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Summer Ceremony July 2021

Online Programme


The livestream will be available on 1 July starting 3.45 pm.

3.50 - 4.00 pm: Opening (short, informal films)
4.00 - 4.20 pm: Ceremony
4.20 - 4.30 pm: Performance by musician and UG-alumnus Blanks

The Ceremony's programme:

left to right Dr Isti Hidayati, Dr Jolien Mouw, Blanks (photo Jantina Talsma)
left to right Dr Isti Hidayati, Dr Jolien Mouw, Blanks (photo Jantina Talsma)
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Get to know more about the prize winners and the alumni ambassadors

GUF-100 Prizes

The GUF-100 prizes for excellent students were first awarded in 1993, on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the Groningen University Fund (GUF). The prizes are awarded annually during an academic ceremony, the so-called Summer Ceremony. Each prize, awarded to the most excellent student from each faculty, comprises a grant of € 2500,- to be spent on studies or research.

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Wierenga-Rengerink PhD Prize

The Wierenga-Rengerink Prize for the UG PhD student with the best dissertation of 2020 has been awarded to Isti Hidayati for her thesis, entitled ‘Understanding mobility inequality: A socio-spatial approach to analyse transport and land use in Southeast Asian metropolitan cities’. On Thursday 1 July 2021, the researcher of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences will be awarded the prize of €7,500 for further academic development.

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Meet the Alumni Ambassadors
Meet the Alumni Ambassadors

Representing 19 countries across four continents, these young international graduates are ready to share their Groningen experiences with everyone interested: from prospective students to alumni and from businesses to universities. They volunteer to bridge the gap between their home countries and their Alma Mater.

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