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This Week in Groningen: 24.06 - 01.07

Date:23 June 2020
Author:Asmo
This week in Groningen: terraces, student concert, outdoor dance training, and more!
Go full pull tourist in the city you've lived in for several years this summer

Staycation guide: how to make the most of your summer in and around Groningen

Date:17 June 2020
Author:Danique
Staying home this summer? No worries! Danique has written about all of the places you can visit and things you can do to still feel like you are on vacation.
It's confusing, I know.

The Corona Steps: Explained

Date:17 June 2020
Author:Ariana
A lot of change has been happening regarding the COVID-19 safety measures and you might lost track of what's going on in the Netherlands. If so, here's a quick guide to the official plan.
Some faculties have individual student support departments. Make sure to look around for them!

Uni Resources You Should Know

Date:16 June 2020
Author:Ariana
This blog will show you the ins-and-outs of all the resources provided by the University of Groningen, divided into 4 major categories: academic resources, career resources, wellbeing/health resources, and other various resources.
At the end of the day, its about who you end up hanging out on the couch with

8 Housemates You'll Have at Uni

Date:16 June 2020
Author:Danique
A clean freak, the party animal, the one that is always cold - each housemate has their own trait. Recognize any of your housemates in the 8 stereotypes?
Check out my favourite podcasts!

7 Podcasts You Should Know

Date:15 June 2020
Author:Asmo
When you’ve run out of good songs to listen to or just want to educate yourself on the go, there is nothing better than a podcast. In this blog, Asmo shares his top 7 favourite podcasts at the moment. Enjoy listening! 
Here's me showing off the fancy new place at the Grote Markt

6 Things that Have Changed in Groningen

Date:11 June 2020
Author:Ariana
For those of you who have remained in Groningen during the past few months, you’ve probably noticed a few changes around town. For those of you who haven’t, here’s a quick recap. 
The University Council '19/'20

Election Week Q&A

Date:10 June 2020
Author:Asmo
What is the University Council good for? Are important decisions actually made there or are the students running for a spot just trying to boost their CV? In this election Q&A, I’ll try to answer some of these questions and give you a short overview of who you can vote for and why you should make your voice heard.
Finding a place in Groningen...

A step-by-step guide to finding accommodation

Date:08 June 2020
Author:Asmo
Before finally making the trip to Groningen to become a freshly baked resident of the Netherlands, there is one thing that every student has to do: find a place to stay. In this blog post, I will share some of my personal tips on the how’s, what’s, when and where’s of the Groningen housing market.
A Bulgarian, a Spaniard, a Costa Rican, a Slovakian, a Bonairean, a Dutchie, and a Ukranian: 7 nationalities in one single picture.

6 Times I Struggled with Cultural Differences in Groningen

Date:08 June 2020
Author:Ariana
Culture shock is different for everyone. But, once you move to Groningen, culture shock might just be a completely different experience than anywhere else.