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Darpana Vellanki

Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Telugu

Hello everyone! My name is Darpana Vellanki, feel free to call me Dolly as most people do! I am originally from Indian descent but I have lived abroad all my life. I have mostly been brought up in Dubai and Tokyo. I studied the International Baccalaureate (IB) in Doha, Qatar for two years before moving to Rotterdam for IBA, one of the best decisions I've ever made. I speak fluent English, Hindi, and Telugu, and am learning Dutch as I would love to work here and integrate. During my first two years at IBA, I was very active with student organizations and as a student member in the faculty. This allowed me to gain deep insight into the functioning of the university and also created lots of valuable experience. During my third year, I did an internship in the Netherlands. This was probably the best and most fun experience because I was constantly challenged! I would love to chat and share my experiences to ensure that you can transition as smoothly as possible! Feel free to contact me about any questions you have about the study, the Netherlands or anything that comes to your mind! I will try my best to answer all your questions and make you feel welcome! Good luck and hope to see you around.

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