Tobi Alfred Ayanlek

Tobi Alfred Ayanlek
  • Motto: “The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.”An eye-opening experience that I will never forget
  • Country of origin: Nigeria
  • Situation: Alumni (finished studying in the Czech Republic)
  • Higher education institution: University of Pardubice
  • Field of study: Systems Engineering
  • Level of study: Bachelor

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic?

The quality of education, quality of living, the fun you enjoy while studying, the opportunity of meeting people from various backgrounds and countries and the opportunities

Did your studies meet your expectations? How did you find the study programme, instructors, university facilities? Were there any differences from studying in your country?

The studies didn't only meet my expectations but exceeded them. The instructors were awesome! I mean I came from a background of reading and pouring out without understanding in depth. They taught me how to understand in depth. All facilities like the library and the computer rooms were highly equipped which eased the learning and studying experience

What was your most memorable experience or what did you enjoy most as a student in the Czech Republic?

I enjoyed our student nights at the popular Dydy Baba then, going to watch basketball and ice hockey since Pardubice was known for that and the countless weekend trips to other countries and cities. I mean so much culture in the Czech Republic to explore and see that its never boring

How do you think your time in the Czech Republic has helped your studies and/or your career?

I learnt a lot from studying in the Czech Republic. Not just in the classroom but also from the experiences. Writing a thesis and defend it as all helped me advance in my career to date

Do you have any advice for students thinking about studying in the Czech Republic?

Most important is that the quality of education and the learning experience is world-class. You will have the opportunity to explore a beauty culture and meet great people from various backgrounds. You will have the most fun with whatever you like to do and be open to trying new things. "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy"

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