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Offer holder day and SOC gala.

  On Wednesday the 9th of May, it was a very busy, and, special day at the University College in Groningen. First of all, it was offer holder day. All the prospective students that hold an offer were invited to this event in order to get more acquainted with UCG and each other. Secondly, it… Continue reading Offer holder day and SOC gala.

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After UCG plans pt. 2

This year almost ending means the start of next year getting closer. The last weeks are crazy busy for everyone – finishing up courses, projects, and not to forget: a thesis. Working on all of this, most free time is spent at the library, keeping the prospect of a very near graduation and summer in… Continue reading After UCG plans pt. 2

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What to do during the hot Groningen days

Even though you can never be completely sure about the weather around here, we occasionally do have good days (randomly allocated throughout the year). The best thing to do when that time arrives is to get out of UCG and into the water – of which Groningen has a lot to offer. Besides the city’s… Continue reading What to do during the hot Groningen days

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What does a ‘regular’ week of a first year UCG student look like? Part 1

  Monday This Monday, the new semester started. Most UCG students went home or on a trip during their week off. I went on a trip as well. I spent my entire week off snowboarding in Italy and came back on Sunday. I must admit that I spent the entire Monday morning in my bed,… Continue reading What does a ‘regular’ week of a first year UCG student look like? Part 1

Student life

How to make your UCG life more than UCG

Some 2 weeks ago I helped out on UCG’s open day. Talking to various potential new students, the question by far most asked was: will I have enough time to do stuff outside of UCG? UCG, with its high-intensity education and rule of passing all courses in the first year, might sound like the most… Continue reading How to make your UCG life more than UCG