Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

Faculty Council Elections Are In: A Brief Introduction to Student Influence at UCG

During the previous week, students and staff members at the University of Groningen were promoting their campaign for the Faculty Council. This is an important decision-making organ at every faculty of the university. Also at University College Groningen, faculty of the University of Groningen, multiple students were campaigning for a position in the Faculty Council.… Continue reading Faculty Council Elections Are In: A Brief Introduction to Student Influence at UCG

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

The Student for a day experience according to a prospective student

Student for a day, according to Alfia, a prospective student who was interested in the liberal art and science programme offered at UCG. On the 21-st of February 2017 Alifia Elmia, an international student from Budapest came to visit and experience University college as student for a day. I was lucky enough to be her student… Continue reading The Student for a day experience according to a prospective student

Liberal Arts and Sciences · Majors · projects · Student life

Why I chose to stay in Groningen

Dear readers, I have always been quite determined about how my future would be; I would graduate high school, go to law school and then become a great lawyer. However, this path didn't come out as easy as I thought it would be. After high school I started my first year at the University of… Continue reading Why I chose to stay in Groningen

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

Kingsday In Groningen 

One of the best parts of living in the Netherlands is that we have Kingsday. This is on April 27, and is a celebration of the King’s birthday, and the whole country seems to stop and celebrate accordingly. The celebration actually starts the night before, this night is called “Koningsnacht”. In Groningen, there are big… Continue reading Kingsday In Groningen 

Liberal Arts and Sciences · Majors · Student life

The Last Block as a Second Year Student

  By Anne de Vries - Second year student We are just two weeks into the fourth, and last, block of this academic year. This means that the clock on our time at UCG, as second years, has begun to tick a little louder. Next to this it means that we, the second years, are… Continue reading The Last Block as a Second Year Student

Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

Assassin at University College Groningen

This week, the UCG students will play the game of Assassin. The goal of the game is to eliminate their fellow students. The game lasts for a full week, from 25-30 April. Every student will be assigned a target to start the game. As an assassin, your duty is to take out your target as… Continue reading Assassin at University College Groningen

Caerus · International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

Offer Holder Day at UCG

Last Tuesday, the 25th of April, the yearly Offer Holder Day at UCG took place. On this day, prospective students that got offered a place at UCG, got to visit Groningen and experience a full day of Liberal Arts and Sciences. After a welcoming talk of dean Hans van Ees, the day kicked off with… Continue reading Offer Holder Day at UCG