Luuk Steemers
Luuk Steemers 7 September, 2018
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Please to meet you, internationals #5

Some thousand students from abroad have arrived at Hanze University. What are they looking for in Groningen and which are there first impressions? Lucas Brazão (18) from Portugal ‘I’m originally from Barreiro, which is near Lisbon but on...

Luuk Steemers 6 September, 2018
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Please to meet you, internationals #4

Some thousand students from abroad have arrived at Hanze University. What are they looking for in Groningen and what are there first impressions? Simbarashe Lloyd Masukusa (19), Zimbabwe ‘I arrived in here yesterday. It was cold, but not to...

Luuk Steemers 19 December, 2017
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‘Fossil fuels will not last much longer’

‘Wind in Athens, yes, that really sounds good.’ Canadian Anthony Vitulli (24) has great plans. In Groningen he is one of the 32 students in the European Master in Renewable Energy (EMRE). ‘We gain lots of knowledge about the current state o...

Luuk Steemers 14 December, 2017
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‘I saw beautiful nature threatened’

‘I’ve always been very much in contact with nature and the countryside, camping and undertaking outdoor activities. After Brazil Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world. We have a rainy pacific coast, a tropical Caribbean coas...

Luuk Steemers 15 October, 2017
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Students of Groningen: ‘Will never ever learn Dutch’

‘My English is not as it should be, but I will never ever learn Dutch. I can’t even tell what street I live in, because my mouth does not know how to say the word properly. So that has to improve. However, at the moment it is more important t...

Luuk Steemers 12 October, 2017
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Students of Groningen: ‘The Dutch are orderly’

‘Of course I knew the Dutch are orderly, but I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t seen it with my very own eyes: separate roads for pedestrians and cyclists. Cities are set up for humans, not for cars. It’s so pleasant, over here walki...