Podcasts

In the first podcast, Kristin Pintson, Vice-Chairperson of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions, and Allan Aksiim, public policy advisor, discuss all important concepts that are crucial when talking about higher education.

In the second podcast, Allan Aksiim, public policy advisor of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL), and Sten Ärm, member of EÜL-s council and chairman of the TalTech student council board discuss how students get money. In this section, we will talk more about support, scholarships and working while studying.

In the third podcast, Marcus Ehasoo, Chairperson of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions, and Catlin Vatsel, head of LHV’s private financing department, discuss various aspects of student loans. In the podcast, all the nuances that are important for a student or future student are revealed.

In the fourth podcast, Katariina Järve, communications manager of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions, and Kelly Vildek, communication manager of the YliSport team and senior manager of the University of Tartu sports office, talk about student sports. FISU, EASL, YliSport – all abbreviations will be explained and the unforgettable and even legendary Summer Games, Winter Games and YliPall will be introduced!

In the fifth podcast, the Chairperson of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL) Marcus Ehasoo and public policy advisor Allan Aksiim discuss the current situation of students during the crisis in Ukraine. In addition to the EÜL, the representatives of the student unions of Ukraine, Lithuania and Latvia also take part in the program to give their comments.

In the sixth podcast, Kristin Pintson, Vice-Chairperson of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions, Kaja Kruusamägi, senior specialist at the Estonian Agency for Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps, and Merili Arjakas, junior researcher at the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute, discuss the Erasmus program, through which it is possible to complete part of your studies in another country.

In the seventh podcast, Katariina Järve, the communications manager at the Federation of Estonian Student Unions, and Rauno Piibor, sales and marketing manager of ISIC Estonia, talk about the ISIC organisation and ISIC cards. The best discounts and a recommendation on which card to buy will be made clear!

In the eighth podcast, Allan Aksiim, the public policy advisor at the Federation of Estonian Student Unions, Saskia Lilli Lehtsalu and Carlos Kleimann, members of the Circle of International Relations, discuss the situation in Ukraine, its causes, and how life should continue after the war. All this through the eyes of the students and in all frankness!

In the Opinion Festival’s area of open society, the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL) organised a discussion “Is the higher education sector just an expenditure?”, where we asked what the consequences of the higher education financing system could be and what values could be made in it. The discussion was attended by: Marcus Ehasoo (Chairperson of EÜL, a master’s student, former head of the Estonian School Student Councils’ Union), Margit Sutrop (chairman of the Riigikogu’s higher education support group, member of the Reform party, professor at the University of Tartu and head of the ethics center), Marju Lauristin (opinion leader in the field of higher education, former minister, member of the Riigikogu, member of the European Parliament and professor at the University of Tartu), Ivari Ilja (rector of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater, longtime piano professor) and the discussion was led by Katrina Koppel (Phd student at the Tallinn University, former board member of the European Student Union and EÜL).

In this podcast, Kristin Pintson, Vice-Chairperson of Federation of Estonian Student Unions, and real estate agent Maarja Ann Ormisson discuss how to act smartly in the rental market as a student. Tips on how to make informed choices are shared!

The first episode of Tark Üliõpilane (Smart Student) in ENGLISH is finally here! In this episode we talk about students’ mental health. Our communications manager Katariina is covering the topic with the Executive Committee Member of European Students’ Union Emily. We talk about European level but we also touch upon thing every student can do to help oneself.

In the first podcast of 2023, Kristin Pintson, the Vice-Chairperson of the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL), and Katariina Järve, communications manager, discuss the Riigikogu elections. Namely, together we go through the EÜL election platform, discuss topics important to students before the elections, and share tips on how to orientate as a student in the chaos of the elections.

With barely a month to go before the election, we invite representatives from all political parties to our podcast to talk about higher education and students. The conversation between Isamaa and the Sotsiaaldemokraadid opens, where host Katariina Järve, Education Minister Tõnis Lukas (Isamaa) and the associate professor at the University of Tartu Kadri Leetma (Sotsiaaldemokraadid) discuss the future of higher education.

With barely a month to go before the election, we invite representatives from all political parties to our podcast to talk about higher education and students. Host Katariina Järve, education expert and teacher Aleksei Jašin (Eesti 200) and Kristiine district elder Jaanus Riibe (Keskerakond) discuss the future of higher education and students.

With barely a month to go before the election, we invite representatives from all political parties to our podcast to talk about higher education and students. In the third debate, Rohelised and Parempoolsed went head to head. Host Katariina Järve, the associate professor at the University of Tartu Marko Kaasik (Rohelised) and master’s student at Tallinn University Sandra Sander (Parempoolsed) discuss the future of higher education and students.

With barely a month to go before the election, we invite representatives from all political parties to our podcast to talk about higher education and students. In the last debate, EKRE and Reformierakond went head to head. Host Katariina Järve, member of the Riigikogu and associate professor of the University of Tartu Jaak Valge (EKRE) and member of the Riigikogu and professor of the University of Tartu Margit Sutrop (Reformierakond) discuss the future of higher education and students.