Guestwriter James Cantwell about the intro-week

“Why did you become a Mentor for this Erasmus Week?” “I think I miss my Erasmus life” “It can be intimidating when you come to a new country to study. Even though I’m usually not shy or nervous around new people - I was worried. This ESN introduction took my worry, my nervousness, and replaced... Continue Reading →

Reminiscing to the introduction week

It feels as if it was only yesterday that I was stationed at Utrecht Centraal, armed with an ESN flag, a list of subscriptions and a chai latte. Mathilde and I were doing our shifts for the pick up service; We had colleagues stationed at Schiphol to guide the newly arrived international students to the... Continue Reading →

And we danced…the polonaise

Source Those of you who were a part of the recent ESN introduction week will have witnessed the polonaise; a funny-looking dance Dutch people tend to perform when they have a reason to celebrate and are slightly intoxicated. For those of you who are not familiar with this phenomenon I would like to elaborate a... Continue Reading →

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