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38: News of the week

What’s happened in week 38? RUG rises in rankings, UB is under construction and more.

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Mooi uitzicht, boze buren

Huisbazen omzeilen de 15 procentnorm door een verdieping op hun studentenhuis bouwen. Goed voor het uitzicht en boze buren.

maandag 15 september
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Is MOOC the future?

The first MOOC from the RUG is online, and it actually works. But can students resist distractions in the virtual classroom?

woensdag 10 september
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37: News of the week

What’s happened in week 37? Slavic student can graduate after all, the RUG shouldn’t collaborate with Russia and more.

woensdag 3 september
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36: News of the week

What’s happening at the university? Afraid you missed anything? Here is your update from 26 August – 3 September.

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Levensgevaarlijke ramen

Even in het raamkozijn zitten roken. Of snel plassen uit de zolderdeur. Het is levensgevaarlijk. Regelmatig vallen studenten uit het raam.

dinsdag 2 september
'The hotelboat was so expensive, it was crazy!’, says German student Lena Gierse.

Struggle for rooms

Internationals are struggling to find a room this year. Hopefully next year, the trouble will be over.

donderdag 28 augustus
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1,600 students line up

The Martini church was not big enough for the 1,600 new international students lined up for the Welcome Ceremony.

woensdag 25 juni
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27: News of the week

What’s happening at the university? Afraid you missed anything? Here is your weekly update from 19 – 25 June

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Struggle for hours

Internationals struggle, after the Dutch government demanded they work 56 hours a month to get financial aid.

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Internationals love soft drugs

International students love soft drugs even more than the Dutch. However, they overestimate the use of hash and weed in Groningen.

woensdag 18 juni
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26: News of the week

What’s happening at the university? Afraid you missed anything? Here is your weekly update from 12- 18June

woensdag 11 juni
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25: News of the week

What’s happening at the university? Afraid you missed anything? Here is your weekly update from 05 – 11 June

 
 

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Crush that stereotype!

Of course you are prejudiced! Germans obey rules, Dutch do drugs and Romanians are poor. Aren’t they?

vrijdag 19 september
Courtney's Kitchen, Nieuwe Ebbingestraat

Hip & Happening

Where are the most stylish places in Groningen to find the best food and drinks? Find out were to go.

woensdag 17 september
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Avocado toast

It started with a comment from a reader. Now, the Epicurean goes vegan with avocado toast.

dinsdag 16 september
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Housing scam continues

Once again, students are being conned into renting rooms that don’t exist. The same thing happened last year.

maandag 15 september
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The best way to buy furniture

Want to make your student room feel more like home? Check out the best ways to find cheap furniture in 5 x.

vrijdag 12 september
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TEDx for Groningen

German student Katrin Heinzerling thought it was high time the RUG got a TEDx of its own. Intimate and with lots of discussion.

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'I just hate goodbyes'

Dana Entcheva from Bulgaria had a painful reality check when coming to Groningen. ‘I was actually crying during one of the exams.’

woensdag 10 september
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Who's giving charity to who?

Many students spend money to work on charitable projects abroad, but why would you pay to go do good? Who profits the most?

dinsdag 9 september
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Rugby with dark matter

Stephan Peters investigated the stuff you can’t see. Now he knows: dark matter around galaxies is shaped like a rugby ball.

maandag 8 september
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The best way: to get around

Want to see more from the Netherlands than just Groningen? Check out the best ways to find cheap transportation in 5 x.