Student life

City reviewed: London

By Anna-Lotte Reitsma (first year UCG student) Background information London is, as most of you will know, the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. Founded around the year 43 by the Romans, it has been a major settlement for two millennia and is nowadays one of the leading global cities in the arts,… Continue reading City reviewed: London

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Why I came to Groningen

 By Léa-Claire Tersou - First year student As someone who has always lived in big capital cities, coming to Groningen was a complete change of scenery. I had finished high school persuaded that everything was already planned, that my studies were what would really define the rest of my life. What I found instead was… Continue reading Why I came to Groningen

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Project Rome – Phase 6: The Power of a Woman

Yesterday afternoon, the Reverend Tom had met on the plane to Rome, had invited us to a tour of the Vatican on Friday. Thus, at 15.45 we were on our way to meet him at St. Peter’s square, in front of the Basilica. However, due to the meeting of 27 European leaders with the Pope… Continue reading Project Rome – Phase 6: The Power of a Woman

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Project Rome – Phase 5: Post-presentation, a school visit and the power of a woman

After we presented on Wednesday afternoon, it felt as if most of the pressure was off. Though, after the comments we had gotten by the audience after the presentation, we still had a lot of things to adjust in our research. Therefore we decided to discuss these comments and the answers we had given. This… Continue reading Project Rome – Phase 5: Post-presentation, a school visit and the power of a woman

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Caerus: A place of opportunities and favourable moments

When I came to UCG I had no clue what being part of a Study Association meant. In the beginning of the year, I joined SA Caerus with the hope to get to know more people and to integrate in the community. However, Caerus gave me much more than what I expected. The name Caerus… Continue reading Caerus: A place of opportunities and favourable moments

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Project Rome – Phase 3: More exploration and Research

Yesterday, Sunday the 19th, our fifth member finally joined us in Rome. Unfortunate for him, Tom missed a really good day at the Vatican and Piazza del Popolo. After a morning of catching up on our normal UCG work (essays, deadlines, reviews), we decided to follow the Tiber north, up to Vatican City. With only… Continue reading Project Rome – Phase 3: More exploration and Research

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Project Rome – Phase 2: Arrival and Exploration

Excitement all around: after travelling by train for more than three hours, we finally arrived at Eindhoven airport, all the way from Groningen. Going through customs was an adventure all by itself, having to unload almost everything from our suitcases: electronics, fluids, tripods, the usual. None of us had ever experienced such a busy Eindhoven… Continue reading Project Rome – Phase 2: Arrival and Exploration