With the current change to remote studying, some of you are faced with your first oral online exam. In this article, we have compiled helpful tips on how to best prepare for this unusual situation.
At the moment, written exams do not take place in the lecture hall as usual, but in your private homes. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has compiled tips to support you in preparing for your exams.
In this article, the Center for Teaching an Learning (CTL) of the University of Vienna provides information about learning techniques that support you in studying independently, as well as about speed reading techniques.
Managing your time can be a great challenge when learning remotely. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has tips for structuring your time.
Teaching is currently taking place in the form of remote learning. As a result, teachers and students have to use different remote learning tools and communication channels. We have compiled tips for those of you who are not yet used to working with these tools.
Teeth, dental plates and caudal spines: Jaime Villafaña is a PhD student of Natural Sciences at the University of Vienna and spent two weeks at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with the Short-term grants abroad (KWA) scholarship to study fossils of fishes.
“In 2017, I quit my full-time job and started studying Education at the University of Vienna. Until recently, my everyday life on weekdays consisted of commuting from my place of residence to Vienna to enjoy my courses. I spent the weekends trying to make a living from writing reports for a regional newspaper. A few … Continued
This unusual situation is a challenge for students and teachers alike. The current change from face-to-face teaching to remote learning alters the daily routine we are used to and that reliably structured our studies and our learning progress week after week. Therefore, structuring your personal routine is essential.
Learning the right way is especially tough under the current circumstances. Your daily routine has changed and switching to remote studying requires you to work independently. Learning techniques cannot take the load of learning off your shoulders, but they help you structure and optimise the way you study. It is important that you choose the … Continued
“So, what will you do after you have finished your studies?” I have never liked this question, since I decided to enrol in two degree programmes without a ‘specific’ job profile attached to them. I study Anglophone Literatures and Cultures and Conservation Biology and Biodiversity Management – not exactly degree programmes where it is immediately … Continued
“Coming from a small university in the city I’ve lived in all my life, the prospect of doing an Erasmus student exchange at the University of Vienna couldn’t have been more exciting. My BA programme in European Studies at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland requires me to complete two semesters abroad, studying through a foreign … Continued