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17. 08. 2018
Results of the third annual Miráž Cup were announced on Wednesday, 20th June 2018. Pavel Bory, the guarantor of the contest again, announced the winner. However, he also prepared the assignments for the students. Tomáš Kroček, the head of the Department of Information Technologies, considered the whole event successful and appreciates the attendance and the level of engagement of all contestants. Let's read something about the third Miráž Cup winner, David Dostál's view of the event.
13. 08. 2018
It is no secret that Unicorn College has ambitions to become an international school.  Recently, we have welcomed a delegation from Tongwon University, a prominent private university in South Korea.
06. 08. 2018
At Unicorn College, you can meet people who are not only 100% teachers. Zuzana Boháčková clearly proves this. She likes variety and lets nothing stop her. Tune in to her positive energy by means of this article about Zuzana.
30. 07. 2018
One of the main motives for organizing an event called the Alza Day was to broaden the students' insight into the practise and operation of successful Czech companies.
25. 07. 2018
The Unicorn College team (comprising Eugen Proshek, Ondřej Novák and Lukáš Valach) participated in the 1st Šariš hackathon in Prešov between 18th and 20th May. The hackathon focused on the use of open data that cities publish on their websites.
23. 07. 2018
On Friday, 29th June 2018, the graduation ceremony of Unicorn College graduates took place in the Bethlehem Chapel. This great event concluded the 2017/2018 academic year and we’d like to outline what this year’s ceremony looked like.
19. 07. 2018
Imagine a day when you wake up with an idea for something new. You sit down to a computer, start modelling and after some time you print out a prototype of the given thing on your personal 3D printer. Is this distant or near future? And is it that easy at all?
17. 07. 2018
In cooperation with Unicorn Systems, Unicorn College prepared an event full of experiences for students at the Duhovka grammar school. The event took place on 15th June in the main seat of Unicorn and hosted 40 thrilled students.
10. 07. 2018
It has become a pleasant tradition that Unicorn College organizes a trip for its students, their family members, friends and other colleagues to various interesting places in the Czech Republic. This time, the group from Unicorn College headed for Kutná Hora.
13. 06. 2018
Under the subject of the World Economy, the students attended two debates at the UN and EU Representation in Prague. How the excursions were going and what new knowledge the students learned they read in the following lines.
12. 06. 2018
Working on an attractive project for a huge international organisation during one’s study is surely interesting. But spending a week at CERN with doc. Vacek as a guide, viewing the whole premises, Genève, Mont Blanc, meeting lots of interesting people and celebrating one’s birthday – that’s an experience of a whole different level. Read about the ITk Upgrade Week from the point of view of Jan Bárta.
06. 06. 2018
The largest education fair in Ukraine. In a country with which we're bound by some of our current students, 2 Unicorn development centres and a lot of positive experience from our past participations in this event. Unicorn College would not miss this great fair.
31. 05. 2018
An afternoon full of attractive and funny presentations, good food and interesting facts the countries our international students are from, called the International dinner!
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30. 05. 2018
On 27 April 2018, the Unicorn College Open Conference was held for the eleventh time. The Conference focused on Industry 4.0. Visitors could look forward to interesting presentations by experts, who spoke about concepts such as autonomous and collaborative robots, the Internet of Things, Edge technology, advanced automation, the digital twin, broad and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and many others.
17. 05. 2018
Unicorn College was very glad to welcome on the 16.05.2018 a delegation of Ukrainian students stopping over in Prague during their European trip. The group of 20 members of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy arrived from a visit of Bruxelles and were on their way to Vienna before going back to Kyiv.
10. 05. 2018
Do you want to succeed in your profession and gain invaluable experience during study? In that case, you should not leave the future to chance and choose the right school! We know labor market well and we will prepare you for your profession, not only in IT but also within economics and management.
09. 05. 2018
Unicorn College consists of four study fields and loads of minor or major activities around. The upcoming Unicorn College Open conference represents one of them. However, there are even activities that explain the IT world to those who do not study a university yet. We regularly hold lectures at secondary schools and pass knowledge within our WeCanCode weekend programming academy. One of our co-operators participating in these activities is Libor Švejda. Here, you’re getting an opportunity to read a few lines about him.
09. 04. 2018
You’ve probably already read about the ITk Production Database project for CERN. A complex project that spans over many years with data accessible for tens of years requires – among other things – precisely kept documentation, understandably in English. Producing the translation of the documentation in the uuBookKit platform is one of our student projects.
03. 04. 2018
The study department is the heart and soul of each university. Students visit the study department to solve their troubles, consult their ideas and raise questions. From our own university studies, many of us remember the almost permanently closed doors, reserved looks and the feeling of being unwelcome. Unicorn College has Patrícia Kolmanová and nothing of the above mentioned applies to its Study Department. Don’t believe it? Then read about what opinions Patrícia has and the amount of energy she puts into her job of the Head of the Study Department.
28. 03. 2018
People at Unicorn College, these are not only students and teachers. We gladly cooperate with external co-workers and consultants on various expert activities. These co-workers can bring a high level of expertise as well as connection with real-life experience. Lukáš Bajer is one of them, an analyst at Unicorn and a PLC system specialist.
27. 03. 2018
Jan Bárta, a student of ours, participates in the prestigious long-term project of designing production database for CERN. As he’s been engaged in the project for some time already, we asked him a few questions.
15. 03. 2018
#UCLday is a traditional half-day event organized by Unicorn College for university and secondary school students, their parents, friends as well as anyone interested from the public. The event took place in two blocks, one in the morning, one in the afternoon. The day offered visitors lectures on IT and economic topics, tests of IT skills in interactive labs and first-hand experience with technological gadgets, robots and virtual reality.
13. 03. 2018
At the end of January, Unicorn College was honoured to welcome Dr Daniele Paragano from our partner Niccolò Cusano – Telematica University in Rome, Italy.
06. 03. 2018
The Gaudeamus fare traditionally takes place in the last week of January. It is not just a large event for students where they can compare the offer of dozens of universities at one place. Gaudeamus also tends to be a kind of a barometer of students' inclinations and expectations. Unicorn College could not miss this opportunity, of course.
27. 02. 2018
Have you ever visited any of the Unicorn College Open conferences? Did you enjoy the privilege of attending more than 10 papers running smoothly with practical demonstrations, intertwined by breaks for refreshment? Have you ever thought about what it takes to get such a result? Follow us to the backstage as seen by the organizer and Managing Director of Unicorn College, Marek Beránek.
21. 02. 2018
We are not a nameless school. Each person you meet here has a story to tell, motivation and wishes… We decided to share some of these stories with you, the current and future students. Where else should we start than at the Study Department? Who else should we start with than somebody each one of you meets rather often? Read about Lan Anh Tran.
19. 02. 2018
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams are international field exams at the first-year level of an American university, valid worldwide. The exams are organized by the American College Board every May and more than two million of students from the whole world take them. Universities all around the world recognize the AP exams in their admission.
08. 02. 2018
How does one join a prestigious international project? How does one get to cooperate with students from Oxford or Cambridge? How does one get signed under the credibility of results arising from the biggest discoveries of physics? Read about the inspirational opportunity for all Unicorn College students!
01. 02. 2018
On 26thand 27thOctober, a workshop was held at University of Oxford focused on the progress of work on the project of the Product database (PD) for the new internal detector in the ATLAS internal detector experiment that is going to be implemented as substitute for the current internal detector operating within the large hadron collider at CERN. Unicorn College was represented by Marek Beránek, Vladimír Kovář, Lukáš Sýkora and Václav Vacek.
22. 01. 2018
On Tuesday, 19th December, the results of the second year of Miráž Cup were announced. What’s the winner, Lucie Dvořáčková’s assessment?
17. 01. 2018
The Unicorn College Open 2017 on 3rd November became the 10th conference of the name and dealt with the creation of user interface, the so-called front-end. Participants got an opportunity to attend lots of papers focusing on the right techniques and approaches of User Experience (UX), on the creation of responsive web apps as well as demonstrations of extended, virtual or mixed reality.
10. 01. 2018
Returning back to school as a student after more than 20 years; to study a field at a school I don’t necessarily need for my work and in a situation when no employer, the state of the market or other circumstances force me to do so. My decision triggers a lot of reactions among my friends, ranging from “wow, you’re really good” to “you’re totally crazy”.
22. 12. 2017
For most of us, Christmas and the end of the calendar year provide a time for meeting, looking back, resolutions and wishes. Unicorn College is no exception to this. And what resolutions do we make for the next one?
20. 12. 2017
Nobody likes trouble and problems are often difficult to talk about. However, another person's insight sometimes represents the only obvious way to find a solution. This time, we're bringing you the view point of our study counsellor, Jindra Stříbrská. She is the right person to help you find a solution and its subsequent realization.
16. 11. 2017
On 21st and 22nd October, Unicorn College participated in the largest education fair in China, the China Education Expo in Beijing. With an active support by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic, Czech Trade and the Embassy of the Czech Republic of China, it was the first time our University took part in such an event in Asia.
03. 11. 2017
Unicorn regularly holds an educational course for young and beginning developers. They can learn or practise a chosen programming language and get acquainted with the development of modern applications. The course participants individually develop an application that they present to a board at the end of the course.
01. 11. 2017
As you know from the previous article, we took a trip to CERN recently. The purpose of the trip obviously wasn’t only to see the beauties of Switzerland and France. The main goal was to visit CERN itself and find out a lot of intriguing and almost unbelievable facts about it. A student of Unicorn College, Jakub Kubaščík, shared his experience from the trip with us.
13. 10. 2017
Tomáš Kroček is no newcomer to Unicorn College. However, he is the new Head of the IT Department. Where does he see potential, what does he want to achieve and what can students look forward to? He disclosed all this in our recent interview.
21. 09. 2017
The cooperation between Unicorn College and CERN is no secret. Moreover, it represents more than just a distant collaboration. Last week, students – along with our colleagues – had an opportunity to visit CERN personally. What impressions did they bring back home? Patrícia Kolmanová, the Head of the Study Department, shared her experiences with us.
14. 09. 2017
The new academic year is going to see not only new students in their first year at Unicorn College but also a new Head of the Department of Economics and Management, Jana Brhelová. In the following interview, she reveals the reason why she chose Unicorn College and what she is looking for.
07. 09. 2017
Unicorn College, along with the newly-founded Unicorn Research Center, offers students to participate in science-research projects. We are currently offering activities related to the development of IoT applications. The work is directed from the "hobby" level (Raspberry Pi, Arduino) through semi-professional solutions (BigClown) to professional applications (PLC in collaboration with Teco).
06. 09. 2017
Unicorn College has signed a double degree agreement with partner FHWS Würzburg. For our students, this step means the possibility of obtaining a bachelor's degree from both Unicorn College and German FHWS Würzburg (in the International Management program).
08. 08. 2017
Algorithmisation. Programming. Conditions, variables, cycles… Many people consider these expressions so foreign that they might as well be from a different world. Although this should not happen to our students, we keep looking for methods to simplify the way to programming and open it to the widest public.
08. 08. 2017
On Friday, 30th June 2017, the graduation ceremony of Unicorn College graduates took place in the Bethlehem Chapel. This great event concluded the 2016/2017 academic year and we’d like to outline what this year’s ceremony looked like.
11. 07. 2017
On Wednesday 20 June Miráž Cup took place at Unicorn College. Competition guarantor Pavel Bory was very pleased with the excellent performances of the contestants, especially those in the first places. And how does Ondřej Urban, the winner of the first year, see and evaluate the whole Miráž Cup?
Miráž Cup
11. 07. 2017
In the first half of June, the first year of the programming contest Miráž Cup took place at Unicorn College. The name is a memory of our deceased colleague, Mirek Ždárský, who was not called otherwise than Miráž. The guarantor of the entire competition is Pavel Bory, who is not only a graduate and a key pedagogue of Unicorn College, but he also works as a programmer at Unicorn. Also Vigour participated in the contest by helping to secure it and providing the prizes.
Management workshop
04. 07. 2017
In the past days, all first year students participated in a one-day Workshop within their Management course. The Workshop is deliberately written with a capital “W” which actually signifies its importance. The Workshop represents a substantial event for our students as this is the first of its kind that students attend during their study at Unicorn College.
04. 07. 2017
These days, a lot of universities offer students interesting opportunities to better their study and gain a competitive advantage during the study itself. These opportunities include various forms of study exchanges abroad or cooperation on attractive projects.
04. 07. 2017
Here is the interview of Oleksandr, one of our full time students at UCL.
Double degree
08. 06. 2017
Unicorn College enjoys a fruitful and stable cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences of Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS) located in Bavaria. The FHWS became the first Erasmus partner of Unicorn College in 2010, and our collaboration has been strong ever since.
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24. 05. 2017
"If you want to get work experience from the beginning, Unicorn College is the right choice." Do you know those words from somewhere? This is what one of our many successful graduates, Vráťa Kalenda, said about our school, which you may have heard from videos on our website.
 Geoinformatics Conference
24. 05. 2017
The main topic of the 9th Unicorn College Open was Geoinformatics. It took place at the Prague Conservatory on the Dvořák embankment on April 21. Current events, visions of the future, and possible pitfalls, were looked at through the eyes of those who make up the geoinformatics platforms, or which geoinformatics has made a significant contribution already.
12. 05. 2017
MyHome – a student project and an interesting application of IoT solution in practice. How are we doing after a few more months of work? What is Jakub Kubaščík working on right now? And what should you do if you want to work on his team? Accept our invitation and join the new myHome blog.
11. 05. 2017
Sometimes it is said that the spontaneity of the moment and the sense of whether or not the relationship to a particular place leads people to the best decisions. I would like to describe my last spring experience, which was to go to Erasmus to Finland. I will try to summarize my experience, and perhaps inspire or motivate someone to make the same decisions.