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Rijksuniversiteit Groningen/Campus FryslânUniversity College Fryslân: Global Responsibility & LeadershipAcademic Programme

Highlighted events

As a GRL student, special events take part regularly. Think of experiencing interesting events, instructive (lunch) lectures and special meetings. Are you curious what to expect as a GRL student? Take a look at the photo reports and the experiences of our students!

Our students regularly report on special trips. Follow @campusfryslan on Instagram for an impression.

Honorary Doctorate awarded to Ban Ki-moon

The University of Groningen awarded South-Korean diplomat and politician Mr. Ban Ki-moon with an Honorary Doctorate on 17 October 2018. The former Secretary General of the United Nations was promoted with the Honorary Doctorate by Rector Elmer Sterken, for his outstanding achievements as Chair of the global Commission on Adaptation and his societal contributions in the field of peacekeeping and the development of the Paris Agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Mr. Ban Ki-moon's Honorary Doctorate awarding took place at the Martinichurch in Groningen. A selected numer of seats was made available for youth and students, including for the GRL students of Campus Fryslân. Part of the program was a Q&A where two GRL students got a chance to ask the Secretary General a question.

Fireside Chat with prof. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

Fireside Chats are special occasions where you get the chance to meet exemplary leaders and have the opportunity to ask them about anything you are personally interested in, ranging from complex political insights to practical career advice. The setting of a Fireside Chat is informal and you are encouraged to discuss all matters in a relaxed yet professional manner. The first UCF Fireside Chat took place on 11 December 2018 with as guest: UCF ambassador prof. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.

Clothes Swap

On December 11th, The Green Office organized a Clothes Swap for everyone who wanted to join. For this occasion the Living Lab was turned into a cozy second hand store. All visitors were very excited and happy with their new clothes. The Green Office team is thrilled to organize a summer edition!

Last modified:11 January 2019 12.01 p.m.