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Rainbow spotted in Groningen

Studying in the Rain and How to Enjoy It

Date:23 October 2021
Author:Luc
Exam season is beginning at the UG which coincides with our transition into Autumn, which means colder temperatures, warm colours and some rain. Studying in the rain can be challenging. In this blog, Luc shares some benefits to these conditions, and some tips on making sure that your experience is an enjoyable one! 
Welcome at the Bachelor’s Open Day!

The Bachelor’s Open Day is Back in Person!

Date:15 October 2021
Author:Luc

Our Bachelor’s Open Day is taking place on location again this year! On 12th November 2021, we will be opening our doors to prospective students considering studying their Bachelor’s Degree with us!  From programme-specific presentations to general...

Luc and company cycling around Zernike Campus

5 Tips for Biking Culture in the Netherlands

Date:09 October 2021
Author:Luc
What's more Dutch than cheese, tulips and clogs? Biking! It is such a big part of our daily lives, and it is a good idea to know the most about biking culture in the Netherlands that you can! Take a look at Luc's tips to find out more.
Lunchbreak at the Zernike Foodcourt

UG Resources You Should Know About

Date:02 October 2021
Author:Luc
If you're a new student at the UG, or an existing one, who'd like to know about the resources available to you at the UG - this is the blog for you! Luc shares some of the most important resources that you should use during your studies.
Luc looking to the future at Zernike Campus

Tips for Starting Your Academic Life at the UG

Date:25 September 2021
Author:Luc
Are you a new student at the UG? This blog might be helpful to you! Here are some tips and tricks about how to maximise your student life at the UG!
Luc posing at the Opening of the Academic Year Ceremony. 

7 GIFs for the Beginning of the Academic Year

Date:13 September 2021
Author:Luc
The new academic year has officially started and Luc thought he'd help you kickoff the new year with a fun GIF(t).
It was acually sunny 5minutes before this photo was taken, and sunny 10 minutes afterwards! #DutchSummers

5 Myths About the Netherlands

Date:07 August 2021
Author:Luc
If you are expecting to see giants dancing in tulip fields wearing clogs and eating tons of cheese - you might get a shock when you come to the Netherlands and realise some of these myths are, well... myths. Take a look at these 5 Myths about the Netherlands. 
Grote Markt during the KEI grand opening in 2019

Introduction Weeks Available to UG Students

Date:29 July 2021
Author:Luc

Did you know that Groningen is the host of the biggest introduction week for university students in Europe? Participation in an introduction week is an easy way to get acquainted with the city, meet new students and current residents, and learn more about...

Where's Waldo (Luc)? 

Student Associations: are they worth the hype?

Date:24 July 2021
Author:Luc
Student Associations are an effective way to get to know new people, learn new stills and network! ...but are they worth the hype? Luc says, "Without a shadow of a doubt!"
Ding ding ding! It's your time to land that dream job!

How to succeed in a job interview... online or in-person!

Date:13 June 2021
Author:Avital
Job interviews can be quite daunting sometimes. What do I say? What do I wear? How do I convince an employer I'm the right candidate? In this blog, Avital shares some tips to help you prepare for a job interview, take away your nerves and allow you to land your dream job.