YoungRUG Speed date and Meet-your-mentor event
Tuesday 28 May 2019
On 28 May we organized a ‘speed date’ and meet-your-mentor event! The aim of the day was to get to know fellow YoungRUG colleagues from different departments and faculties and/or to find a mentor. This was done through short (15 min.) speed-date conversations. We made sure everyone had topics to talk about and we gave tips and tricks on how to network. Of course, we provided coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day, to keep the conversations flowing!
The meet-your-mentor speed dates were part of the mentor programme set up by YoungRUG in cooperation with HR. In this programme, a mentor (senior UG colleague) provides advice based on his or her own personal experience and expertise. During the event, our young professionals had the opportunity to meet potential mentors. Everyone - both mentors and mentees - could indicate their top 3 matches at the end of the afternoon and afterwards we informed everyone about their 'perfect match'.
YoungRUG volunteer project
February - July 2019
Members of YoungRUG worked on a project with the children of primary school De Heerdstee via Stichting Move. The foundation lets children discover which possibilities they have in their own society. In a short-term project the members of YoungRUG and the children did get to know each other's worlds.
In the beginning of May, the children were introduced to the YoungRUG memebrs for the first time. YoungRUG had prepared a class full of games to get to know each other better. Aftewards, they brainstormed about the theme 'art and culture'. The children were very enthusiastic and had many different ideas. Want to know more about these ideas, you can read about them here.
Career & Development Event
Monday 25 March 2019
YoungRUG hosted the third edition of the successful Career & Development event! This year YoungRUG offered a programme focused on leadership and the thirty-something dilemma.
YoungRUG Compliment Day
Thursday 28 February 2019
The most positive day at the University of Groningen: YoungRUG Compliment Day! YoungRUG believes appreciation is important and also highly responsible for our happiness at work. So... at YoungRUG Compliment Day a compliment team delivered hundreds of compliments at the University!
New Year's Drinks
Monday 21 January 2019
On the most depressing day of the year we learned about happiness. Colleague Bertus Jeronimus researches well-being and happiness and how it links to affect/emotion and the enviroment in which one lives and works. During this evening Jeronimus shared details of his research and some tips and tricks for a happy 2019.
It was a great start of the new year with live Traditional Irish Music!
College Tour Jouke de Vries
Wednesday 28 November 2018
We had a very interesting interview and had a good change in getting to know our very own, brand new, president of the University of Groningen Prof. Dr. Jouke de Vries. This event was at one of the city's most spectacular hotspots; DOT Groningen!
For events that took place before the academic year 2018-2019, please refer to our Past events.
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