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Do you want to read about interesting people, amazing projects, and student initiatives you’ve probably never heard of before? Then this section is for you. Here you’ll find all the things you should’ve already known about yesterday.

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    Torn between two worlds

    October 26, 2017

    The weekend’s near! You’re already planning your days off. You’re probably going to study. Maybe you’ll go on a day trip or just stay in Augsburg and spend your time here? Most likely, the weekend is something you don’t plan very precisely. Well, when you go home each weekend, things [...]
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    Student species

    October 18, 2017

    About 20,000 students populate the University of Augsburg, which means different people from all over the world, who, at first sight, have almost nothing in common. Well, they’re all students, of course – mammals with particular habits, such as the mass migration from the campus buildings to [...]
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    Social counseling

    October 11, 2017

    When I started to study, I didn’t realize how many different ways of volunteering there are. Since I had to give up my voluntary work in my hometown, I wanted to get involved again. A friend took me to the Sozialreferat at the University of Augsburg. From the beginning, I was enthusiastic about [...]
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    You can’t weigh beauty

    September 27, 2017

    I always had the feeling that social media were dominated by young women with a skinny frame and flawless bodies, thus setting the standards for “beauty”. But when scrolling through Instagram lately, I see more and more photos of overweight women proudly showing their curves and flab. They [...]
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    Na Ceiltigh in Éire

    September 2, 2017

    Fáilte. This was the first thing I read after my plane had landed at Dublin Airport. In Irish this means ‘Welcome’. I’d always known that the Irish had a language of their own, but I figured that they’d completely adopted English. But, of course, there’s still a lot that remains of the [...]