Time for an introduction: the XXXIst board of AEGEE-Groningen

Time for an introduction: the XXXIst board of AEGEE-Groningen

Dear lovely reading member, It has already been way over two months since the XXXIst board of AEGEE-Groningen has commenced her board year. I would like to emphasize the pronoun of her, because our board consists of four amazing and strong women. Most of you will probably have already met us at one of our events or the weekly drinks at the Brouwerij. If this is not the case, then … Read more

The best way to learn a language is your own way

The best way to learn a language is your own way

In linguistics, we often talk about two main types of motivation for learning a language: instrumental and integrative motivation. Instrumental motivation means that you are motivated to learn a language for practical reasons, such as professional advancement, business, integrating in order to benefit from rights accorded to citizens, or because the colonial oppressors do not allow you to use your own language when dealing with governmental administration or in court. … Read more

NWM Groningen April 2018: A look into the educational side of AEGEE

NWM Groningen April 2018: A look into the educational side of AEGEE

Network meetings? I have heard of them, but I have never had the pleasure of attending one until this year in April, when one took place in my hometown: Groningen! To be honest, the educational side of AEGEE is a side  that never really grabbed my attention. Nevertheless, I felt I had to experience it at least once. So, I decided to just give it a chance and applied for … Read more

Batavierenrace 2018 – AEGEE-Groningen Edition

Batavierenrace 2018 – AEGEE-Groningen Edition

For the ones who do not know me yet, let me first introduce myself. I am Roger, 26, master Psychology and I joined AEGEE-Groningen in February. Since I am running for a couple of years now, when I heard AEGEE-Groningen wanted to participate in the Batavierenrace, I couldn’t say no to signing up for the team. The Batavierenrace is known for being the biggest running competition for students in which … Read more