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My entertainment this weekend: still study work (it never ends)

Things to do this week: virtual edition

Date:15 April 2020

It’s week 5 of lockdown here in the Netherlands, meaning that despite the beautiful spring weather, we can’t spend our free time chilling in the Noorderplantsoen or on a terrace in the city centre. While it’s also the first week of the last block of the...

How we'll be celebrating Easter 2020: empanadas and coffee

Easter celebrations: then and now

Date:10 April 2020
Author:The Blog Team
This weekend is Easter! Read how Danique and Ariana usually celebrate Easter and how they are celebrating this year!
A Canadian officer in Groningen, shortly after the liberation in 1945

4 Historical Challenges the UG Overcame

Date:01 April 2020
For this blog, I have gathered some of the largest historical challenges that the city has faced throughout its 1000-year-old existence - and how the city's population and students overcame these adversities. 
The 'balancing laundry detergent while attempting yoga' challenge

7 Unusual Home Exercise Solutions

Date:26 March 2020
For this blog Asmo tried to come up with some ‘creative’ solutions to keep yourself moving at home.
Our attempt at a social distancing selfie

Returning Home: an International Student's Experience

Date:25 March 2020
Deciding whether or not to go back home can be a very tough choice for international students at the UG. Here is Ariana's experience.
Studying at home is hard...

Stuck in a student house: 5 tips on how to deal

Date:19 March 2020
Danique describes 5 relatable problems for students who are stuck in quarantine, and 5 solutions to make the whole situation a little bit more bearable.
Studying, working, and exercising from home – that's our routine!

Groningen Diaries: Our quarantine routine

Date:18 March 2020
Author:The Blog Team
Ariana, Danique and Asmo share their daily quarantine routines with you so that you can be inspired to create your own!
Kit Kat & Quarantine

Quality quarantine time

Date:16 March 2020
Chemistry student Kathir gives 7 great tips on how to survive the corona quarantine these next few weeks.
If I hadn't stayed in Groningen, I wouldn't have been able to do a part-time board year for the KEI-week next to my studies!

Why I chose to do my master's in Groningen

Date:16 March 2020
After my bachelor's degree, I decided to stay and do my master's in Groningen. Read why I choose to do so, and what I think of doing a master's degree in Groningen!
Past editions of ESN's Live Music Night

Groningen Weekly: 11th -17th March

Date:11 March 2020
This week in Groningen: Surinamese Brunch, ESN Live Music Project, a digitalization conference, and more!