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Sustainable Living for Students

Published in cooperation with energievergelijken.nl Changing the world starts with you, and it starts today In case you missed the memo: sustainable living isn’t just for hippies and hipsters anymore. Slimming down your ecological footprint is becoming the new norm, especially for students. Are you looking to bring a little more green in your life? […]

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Stay warm in the winter and start saving energy and money

Published in cooperation with energieleveranciers.nl   Studying can be an expensive experience. Of course, it’s also enriching, inspiring and it will open doors for you that would otherwise have stayed closed. But still: it ’s expensive. We will give you some tips on how you can keep your energy costs and expenses low during a […]

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How to keep car ownership within your student budget

  Published in cooperation with Pricewise Having your own car is great; it gives you the freedom to go wherever you like, whenever you like. It’s faster than public transportation and you never have to wait 30 minutes because you missed your train. There is one downside though: owning a car can be very costly. Since life as […]

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Introducing: Ank Bijleveld

On Monday 3 September, we will have the honour of receiving the Dutch Minister for Defence, Ank Bijleveld. She will give an interactive guest lecture about Dutch defence policy, at which all attendants will have the chance to ask questions to the Minister. Subjects that will come up include defence policy, NATO, foreign missions and […]

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How to keep your spending in check as a student

Published in cooperation with Pricewise During your student life you face a lot of challenges. It can be difficult to maintain a proper balance between getting good grades and having a fulfilling social life, not to mention the fact that living by yourself can be more expensive than you had anticipated. Luckily, there are some […]

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Is my driving licence valid in the Netherlands?

in cooperation with Independer.nl If you are planning to stay long term in the Netherlands, it’s useful to know beforehand if your driving licence is valid here as well. Independer now released a free online tool to check the validity of your driving licences in the Netherlands. They noticed that often, foreigners in the Netherlands […]

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Dating China

Written by Saskia Everything seemed to be better, back in the days. Avocados were just 1 euro, the Netherlands was actually able to qualify for the World Cup and even reach the final, and China seemed less scary. Today, you only hear troubling stories about the Chinese Dragon that buys up half of Africa and […]

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Meet the 72nd Preferred Candidate Board!

It is with honour and great pleasure that we announce to you….. our Preferred 72nd Candidate Board! President and Commissioner of PR: Zsa-Zsa van Wijk Secretary and Commissioner of External Affairs: Mats Stegeman Treasurer: Anouk Volker Commissioner of Internal Communication: Kristan Otten Commissioner of Intellectual Activities: Arend-jan de Koning

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From Cameroon to the Noorderplantsoen

It is a beautiful day in Groningen. The sun is shining and, although it is at least 5 degrees too cold, everyone is wearing shorts. The Noorderplantsoen is covered with sunburnt necks and frosty white legs, and the smell of barbecue and the sounds of music and laughter fill the air. While I sit down on my […]

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