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volunteer work

Volunteer work while studying

Volunteering alongside studying can be a rewarding experience that not only enhances your resume, but also helps to develop personal skills and interests, and broaden your horizons. What are the benefits of volunteering alongside studying? There are many reasons why students choose to volunteer. Some want to engage in social work and do good, while […]

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6 practical tips for living together in a flat share

Shared flats are great! They are like a cross between living at home with your parents and living all by yourself.  There’s someone there to chat, cook and if you don’t know how to make a bechamel sauce for the lasagna, maybe a flatmate can help. I have already lived in several flat shares with […]

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Flatmate typology: What kind of flatmate are you?

Do you already live in a shared flat or are you currently looking for a flat share? Thesius introduces you to five typical flatmates and gives you tips for flatmate casting. What kind of flatmate are you? The nerd of the flat share The nerd explains the legal basis of the sublease contract at the […]

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How you can prepare for the heating season

Some like it cooler, others only feel really comfortable in tropical temperatures. But actually everyone wants the same thing: Low heating costs. We reveal how the tiresome topic finally has an end! Are you for the hot or cold? One of the most discussed topics among flat share residents is the heating bill at the […]

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Some love them, others hate them: Group projects

Some love them, others hate them: Group projects. Be it a written project, a presentation or even a project spanning the semester, there is no way around collective work in groups when studying today. And that’s good! Because even in “real” life, especially in professional life, soft skills such as the ability to work in […]

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Tipps for shared student apartments

Finding the right shared apartment is rarely an easy task. This makes the feeling of having found your shared four walls and being able to enjoy a nice place to stay with friends for the next few years all the more fantastic. That’s why we’re giving you 5 tips on how you can go about […]

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Health insurance as a foreign student in Austria

Health insurance as a foreign student in Austria

Austrian universities are an attractive destination for foreign students. But they often have greater initial difficulties than their native counterparts. In addition to looking for a place to study and an apartment, there are also a bunch of formalities waiting for them. One question that arises here is what happens to them when they become […]

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Student grants at a glance: It’s all about the money!

There are few things about student life that are the subject of as many different stories as student grants. For a better perspective, we have summarized the most important key points for you and explain what will change for you in autumn 2022. Basic information on student grants According to Austrian law, the student grant […]

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These 15 hacks will help you study at home

These 15 hacks will help you study at home

The day had started so well. “Today I’m going to study properly at home,” you thought with conviction over your morning coffee. Three hours later you realize: Somehow I didn’t get anything done. Is this familiar to you? You are not alone! Many students find it difficult to learn effectively at home – both starting […]

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Our summer highlights in Austria

Our summer highlights in Austria

Summer has finally arrived! And this year we want to enjoy it to the full. That’s why we’ve put together an extensive to-do list and tell you what you shouldn’t miss in Austria this summer. Zipline Annaberg Is your spirit animal a nimble mountain goat? Or are you more of a team sloth? Whether you’re […]

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A summer (almost) like then

A summer (almost) like then

The slow end of the Corona measures makes us quietly hope for normality again after two years of waivers and restrictions – and also has us dreaming of our next holiday. So knock on wood and dust off your passports as we bring you the best travel destinations for the afterlife, while keeping safety in […]

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Tips for Saving money in the shared flat ➤ CoLivi

Tips for Saving money in the shared flat ➤ CoLivi

Welcome to saving money in the shared flat, welcome to true student life. Living in a shared apartment is (so they say) a real must in personality development and is (in retrospect) described by many as the best (and probably also the most sleepless) time as a student. However, in order for you to be able […]

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Flatshare FAQ: Here’s what you should watch out

Important aspects of flatsharing Starting your own flatshare and living with friends can be a great idea and a lot of fun. But it can also result in friendships breaking up, so it’s not something to be gone into lightly! You need to make sure that you know a bit about the finances involved, tenancy […]

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Learning Agreement

What is a Learning Agreement?

Learning Agreement (Explanation, structure and help with completion) When it comes to a semester abroad, most students think of foreign places, new cultures and exciting trips. Of course, they should do some studying as well – but the focus is usually on experiencing a foreign country. When organising semesters abroad, it is usually necessary to […]

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