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If the weather allows - take a bike ride around Groningen to enjoy all of the leaves changing colours!

How to survive Autumn in the Netherlands

Date:24 September 2020
Author:Danique

Despite the lockdown we've had a great summer here in Groningen, and more recently we've had a last burst of sunny weather. However, the autumnal equinox occurred just a couple of days ago, marking the official start of autumn in the northern hemisphere....

Did you know that the center of the city is planning on becoming carbon-emission free within the next 5 years?

How Groningen is a sustainable city

Date:16 September 2020
Author:Danique

Groningen is the youngest city in the Netherlands, with its average population age approximately 7 years younger than other Dutch cities. This means that the city adjusts easily to trends, one of the most popular ones being sustainability. Groningen is a...

Cycling level: international

5 Crazy Things The Dutch Do On Bicycles

Date:15 September 2020
Author:Asmo
The bicycle is the unrivalled mode of transportation in the Netherlands. In this blog, Asmo summarises some observations of the crazy things that Dutch people do while riding their ‘fiets’ across Groningen. 
Way back in 2017 when I barely knew any Dutch and kept confusing 'fiets' and 'friet'

How to Integrate into Dutch Society

Date:09 September 2020
Author:Ariana
Integrating into Dutch society might seem like a daunting task at times. In this blog, Ariana shares her experience + some tips on how to embrace Dutch culture!
Food is good

Our Favourite International Restaurants in Groningen

Date:09 September 2020
Author:The Blog Team
Over the past five years, Groningen’s culinary scene has made a huge leap forward which has resulted in a lot more diversity in the types of restaurants that you can find. In this blog, we’ll share some of our favourite international restaurants in Groningen and take you on a culinary tour across the city (& world).
Asmo and his roommates

4 Things You Should Do When Living With Roommates

Date:04 September 2020
Author:Asmo
In this blog, Asmo collected 4 useful tips based on his own experiences that you should consider following when living with roommates. 
3 Skills to Master in Your First Year

3 Basic Skills to Master in Your First Year

Date:01 September 2020
Author:Asmo
In this blog, Asmo summarises 3 core skills that he believes every new first-year should know in order to master their start as a university student. 
Here I am making the most out of my time on a ferry by making a checklist of tasks to do!

How to Work Alongside Your Studies

Date:31 August 2020
Author:Ellen

I’ve been working at the University of Groningen as a student assistant for three years now, which is also the whole of the time that I have been a bachelor student. Naturally, working alongside your studies comes with loads of benefits; you earn money,...

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Arrival in Groningen: Checklist

Date:26 August 2020
Author:Ariana
Did you recently arrive to Groningen, or will you be arriving soon? Check out this comprehensive arrival checklist that will help you get settled in!
What I've Learned After 5 Years of University

What I've Learned After 5 Years of University

Date:20 August 2020
Author:Asmo
Have you ever thought about what you have learned during your time at uni? Asmo is graduating soon and in this blog, he's collected some of his thoughts on this.