Exchange · International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences

Marius on Exchange: Part #2 – Hong Kong

After spending a month in a country like Sri Lanka, Hong Kong offers quite a contrast. The first three days Tom, a fellow UCG student and good friend, and I lived in an Airbnb in the middle of Mong Kong, Kowloon. We quickly realized that even though Hong Kong seems to have a western touch,… Continue reading Marius on Exchange: Part #2 – Hong Kong

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Exchange · International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences

Marius on Exchange: Part #1

Hello. You know how they always say that travelling is something that no one can teach you, something that everyone has to teach himself simply by experiencing it yourself? Well the third and least year in the Liberal Arts and Science studies gives you the opportunity to find out how authentic this statement is. My… Continue reading Marius on Exchange: Part #1

International student · Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

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

Prague 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 Prague 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