I study social sciences, and you?

“You’re studying social sciences? And what are you going to do afterwards? Work for social services?” Social sciences (SOWI) is a bit of a mystery for many people and is often confused with social pedagogy. Those who haven’t studied a humanities subject usually have no idea whatsoever what it is. To put an end to this, we thought it was time to introduce the University of Stuttgart’s social sciences study course. Social scientists are often faced with derogatory questions; such as, “socio...
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Being organized at university: Why and How?

Life in university is arguably the best time of our life where one doesn’t go by any definite set of rules but rather takes his own path and experiences life as it comes. Chaos and mess become a norm as we set out exploring the world away from home. The callow youth in us takes away all concerns until the stress knocks the door in the form of an exam. Phew! I still can’t get rid of the exam phobia that does the spoiler job right at the time when everything in the world seems to be going your way...
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Pushing Family Cars to the Limits

Driving an old car 7,777 kilometers from Germany to the Jordanian desert and doing good deeds at the same time might sound a bit crazy; but that is the purpose of the Allgäu Orient Rally, which we took part in this year – six students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Stuttgart. We would need three cars and each of these was only permitted to be worth 1,111.11 euros or less, or must be more than 20 years old. Along the route, we were not allowed to use toll roa...
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