Trakia University was founded after the merge of two medical institutions that existed almost a century. The university has 50 doctoral programmes to offer and also more than 60 Bachelor’s and Master’s major degrees. Trakia University also provides students with in-house hospital training in experimental and clinical research. The student reviews helps state a journey of a medical student studying and living in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
Watch the full video below and read on for profiles from two current students at TU in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
Hear Medicine Students’ Stories About Study & Life at TU Bulgaria
Tayler is a first-year student studying at Trakia University
How was your experience initially with SME?Tayler said during the beginning phase of applying, SME assisted him throughout and specially sorting out all the required documents and getting them notarized. “From the start and when I initially applied, they helped me out with sorting out all the documents I needed and gave me contact on how to get them notarized.”
How was the medical courses in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?Tayler shares that his timetable was definitely very busy but he definitely enjoyed the course throughout with all the interesting modules the university in Stara Zagora had to offer. Tayler said “I really enjoyed the course, the timetable was busy but it has a lot of interesting modules.”
How was your experience studying in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?Tayler finds studying in Stara Zagora is fun and the opportunity to meet many international students. Tayler said “Studying there is really enjoyable, there are lots of international students there and I have a good time.”
What was it like living as a student in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?According to Tayler living in Stara Zagora was amazing since the city had lots to offer with it being always busy and various shopping venues. Tayler says “I really enjoy living here in Stara Zagora, I think has a student there’s lots of things to do. The town is very busy and there are lots of shopping options.”
What would you say to people who are planning to study medicine?
If medical is your dream then it is a great opportunity and one should definitely pursue it according to Tayler. Tayler shares “Definitely believe this is a good opportunity and I definitely you should consider it, it is a unique opportunity and facilities here are really good and if that is your dream then you should definitely pursue it.”
Melissa is a first-year student studying at Trakia University
How was your experience attending the predeparture meeting held by SME?Melissa explains during her predeparture meeting held by SME in London, she was allowed to ask many questions and received equal and more answers in very detailed fashion on Stara Zagora as well as Trakia University. Melissa explained “The predeparture meeting that was held in London and I was able to ask many questions, the answers as well was higher than expected and very very detailed and I was able to gain a lot of knowledge about Stara Zagora and Trakia University.”
How was the relocation process to Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?Melissa mentioned that the relocation process to Stara Zagora was very simple and SME also assisted in locating an apartment for her. Melissa said “The relocation was very very simple with them helping to find an apartment.”
How was the medical course in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?The couse has been great for Melissa specially Anatomy which allowed her to study and work with real bones. Melissa shares “Right now we are doing anatomy which is amazing while we deal with real bones.”
What was the best experience you had in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?
Melissa just found the whole experience in general joiningSME as an amazing experience. Melissa said “The best part of my experience is joining SME and making new friends and the whole experience in general.”