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Student Stories

Alumni_Vitalis
28/05/21 -
  • Leonie Kirstein

From Nigeria to the USA and Germany

Born and raised in Nigeria, Vitalis Nujimem later moved to the US to pursue his bachelor's and master's degree. For his studies, he needed a stay abroad and it soon became clear to him that he wanted to come to Germany. By receiving the UAS7 scholarship, Vitalis was then given the opportunity to study in Germany at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. In the following Interview he reports about his experiences and his future plans to settle down in Germany.
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Liz
24/03/20 -
  • Nele Kirstein

Exploring Bavarian culture and European landscapes

Elizabeth Haeckler, a Chemical Engineering student at the University of Pittsburgh, participated in the UAS7 Study Program in spring 2019. For one term, Liz was enrolled in the Engineering and Management program at Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS).
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Austin2
30/11/18 -
  • Nele Kirstein

From Philadelphia to Bremen: an Energy Engineering Internship with UAS7

Austin Omolo, a Chemical Engineering student at Drexel University, participated in the UAS7 Internship Program this spring.
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Alumni

We want to stay in touch with our alumni! All of you are part of a unique cohort of individuals who can truly explain what it means to study in Germany and at a German university of applied sciences, so you are true UAS Ambassadors.

Since UAS7 alumni are a product of this special German university type known as Fachhochschulen, we are invested in your success. We hope that all of you are eager to continue to build on your achievements and to share your knowledge and your networks with each other. And we are happy to hear from you also.

Not only participants of the UAS7 SIP Program are considered UAS7 alumni but everyone who has spent at least one semester at one of our UAS7 member universities or did an internship there.

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Alumni Stories

Portrait of David Driscoll, sitting in a white chair
02/07/20 -
  • David Driscoll
  • Ingrid Weatherall

A unique connection to Germany

David Driscoll studied abroad at HAW Hamburg in 2009 as part of the UAS7 Study and Internship Program. Today he works as a Senior Designer for the Peter Schmidt Group in Munich. But it all started with a glimpse of his German heritage in 1997.
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UAS7 alumnus Calvin Xu in front of Neuschwanstein castle
09/04/20 -
  • DAAD

"US employers value my degree"

An interview with Calvin Xu, who studied business intelligence and process management at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Today he works as a Senior IT Analyst at NASDAQ.
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Mitch WAGNER
15/10/18 -
  • Ingrid Weatherall

A UAS7 Scholarship and a bit of Serendipity

People working in global education are often asked does study abroad really have any impact; do students really go on to work in a different country or in international careers. Sometimes the world is very small and study abroad can be a little bit of serendipity...
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