Balance

By Elif Özer, Writer Let’s think our life as a series of scales.  One side of the scales has our demands such as assignments, deadlines, internship, part-time jobs, exams, and crucial decisions regarding our future and career path. Shortly, craziness! On the other side of the scales, we have resources that make us strong, happy, and... Continue Reading →

My Erasmus adventure: how I experienced the greatest time of my life abroad

And how to make it yours, too! When I heard for the first time I could go abroad during my studies, I was definitely not a big fan of living in another country for half a year. I thought it was a bit scary, a big responsibility and I had a boyfriend at the time,... Continue Reading →

My first steps in learning Dutch

Living in the Netherlands has its advantages; the majority of the population speaking English at a high level is definitely one of them! However, even if you spend 95% of your time speaking English because you’re surrounded by internationals and well-spoken Dutchies, there are several reasons why you should learn the language. If you’re considering... Continue Reading →

Fitness in Utrecht

Gym De Workout Are you a fitness fanatic, a gym steady-goer or an active participant for fitness classes? Are you still stuck with the contemplation on the fact that most gyms have a lengthy contract that you cannot commit to? Well, look no further! At Workout, they offer a great range of opportunities. They offer... Continue Reading →

How to drink like a Dutchie

Coming from a different country requires lots of adjustment: the teaching style is different, the weather isn’t the same at home, and the food is not what your mum used to make back home. On top of that, you can’t hit your favourite bar with your usual friends! Thanks to a lovely phenomenon called globalisation,... Continue Reading →

Top 10 tips to help you ease exam-stress

If you take studying at least a little seriously, these past weeks haven’t been the most fun for you. Whether you’re a born planner or leave everything to the last minute, exam-related anxiety has found you and made you lose sleep/your temper/your mind. Hopefully, the following tips will be helpful for the final push before... Continue Reading →

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