Liberal Arts and Sciences · Majors

My major decision

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

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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

Liberal Arts and Sciences · Majors · projects

Carolien, a third year student at UCG, about writing her Bachelor’s thesis.

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.

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Social integration of international students in Groningen

By Marieke - Third year student at UCG My final project at UCG deals with social integration of international students in the city of Groningen. Groningen is a real student city and also has many internationals students. As you might understand, moving to a foreign country is on one hand very exciting, but on the… Continue reading Social integration of international students in Groningen

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