Rola Elkamash (POLS '21, Egypt)

October 14, 2020

Rola graduated from the British University in Egypt where she studied Political Science and was a top-ranked student. She is passionate about peacebuilding and is an Erasmus+ Virtual Dialogue Facilitator. She believes that youth have a role to play in peacebuilding and promotes constructive dialogue as a means of engaging with differences and breaking stereotypes. She dedicates her time to community service and was a former volunteer with Rotary.

What is your goal in life?

To live my life with no regrets, keep looking forward and leave a positive stamp in this world. No matter where life takes me, I want to always stay true to who I am.

Why did you choose your particular course of study?

I love the multi-faceted nature of Political Science and how it is connected to all aspects of life. CEU's inter-disciplinary approach and prestigious academic reputation made it my top choice. 

What do you hope to gain from your time at CEU?

I hope that my studies at CEU will help me grow personally and academically. I hope that I make life-lasting friendships and memories and to always remember my year in Vienna as a life-changing one!