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How SA Caerus upgrades the UCG game

Last year, I have been very involved with UCG’s study association Caerus, as part of the board. My job within the board was to create and support committees and, in this way, build up the study association. Caerus has only existed for one year at that time, which means there was still a lot to… Continue reading How SA Caerus upgrades the UCG game

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What does a ‘regular’ week of a first year UCG student look like? Part 1

  Monday This Monday, the new semester started. Most UCG students went home or on a trip during their week off. I went on a trip as well. I spent my entire week off snowboarding in Italy and came back on Sunday. I must admit that I spent the entire Monday morning in my bed,… Continue reading What does a ‘regular’ week of a first year UCG student look like? Part 1

Student life

How to make your UCG life more than UCG

Some 2 weeks ago I helped out on UCG’s open day. Talking to various potential new students, the question by far most asked was: will I have enough time to do stuff outside of UCG? UCG, with its high-intensity education and rule of passing all courses in the first year, might sound like the most… Continue reading How to make your UCG life more than UCG

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How is it to live on the UCG campus?

Looking out of my window right now, I see the colourful Museumplein in Groningen in the middle of the canals. Being right between the city centre and the central station is a building located called Frascati. This building functions as a housing facility for over 200 students, including all first years of university college Groningen.… Continue reading How is it to live on the UCG campus?

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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