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Don't forget your orange outfit!

King's Day 2018 Bucket List

Date:23 April 2018

First time celebrating King's Day in the Netherlands? We've made a bucket list, so you'll know what to do (and what not to do). 

Hard at work or hardly working?

International's guide to finding a job in Groningen

Date:30 March 2018

If you’re an international student who is trying to find a job in Groningen, then you know that it isn't always easy. Some places require that you are able to speak Dutch and other places might say that you don’t have the right experience. Here’s a list of...

First week in my new room!

The hunt for a perfect home

Date:18 December 2017
Author:Anna

If you are a prospective student about to start life at the University of Groningen or if you’ve already been studying in Groningen for a year or two and want to get to grips on how to secure the best accommodation during your studies, then look no further!...

Dancing with my dispuut at SIB Gala

Student associations, should I join?

Date:04 December 2017

I was just starting out my new life in the city of Groningen. It was my first time living so far from home. A big change, and change is scary for sure. I came here for my studies, but also so much more than that. I wanted experiences. Groningen is a melting...

My holiday group!

Celebrating the Holidays in Groningen

Date:28 November 2017
Author:Brielle

When I was an undergraduate student in Pennsylvania, USA it was just a few hours drive to my home. I had the opportunities to go home for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, or any random weekend I desired. However, now that I am abroad I don’t have that option...

Moving to Groningen

Moving to Groningen! Now what?

Date:18 October 2017

Moving to a new country may seem intimidating at first. You’ll be in a new place with new people, but you will also have a lot of new experiences to go along. When I first received my acceptance letter I was both excited and nervous--excited for this adventure,...

Preparing for Whalewatching!

Oh Canada!

Date:11 October 2017

When I started my studies at the University of Groningen, little did I know that barely two years later, I’d find myself living, studying and travelling in Canada. But there I was, and going on exchange to Montreal turned out to be one of the best decisions...

Opening of the KEI-week

Starting your life as a student in style!

Date:04 October 2017
Author:Peter

As a guy from a small rural village, I’d been to Groningen a few times to visit the university before I started, but I wasn’t very familiar with the city. So I gathered two friends and together we signed up for the KEI-week, the yearly week-long event hosted...

Best things about the UG

The best things about the UG

Date:28 September 2017
Author:Peter

Over the years I’ve studied at the UG, I’ve taken and passed tons of exams, I’ve written as many essays and I’ve read thousand of pages of textbooks. I’ve walked and cycled the streets of Groningen countless times, tried every store in the city and I’ve been...

Traveling like the Dutch!

Travelling like the Dutch: on your Bike!

Date:14 September 2017
Author:Brielle

Noorderzon Festival

Don't miss summertime in Groningen!

Date:07 September 2017
Author:Peter

After a year's worth of hard work, cranking out essays and studying for exams until you start dreaming about your textbook, it’s finally time for summer! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been looking forward to the summer break since at least February. The...

Boating around in Giethoorn!

Day trips you don't want to miss

Date:23 August 2017
Author:Brielle

Although there is always something to do in Groningen, there are also some day trips you shouldn’t miss out on. The Netherlands is relatively small and easy to travel around.  My housemates and I would get group train tickets and take trips to Amsterdam, Rotterdam,...