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Guide to studying in Graz

Graz is the second largest student city in Austria and it is not without reason that it tops the list of favorites for many students. In addition to its infamous pumpkin seed oil, Graz is known for one thing in particular: a comprehensive range of cultural and leisure activities. For your personal adventure in Graz, […]

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9 unusual tricks and tips for moving day that can save you time and money

Welcome to CoLivi, your destination for high–quality apartments in Vienna and Graz at affordable prices and flexible durations. Join our vibrant international community and experience the perks of CoLivi living. Discover our range of Vienna apartments tailor-made for young professionals and students. Unpack your bags and settle into your new home effortlessly. And if you’re […]

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How to find the fun in your studies again

You sit in the lecture, try to listen to the lecturer and keep getting distracted? Are you really not interested in all of this? And you always skip the lectures in the morning because you don’t feel like it anyway? If you are no longer enjoying your studies and are therefore no longer able to […]

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Tips on how to reconcile work and studies

Going to work and studying – is that even possible? Of course it is! We have summarized 7 tips for you that will help you to balance your job and your studies without stress. Why start studying alongside your job? A degree can help you climb the career ladder. It can also help you make […]

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Time management for study

He who plans earlier … catches the worm ? No: He simply gets less stressed at the end of the semester. Here you will find out all the essentials of what good time management can look like – and what treacherous time thieves are. What’s coming up? The division of time is the framework of […]

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Motivated to the end: Tips for the final sprint in your studies

Many students literally run out of breath towards the end of their studies. Motivation wanes, they suddenly suffer from exam anxiety or feel exhausted over the past months and years. This does not necessarily suggest a successful “final sprint” and a positive start in the (professional) life to come. But what are the reasons for […]

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How to overcome a lack of motivation during your studies

It’s almost impossible to avoid low motivation during a degree. Hardly anyone manages to be consistently motivated to perform at their best throughout the semester. The causes of low motivation can be manifold. In particular, a bad exam result, personal issues and the feeling of being burned out or having lost sight of the big […]

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So everything will be better this semester

When university starts again, students are bursting with good intentions. With tips from our columnist, you can sustain these intentions until the end of the semester. “Everything will be better in the new semester.” I don’t even know how many times I’ve heard these words in my office hours. Unfortunately, I had to witness almost […]

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Inflation: How to save and provide for it

Do you keep asking yourself why is there so much month left at the end of the money? And you don’t even dare to think about the next ten, twenty, thirty years in view of inflation and all the rest of it? We have found tips on how you can save, invest and make provisions […]

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Inexpensive spring furnishings: The balcony type

Are you a real sun worshiper, just like us? Then it’s time to upgrade your outdoor space for spring. The next few weeks will be all about balconies, terraces and gardens. Are you already feeling the first spring fever? Everything could be so beautiful if the balcony etc. didn’t look like a junkyard. We’re putting […]

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Financing your studies: This much is guaranteed

How can I finance my studies and complete them successfully without financial worries? These and similar questions should not only concern prospective students. The costs of studying are also a challenge in the later semesters, especially if the parents do not (or cannot) pay for their children’s education. In our article on financing your studies, […]

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Five tips for Zero Waste in everyday life

Once again you’re standing by the garbage for your building shaking your head. How can so many bins be so full all the time? Disposable products, unnecessary packaging material and, above all, spontaneous, thoughtless purchases are challenging for the environment. We’ll tell you how you can easily integrate Zero Waste into your everyday student life! […]

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Smart cooking: Tips for students

Your budget is tight and you’re looking for solutions to save money in the student kitchen? No problem! We’ll show you how to use simple tricks to prepare food cheaply without sacrificing taste. If you follow our tips, you can reduce your expenses in the long run. Buy a kettle We know that being a […]

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How to reduce stress and nervousness during the exam period

Exam time can be stressful and nerve-wracking for many students. In this article, we give you tips to get stress and nervousness under control so that you approach exams more relaxed and pass them successfully. Tips on how to prepare Good preparation is the key to success. With planning and organization, you create the best […]

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Social support for students in Vienna

Because socially disadvantaged students are particularly affected by the inflation crisis, there is now a scholarship from the University of Vienna to help them financially. Applications can be submitted with immediate effect. Whether it’s living, energy or everyday matters: For those students who were barely making ends meet before the crisis, the current wave of […]

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