International books often late

International students often have problems getting their text books. This year, law students in particular were impacted.


Champ of the drones

William Thielicke developed a drone that can fly like a bird. Now, he’s looking to bring his models to the masses.

woensdag 29 oktober

44: News of the Week

What’s happened in week 44? Nestor and My University are merging, exam on Friday evening, open taps at fraternities and more.

vrijdag 24 oktober
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EU career thanks to Margot

Wanna have a career in the European Union? Ask Margot Recter, she can help you get a foot in the door.

woensdag 22 oktober

43: News of the Week

What’s happened in week 43? A culture of fear in the dentistry school, learning communities grow, a checkers champion and more.


Na zes jaar wegwezen!

Zes jaar aan de RUG en dan? Wegwezen! De RUG wil meer flexibiliteit, medewerkers blijven met lege handen achter.

woensdag 15 oktober

42: News of the Week

What’s happened in week 42? Epke Zonderland wins gold, Finno-Ugric studies end, a Middle English poem goes viral and more.

woensdag 8 oktober

41: News of the week

What’s happened in week 41? Arts PhDs are denied parental leave, RUG drops in THE ranking, Saudis are stable and more.

vrijdag 3 oktober

Finally: English in U-Council

After years of fighting for it, the spoken language in the University Council is shifting to English. Nice for Taku Mutezo.


Mondje dicht

Studenten en recent afgestudeerden van tandheelkunde maken zich ernstige zorgen over hun opleiding. ‘Veel studenten zijn bang voor hun docenten.’

woensdag 1 oktober

40: News of the week

What’s happened in week 40? Smartphones forbidden, stereotypical machine has to go, brainfreeze and more.

dinsdag 30 september

Recruiting in Kazakhstan

The University of Groningen aims to recruit students from yet another unusual country: Kazakhstan.

maandag 29 september

Internationals monitored

Is there a ‘Greek issue’ at the Faculty of Economics and Business, or is it a larger problem among international students in general?


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Business after class

Have you ever considered turning a great idea into your own business? Four students share their experiences.

woensdag 29 oktober

Tofu and avocado

The Epicurean sets the record straight on tofu. The key is to use its qualities carefully.

dinsdag 28 oktober

No. 200,000 is an international

The 30,000th student of the RUG was international. The 200,000th resident of Groningen also. Coincidence?

maandag 27 oktober

The best way: to get a date

Wanna find a really good date without using Tinder of Facebook? Walk the dog, do some sports.

donderdag 23 oktober
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Erasmus novel

Giuseppe Raudino was just another Erasmus student back in 2001. Now, he has self-published a novel about the exchange.

woensdag 22 oktober

You and your Uke

It’s that obscure instrument from Hawaii – the ukulele. Chinese Maureen Xu fell in love with it and found some fellow uke lovers.


Long distance love

She is British, he is Dutch. She lives in Singapore, he’s in the Caribbean. It’s love at a distance.

maandag 20 oktober

The best way: to get a job

Easier said than done, of course. Still, you’ll want a job now, and we’ll tell you how to get one.


Internationals love weed

Internationals in the Netherlands like soft drugs even more than the Dutch. ‘If you are going to try drugs any time in your life, it will be now.’

woensdag 15 oktober

Pasta e fagioli

So many vegan recipes to choose from. The Epicurean goes for pasta and beans.