By Paddy Henry Editor The University has begun discussions around the feasibility of running the study abroad programmes ahead of the 2021/2022 academic year, SIN understands. Almost a year since NUI Galway students studying across Europe were hauled home as Covid-19 began to take a firm hold on the continent a return to normal study broad programmes still … [Read more...] about Discussions over study abroad begin for next academic year, as students demand clarity over plan.
By Anne Rieger Ok so I don’t know if anyone is actually following this column very actively, but you may have realised that I was gone for the last one. The Irish flu hit me and even loads of tea couldn’t get me out of bed. I decided for this part of the column I am just going to give you a little life update of a German student in NUI Galway – I hope that is as interesting … [Read more...] about Erasmus diary: A little life update
By Anne Rieger I thought about just giving a little life update and maybe I’ll do that next time, but I was just talking to a friend, and he basically said that he has never met someone as German as me. And by that he meant my organisation and my efficiency. Now, I love living here, because not everything is organised, some things go wrong and that is fantastic, but there … [Read more...] about Erasmus diaries: German efficiency
By Anne Rieger Germany is the country of bureaucracy and taxes. Or so I thought. Let me tell you the story of how I tried to get a part-time student job in Ireland as a non-citizen. After weeks and weeks of applying for what feels like a thousand different openings, I finally got a trial. I was so good (or I would like to think so, they probably didn’t even care that much) … [Read more...] about Erasmus diaries: Working woes
By Anne Rieger Now that all the midterms essays are done it is time to dress up as something funny, or just as something. As today is Halloween, I want to go into the difference between Halloween in Ireland and Germany. After getting invited to a Halloween party I was curious about costumes and if I had to dress up. Where I come from we have two events a year where we … [Read more...] about Erasmus diaries: Halloween edition