David Van Gelder Adjar

David Van Gelder Adjar
  • Motto: Find something that makes you happy and do it.
  • Country of origin: Ghana
  • Situation: Student (currently studying in the Czech Republic)
  • Higher education institution: University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
  • Field of study: Chemical Engineering
  • Level of study: Master

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic?

The quality of the education and the cost of just made sense. Also the beauty of Prague.

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?

It did to a large extent. The courses were well structured and the instructors were professional. The facilities is one of my favorite things about studying here. The difference is the amount of practical work that is done here.

What was the biggest surprise with regard to studying or living in the Czech Republic?

That you have three tries to pass an exam.

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

The amount of time my supervisor spent with me to make sure i understood everything needed for my thesis.

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

Its made me more responsible and taught me to be tactful in my approach to solving problems.

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

Be ready to study hard to earn every point and also be willing to ask questions. You'll only get better by asking questions

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