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Intro week 2017!

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!

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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

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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

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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