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My friends and I feeling at home at one of the nightclubs

An African students' guide to working, living, and feeling at home in Groningen

Date:28 November 2018
Author:Tatenda
Moving to a new country and culture, especially when you are on your own, can be a daunting experience for anyone. From finding jobs and work experience to hair shops and nightclubs, here is a list of tips, tricks and places that can make life as an African student at the University of Groningen more enjoyable.
Here is Arthur showing off his product at Venture Lab

Starting a company during your studies: a conversation with a student entrepreneur

Date:06 November 2018
Author:Ariana
You’ve heard the stories. Mark Zuckerberg founding Facebook at university, in between learning how to drink water. Larry Page & Sergey Brin starting Google during the studies in their first step to taking over the world. How is it to start a business while you are studying? I spoke to UG student Arthur, founder of Sunto.me, about his experiences starting a company during his masters.
Some of my group and I setting up the first launch

The Weather Balloon Chronicles: A story of a group project in my bachelors

Date:28 September 2018
Author:Ariana
At times during your studies you get to do something which reminds you of why you chose to study that subject in the first place. For me, one of the highlights of my studies so far has been a group project that I did at the end of my first year studying Physics. This is the story of that experiment. Enjoy!
Sunroots were one band to perform at the Welcoming PARTY

Aftermovie Welcoming PARTY

Date:22 September 2018
Author:Ariana
On 30th August this year, the University of Groningen welcomed over 2600 new international students with a Welcoming Day followed by a Welcoming Party for both international students and first-year Dutch students. It was a great way for new students to get to know each other, have fun, and enjoy themselves as students for perhaps the first time.
Here's Lauren, trying to look smart

Ask a student: why a Science bachelors?

Date:08 August 2018
Author:Ariana
I asked my friends Lauren, a fellow Physics student from England escaping the high tuition fees and the collapsing government, and Brayan, an Applied Mathematics student from Bulgaria escaping the beautiful women and nice beaches, about why they chose Science bachelors. Here is what they had to say!
#12 worked wonders for this happy couple

25 pick-up lines for UG students

Date:06 July 2018
Author:Ellen
Not having a lot of luck finding “the one”? The UG is here to help. We’ve come up with some of the best pick up lines for anyone studying at the University of Groningen. Remember to let us know in the comments if any of these helped you score your dream guy/gal.