In this section, you will find blog posts that would tell you more about how I have spent my time in Magdeburg, specific experiences and advice.
Some noteworthy experiences that make me eligible to speak about things:
I’ve worked as a student at:
Support Internationals at FIN, OVGU: It’s a project which aims to create content to assist international students in the university’s department of computer science. I worked here from July 2018 till February 2020
Transfer – und Gruenderzentrum (TUGZ): As a project assistant, very briefly during 2018.
As a Machine Learning Tutor: During winter semester 2019. This gave me another perspective into student life, this time from the other side of the table. I tutored, mentored, helped my boss set questions, correct answer scripts, analyze student performances.
As a developer at LegalHorizon AG: During winter semester 2019.
As a research intern at GEI, Braunschweig: From March 2020 till, I do not know.
I’m a mentor for DKE students at the university and am a founding member of the Academic Club. While I continue as a mentor, I resigned from the Academic Club due to other priorities in my life.
I did not really realize how quickly one year passed since I wrote this post! While the struggle to complete my never-ending last 6 credits is real even now, I started with my thesis at the [Read more...]
How often do we, Indians, associate "foreign" with chilly winters and a lot of snow? I guess, pretty often. Maybe because we are conditioned by movies or by stories of our relatives who live abroad. I [Read more...]
Many of my friends, who are not well acquainted with doing masters in Germany, wonder why the programs, which are of 4 semesters, in theory, extend slightly beyond the time frame.. and in my case, by [Read more...]
It was during the time of the US President’s India visit, the German media and my social media newsfeed were rife with news and awareness campaigns about Coronavirus. Not that they did not know about [Read more...]
Before the first case in Saxony-Anhalt was reported, there was an awareness about the novel Coronavirus in Germany. The first case of a covid19 patient in Germany was reported on February 15, 2020. [Read more...]
At the university, a student can either become a tutor or a HiWi (Hilfswissenschaftler (student assistant)). As a mentor, I receive queries related to HiWi jobs (& tutoring jobs) and I would turn [Read more...]
This is a sequel to this blog post! ..and in this blog post, we try to explore what more you can do beyond normal studies in the university, once you are in Magdeburg. I write this blog post as a [Read more...]
Plagiarism is not just ripping off someone’s work without crediting them, as most international students would like to believe. It is slightly more. It’s one of the major academic misconduct and most [Read more...]