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Agnieszka Imbierowicz

Emigration experiences of Agnieszka Imbierowicz
Agnieszka Imbierowicz on the terrace of the Emigration Museum in Gdynia, photo by Barbara Ostrowska
 

Agnieszka Imbierowicz was born on 28th October 1987 in Rawicz. At the age of 19 she went on holiday to London to visit her brother. She decided to try her hand and stayed in the UK for a while. While living in London she began studying Sociology at the University of Wrocław. She came to Poland every two weeks to participate in classes, while working in the UK.

After two years she came back to Poland to continue her education at the faculty of Pedagogy. Every year she visited Holland with her friend. She did that to experience adventure, work and survival at the same time, as she says herself. During one of such travels she met Rob, her current partner. He was the reason she decided to move to Amsterdam. She started an intensive course of Dutch and she commenced studies to be able to live in Holland without any impediments.

So far Agnieszka has not been thinking about going back but she is open to various options.


Interviewed by Olga Blumczyńska in May 2015 in Amsterdam.

interview excerpts
Lesson of self-confidence
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Little big tests
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A desire to be understood
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Polish, despite everything
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