The first year is always the hardest

The first months spent at the university can be a merry-go-round of emotions. Some people find it exciting, for others it’s just one big dizziness. We sit with Beata Trześniewska, MSc, WUT psychologist, to talk about important choices and the significance of own decisions.

Beata Trześniewska, MSc, provides psychological advice to all students of the Warsaw University of Technology.

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#WUTpeople Janusz Walo: “I go to Ministry meetings by bike”

A WUT professor, community activist and cycling enthusiast. He was born in Kamień in the Lubelskie Province and graduated from the Technical Secondary School of Geodesy in Żelechów. He has been part of the Warsaw University of Technology since 1986, the year he started his diploma course. In 2016, he was appointed WUT Vice-Rector for Student Affairs. And since 2017, he has headed the Association of Polish Surveyors (SGP). No wonder, Janusz Walo has his plate full. Despite his busy schedule, in late April he found the time to meet and talk to us.

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Rector Walo ran the Ekiden Relay Marathon on May 12, 2018, source: Twitter ProrektorPW

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#WUTpeople “We were thinking hard what to buy first: a cash register or a currency-counting machine?”

It would be easier to list the things he has not done than those he has tried his hand at. He is the man behind the “Before I Die” event which took place in 2015 at the Warsaw University of Technology. He is the author of a popular apparel brand DZIK DZIKI, and he has recently launched the brand of Ewa Niespodziana, Poland’s Next Top Model Cycle 6 contestant. Konrad Pawlak, a 23-year-old graduate from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, the Warsaw University of Technology, tells us what inspires him and what gets him going.

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The DZIK DZIKI brand targeting animal and pet lovers, source: DZIK DZIKI

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