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China: RUG 'not mandatory'

A pending governmental decree would mean Chinese students from UGY don’t have to come to Groningen to get a RUG degree.

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Zomerreces / Summer break

De UK is met reces. Herlees een aantal van onze favoriete verhalen, longreads en projecten van het afgelopen semester. / The UK will be closed for the summer. Here are some of our favourite stories, longreads and projects from the past semester.

woensdag 24 juni
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Student faction dissatisfied

Student members of the FEB and FMNS faculty councils are dissatisfied with the scarcity of detail in the Yantai plans.

dinsdag 23 juni
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Research on 11th faculty

CDA representative Sander de Rouwe has asked Gerrit de Jong to analyse the eleventh faculty plans.

maandag 22 juni
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Having a say on Yantai

The university and faculty councils may not have the opportunity to vote on pursuing an international branch campus in Yantai.

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Talking politics online

The Internet is the realm of trolls and flaming. So what good can come of talking politics online?

woensdag 17 juni
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Secret meeting with China

RUG president Sibrand Poppema secretly met with representatives of the Chinese and Dutch ministries of education on Tuesday.

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News of the week 25

What’s happened in week 25? Wijmenga wins Spinoza, bursary project approved, board expenses and more.

dinsdag 16 juni
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Go/no-go decision

A ‘go/no-go’ decision for the Yantai branch campus plans is scheduled for 19 October, according to a time line.

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Quasars zo gek nog niet

25 jaar geleden lanceerde RUG-astronoom Peter Barthel een theorie die quasars verklaarde. Nu blijkt: hij had gelijk.

vrijdag 12 juni
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UCF updates

Dean Jouke de Vries updated the Leeuwarden municipal council about the plans for the RUG’s eleventh faculty.

donderdag 11 juni
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Complaints about instructor

English students have complained about the behaviour of one of their instructors.

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New housing info point

Student union GSb wants to establish a new office to inform internationals about housing in Groningen.

 
 

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Smoothie mafia

An MLM company is recruiting students to sell a powder. Blanca writes about her experiences with this ‘smoothie mafia’.

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Dark tourism

Yes, there really are people who go on holiday to conflict areas like the West Bank. But what do they get out of it?

maandag 8 juni
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UKook: Ful medames

It’s UKook, the cooking show starring international students and their favourite foods from home. This week: ful medames.

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Travel insurance issues

When students want to do fieldwork in ‘dangerous’ countries, the RUG may be reluctant to insure them.

dinsdag 2 juni
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Imagine a second language

If the RUG wants internationals to learn Dutch, it has to appeal to their imagination, says researcher Kirsten Kolstrup.

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Truly international

Three internationals were elected last week to join the University Council. Together they strive for a truly ‘international university’.

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The Faces of Margraten

Sebastiaan Vonk is the director of a project to put faces to the names of thousands of American WWII soldiers.

dinsdag 26 mei
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Human Library

Don’t judge a book by its cover – that is the main principle behind the second Human Library project in Groningen.

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UKook: Verheiratete

It’s UKook, the cooking show starring international students and their favourite foods from home. This week: verheiratete.

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Theft in international housing

International student housing in Groningen has the reputation of being a common target for theft. But is that fair?