The former project manager of CzechUniversities by Foreigners.cz Zuzana Petrankova decided to take a break from work and travel around South-East Asia in order to discover herself and get new experiences.
How long did you work at Foreigners.cz and what positions in?
I worked for Foreigners.cz for 2 years and a half. First half year I was a Relocation Consultant who helps expats find accommodation and then I switched for the project manager of CzechUniversities.
Can you tell us more about the CzechUniversities project?
CzechUniversities creates a platform for the common promotion of major Czech universities and offers complex admission assistance for foreigns students who want to study in the Czech Republic. The main focus is the United Arab Emirates and Middle East Region.
What was your role in the project?
I was working with the CzechUniversities from the beginning. I helped to establish cooperation with the universities and its faculties, researched and organized our participation in international study fairs abroad, promoted them and mainly I was in everyday communication with potentials students applying to our partner universities.
Why have you decided to leave your job?
I felt like I needed to move on and get some other experience in my professional career.
What are your hobbies?
I have many hobbies, for example traveling and sport such as hiking, cycling, squash but also dancing (swing).
Where are you traveling right now?
I am currently at the end of my South-East Asian trip to Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Where the landscapes and the cultures are very different and very interesting. Greetings from Ha Long Bay.
For which reasons did you choose these places?
I wanted to explore a completely different culture I didn’t come across to yet, do a little break before my new job. These countries have beautiful nature, they are safe for me as a solo traveler and also relatively cheap.