Graduates

The first graduates left Open Gate to gain more experiences in 2009. Since then, hundreds of young people have graduated. They have become physicians, scientists, lawyers, architects, entrepreneurs, engineers, economists, artists… simply put, all professions possible.

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Overview of universities and institutes where OPEN GATE graduates have been admitted (a selection)

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Veronika Barnhartová

Veronika completed her studies at Open Gate with the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague.

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Veronika led student clubs at Open Gate and was an editor of the Open Science school magazine. She decided to go on to study Hospitality Management at the Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague and, concurrently, the Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology distance course at the University of Chemistry and Technology.

Nikolas Bihary

Nikolas completed his studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in English and Economics as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. He chose to study at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

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Nikolas mostly plays sports in his spare time. He chose to study Economics and Management at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

Robert Bihary

Robert completed his studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in Spanish, English and Economics as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. He chose the CEVRO Institute.

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Robert usually works out in his leisure time. He likes helping others with working out and can also give advice on a healthy diet. He chose to study Law in Business Relations at the CEVRO Institute with the support of The Kellner Family Foundation. He would like to work as a barrister, corporate lawyer or economist in the future.

Dominik Bureš

Dominik completed his studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in Biology and English as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. He opted for the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.

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Dominik earned the Silver level of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and a Rescue Diver certification. His hobbies include floorball and tennis. He chose to study Physiotherapy at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. He would like to work as a physiotherapist in the future.

Jan Ferbr

Jan completed his studies at Open Gate with the International Baccalaureate and the Czech school-leaving exam. He chose the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University.

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Jan took part in all levels of the Mathematical Challenge. He participated in organising TEDx@Youth Open Gate School 2018. His hobbies include freestyle skiing and other sports. He chose to study Cybernetics and Robotics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University. In the future he would like to work in engineering and apply mathematics and physics in everyday life.

Michaela Grapenjuková

Michaela completed her studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in English, Biology, Spanish and the Theory of Knowledge as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the Anglo-American University.

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Michaela contributed to the Spanish section of the OG Notes school magazine and was the leader and founder of the OG Roots & Shoots academic club in cooperation with Roots & Shoots. She chose to study Business Administration at the Anglo-American University in Prague. She would like to be a businessperson in the future. She would also like to start a charity to rescue animals and protect the environment.

Pavlína Havránková

Pavlína completed her studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in English, Psychology and Biology as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the University of New York in Prague.

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Pavlína holds the Silver certificate of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. She worked part-time at preschools in Babice and Kolovraty. She actively worked in the Student Council for four years. Her hobbies include floorball, reading, music and fashion. She chose to study Psychology at the University of New York in Prague with the support of The Kellner Family Foundation.

Marie-Magdaléna Kernalová

Marie completed her studies at Open Gate with the International Baccalaureate and the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the University of Edinburgh in the UK.

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Marie earned the Silver certificate as part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Her hobbies include music and literature. She chose to study Medicinal and Biological Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh in the UK. She would like to work in medical research in the future.

Magdaléna Kolomazníková

Magdaléna completed her studies at Open Gate with the International Baccalaureate, achieving excellent results, and with the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose Durham University in the UK.

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Magdaléna took part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award as well as History and Linguistics Olympiads. She obtained the CAE certificate. She participated in organising TEDx@Youth Open Gate School 2018. She led the art club and wrote articles for OG NOTES, the school magazine, for several years. She chose to study History at Durham University in the UK.

Vladimír Kuliš

Vladimír completed his studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in History and English as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. He chose the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University.

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Vladimír took part in the History Olympiad, was a member of the debating team and organised the OG Film Festivals. He won the Mathematical Challenge Silver Certificate. He chose to study Liberal Arts and Humanities at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University. He pursues improvisational theatre and writes his own texts in his spare time.

Václav Benedikt Loula

Václav completed his studies at Open Gate with the International Baccalaureate and the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the University of Warwick in the UK.

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Václav took part in debating competitions; he won the Debating League competitions and was a member of the national debating team. He also took part in the prestigious IPPF essay competition and won the Best Delegate Award at the Student Summit in Plzeň. He holds the Gold certificate of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. He chose to study Philosophy at the University of Warwick in the UK with the kind support of The Kellner Family Foundation.

Alžběta Novosadová

Alžběta completed her studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in English, ESS and Global Politics as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the CEVRO Institute.

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Alžběta was a member of the Czech national debating team. She and her team won both the Czech and the UK national debate league competitions. She chose to study Economic Policy at the CEVRO Institute with the support of The Kellner Family Foundation. Her hobbies include yoga, running, travel and baking. 

Sára Paštiková

Sára completed her studies at Open Gate with IB Certificate in English and the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the University of Bath in the UK.

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Sára took part in debating competitions. She holds the Silver certificate of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. She plays sports and cooks in her spare time. She chose to study Business Administration at the University of Bath in the UK.

Mikuláš Plešák

Mikuláš completed his studies at Open Gate with the International Baccalaureate, achieving excellent results, and with the Czech school-leaving exam. He chose Minerva Schools at KGI in the USA.

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Mikuláš represented Open Gate at the Linguistics Olympiad and at a cybernetic security competition. He took part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. He was the head of the teams that organised the OG Cup floorball tournament, the OG Film Festival, and the Mácha’s Brooklyn poetry recitation competition. He chose to study at the Liberal Arts College at the Minerva Schools at KGI in the USA. He would like to work in the field of IT in the future.

Lucie Poláková

Lucie completed her studies with the International Baccalaureate, achieving excellent results, and with the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose University College London in the UK.

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Lucie took part in Linguistics Olympiads. She holds the Gold certificate of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and the Senior Mathematical Challenge Gold Certificate. She participated in organising TEDx@Youth Open Gate School 2018. She chose to study Information Management Business at University College London in the UK with the kind support of The Kellner Family Foundation.

Matěj Šindelář

Matěj completed his studies at Open Gate with IB Certificates in English, Economics and Theory of Knowledge as well as with the Czech school-leaving exam. He chose Brunel University London.

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Matěj took part in art, photography and design competitions. He was a spokesman for TEDx@Youth Open Gate School 2018. He chose to study Industrial Design and Technology at Brunel University London in the UK. He would like to work as an industry designer or professional photographer in the future.

Hana Tyburcová

Hana completed her studies at Open Gate with the International Baccalaureate and the Czech school-leaving exam. She chose the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno.

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Hana took part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Her hobbies include horse riding, animals and food. She chose to study Veterinary Medicine at the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno with the kind support of The Kellner Family Foundation. She would like to work as a veterinarian at a clinic in the future.

Overview of universities and institutes where OPEN GATE graduates have been admitted (a selection)

Czech Republic

Akcent College

Anglo-American University

CEVRO Institute

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague

CTU, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

CTU, Faculty of Architecture

CTU, Faculty of Information Technology

CTU, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering

CTU, Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies

CTU, Faculty of Civil Engineering

CTU, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové, Charles University, General Medi

Masaryk University, Faculty of Law

Prague College

Technical University of Liberec

Unicorn College

University of New York in Prague

Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine

Charles University, Second Faculty of Medicine

Charles University, Third Faculty of Medicine

Charles University, Faculty of Humanities

Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences

Charles University, Faculty of Arts

Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

Charles University, Faculty of Education

Charles University, Faculty of Law

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno

University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Informatics and Statistic

University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Business Administration

University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague

Italy

Bocconi School Milano

Israel

Tel Aviv University

Netherlands

Eindhoven University of Technology

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Maastricht University

University of Groningen

Spain

European University, Barcelona

Switzerland

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

Universität Zürich

University of Lucerne

USA

Columbia University

Dartmouth College

Drew University

Lynn University

Mills College

Minerva Schools at KGI

University of Chicago

University of Virginia

Yale University

United Kingdom

Aston University

Bath Spa University

Brunel University London

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 Bath

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

Our graduates help us

Open Gate is a lasting ally for our alumni. They meet regularly, give each other advice and help one another. They also often come back to our school. Those are always very pleasant encounters. They help our current students in choosing universities, share their experience with studying abroad and inspire them with their careers. 

Some lead academic clubs and other extracurricular activities. One of them is Michaela Grapenjuková who founded the OG Roots & Shoots academic club in cooperation with Roots & Shoots, Jane Goodall Institute.