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

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Majors

What is Liberal Arts and Sciences?

Many of you, who’ve already heard of colleges, may have already asked the same question. What is Liberal Arts and Sciences? Well, it actually isn't a subject. Universities like Harvard and UChicago have this type of curriculum. It's a certain type of curriculum where you are required to take courses outside your major discipline. You… Continue reading What is Liberal Arts and Sciences?

Liberal Arts and Sciences · Majors

My major in Artificial Intelligence at UCG

My name is Cyntha Wieringa, I am currently in my third year of UCG, and I major in Artificial Intelligence. As you might have noticed if you are familiar with the UCG curriculum, Artificial Intelligence is not one of the set majors, but a major I created myself by choosing the free major. Before I… Continue reading My major in Artificial Intelligence at UCG

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · projects

The Submariner & The Shelter City project

By Marius Merz - Second year student The second year in the University College Groningen offered me the chance to partake in the project ‘Shelter City’. This project is organized by the organization ‘Justice and Peace’, which strives to improve the access to social and environmental justice, by providing support to human rights defenders from… Continue reading The Submariner & The Shelter City project

Housing · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

A Day in the Life of First Year Student Josien Scholing

One of the most frequently asked questions when I tell someone about my study is “so what so you actually do? What do you actually study?” This makes sense, since the concept of Liberal Arts and Sciences has only existed in The Netherlands for a decade. To answer the question, I often explain the general… Continue reading A Day in the Life of First Year Student Josien Scholing