What's Happening in Groningen /Week 11

A selection of the best events happening this week and onwards


UCG's Master Market

Wednesday March 13, 13:00 - 16:00, at UCG, Classroom Big

Have you been motivated to think about your education after the recent article about precisely that? Want to take matters into your own hands now? Use this unique opportunity to meet all the Academic Directors and all the other faculties to ask your questions about Master Programmes. Come down to the Master Market to figure out where your education is going!

Price: FREE. Find the info here


Discussion Committee's First Event

Tuesday March 12, 19:00-20:00, at UCG (Classroom to be determined)

Want to have a good debate? Want to be at the historic first event by the Discussion Committee? We don't know what'll happen. You don't know what'll happen. Come on down to have fun!

Price: FREE


Napoleon, the man behind the myth

March 19, 20:00 - 21:30, in Academy Building, Broerstraat 5

How much do you know about Napoleon? How much of what you know is actually a myth, and what is true? Historian and author Adam Zamoyski will tell you all about this fascinating person who has made himself and has been made a mythological hero more than a historical figure.

Price: FREE. Event info here


St. Patrick's Day

March 15, 16:00-00:00, at UCG Canteen and Kitchen

Ah, St. Patrick’s. That by now legendary holiday UCG celebrates like no other one. Drinks, food, Gaelic football, pub quiz, baby photos….it’s all there. And the first drink and dinner is free! Some 70 people already signed up and there are only a few spots left, but keep an eye on the sign up page (it will reopen in the next days) and claim your spot fast. In case you miss out on the dinner, you can always join the pub quiz and the after party.

Price: FREE. All info here


Listen (The Shame Project X MuCG)

March 14, 19:00 - 21:00, at UCG

The Shame Project is back with a new event and this time, they’re collaborating with the one and only MuCG. It has the same basis as every other Shame Project (with volunteers sharing personal stories related to mental health) but at this edition there will be accompanying music too! Join this event for “a beautiful night of inspiring talks and music”.

Price: FREE. Find all info here


Vunzige Deuntjes | Groningen

March 23, 23:00 - 05:00, at Simplon

Vunzige Deuntjes (‘Vulgair Tunes’) is a household name in R&B-land (and the like) and March 23 they will be back in G-City. Multiple rooms, various artists and a great crowd. What more do you need? Get down on it and dance until dawn to the best hip-hop, R&B and dancehall tunes.

Price: €12,47. Find all the necessary info here and get your ticket here.


Arts and Culture

Stories Of Hope Exhibition

March 14, 17:00-21:30 and March 15, 12:00-16:30 at Academie Minerva

This exhibition will tell the heroic stories of the Holocaust through the means of art. Besides art performances from artists from all over The Netherlands, you will also get to soak up knowledge about the Holocaust during the talks by historians.

Price: FREE, get more information here


Moving Futures Festival

March 16 and 17, 17:00-1:00 at the Grand Theatre

Do you love to dance? Or do you prefer neuropsychology? At this dance festival, they are combined. And, to top it off, UCG's very own Ferdinand and Ryan will be at the festival showing a piece they have been working on (a dance perhaps?).

Price: €13 per day, buy your tickets here

That's all folks. See you next week (in the meantime, you can learn about the four rules of great education).

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