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Groningen Together 2019

When:Mo 26-08-2019 13:00 - 17:00
Where:Het Paleis, Boterdiep 111, 9712 LM Groningen

‘Groningen Together’ is an annual seminar for active board members of study associations and other student organizations. Together with the Board of the University, staff members of student services/international relations and student assessors, the study association and student organization board members discuss the inclusion of international students, student wellbeing and career possibilities within their own associations and organizations.

What is the international perspective on our University? How can we better incorporate other nationalities and cultures in our associations and organizations? How can we find a balance between growing more internationally and remaining relevant for Dutch students at the same time? All of these questions will be discussed in the following programme:

Time Event Speaker
1 - 1.30 p.m. Coffee/tea
1.30 – 1.45 p.m. Welcome by the student assessor and the Board of the University Tjitkse Schokker
Jan de Jeu
1.45 – 2.15 p.m Groningen through the eyes of international students Charlotte M'Doe
2.15 – 2.45 p.m. Groningen Together: dream or reality? Marloes Siccama
2.45 - 3.00 p.m. Break
3.00 - 3.30 p.m. Panel discussion Arjen Dijkstra
3.30 – 3.45 p.m Break
3.45 – 4.30 p.m. Workshop round
1. Active student life CUOS
2. Student wellbeing and associations Paul Koopman, Student Support
3. The Mojo of Governance of your organisation Kaj Reker
4. Best Practice: Ibn Battuta Sabine Dieben
4.30 – 5 p.m. Conclusions Tjitske Schokker
5 p.m. Drinks