When you’re a student and you need some extra cash…

Students are known for not having much money. Only some can count on financial help from the university, the rest have to cope on their own. Support from parents is often too small to be enough to live in a big city, so there is still work to do. But what and where? To dispel …

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10 most popular fields of study in Poland

Poland’s university landscape is a bit different than in other countries. As a developing country, Poles doesn’t have their own Ivy League, but they are working on one. In the foreground, there is an increasing interest of candidates in the directions which HR experts call “prospective”. It basically means fields that ensure the acquisition of …

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How to avoid culture shock in Poland (and enjoy it)

Every country has customs that confuse and sometimes even shock foreigners. Polish people have their celebrations, special occasions or just everyday customs, that surprises everyone, except them. To prepare you against cultural shock, I made a shortlist of very Polish habits and traditions. Instead of surprise and confusion, you will be able to enjoy yourself …

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Polish alcohol (and why it’s much more than vodka)

“Polish vodka” is a well-known sentence all around the world. Heck, even Bruce Willis himself advertised Polish vodka “Sobieski” some time ago. Although vodka is Poland’s one of the most popular export commodity, Polish alcohols are much more. Especially nowadays, when the local brewing, winemaking, liqueur and cider production industries it thriving. If you are …

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Few reasons why Erasmus+ in Poland is a good idea

If you’re not from Europe, you need to know one thing – Erasmus+ Programme is a big deal over here for many reasons. In this article I’m going to point out absolute must know Erasmus+ is a good idea. Especially in Poland. Let’s get going! Quick recap: what Erasmus actually is? Erasmus+ is an international …

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10 best clubs for students in Poland

Each university city has a unique personality and character. Which express the best in places where students hang out and party. There are literally thousands of clubs and spots in Poland, so that’s why I made the list of ten the best of them. Everyone can quickly end up in the biggest or most common …

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10 most essential Polish movies

History of Polish cinema is a perfect reflection of Polish culture in the last 80 years. Although Poland’s movies date back to 1908, Second World War practically destroyed its industry. The year 1945 became a “year zero” and started postwar resurrection of Polish film. Since then, such iconic filmmakers such as Andrzej Wajda, Jerzy Kawalerowicz …

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Visa, resident and work permit in Poland

University documents are only one aspect of requirements that student needs to fulfil. Once you receive an email with invitation to university in Poland, your should think about more official documents, like Visa and resident permit. Those who are also thinking about start working here need to look around how to get a work permit. …

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Accommodation, health insurance and Student Card

Together with the questions directly related to studying in Poland, there is another group of significant issues in that subject. Once you came here, you have to live somewhere, be prepared for random life events and profit fully from student status. That’s why we made this short list of tips and guidelines regarding accommodation, health …

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Everything (else) what foreign student must know about studying in Poland

Since you know about the structure, credits and recruitment process, let’s talk about something, you probably will have to learn on your own. Like with everything else, there is a theoretical part and how things should look like, and the practical one – how it really is. And above all, most relevant and yet, most …

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