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The ACLO Sports Centre

Exploring the ACLO Sports Centre!

Date:02 July 2020
Author:Asmo
The ACLO is often one of the first stops for any student in Groningen who is interested in getting together for a team sport or just wants to get in shape at the gym. In this blog, I will be having a look at the ACLO Sports Centre and see what the ACLO has to offer!
You don't know a real challenge until you're looking for power outlets at the Academy Building

5 Items Every UG Student Needs

Date:25 June 2020
Author:Ariana
If there’s anything we can all agree on, it’s that student life can get quite challenging at times. This is why I’ve put together a list of 5 items that every UG student needs for when the going gets tough. And no, I don’t mean planners and sticky notes.
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?
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.
Hey man, could you please Tikkie me my DUO?

Practical tips and services for every international

Date:03 June 2020
Author:Asmo
In this blog, I will share some practical tips and services with you that I wish I had known about in advance so that you can kick-start your life in the Netherlands.
Go online!

Groningen Online: 22.-29. April

Date:22 April 2020
Author:Asmo
Yesterday the Dutch government announced that the lockdown measures will be upheld until at least the 20th of May. To make life a little bit easier for you, we have gathered some activities taking place this week which you can attend via the comfort of your home to defeat boredom!  
A Canadian officer in Groningen, shortly after the liberation in 1945

4 Historical Challenges the UG Overcame

Date:01 April 2020
Author:Asmo
For this blog, I have gathered some of the largest historical challenges that the city has faced throughout its 1000-year-old existence - and how the city's population and students overcame these adversities. 
The 'balancing laundry detergent while attempting yoga' challenge

7 Unusual Home Exercise Solutions

Date:26 March 2020
Author:Asmo
For this blog Asmo tried to come up with some ‘creative’ solutions to keep yourself moving at home.
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!
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!