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This photo of a very studious Avital was obviously taken in the pre-Corona days, hence the absence of masks!

How to stay productive during the holidays

Date:14 December 2020
Author:Avital
As we count down the days until the winter break, it’s also a good idea to think ahead to January. In this blog, Avital shares her tips for staying productive during the winter break.
What to do when the world is crashing down? Make a meme.

5 Times We Thought 2020 Literally Couldn't Get Any Worse

Date:11 December 2020
Author:Ariana
2020 has been the most random year this generation has ever experienced - but hey, we got through it! Join me in reflecting on 5 times when we literally thought 2020 couldn’t get worse. 
Throwback to a sunny cycle around Groningen!

Luc's Short Stories in Groningen

Date:10 December 2020
Author:Luc
Studying in a new city can be awkward and adapting to a new way of life is an interesting journey. We have all had some embarrassing moments as new students! Take a look at Luc's blog where he tells you about some of his experiences and memorable moments as a new student!
Soup? Stamppot? Whatever is in there, it smells delicious by the looks of it!

The Best Autumn and Winter Recipes

Date:07 December 2020
Author:Avital
The best thing about autumn and winter, aside from the lights and the huge amounts of chocolate, are the warming comfort foods to cook. In this blog, Avital shares some of her favourite recipes
The Christmas lights strung around the city definitely make it a more 'gezellig' place to live and study!

Why is Groningen the healthiest city in the Netherlands?

Date:04 December 2020
Author:Danique
Groningen has been crowned the healthiest city to live in in the Netherlands! Danique explains why in 4 points.
Luc meeting his 'favourite' South African diplomat!

4 Things I Love About Studying Law

Date:03 December 2020
Author:Luc
Studying International and European Law means lots of assignments and plenty of readings, but it also means being able to experience interesting events and new perspectives! In this blog, Luc shares 4 reasons why he loves studying Law.
When you always pay by card, your wallet ends up looking a little empty.

How to save money as a student in Groningen

Date:30 November 2020
Author:Avital
Student life in Groningen can be as cheap or expensive as you make it, it all depends on your spending habits. Whether you have a student job or make use of the government loan, budgeting as a student is essential.
The most basic Insta Pic: Matching outfits with the UB terrace tables while holding a Starbucks coffee

5 Most Instagrammable Spots in Groningen

Date:27 November 2020
Author:Ariana
There are pictures of the city that you just need to have - whether you’re new, or have been here for ages. These are the 5 top!
Talk to people about internships! It's the best way of figuring out what you want to do

How To Find An Internship

Date:25 November 2020
Author:Danique

An internship is a great opportunity to put your knowledge that you’ve learned in university into practice, especially for the more theoretical study programmes! Along with putting your knowledge into practice, it’s also important to get a feel for a work...

Avital figuring out her future, one step at a time!

Choosing a Master’s programme

Date:23 November 2020
Author:Avital
As the end of your Bachelor's is nearing, the time is here to choose a Master's programme. In this blog, Avital shares her tips for making this choice.