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University of Silesia at the educational fairs in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Meet us in Almaty at “Kazakhstan International Exhibition Education and Career 2014”!

Between 10th and 12th April, representatives of the University of Silesia in Katowice, Joanna and Agata, will be waiting for you at “Kazakhstan International Exhibition Education and Career 2014” in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Look for «READY,STUDY, GO! – POLAND» stand (stand no. 71, hall no. 10)! Joanna and Agata are the girls with USiołek Mascot.

Venue: Atakent Expo, 42 Timiryazev str., Almaty, 050057 Kazakhstan

Opening hours:
10th April: 10.00 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
11th April: 10 p.m. – 6 p.m.,
12th April: 10 p.m. – 3 p.m.

University of Silesia at the educational fairs in Brazil

Between 16th and 26th March 2014, dr Aleksandra Achtelik, deputy director of the School of Polish Language and Culture and mgr Agnieszka Tambor from the Institute of Polish Literature of the University of Silesia took part in the educational fair “Salão do Estudante” in Brazil, organized by the Polish Embassy in Brazil and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland.

Dr Aleksandra Achtelik and mgr Agnieszka Tambor presented our University during the official meetings with authorities of the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba – our partner institution through bilateral agreement from 2 years and the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná. During the visit they participated in meetings with Polish communities in Brazil.

Representatives of the University of Silesia encouraged Brazilian citizens to study at the University of Silesia, and motivate them to learn the Polish language. Dr Aleksandra Achtelik conducted seminars about Polish as a foreign language and mgr Agnieszka Tambor presented lectures about contemporary Polish movies.

The participants of the International Language Fairs “Salão do Estudante” had a chance to take part in the student lottery "Enjoy Poland!" The main prize was participation – free of charge – in the 14th Summer School of Polish Language, Literature and Culture, organized by the School of Polish Language and Culture of the University of Silesia in Cieszyn (August 2014), funded by the Rector of the University of Silesia, prof. zw. dr. hab. Wiesław Banyś. The lottery winner is Mariana Lozzi Teixeira, student of journalism from Brazil. 

Foreign students break stereotypes

Foreign students break stereotypes in the Action “People: Ordinary – Extraordinary” Photo Exhibition (in Polish: „Zwykli-niezwykli”).

International students of the School of Polish Language and Culture and Chair of International Polish Studies of the University of Silesia took part in the project, which main goal is to change stereotypes. To change stamped opinions in people students created mottos about different stereotypes and then they allowed to have their pictures taken with their own mottos. Photo Exhibition was open from 7th to 21st March 2014 in the main hall of PKP train station in Katowice.

The exhibition was organized by Marshal's Office of Silesian Voivodeship European Social Fund Department.

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