Expierences of an Exchange student

An exchange semester or year in another country is always described as “the best period of your life”, a period which you will never get back and that you will forever remember, but it’s important not to forget that even while on exchange, life is still the same; it has its ups and down, plus... Continue Reading →

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An artsy bicycle trip

what you can do, if the sun will still show up Are you the type of person who likes outdoor activities but enjoys visiting museums as well? Do you hesitate between catching the last rays of the sun or educating yourself? Well, the good news is that you can kill two birds with one stone. ... Continue Reading →

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The History of the Oude Gracht

You might pass or cross the Oude Gracht every day and you may love it for its little terraces and restaurants, but you might not know that much about the Oude Gracht. Like the Dom Tower, it is just part of the image of Utrecht: the Oude Gracht is supposed to be there, it was... Continue Reading →

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A Tale of Improbability: A Sailor’s Demise

It’s hard to imagine why someone wouldn’t like to travel the world. It’s safe to say everyone who chooses to study abroad most probably enjoy traveling a lot. We know we will be exploring new places and getting to know new people, yet it's always hard to imagine how a trip will play out. Sure,... Continue Reading →

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Let’s start running!

By Suzanne van Oss  With long days of cramming in the library, trying to stay awake in lectures or sitting behind your desk at your internship, it is important to find a way to clear your head and get rid of some energy. Going for a run is one of the easiest, accessible, flexible and... Continue Reading →

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Utrecht’s finest Kingsday celebrations

It’s almost the 27th of april which means we get to celebrate the birthday of our Dutch king (a.k.a Willy)! The whole country is filled with festivities and people travel here from diffferent countries to celebrate the famous orange day in the Netherlands. To make sure you know where to drink your beers and do... Continue Reading →

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Explore Europe this spring

When you are on exchange, it is the perfect moment to go visit some European cities. If you’re from overseas this was probably already on your agenda, but also when you’re from Europe spring is a nice moment to explore some more of the continent or a pay visit to your favorite city again. How... Continue Reading →

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Five albums of 2018 you have to listen to

By Mackenzie Stolp, Writer   TRAVIS SCOTT - ‘ASTROWORLD’ First of all, Travis Scott’s love and dedication to the Astroworld is adorable. For those who don’t know, Astroworld was a theme park in Houston, Texas that closed in 2005. Scott used audio clips from the theme park's closure on his track ‘Watch,’ which was released earlier... Continue Reading →

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A board year: why?

Utrecht has a lively student culture; there is always something going on and many events are organised for and by students. This is all, to a large extent, facilitated by the many student organisations. These are run by students on a voluntary basis; some positions are full-time, whereas others are part-time and (usually) combined with... Continue Reading →

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