CRCEES Students Meet the Estonian Ambassador

Her Excellency Ms Aino Lepik von Wirén, Estonian Ambassador to the UK, recently visited the University of Glasgow as part of an official visit to Scotland on 4 March 2011.  She was welcomed by Professor Andrea Nolan, Senior Vice Principal and Deputy Chancellor of the University of Glasgow.  The Ambassador was accompanied by  the  Estonian Cultural Attaché Ms Reet Remmel, Press Attaché Kadri-Mai Kaunissaare and Honorary Consul of Estonia in Scotland ,  Mr Iain Lawson . 

The Ambassador held discussions with the Head of Central and East European Studies, David Smith (Professor of Baltic History & Politics) and Ms Lea Kreinin (Lecturer in Estonian Language & Culture) and other staff within the School of Social and Political Sciences.

During the visit the Estonian Ambassador took the opportunity to meet students at the University of Glasgow studying Central and East European Studies as well as Estonian students.   Ms von  Wirén chatted to students about their experiences of studying in Glasgow, courses and future career prospects.

First published: 12 March 2011