Posts over international students
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...

Boudewijn Otten 4 September, 2018
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Please to meet you, internationals #3

Hanze University welcomed over a thousand new students from abroad. What do they expect of their stay in Groningen? Today's stranger in town: miss Twin Peaks. Doroteya Veselinova (18), Bulgaria ‘I have been in Groningen for less than a mon...

Boudewijn Otten 29 August, 2018
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Homeless in a weird city

‘They tried to scam me, for sure’, Ignacy (19) says. ‘The woman I had contact with on Facebook, was unable to come and see me, because she was in Switzerland. But if I transferred the money to her account, she would send me the keys of the Gron...

Boudewijn Otten 21 August, 2018
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Desperately in need of rooms

Providing accommodation to about three thousand students from abroad, that is the challenge Groningen faces the upcoming weeks. For the majority of these students, a solution is on the horizon, but not for everyone. ‘We do whatever we can, but a sc...

Chris 20 October, 2015
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From Beijing to Beijum: impressions of Groningen

A beardy bloke from Australia, a cow-loving Chinese girl, a veggy farmer-to-be from Nigeria and a couple of fresh air sniffers - most of the 800 students who attended Welcoming Day at Hanze University are very enthusiastic about Groningen. Ade...