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We’ve moved to a new location - StudentEventsBlog.wordpress.com and we’d like to invite you to read it! Watch out for daily posts from our Campus Ambassadors, including tips for students, and news from the office. As always, discover the coolest student competitions, conferences, and seminars from around the world at www.StudentEvents.com!
Book, Love, and Party (Part 2)
By Rizalul Durrun Pasundani (University of Indonesia) Love is Love. I couldn’t explain it; we know it’s love when we feel it. Like a quote in the movie “A Walk to Remember”, love is like a wind, we can feel it but we can’t touch it. Love is not only about your girlfriend or boyfriend, but it is also about everything that could be loved; like nature, neighborhood, animal, parents, teacher, and...
Visions of American Thanksgiving
Reblogged from laughingsquid: for all our American friends out there who are looking forward to a weekend of turkey, football, and time at home! Happy Thanksgiving! Visions of Thanksgiving
3 Networking Tips you need to know NOW!
By Sreekanth Daruvuri (SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, India) Dressing for success IS networking. Networking is finding the right people with the right resources and having them help you to get the word out. By yourself, you are nowhere near as effective as when you have a network of contacts and friends working together to help you promote your new venture or when you are...
By Marta Svetek (University of Warwick) We’ve all been there. It might have been at university, high school, elementary school or anything in between. Hardly anyone has tread down the scholarly path without finding themselves in a group assignment or project at some point. These are the times when a teammate displays such an uncanny ability to evoke the fieriest pits of rage that you never even...
How not to kill a teammate
By Angelina Buchvarova (University of Warwick) Teamwork can be a real pain unless you get used to it and count on some of these techniques to handle it – without any murders taking place. Throughout my student life I have encountered several teammate personality types: 1. The absolute genius, who has zero listening skills This kind is truly annoying and although they may have some really...
It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the...– Unknown.
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together...– Henry Ford
Classroom to Consultancy #8
By Barbara Oberc (University of Newcastle) My main priority last week was an assignment for another module. Those 3,000 words had me up all Sunday night, to the point where, after I handed my essay in and attended a tutorial, I passed out on my bed fully clothed at 8pm. Thirteen hours later, I woke up spooning my laptop open to the (half-finished) blog post you may have read last...
My Country: Kenya
By Vera Oreti (University of Nairobi) Kenya is a small to a medium-sized country in East Africa. It borders Sudan to the north, the warring Somalia to the north-east area, Uganda to the western side, Tanzania in the south and Indian Ocean to the south-east. It is a country with beautiful physical features and beautiful people. The physical features range from mountains to valleys, including the...
Book, Love, & Party (Part 1)
By, Rizalul Durrun Pasundani (University of Indonesia) Book, love and party are words that represent student life. To achieve maximum value of our study in university we have to make those three magic components balance. And what exactly do those three components mean? I will describe it as comprehensively as possible. Book represents our main focus as students. It is good to study as much as we...
What do you imagine when you think of the word “design”? Furniture, architecture, or computer graphics? How about climate change, invention, or medicine? These are the many facets that Guiness World Record holders, Nobel Peace Prize winners, and contemporary artists talked about this past weekend at the annual Design Our Tomorrow (DOT) Conference 2011. DOT Conference Nov 12, 2011....
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.– Harry Truman
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear,...– Andrew Carnegie
Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more...– Elbert Hubbard
What do you know about Georgia? →
Our Head Ambassador in Georgia, Tamar, has just published her new blog. Check it out! Learn more about this fascinating country, and find out more about an initiative, Speak Up! Georgia that Tamar has been working on over the past few months.
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Great People, Great Ideas. →
From Classroom to Consultancy #6 & the 6th Sense...
Barbara is a StudentEvents.com Campus Ambassador at Newcastle University in the UK. Read on for the latest update of her senior year project - to be a management consultant for a real-life client. Each week she tells us more about the ups and downs she’s experiencing. What will she get up to next? Locating the clients’ headquarters in the nearby, yet unfamiliar town was a little bit of...
A leader isn’t good because he’s right. They’re good because they’re willing to...– Gen. Stanely McChrystal (US Army ret.)
A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real...– J. P. Morgan (via humanlyunsuccessful)
poptech: curiositycounts: A trailer for a conference? Why not! PopTech goes to Iceland in 2012. Not only are we headed to Iceland in June, but we’re currently offering a special ticket package for PopTech Reykjavik + PopTech Camden (lasts through November 11). Why PopTech? Here’s one answer.
100 new student events added weekly! →
I don’t think we’re ever going to get it completely right. The world...– Sean Parker, Spotify/ex-Napster