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The performing arts in Europe: How can I pursue my passion?

Do you dream of being a dancer, a singer or an actor? Do you want to pursue your passion but don’t know how to get your project or career

Do you dream of being a dancer, a singer or an actor? Do you want to pursue your passion but don’t know how to get your project or career

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Keeping your spirits up: life as a young man in Greece

Europe’s youth have been the worst affected by the euro-zone economic crisis. In Greece youth unemployment rose to 51.2 percent in 2014, resulting in

Europe’s youth have been the worst affected by the euro-zone economic crisis. In Greece youth unemployment rose to 51.2 percent in 2014, resulting in

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Why Europe is in need of educational reforms

Europe’s youth is facing challenging times right now. High unemployment rates form a harsh reality for millions of young Europeans. The economic

Europe’s youth is facing challenging times right now. High unemployment rates form a harsh reality for millions of young Europeans. The economic

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AltGen's alternative employment solution gathers momentum

Around this time last year Generation Y spoke to Rhiannon Colvin founder of AltGen, a UK organisation that helps 18 to 29-year-olds set up workers’

Around this time last year Generation Y spoke to Rhiannon Colvin founder of AltGen, a UK organisation that helps 18 to 29-year-olds set up workers’

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EVS: My Armenia experience

My name is Jan and I come from Slovakia. Before coming to Armenia, I had just obtained my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in my home country. So

My name is Jan and I come from Slovakia. Before coming to Armenia, I had just obtained my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in my home country. So

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Inequality and exclusion: Life as a young immigrant in Europe

Over the past few decades Europe has been in full integration mode. Its economy, borders, population, social security rights, politics, currency and

Over the past few decades Europe has been in full integration mode. Its economy, borders, population, social security rights, politics, currency and

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Off the beaten track: why Gen Y should forge their own path

“Education, education, education”, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s famous tagline for his party’s priorities back in the 90’s. With this

“Education, education, education”, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s famous tagline for his party’s priorities back in the 90’s. With this

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Changing the future of Brazilian education, one school at a time

One in every four Brazilian students that start middle school will drop out, according to the 2012 Human Development Report by the United Nations

One in every four Brazilian students that start middle school will drop out, according to the 2012 Human Development Report by the United Nations

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Erasmus: what’s it all about?

Erasmus. Just about every student will have heard of it, but what really is it? You’ve befriended exchange students and envied their non-stop

Erasmus. Just about every student will have heard of it, but what really is it? You’ve befriended exchange students and envied their non-stop

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Being young and “different” in Europe

Surprisingly, being a young person in a wealthy but very competitive region such as Europe can often be stressful. Especially during the ongoing

Surprisingly, being a young person in a wealthy but very competitive region such as Europe can often be stressful. Especially during the ongoing

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How to study in Germany in three steps

The moment you decide to move to a new country in search of new educational challenges and new adventures is the time you realise how big a step that

The moment you decide to move to a new country in search of new educational challenges and new adventures is the time you realise how big a step that

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Where do you see yourself in five years?

It’s five o’clock. The three of them invited me for tea. How British of them. (Actually, this thing with the tea started out with Catarina de

It’s five o’clock. The three of them invited me for tea. How British of them. (Actually, this thing with the tea started out with Catarina de

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Young people and the power of protest

Conflicts between decision makers and young people will continue to result in demonstrations unless our voices our heard.

Conflicts between decision makers and young people will continue to result in demonstrations unless our voices our heard.

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My Europe: meet the young people shaping your future

We are a generation of young people that have grown up alongside economic crisis, record unemployment and a surge in Euroscepticism. We are labelled

We are a generation of young people that have grown up alongside economic crisis, record unemployment and a surge in Euroscepticism. We are labelled

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7 reasons you should attend Social Media Week

This September cities from all the continents of the world hosted Social Media Week, among them Sydney, Chicago, Rome, Johannesburg and Sao Paolo

This September cities from all the continents of the world hosted Social Media Week, among them Sydney, Chicago, Rome, Johannesburg and Sao Paolo

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How to “Press the Klaxon” for artists

Despite recent efforts to encourage young artists, Bulgaria, one of the poorest member states in the EU, is still notorious for a lack of support for

Despite recent efforts to encourage young artists, Bulgaria, one of the poorest member states in the EU, is still notorious for a lack of support for

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Let the wallflower bloom: my guide to becoming an art entrepreneur

Are you young, free, fresh out of university, with a creative mindset and a desire to work in the art world? If so here’s my advice on how to start

Are you young, free, fresh out of university, with a creative mindset and a desire to work in the art world? If so here’s my advice on how to start

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Where are all the UK Erasmus students?

This week Erasmus has been making headlines across the world after research showed that one in four of its former students met their life-long

This week Erasmus has been making headlines across the world after research showed that one in four of its former students met their life-long

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The meaning of journalism in the 21st century

It is undeniable that as the world becomes more global and more complex, the meaning of journalism is starting to vary from person to person and

It is undeniable that as the world becomes more global and more complex, the meaning of journalism is starting to vary from person to person and

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EM Ireland: educating a generation about Europe

EMI is an independent, non-profit, membership-based organisation working to develop the connection between Ireland and Europe.

EMI is an independent, non-profit, membership-based organisation working to develop the connection between Ireland and Europe.

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Beer, brezen and Bavaria: all you need to know about Oktoberfest

Can you imagine over 6 million people on just 42 hectares? In just 16 days? Thousands of strangers having fun at the world’s largest funfair? No

Can you imagine over 6 million people on just 42 hectares? In just 16 days? Thousands of strangers having fun at the world’s largest funfair? No

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Generation Y: The disappointed generation

The need to be original has never been so important yet a degree is no longer the key to standing out. Quite simply you are not the one in a million.

The need to be original has never been so important yet a degree is no longer the key to standing out. Quite simply you are not the one in a million.