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Bernoulliborg sort of has it all: some weird (but funky) experiments in the lobby, bus stops right in front, and a convenient supermarket at the bottom.

A Guide to the Building Names at Zernike Campus

Date:25 February 2020
Author:Ariana
Most buildings at the UG are named after its most notable alumni or professors throughout its 405 years of history. Do you know who they are? If not, here’s a quick guide to who’s who at Zernike Campus. 
5 facts about the UG

5 Truly Surprising Facts About the UG

Date:20 February 2020
Author:Asmo
Did you know the Academy building houses a gym? Or that the first Dutch astronaut was a UG alumnus? Check out this blog to discover some surprising UG facts you have not heard about yet!
Check out some live performances in student rooms @ Stukafest!

#TheCityIsOurCampus 19th-26th February

Date:19 February 2020
Author:Asmo
This week in Groningen: A student room festival, speed dating with diplomats and a new live music experience!
Which neighbourhood do you choose?

A Students Guide to Groningen Neighbourhoods

Date:13 February 2020
Author:Asmo
In this blog, Asmo takes a closer look at some of the most popular neighbourhoods in Groningen among students and listed some of the things that make them stand out.
Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate with all your loved ones, including your friends!

#TheCityIsOurCampus 12th-18th February

Date:12 February 2020
Author:Ariana
This week in Groningen: a Minerva art exhibit, live tinder, Twin Peaks concert, Yoga, and Valentine's Day!
PSA: biking in the summer is much more fun than in the winter

How to survive bike life in the Netherlands

Date:10 February 2020
Author:Danique
Finding the Dutch bike culture pretty daunting? Read Danique's top 5 tips on how to survive Dutch bike life!
The Blog Team participating in the ESN Introduction Week!

#TheCityIsOurCampus 5-9 February

Date:05 February 2020
Author:Danique
Happy February! We’ve all survived the exams and the new semester has already started. While it's only Wednesday, and the weekend might still feel far away, we’ve compiled a list of events to look forward to these next few days!
The best way to travel NL is by train!

7 Cool Day Trips for Students from Groningen

Date:04 February 2020
Author:Asmo
From seal sanctuaries to tulip fields and pyramids, the Netherlands has a lot to offer. This is why in this blog, we’ve compiled a list of the best day trips to make for students from Groningen. 
Its time for ESN Introduction Week!

#TheCityIsOurCampus: 29.01-05.02 (International Special)

Date:29 January 2020
Author:Asmo
Coming up in Groningen: ESN Introduction Week, a lecture on humour and a Brexit party.
The Dutch grading system can be quite confusing sometimes...

What Dutch grades actually mean

Date:24 January 2020
Author:Asmo
The vast majority of students in the Netherlands are only awarded grades between 6 and 8. So what do Dutch grades actually mean? Before you have a nervous breakdown, or your parents disown you for ‘only’ getting a 7, make sure to read Asmo's blog.