The past two years have been difficult for many of us. The lockdowns, isolation, endless debates and ever-changing rules all contributed to feelings of being overwhelmed and losing control of our lives. Reality itself seemed uncertain. People handled this in various ways, not all of them healthy (yes, my alcohol consumption increased noticeably). Most of us know that escapism is not the way to go; facing your fears and worries head-on is the only way to overcome them. But that’s a difficult step to take, or at least it was for me. I managed to do it, though it left me wondering what else I could do to take back control of my life. Making Changes Last weekend I attendedContinue Reading

There are several ways you can get Bitcoins. The first one is mining them yourself. Mining Bitcoins means solving complicated maths problems that cost more money in electricity than they’re worth. Mining for coins becomes progressively harder over time to the point that it may take 1000 years for a single coin to be mined. Another method of getting bitcoins is through bitcoin mining pools. The bitcoins you get through mining pools are proportional to the amount of work your hardware contributed to solving a block. One other way is by hosting bitcoin websites. A Bitcoin Up website gives visitors free bitcoins in exchange for viewing ads on the site. This is known as ‘clicking ads’ or PTC (Paid toContinue Reading

Workshop invitation: Entrepreneurship from the bench Vol.1, organized by the Faculty of Education of Charles University in cooperation with the Innovation Lab. The aim of the workshop is to provide primary and secondary school teachers and teachers at High Schools as well as future teachers with examples of good practice in teaching ENTREPRENEURSHIP. The purpose of the workshop is to introduce participants to examples of good practice in entrepreneurship and tandem teaching, to teach them how to use experiential and other methods in teaching entrepreneurship and collaborative networking. Several interesting guests will participate in the workshop.Guests and their topics:Introduction to entrepreneurship– Kateřina Lichtenberková (National Institute of Education)Teacher and entrepreneur in tandem– Tomáš Vavrda, Tatiana Šárovcová (OA Heroldovy sady)How to getContinue Reading

The partnership between the University of New York in Prague and the Czech Olympic Team officially launched on January 1st, 2022. The University of New York in Prague will be the Czech Olympic Team’s official educational supplier from 2022 to 2026, in a cooperation which focuses on educational provision and strengthening the Czech Team’s Dual Career program for athletes. In addition to helping to educate athletes, UNYP will be contributing to the new collaboration as a partner of the Olympic Festival. This festival will be held in Brno from February 4th to February 20th and will celebrate the Czech athletes who will compete at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. UNYP is proud to be the official sponsor of theContinue Reading

Many students usually entertain the idea of studying overseas for a brief time, and most typically find the experience rewarding. Not many young people often pursue being a foreign exchange student, but those who took the leap have witnessed fruitful changes in their lives.  Thousands of people often come to the United States every year to either seek permanent residency with an American family or to further their education and career. In such situations, they learn about the American way of life and culture and tell their friends about it. Here, you get to immerse yourself with a host family, make new acquaintances, travel, participate in local school events, and a whole lot more. Being an exchange student permits theseContinue Reading

In the past, the Czech Republic has been fighting with the shortage of medics over and over again. In the near future, Czech might be facing a serious lack of general nurses once again. The analysis results, provided by several Czech universities, show that there are many young students interested in following a path of becoming a nurse, however, the problem is that many universities have a limited number of students they are able to accept. According to research, it seems that way more students would like to choose the career of a nurse than before the covid-19 pandemic. Moreover, nursing schools all over the country report an excessive number of this year’s applicants. Thus, the Ministry of Health isContinue Reading

Join our Admissions team on Zoom and hear about all the exciting aspects of Prague City University that you can experience as a student. Learn about our programmes including the new School of Education offerings, and what you can expect when you study with us. This is your chance to ask any questions that you may have and hear about the steps you need to take to start studying on 27 September. Register ahead on our Open Day page here: look forward to meeting you!Continue Reading

How can you shoot a stellar report worthy of circulation on prestigious news stations like CNN or in periodicals like The New Yorker? What criteria does it have to meet in order for it to match up to strong competition? Journalism students from eight countries around the world learned all this and more while attending the Journey: Journalism Bootcamp program. The intensive journalism course Journey, now organized for the sixth time by the Bakala Foundation, brings together top news journalists from international media and agencies like CNN, The New Yorker, Reuters, Bloomberg and others to the Czech capital ever year. This year, journalism students enjoyed lectures, among others, from Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Entous (The New Yorker), Evan Perez (CNN),Continue Reading