While I am writing this, I am sitting on the ground floor of the McLennan library. There are people all around me, working hard. This is a noticeable difference from the empty hall I was in at 9 am last Saturday morning. Today there is a palpable tension in the air. I guess this is… Continue reading Canada – The Count Down
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
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
A new school year has arrived! Ready or not, for our new freshmen the school year started one week early, and it is safe to say that it started with a bang. Organised by Caerus’ own Introduction Week Committee, the class of 2020 gathered at UCG on monday the 28th of August to kick off… Continue reading Intro week 2017!
My holiday started off great with the message that I passed my first year at UCG. I worked very had this year to get great results, and it definitely paid off. To be honest, it felt quite weird at the beginning of the vacation; no more deadlines, no more work that had to be done.… Continue reading My Summer Holiday so far
By Marieke van Beek - UCG alumnus If you would ask one of the third years how their bachelor thesis is going, they would all respond with “I do not want to talk about it” or “STRESS” or “ I cannot wait for it to be over”. This year, for the first time, the third… Continue reading Writing my Bachelor thesis
My first year has almost come to an end. Besides finishing my project, on which I have been working for three blocks, I had to make one major decision (yes, major decision). To be honest, I didn't quite know what I wanted to do when I started this year. I started to enroll in multiple… Continue reading My major decision
By Marieke van Beek After months of preparation, it was finally time for the first graduation week of the class of 2017! On Sunday, the week kicked off with a potluck at Iris her place and everyone brought something to eat and to drink. During dinner, the graduation week committee gave everyone their UCG class… Continue reading Graduation week Class of 2017
By Bogdan - Second year student at UCG One of the merits of UCG is the possibility of going on a study exchange in the 1st semester of the 3rd year. Finally, the time is here and I have made my decision. After finishing my second year, I hope to have an eventful semester abroad… Continue reading Exchange! Poland
Being a third year Bachelor’s student means you will have to write a Bachelor’s thesis whether you like it or not. Although the process is not always fun (to be totally honest: it can be terrible sometimes), I have enjoyed writing my Bachelor’s thesis. First of all because I could write about a topic which… Continue reading Carolien, a third year student at UCG, about writing her Bachelor’s thesis.