea markets and second hand shops. Being the new owner of a previously loved item has its own charm and satisfaction (oh so many cute dresses!) Weiterlesen
Wie bereits angekündigt stand der Monat April bei den Energiesparern unter dem Motto Upcycling. Doch wobei handelt es sich hierbei eigentlich?
Upcycling setzt sich aus den Worten „up“ und „recycling“ zusammen. Folglich handelt es sich hierbei um die Aufwertung und Wiederverwendung von Abfallprodukten oder scheinbar nutzlosen Produkten. So viel zur Theorie, doch was haben sich die Wohnheime dazu ausgedacht?
Der Energiesparwettbewerb des SWFR ist nun schon in der zweiten Halbzeit angelangt und wir wollen einen Einblick in die Arbeit der Energiesparagentinnen und –agenten geben. Ein fundamentaler Bestandteil ihrer Arbeit ist der wöchentliche Energiespartipp.