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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).

10 reasons why Groningen is the best place to study in the Netherlands

Date:11 August 2021
Author:Avital
The Netherlands is a small country but has quite a few research universities, a lot of which are top-ranked. However, in my honest opinion, Groningen is the absolute best city to study in the Netherlands. Here are 10 reasons why:
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.
The Paterswoldsemeer is a perfect location to enjoy the summer. In the distance, you can see some students enjoying a boat ride.

5 Activities to Enjoy the Water this Summer

Date:08 June 2021
Author:Ariana
Looking for some activities to cool off in this upcoming hot summer? Check out these 5 fun things to do in Groningen!
Luc enjoying his few seconds of fame while being filmed for a UG Virtual Tour!

How To Become A Virtual Groninger

Date:01 June 2021
Author:Luc
Although touring through the city of Groningen is not possible due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there are some really interesting virtual experiences that offer some insight into our university and city! Luc has compiled some tips on how to become a Virtual Groninger. 
Busan's Gamcheon Culture Village is the most Insta-worthy place I've ever visited!

Summer Schools and Why You Should Enrol

Date:29 May 2021
Author:Avital
No summer plans yet? Consider one of the many interesting summer schools the UG is offering this summer! In this blog, Avital shares some suggestions and shares why summer schools are a great opportunity to learn new things and meet new people.
Hybrid meeting with the trainees

Cyber Security - why is it important? A Cyber Friday chat with our CIT trainees

Date:21 May 2021
Author:Avital
Cyber Security might sound like a big and abstract concept, but it's more relevant than you might think. We spend many hours behind a screen, logging in and out of various accounts online. How can you improve the security of your personal information and what should you look out for? CIT trainees Sara and Zuzana share some helpful information in this blog!