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The end of the year is here, or very close if you still have to retake exams. We hope you’ll make it with the final exams of the year, and we wish you the best of luck! We hope you have found our blogs interesting over the past year and would like to thank you […]

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Swapfiets • the story behind the blue-tired bikes

If you haven’t seen them yet, you have probably been living under a stone or you just came back from vacation. The ‘Swapfiets’ is taking over our capital city since last summer and it was a gift from heaven during the introduction week as everyone could instantly have a proper bike to use. The concept […]

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Meet the Campus | Spar University Manager Marvin

You see them every day and might even have a small talk with them. They provide you with knowledge, food and your necessary caffeine. They are there for you to make your life as a student a little easier. They help you pass your exams, survive that hangover and keep you awake during the lectures. […]

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How to land your dream job in Australia | A career story by Melanie Mokken

Melanie Mokken studied International Business at the VU University and did a master in Marketing. She joined Aureus in the first year of her study and did several committees from the Amsterdam Marketing Challenge to the Amsterdam Research Project. In the 13/14th year she was part of the Aureus board as career officer. Melanie is […]

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This year’s Aureus recap!

The end of the year is here, or very close if you still have to retake exams. We hope you’ll make it with the final exams of the year, and we wish you the best of luck! We hope you have found our blogs interesting over the past year and would like to thank you […]

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Fun places to go in the Netherlands

The exams are almost over and the summer holidays can nearly start! Of course, we hope that the exams went well and that you finished them with a good result. Because you will probably have more free time in the near future, you will also be able to go out and explore the surroundings. In […]

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Aureus cook-off winners

We hereby announce the winners of the big Aureus cook-off competition. We received some nice recipes but only three of them could win. On the third place we have two winners:  Marie Krumbein: Apple Pie based on my granny’s recipe with a vegan twist You need 100g of almonds, 150ml soy milk, 120g brown sugar, […]

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Job Applications in times of Corona

Now that physical contact is on hold due to the Corona Crisis, there are a lot of changes in common processes. One of which is applying for a new job. As we all need an income, applying for jobs is something that cannot wait. To help you in your quest for that perfect job, here […]

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How to spend the summer of 2020?

The summer holidays are coming up, and hopefully, we can enjoy the nice weather. At least the terraces are already open to enjoy a drink together with a friend. Travelling will look different this holiday, and it is not yet clear if it is responsible to travel and to which destinations this will be possible. […]

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Online proctoring

As we are currently in a period in which we are all very busy learning together and a lot of exams are taking place, we would like to pay some attention to the new way of taking exams: online proctoring, at home and in front of your computer! The switch to online After the outbreak […]

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How to stay fit at home during quarantine!

Because all gyms are still closed or have only partially reopened, the condition and fitness of many people have deteriorated. It is important to keep your fitness a bit on track in these weird times. That’s why we’ve put together a number of workouts that will help you discover how to stay fit at home […]

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Tips to stay motivated in quarantine!

The outbreak of the coronavirus has changed daily life for everyone. As a result of the pandemic, the VU is also closed like all other schools in the Netherlands. Since we are all advised to maintain the social distancing we have to stay home and create a schedule for studying at home. This can be […]

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Introduction • What is GDP?

In the upcoming weeks, the Graduates Development Program will post multiple blogs and give updates about their events. You might wonder, what is GDP and who are they? Hereby, a short introduction blog that explains what GDP is and who we are. The Graduates Development Program (GDP) is a charity project by Aureus formed by fifteen third […]

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How to write a good essay?

As a student, there were probably many times where you’ve had to hand in a paper or essay for university. Especially during these times, when we have to do a lot of self-studying at home. For some people this might be a challenging task to do, especially as we have to write this in a […]

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Easy baking recipes 

During these days at home, we have all the time we need to develop ourselves into master bakers. No doubt that some of you already tried to make banana bread. Besides some of you will already have quite some experience in baking, but there are definitely people without any experience. Here follow some other amazing, […]

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GDP – Impact of Coronavirus on this year’s Graduates Development Program

As the coronavirus pandemic reaches all corners of the world, the near future becomes increasingly unclear. With quarantine restrictions and other regulations in place to keep the virus from spreading too fast, their impact on all future plans and activities is massive. In our case, these precautionary measures and regulations have a large impact on […]

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