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Studying a Language for Free

At University College Groningen, students get the opportunity to learn a language via the World Language Programme. UCG cooperates with the World Language Programme and therefore it is offered to learn various languages for free, for UCG students. Currently, you can choose to study Arabic, Chinese, or Spanish. Next year, UCG will expand by also… Continue reading Studying a Language for Free

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

Praue Trip – Day 3 and 4

Day 3 in Prague was probably the most exhausting day of all as we dedicated our morning and afternoon to a visit to Theresienstadt concentration camp. After changing three buses we were finally at our destination. Having some time before our tour, we grabbed some pizza and rushed back to the camp. Our tour went… Continue reading Praue Trip – Day 3 and 4

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

Getting Closer: McGill University

By Anne de vries - Second year student at UCG The excitement surrounding my nomination for a semester at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, has slowly been dying down. It has been partly replaced by lots of nerves. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still plenty enthusiastic about going in August, but I had underestimated the… Continue reading Getting Closer: McGill University

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

The Committees in UCG’s Study Association Caerus

In the community of University College Groningen, a very important factor is UCG’s own study association called ‘Caerus’. Caerus has a lot of members, organises by-weekly events, and gives room for various committees. Students can be as active within Caerus as they want: they can go to events, they can be a committee member, they… Continue reading The Committees in UCG’s Study Association Caerus

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What I love most about UCG

  My first year at UCG is almost over, and I have experienced a lot this year. I will give you an overview of what I liked the most about UCG in this year.   Atmosphere When you walk into the faculty of University College Groningen, you immediately notice the nice atmosphere in the building.… Continue reading What I love most about 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

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 

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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