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

Canada – The Count Down

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

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Liberal Arts and Sciences · Student life

Graduation week Class of 2017

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

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

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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