Once again, a New Year also means welcoming new students to Webster for the Spring semester! A new year means a fresh start and a new batch of Gorloks (our beloved mascot). Webster Vienna welcomes undergrads, study abroads, and graduate students to our campus at Palais Wenkheim.
For the third time, the Webster Vienna Library coordinated a study week program during the busiest time of the semester. The library kept its doors open until 10 pm, providing an encouraging environment topped with quotes from alumni.
The atrium was buzzing with holiday spirit as the students from the Student Government Association (SGA) and several clubs hosted the annual Charity Christmas Market. With punch, delicious treats, and dishes, each stand raised money for different charities.
For the second year in a row, over a dozen Webster LEADS students volunteered at the United Nations Women’s Guild Charity Bazaar held at the Vienna International Center. This annual event raises money for a variety of children’s causes and boasted stands from over 40 different countries.
Webster’s newly formed Chess Club met with chess grand master Susan Polgar, the head of Webster’s chess program at SPICE (the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess and Excellence) located at the main campus in St. Louis.
Webster Vienna’s Student Government Association (the SGA) went on their very first team-building retreat from November 18-20th to Budapest. The trip allowed participants to get to know each other and develop stronger connections. SGA president, Balint Molnar (a Hungarian native), organized this memorable trip for the members, even creating a treasure hunt at the picturesque Castle of Budapest. The SGA also participated in a team building activity called, “Escape the Room”. A game with mind-challenging tasks and a realistic atmosphere.
On Saturday November 12th, Webster Vienna students took part in an excursion to the famous Austrian chocolate brand, Zotter. has opened their doors for the curious and sweet-toothed to explore where all of the magic happens. Zotter offers visitors an inside look into the world of chocolate and how their company strives to be ethical and fair, meanwhile satisfying taste buds.
Students from various Webster Europe campuses will meet up at the Leiden, Netherlands campus to compete in Websters yearly soccer tournament. On top of this the European Websters Got Talent show will provide participants and guests with a wonderful in depth look into our students special talents! It sure is good to be a Gorlok!
Article on innovation within Webster Vienna along with a special feature on the Vice President and Provost of Webster University, Dr. Julian Schuster, and the Head of our Business department in Vienna, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis.
Article on a current Bachelor Thesis research of Caroline Gatter, a Webster Vienna student, and Kathleen Hodkinson, Assistant Professor at Webster Vienna Private University, on the differences between Tinder versus online dating agencies.