“I was blessed with two very good jobs, which paid my rent and gave me a decent life again. [But] realizing that this was what my life was going to be, I totally freaked out and started thinking what I could do that could be even more creative than making music.”
“Years ago, we dismissed these experiences as isolated cases; however, we now have to admit that integrating qualified foreigners into the German labor market is undermined and sometimes even torpedoed by public authorities and lack of regulations.”
“I like to see this journey as a form of reverse voluntourism. Instead of waiting for the white saviour, I opted to ease the burden by learning how to be my own saviour. Simple reciprocity, really.” New column: Leipzig and “Africa in Germany” through the eyes of a Kenyan female PhD candidate.
2018 was an eventful year. Here we bring you the top 5 stories published by LeipGlo. They range from discrimination in Leipzig to the shameful Brexit.
“Whether you want to dance the night away in a fancy ballroom, bounce around a basement in Plagwitz to some hip hop, or just huddle in a square getting drunk and watching the fireworks, Leipzig has got you covered.”
The Leipzig Glocal Job Fair happens in just 4 days, featuring more than 20 potential employers. Prepare to meet our exhibitors by reading up on them. Here we give you Part IV (the last one) of our Q&A’s: DIPAT, PRISMA, Get-a-Mint, and MyNEWSdesk.