Is it fun out there?

University is about academics, studying, reading, writing… but can it be fun at the same time? Check out the Student Life blog from IE University. You will quickly see that there is so much more out there than just the classroom. Besides, being able to reach out to more than 80 nationalities studying on campus…

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Get the insights into the IE Campus Life

It is difficult to get a sense on how students spend their non-lecture time at IE. For potential candidate this piece of information however is important as a Master degree in a foreign country should not just only be about academics and learning. Immersing into culture, learning Spanish and build up the personal and professional…

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Hectic Times – the day-by-day of an MBA student

Steven Ghoos explains us about his day during the IE International MBA. This post was first published on news.imba.ie.edu

07:45am: Alarm rings; I wake up and get into the shower. Like always, I quickly check my email for updates; last night some team members stayed up late to make the latest changes to our marketing project.

08:40am: After a quick breakfast, I’m off to school with my Indian flatmate, Syd. He tells me about what is going on in his section. But he’s in a hurry for his marketing class, as the professor “lets” people that come in late sing a song.

09:00am: After trying to catch up on some sleep 5 min before class, the first class starts: Strategy by Manuel Becerra. Today, we see a case of Pepsi; how they successfully reorganized their company to focus less on their competitors and ‘hero culture’ and more on formal processes and their customers.

10:20am: Break to take my coffee with classmates on campus – the sun is out. We chat about the Atlético game, as they won the Europe League. We watched the match with some friends in a bar in Malasaña – the more recreational area of Madrid, where things loosen up more (especially at night).

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