Graduates by year

In 2009 the first graduates left Open Gate. They were accepted to universities in the Czech Republic and the world. Each year, about a half of the students choose to study abroad. The countries of interest are Great Britain, the United States, Switzerland or Spain. Most students choose from a number of universities to which they have been accepted.

An overview of universities
to which Open Gate students have been accepted (a selection):

USA
  • Columbia University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Drew University
  • Mills College
  • Lynn University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Virginia
  • Yale University
  • Aston University
  • Bath Spa University
  • Coventry University
  • Durham University
  • Imperial College London
  • Lancaster University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Newcastle University
  • The University of Aberdeen
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • The University of Manchester
  • The University of Nottingham
  • University College London
  • University of Abertay Dundee
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Chester
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Kent
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Reading
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Warwick
  • University of York
  • Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
  • Les Roches International School of Hotel Management
  • Universität Zürich
  • University of Lucerne
  • European University, Barcelona
  • Bocconi School Milano
  • Akcent College
  • Anglo-American University
  • CEVRO Institut
  • Czech Technical University in Prague | Faculty of Architecture
  • Czech Technical University in Prague / Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Czech Technical University in Prague / Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Czech Technical University in Prague / Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Czech Technical University in Prague | Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering
  • Czech Technical University in Prague | Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies
  • Charles´ University | 1st Medical Faculty
  • Charles´ University | 2nd Medical Faculty
  • Charles´ University | 3rd Medical Faculty
  • Charles´ University | Faculty of Arts
  • Charles´ University | Faculty of Humanities
  • Charles´ University | Faculty of Maths and Physics
  • Charles´ University | Pedagogical Faculty
  • Charles´ University | Faculty of Law
  • Charles´ University | Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Charles´ University Medical Faculty of Hradec Králové | General Medicine
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague
  • Masaryk University, Faculty of Law
  • Prague College
  • Technical University of Liberec
  • Unicorn College, Prague
  • University of New York in Prague
  • University of Economics in Prague | Faculty of IT and statistics
  • University of Economics in Prague | Faculty of Business-economy
  • University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno | Veterinary Medicine
  • Tel Aviv University
  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • Maastricht University
  • University of Groningen

Graduates by year

​ Jakub Musil

​  Jakub Musil
  • Jakub was born in Uherské Hradiště.
  • He came to Open Gate in 2005 from ZŠ Mariánská náměstí Uherský brod.
  • He was member of the Student Council and he created its current logo.
  • For seven years, he participated in the organizing of the OGDoubleF film festival and practiced the function of art director four times.
  • He publicly presented his videos in the National Gallery and the Faculty of Arts, VUT.
  • Among his best hobbies belong the study of languages and art. In his free time he writes poetry, maps British television and world cinematography. He finished his studies at Open Gate with excellent IB results (he gained 44 points!) and the Czech maturita.
  • He is currently studyingCeltic and Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh,thanks to the contribution of The Kellner Family Foundation.
  • In the future he would like to function on academic ground as a researcher or pedagogue and equally be active in art.

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Anna –Marie Ševčíková

Anna –Marie Ševčíková
  • Anna-Marie was born in Prague.
  • She came to Open Gate in 2005 from Veselá Škola – a church primary and primary artistic school in Prague.
  • She took part in the Pythagoriad, discussions, student council meetings and especially in many charitable activities in dealing with the community.
  • She was a member and chairman of the student’s council for many years.
  • Her hobbies include photography, design and learning foreign languages.
  • In her free time she devotes herself especially to her friends and to an organization of cultural activities for the LGBT community.
  • She finished her studies at Open Gate with the IB and Czech maturita.
  • She’s studying Photography at Norwich University College of the Arts.
  • In the future she would like to work in the branch of publicity and photography.

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Beatriz Gonzalez

Beatriz Gonzalez
  • Beatriz was born in Prague.
  • Before coming to Open Gate in 2011 she studied in Sedbergh, in a small town in Cumbri in Great Britain.
  • She obtained the IGCSE certificate with 8 A and 2A-levels, both from English.
  • While studying at Open Gate she dedicated herself to playing the guitar and she taught English at elementary school.
  • She was a member of the Open Gate recycling team.
  • Her hobbies are travelling, she likes walks, board games and cards. She frequently reads books especially in English.
  • Beatriz finished her studies at Open Gate with the IB.
  • Now she studies Events Management at the University of West of Scotland.
  • In the future, she would like to devote herself to psychology and work with children. It is very important for her to travel and dedicate herself to volunteering in the future.

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Filip Chalupa

Filip Chalupa
  • Filip was born in Sokolov.
  • Before coming to Open Gate in 2008, he studied at a school in Cheb.
  • He received gold in the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge and bronze in the Senior Mathematical Challenge.
  • He participated in several debate and in mathematical competitions.
  • He is the owner of the Bronze, Silver and Gold certificate of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
  • He was a member of the student council.
  • His hobbies are programming and table tennis.
  • He left Open Gate with IB certificates from English, Physics, Math and the Czech maturita.
  • Filip currently studies at ČVUT in Prague.
  • In the future he would like to concentrate on information technology or software engineering.

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Jiří Vebr

Jiří Vebr
  • Jiří was born in Cheb.
  • He came to Open Gate in 2005 from Cheb secondary school.
  • He organized a number of sport activities and activities for students from Open Gate primary school.
  • Among his biggest hobby belongs sport and programing.
  • He finished his studies at Open Gate with excellent grades in IB international examination and Czech maturita.
  • He is currently studying a branch of Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh.

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Kristýna Hříbalová

Kristýna Hříbalová
  • Kristýna was born in Brno.
  • Before going to Open Gate in 2008 she studied at Gymnázium Kladno.
  • She received the DELF certificate from French; she has the gold certificate from The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
  • She participated in many sport activities and in exchanges.
  • She visited France and India.
  • She was a member of the student council and manager of the student’s cafeteria.
  • Her hobbies are walks in the nature and taking care of animals.
  • She plays basketball and floorball.
  • Her education at Open Gate was finished with incredible results in the IB (she scored 40 points) and also gained the Czech maturita.
  • Currently, Kristýna is studying Economics at the University of York, thanks to the kind support of The Kellner Family Foundation.
  • In the future, she would like to work as a director of flight operations.

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Libor Mysliveček

Libor Mysliveček
  • Libor was born in Čáslav.
  • Before coming to Open Gate in 2006 he studied at SOŠP gymnasium Čáslav. He took part in a two year science educational internship “Open science” program at the Czech Academy of Science. He also took part in an academic course in Nové Hrady, which was oriented toward biophysics, where he won 1st place in a competition for the best high-school project.
  • In 2011 he acquired academic distinction in The Oxford Tradition Program in Medical Science.
  • With financial support of “The Kellner Family Foundation”, he participated in clinic practice in Jodphur, India. He periodically visited patients at the spinal rehabilitation unit at the Motol faculty hospital.
  • The last three years Libor worked at Open Gate as a laboratory assistant.
  • His biggest hobbies are molecular biology and physiology of the human body.
  • In his free time, he devotes his time to floorball, fitness, reading and playing the guitar.
  • He finished his studies at Open Gate by reaching excellent IB results (40 points!)and theCzech maturita.
  • He is currently studying Medicine at Bristol University.

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Nikol Chadimová

Nikol Chadimová
  • Nikol was born in Jihlava.
  • She came to Open Gate in 2005 from Batelov secondary school.
  • She successfully accomplished all three levels of the international Duke of Edinburgh´s Award.
  • She took part in political conferences and simulations of the European Parliament.
  • She was member of the Student Council for six years (she was head for one year and deputy for two years).
  • Since her childhood she devoted herself to horse riding and looking after horses. She would like to own her own stables in the future which would centre on horse breeding and dressage.
  • Many times Nikol was awarded by the school Director himself for community service and her excellent study results.
  • She looked after the school cafeteria for two years.
  • She finished her studies at Open Gate with excellent IB results and the Czech maturita.
  • Nikol is currently studying Export-Oriented Management at Fachhochshule Krems, the University of Applied Sciences in Austria.

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Nikola Jaškeová

Nikola Jaškeová
  • Nikola was born in Zábřeh.
  • She came to Open Gate from ZŠ Ústí nad Labem.
  • She was leader of a hip hop club at Open Gate and attended a dancing school in Říčany.
  • Her hobbies are dancing and listening to music.
  • She finished studying at OG by successfully obtaining IB certificates from English and a Czech maturita.
  • Now she is studying Travel Management at University in Prague thanks to the kind donation of The Kellner Family Foundation.

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Nikola Marková

Nikola Marková
  • Nikola was born in Nový Jičín.
  • She came to Open Gate in 2005 from ZŠ Budišov nad Budišovkou.
  • She worked at the school coffee - bar as a volunteer.
  • Among her hobbies belong dance, singing and sport, especially kickbox.
  • She ended her studies at Open Gate by successfully accomplishing the IB and Czech maturita.
  • Now she is studying psychology at the University of Glasgow, thanks to the contribution of The Kellner Family Foundation.

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Pavel Nicolas Samčenko

Pavel Nicolas Samčenko
  • He was born in Hradec Králové.
  • He came to Open Gate in 2005 from a primary school in Pardubice.
  • He took part in major sport competitions such as swimming, athletics and snowboarding, in which he ended up in medal positions.
  • He was part of Open Gate´s floorball team and he leads an acrobat club.
  • His hobbies are travelling, reading, floorball, but also extreme sports, such as snowboarding, skiing and cycling.
  • Studying at Open Gate he ended with IBcertificate from English, Economy and History and the Czech maturita.
  • Now he is studying economic politics at the CEVRO institute in Prague.
  • In the future he would like to be in business.

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Petr Vecko

Petr Vecko
  • Petr was born in Prague.
  • He came to Open Gate in 2005 from ZŠ Chabařovická in Prague.
  • His hobbies are listening to music, creating instrumental foundations for modern music and making models - especially constructions of miniatures of motor vehicles and ships.
  • He finished his studies at Open Gate with IB certificates from English and the Czech maturita.
  • He decided to stop studying for a time and to devote himself to his work engagements.

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Roman Vuchtrl

Roman Vuchtrl
  • Roman was born in Prague.
  • He came to Open Gate in 2005 from Vráné nad Vltavou Secondary School.
  • He represented Open Gate in florball championships, swimming relays and other sport activities.
  • He was a member of a team which organized activities for the school and was also member of the SK Babice rugby team, where he was assistant of the trainer.
  • His biggest hobbies are floorball, football, kickbox, rugby and Ping-Pong.
  • His big passion is also theatre.
  • Roman´s studies at Open Gate finished with IB certificates from English, Economy, History and the Czech maturita.
  • He studies economic politics at the CEVRO institute in Prague.
  • He was a member of a team which organized activities for the school and was also member of the SK Babice rugby team, where he was assistant of the trainer.
  • His biggest hobbies are floorball, football, kickbox, rugby and Ping-Pong.
  • His big passion is also theatre.
  • Roman´s studies at Open Gate finished with IB certificates from English, Economy, History and the Czech maturita.
  • He studies economic politics at the CEVRO institute in Prague.

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Sára Lukešová

Sára Lukešová
  • Sára was born in Prague.
  • Before joining Open Gate in 2010, she studied at Masarykovo klasické gymnázium in Říčany.
  • She was a member of the Open Gate recycling team and helped at the school library.
  • She participated in the student’s exchange in India.
  • Her hobbies are reading, swimming, traveling, photography, creating family trees and taking care of her mountain ridgeback called Josh.
  • In her free time she likes to be with her family and friends.
  • She finished her studies by successfully completing the I.B. and Czech maturita.
  • Now she is studying Economy and Traffic at Česká zemědělská univerzita in Prague.

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Tereza Navrátilová

Tereza Navrátilová
  • Tereza Navrátilová was born in Ostrava.
  • She came to Open Gate in 2005 from ZŠ Budišov nad Budišovkou.
  • Her hobbies are listening to music, meditation and reading.
  • In her free time she likes to be with her friends.
  • She finished her studies at Open Gate with both IB certificates and the Czech maturita.
  • For the time being, she has decided to travel instead of studying.
  • In the future, she would like to work as a volunteer in developing countries.

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Zdeněk Kutil

Zdeněk Kutil
  • Zdeněk was born in Vimperk.
  • Before coming to Open Gate in 2011, he studied at Vimperk gymnasium.
  • He participated in math and physics competitions in which he regularly placed himself in the best positions of the region. Furthermore, he gained gold certificates in the “Matematický klokan” competition and its equivalent the “Senior Mathematical Challenge”.
  • Amonghis biggest successes was reaching 8th place in the National Olympiad of Logic.
  • His biggest hobbies are sports, mainly martial arts and football.
  • In his free time Zdeněk teaches students math and physics.
  • He finished his studies at Open Gate with a great score in IB (42 points!) and with the Czech maturita.
  • He is studying Economics at University College in London.

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Zuzana Leopoldová

Zuzana Leopoldová
  • She was born in Slaný.
  • She came to Open Gate in 2005 from Slaný Primary School.
  • She gained the TIE certificate from English and the B2-level certificate from Spanish.
  • She participated in debates and represented Open Gate in sports competitions, in swimming and athletics.
  • She was a member of the Open Gate student's council, worked at the school café and assisted with teaching Spanish at Open Gate primary school.
  • She gained Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
  • She likes reading, playing the clarinet and the saxophone, running and travelling. In her free time she improves her knowledge of foreign languages and is interested in arts.
  • She finished her studies at Open Gate with excellent results in IB and the Czech maturita.
  • Now, she studies “Europian Social and Political Studies” covering International Law, Spanish and Arabic at University College in London, with the help from The Kellner Familly Foundation.

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