Living on-campus versus off-campus

All the freedom and independence I dreamt of as a child were in the offing as I entered the university. Did the dream still hold on to the charm and the fantasies? Well, I would say it almost did except for the harsh face of the real world out of the cocoon. As children, we were always under the supervision of our parents who kept an eye on us and in a way kept reminding us what was right and what was not. But, as we came of age and got out of the snug homes of our parents, we had a lot of d...
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Between the Wasen and the Wilhelma Zoo

It’s true that the University of Stuttgart is a forward-looking and pioneering institution. However, by delving in its past we can gain a better insight into what it is like in the present. So here is a short overview of the most important milestones and people. Cannstatt Fair, Arabian horses, the Wilhelma, University, the Swabian-Hall breed of pigs: we are not as special as we might like to think. The University of Stuttgart was established approximately 201 years ago, at which time it w...
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