Moving to a country that you are completely unfamiliar of can be quite a difficult task. Taking the opportunity to move to a foreign country, pursue your undergraduate degree and do what you love can be even more challenging.
Emily Arnold moved from the United States to complete her undergraduate degree in Zagreb, Croatia and there is no doubt in her mind that she made the right decision. Emily is currently a Senior at RIT Croatia in Zagreb and has recently gained experience for her co-op at the United States Embassy in Zagreb.
It coops time over here at RIT Croatia. Our students are spending their summer working in various companies, industries, and countries all over the world, putting their knowledge from the past semesters into practice. For the purpose of this story, we decided to talk to our IB senior Lucija Hrastić who is in Japan, conducting her second coop in that country; this time it is for the renowned EY.
When it comes to finding and deciding on a master’s program you wish to commit to, it can be quite daunting given the numerous options that exist around the world. Monika Karlović wanted to find a program allowing her to use the knowledge she gained during her undergraduate degree while expanding her knowledge in business and strategy development.
Kristina Sardelić was born in Sydney, Australia in 1996. At the age of 3, her family decided to move back to Korčula, Croatia where her father, his family, as well as her mother’s family, are from. Growing up in Croatia, she always had a feeling that she would one day make the trip back to where her roots are from if not just to visit family, but to try to start a life for herself like her family once did.
With the final exams fast approaching and signaling the near end of the academic year, the RIT Croatia Dubrovnik campus presented its students with the opportunity to mix business with pleasure. On April 12th the HTM students, as well as the WMC students, had a chance to partake in the field trip to Split and visit some of the companies related to their major.
Aren't we all impatiently waiting for Friday evenings and sweet Saturday mornings, when we can justly stop bothering about studying and work? Yeah, we all know this feeling.
At RIT Croatia we do not only talk the talk, but we really walk the walk. And once the real hands-on experience is promised, our professors are ready to go as many extra miles as needed to provide the students with the best opportunities to get one…
Surprisingly, in the XXI century, there are still some people who have no idea what the hospitality industry is about. Very often I get bombarded with the questions like: "Why did you choose hospitality?" I think the reason is obvious: this industry requires its representatives to dress up at least once a week and attend some fancy meeting with complimentary banquets.
“Our experiences are what distinguishes us from the rest,” is the quote I live by. Growing up in the United States, then moving to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to study abroad, really allowed me to learn about a variety of different cultures, languages, and traditions, all while growing as a person.
Dear Class of 2022,
You've probably heard from your parents, older friends and family members that college is going to be the best time of your life; that you should cherish every moment and make the best out of every opportunity and experience that you are given.
It felt like yesterday when Matea Grbešić enrolled at RIT Croatia.
As an International Business senior student I chose Management for my major since I have had a passion towards project management, organization, creating strategies etc., for a long time.
One of the perks of studying at RIT Croatia is a possibility to engage in the works of various students clubs – from sports, to robotics, there is also a club for those interested in the world of finance. „Investment Club at RIT Croatia is not a typical student club.
Volunteering activities and giving back to the community is nothing new at our campuses. Our students give back through our Community Service Day(s), The Charity Auctions, and as part of class.
It is end of March. Most of RIT Croatia students attend classes in Croatian campuses, and Matej, from Zagreb campus, is starting his day in Rochester, almost 7,000 kilometers away from home. He is one of our students who took the opportunity to experience studying on an American campus.
As I was waiting to finally be awarded my hard-earned diploma from RIT Croatia, I felt a rush of emotions. I could not believe that I was completing such a large milestone in my life,...
This May, RIT Croatia Dubrovnik welcomed a group of RIT students and parents who came to explore Croatia and learn more about our country.
As the valedictorian of the class 2018 and as RIT Croatia delegate, I had the privilege to visit Rochester campus and represent RIT Croatia on this year’s Rochester commencement ceremony which took place on May 11th.
On April 19th, 2018, Eta Sigma Delta Honorary Society organized the society’s first Round Table on the topic of “International Skills Development: The Triad of Students-Higher Education-Hospitality Companies” which took place at the Bellevue hotel in Dubrovnik.
Dean's List is a superior academic achievement for all RIT Croatia students who obtain GPA 3.4 or higher and every semester, a special dinner is organized in order to celebrate this success. Having the Dean's List status is an indicator of hard work as a result of a long-term dedication and continuous learning, but also a motivation to continue pursuing that hard work.
Two of our Dubrovnik senior students, Jelena Ćenan and Margareta Anđelković are participating in a project conducted on Henrietta campus. Mentored by our professor, Dr. Vanda Bazdan, they are conducting a research for a project run by Prof. Jules J. Chiavaroli, AIA from Golisano Institute of Sustainability and his students.
Rochester Institute of Technology believes that it is absolutely essential to award their students for their exemplary academic achievements. Every year RIT commemorates these students by honoring them through the Outstanding Scholar Award. This award recognizes the 1% of undergraduate students that were able to achieve a grade point average of 3.85 during their 4 year undergraduate program.
Elevator pitch, noun: a short, catchy and compelling story that would best explain the benefits of an idea and get the audience to understand why such idea would be successful
Andrea Kecić, a junior year student of the HSM program at the Dubrovnik campus, took the opportunity of the Global Scholar program and she is currently spending the fall semester o
This time last year, had you asked me where I will be in 3 months, I would have told you: “At home, in Zagreb, where do you think I will be“. Little did I know that I will be applying for a rotational position internship six time zones away from home - Just like everybody else at RIT Croatia, I received an email from our Career Office Manager, that briefly stated that an exclusive club/resort in South Florida,
Isabella Sturm, a student of the Web and Mobile Computing program at the RIT’s Golisano College of Computing...
By Victoria Farrell, student at Rochester campus
Airplanes. You can't decide if you love them, or hate them more. To me, being on the airport means that I am going on a vacation
Great news for those preparing for the State Exam in Croatia!
On April 17, 2017 RIT Croatia Student Government Zagreb organized the first Pub Quiz together with Rotaract Club from Velika Gorica.
As recently elected member of the Student Government at Dubrovnik campus, as well as being the firs
Most student clubs at RIT Croatia are created for relaxing, socializing or for engaging in some physical activates alongside being a full-time student.
Written by Michelle Rodriguez Stražičić
Written by Iva Bačić, Ph.D., professor in the IT program, RIT Croatia