2 december 2010 -
Gloria Tuquerres from Ecuador first came to the Netherlands in 1992 via the Eindhoven International Institute (EII). At that time the university was by no means as international as it is now and she was one of few non-Dutch students. Altogether there were two subjects that she could follow in English, while she kept up with the rest of the subjects in the library, because she did not speak any Dutch. Gloria studied at the Department of Electrical Engineering for six months. Eighteen years later she still lives in the Netherlands.
Four questions for….
Marion de Groot (28), Student assistant T!NT and a student of humanism in Utrecht
2 december 2010 - What is the best advice anyone ever gave you?
“The only thing that you really must do, is breathe. I got this piece of advice from my aunt, among other things. She also told me to go and count the number of things that I obliged myself to do in one day. Last year I really had my life lived for me: T!NT, my traineeship, my study, a sideline. Now I am still busy, but the things I do are more of my own choosing.”