Slovakia Team 2016

Dobrý deň, vitajte! Slovakia Group!

Introducing the Slovakia group’s fourth edition of the Danube ‘Intercultural Interaction’ Summer School. The theme is Danube-on-Thames: The New Eastenders and aims to explore the Slovak people, culture, history and language and the communities that have  since developed in London. 

Slovakia Group 2016Navigator: Stephanie Schiattarella

Crew: Ioana Buzelan, Iman Didi Syafruddin Yahya, Emily Hounslow, Rebecca Huseyin, Gwen King, Levente Marczika, Kate Rykova, Anran Yu, Memta Jagtiani, Jien-Hua Chou

Euro 2016: Slovakia’s chances

Slovakia’s Team 2016 Slovakia are set to compete in their first European tournament this summer after an impressive qualifying campaign where they finished second behind defending European champions Spain. The Slovak team has every confidence that they can beat anyone as they shocked Europe with a thrilling 2-1 victory over the Spaniards during the qualifiers. … Continue reading Euro 2016: Slovakia’s chances

Taking a peek at Slovak History

The independent Republic of Slovakia was established relatively recently in 1993, however the Slovak people have been around for longer, as their existence can be traced back as far as 5,000 years. Four thousand years ago, the land currently known and recognized as Slovak territory was populated by the likes of Celts, Avars, Germanic tribes … Continue reading Taking a peek at Slovak History

17 Places you may go in Bratislava

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is situated along the Danube by the border with Austria and Hungary.  It’s surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian mountains, crisscrossed with forested hiking and cycling trails. The pedestrian-only, 18th-century old town is known for its lively bars and cafes. Perched atop a hill, the reconstructed Bratislava Castle … Continue reading 17 Places you may go in Bratislava

The Migrant Life – A Conundrum?

Migration has been a common phenomenon since civilisation began but has vastly expanded in scale since the nineteenth century, with the mass immigration of Europeans into North America to colonise the New World. The advent of globalisation has made migration much more commonplace in various parts of the world. As part of UCL’s Global Citizenship … Continue reading The Migrant Life – A Conundrum?