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Update! March 2018

Top­ics: Ap­ply for WU’s Ger­man-Taught Mas­ter’s Pro­grams / Ment­or­ing Pro­gram for Aca­demic Writ­ing – Sup­port for Bach­elor’s Stu­dents / Are You Pas­sion­ate About Sports? / In­ter­na­tional Sum­mer Uni­versit­ies (ISUs) 2018! / Are you fit 4 re­search? Take our quiz and find out!

Ap­plic­a­tion for WU’s Ger­man-Taught Mas­ter’s Pro­grams opens on March 30, 2018

The ap­plic­a­tion for all Ger­man-taught mas­ter’s pro­grams for in­take in the 2018/19 win­ter semester opens on March 30, 2018. You can ap­ply via the on­line ap­plic­a­tion tool even if you have not fin­ished your bach­elor’s pro­gram yet (but you must have com­pleted a min­imum of 150 ECTS cred­its). We re­com­mend that you ap­ply early so that you won’t have to wait long for feed­back on your ap­plic­a­tion doc­u­ments. The ap­plic­a­tion period ends on May 31, 2018. De­tailed in­form­a­tion is avail­able on­line.

Ment­or­ing Pro­gram for Aca­demic Writ­ing – Sup­port for Bach­elor’s Stu­dents WU’s

Ment­or­ing Pro­gram for Aca­demic Writ­ing helps bach­elor’s stu­dents im­prove their writ­ing skills by fo­cus­sing on the writ­ing pro­cess rather than on the fin­ished pro­duct. You will learn strategies to guide you through vari­ous writ­ing phases, and try out a num­ber of cre­at­ive writ­ing meth­ods. In ad­di­tion, hand­s-on ex­er­cises and (peer) feed­back will also con­trib­ute to im­prov­ing your writ­ing skills. Par­ti­cipants in the pro­gram will be part of a small group of bach­elor’s stu­dents led by two writ­ing ment­ors. With the help of your ment­ors, you will be work­ing on a writ­ing pro­ject and ex­pand your writ­ing skills. If you are you in­ter­ested in im­prov­ing your (aca­demic) writ­ing skills, you will find more in­form­a­tion hier.

Please note: this pro­gram is offered in Ger­man and we will fo­cus on aca­demic writ­ing in Ger­man.

If you have any ques­tions, please con­tact schreib­ment­or­

Are You Pas­sion­ate About Sports?

Vo­lun­teer­ing@WU or­gan­ises a new Sum­mer Sports Camp in July 2018. The Camp of­fers WU stu­dents the op­por­tun­ity to be­come Sports Bud­dies, and chil­dren from so­cially dis­ad­vant­aged fam­il­ies will gain new ex­per­i­ences through sports and other activ­it­ies.

Sports Bud­dies help chil­dren dis­cover their tal­ents. The chil­dren in our pro­gram do not have the op­por­tun­ity to be mem­bers in a sports club or to take part in a ten­nis camp. At the Sum­mer Sports Camp chil­dren between 9 and 12 years will be able to try new sports and to im­prove their self-aware­ness and enthu­si­asm about sports.

As part of a team of Sports Bud­dies you will be re­spons­ible for plan­ning the pro­gram and the sports activ­it­ies for the Sum­mer Sports Camp, with the sup­port of the camp dir­ect­ors.

Facts & fig­ures

What?  Sum­mer Sports Camp

When?  July 22 - 29, 2018 (pre­par­a­tion in sum­mer semester 2018)

Where?  König­swiesen in Up­per Aus­tria

Who?  10 Sports Buddys and 40 chil­dren between 9 and 12 years

Ap­ply to be­come a Sports Buddy by March 11, 2018! For more in­form­a­tion and to ap­ply, please click HERE.

Ready for a Unique Ex­per­i­ence Abroad? Ap­ply for the In­ter­na­tional Sum­mer Uni­versit­ies (ISUs) 2018 or­gan­ized by WU!

Ap­plic­a­tion period: March 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm – March 13, 2018 at 12:00 am.

You have al­ways wanted to go abroad while study­ing at WU, but you prefer spend­ing one sum­mer rather than a whole semester in a for­eign coun­try? You have to ful­fil the IBW In­ter­na­tional Ex­per­i­ence, but you would like to travel to several des­tin­a­tions and speed up your stud­ies at the same time? We have the per­fect choice for you! All In­ter­na­tional Sum­mer Uni­versit­ies (ISUs) 2018 or­gan­ized by WU can be ac­cred­ited as courses and as IBW for­eign ex­per­i­ence for your WU stud­ies. Check out the schol­ar­ships avail­able for ISUs!

Small ad­vis­ory meet­ing

  • When: March 1, 2018 2pm

  • Where: Lib­rary and Learn­ing Center/Ebene 4/ZAS – con­fer­ence room

Fol­low for more info.

Are you fit 4 re­search? Take our quiz and find out!

The Uni­versity Lib­rary has set up two quizzes you can take them on­line an­onym­ously to test your know­ledge on lit­er­at­ure re­search and us­ing the lib­rary. Do you know the fast­est and most ef­fi­cient way to find a spe­cific doc­u­ment? How good are your re­search strategies when look­ing for in­form­a­tion on a par­tic­u­lar topic? Are you a lib­rary pro who could find your way around the lib­rary blind­folded? Do you know when to use which search tools? The Lib­rary Quiz will help you find out just how good your in­form­a­tion lit­er­acy skills really are. And the best part: If you didn’t do so well in a par­tic­u­lar area – no prob­lem! The in­di­vidual ques­tions are linked to the rel­ev­ant sec­tion in Fit4Re­search, the lib­rary’s in­form­a­tion lit­er­acy learn­ing re­source.

You can take the quiz as often as you like here: ht­tps://­lio­thek/quiz

N.b. So far the quiz is only avail­able in Ger­man, but we are work­ing on the Eng­lish ver­sion.

If you have any ques­tions or sug­ges­tions about the quiz, feel free to drop us a line at: fit4re­


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