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Exhibition of Foreign Students’ Portraits

An exhibition entitled ’Faces of SZTE’ was opened on the 24th of October in József Attila Study and Information Centre. The portraits made by Anna Bobkó – the photo reporter of the University of Szeged – give an insight into the multicultural milieu of the institution.

According to official data from the Ministry of Education, the University of Szeged is the third most popular university among foreign students in the rural country. While 2,632 foreign students enrolled in the Academic Year of 2015-2016, their number rose to 3,208 in the following year. Students are coming from all corners of the world: from Canada to South Africa; from Bolivia to China and from all the continents. Indonesia, Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Jamaica are just a few of the countries represented in the student body. The portraits of Anna Bobkó give an insider’s view of the multicultural life at SZTE.

 

The opening event of the exhibition also provided an opportunity for the foreign students to get to know each other; Prof. Dr. Katalin Nagy, Vice Rector for International Affairs addressed a celebratory opening speech.


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SZTE Experience


amin-alawar2Amin Alawar - Faculty of Science and Informatics - Biology (PhD)

Being awarded the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship, I came from Lebanon to Szeged. Student life here is astonishing; I simply adore being a student at SZTE. A variety of foreign scholars, and young people have arrived here from all corners of the world. After having finished with academic work at the lab, there is still time for relaxing. The town itself is also impressive – my favourite place is Széchenyi tér.


AndiAndi Rahmat Saleh - Faculty of Arts - Ph.D. Studies

I’m a Ph.D. student from Indonesia and a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship student. I first heard about the University of Szeged from the Tempus Foundation university list with excellent program descriptions, and it caught my eyes. My student life has been a pleasant one because of the beautiful environment, and TIK library facility. The teachers and staffs are accommodating, and my mentors and classmates also contributed to exploring the city with pleasant memories. The city is very affordable, and I live in a shared flat very close to the city center. In my free time, I engage in sporting activities or watch movies. My favorite spot is the Dugonics square, but my best attraction is the Tisza River. The University of Szeged is a beautiful experience for me, and I will recommend it to my friends. I am happy to be part of the University of Szeged.

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