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Kick-off activities

During the FSE -Pre-Master’s Introduction on Thursday, 31 August from 11.00-12.00 hours in room 5161.0151, we will welcome our pre-Master’s students and introduce them to the ins and outs of our faculty.

Introduction to pre-Master’s programme 31 August 2023

Time
Activity
Details
Location
11:00 -
12:00
General FSE Pre-Master
Introduction programme

In this session all general information that you need to know about studying at the Faculty of Science and Engineering will be provided.

5161.0151
12:00-12:30
Lunch/free time
Lunch will be provided.
5161.0293
12:30-13:00
Lugus introduction
Introduction to the study association Lugus.
5161.0293
13:00-14:00
Campus tour
Led by 2 board members.
Zernike Campus
14:00-15:30
Introduction by the
IEM/ME/BME programmes
Programme specific information from the academic advisor and the mentor will be provided in this session.
5161.028

Information Market

The Information Market will be held on Tuesday, 5 September in the main hallway of the Energy Academy. It offers an opportunity for you to get all the information that you may need to start your journey here at the FSE outside the standard information regarding your programme.

The organisations listed below will all be present at the market. There will also be poffertjes and a barista available outside the venue throughout the day!

@Ease

Hi! We are @ease: a place where young volunteers are available for other young people who would like to comfortably clear their thoughts and get things off their chest. The volunteers are young people just like you, there for you whenever you need to talk. Free of charge, anonymous, as many times as you’d like. You will be talking to people of similar age, many of which are also students. @ease is there for everybody in the age range of 12 to 25.

Come talk to us at any time during your stay at Groningen. In Groningen we are available for in person conversations every Tuesday afternoon, you can also chat with us online: every Monday to Thursday.

Find us at https://ease.nl/groningen.php.

Career Services FSE

We welcome you to the Faculty of Science and Engineering. You are about to start your studies. You might not realize, but in the coming years you will prepare yourself for your future career. Alongside your study programme, where you will gain the necessary academic knowledge and skills, it is important to develop your soft skills that will help you in your future career. Career Services FSE is here to help you with exactly that.

(*) Links below only work when you are logged in as a student.

What do we offer at Career Services?

  • Vacancy database
    Looking for a job as a student assistant or teaching assistant?
    Lecturers and other employees of the FSE work with student assistants and teaching assistants to get all the work at the faculty done. A lot of students work as a student assistant or teaching assistant, it is a paid, usually part time, job alongside your studies. Looking for a job as a student assistant or teaching assistant? Please visit the Career Tab on the student portal for job vacancies for student assistants or for teaching assistants.
  • Checks of CV, motivation letter and LinkedIn profile & photo shoots.
    Found a job you want to apply for? Please visit the Career Services Desk FSE on tour for free advice and tips on your CV, cover letter and LinkedIn profile. Also valuable when you apply for a student assistant or teaching assistant job. You can also have your profile picture taken at the desk on tour.
  • Workshops
    Career Services organizes (online) workshops so you can develop skills necessary for your future job(s). During career workshops you mostly develop your soft skills, such as networking and how to make a job interview a success. While your study programme does not teach you these skills, developing them is necessary to get and keep a job after you graduate.
  • FSE Career Day
    The FSE Career Day is a yearly event where all FSE students are welcome to participate in all kinds of activities to help you prepare for your future career. The target audience of the FSE Career Day is master students, however all FSE students are more then welcome to join. The next FSE Career Day takes place on May 15, 2024 in the FSE buildings at Zernike. More information will follow closer to the event.
  • Career activities at the study associations
    Where the activities of Career Services focus on getting to know yourself and developing yourself and your skills, the study associations focus on helping you to connect to the labour market. We highly recommend you to join your study association so you can also take part in their career activities.
Confidential Advisor

If you experience undesirable behaviour ((sexual) intimidation, discrimination, bullying, aggression, stalking, unequal or unfair treatment) while studying at the University of Groningen you can always contact the confidential advisor, Marjolein Renker.

The confidential advisor offers individual support and assistance to students and staff.

The confidential advisor will help you look for a way to resolve the undesirable situation and provide guidance in this process. Where necessary the confidential advisor will refer you to other specialists inside or outside the university.

The confidential advisor is independent and will only take follow-up steps with the explicit permission of the student concerned.

Undesirable behaviour can cause stress and mental and physical health problems. it is important not to keep it to yourself but to talk to someone!

Contact:

Confidential Advisor: Marjolein Renker

Address: Visserstraat 47 Groningen (centre of the city)

T 050 363 54 35

M 06 11 15 22 13

m.h.j.renker@rug.nl

www.rug.nl/confidentialadvisor

Last modified:13 July 2023 4.01 p.m.