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Becoming a student is not just going to another school, but for a lot of us it is the time to (finally) leave the parent’s home and go live ‘young, wild and free’. Besides the big step of leaving your parents, moving to another student house when you already live in one is also very […]

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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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Meet the Campus | Sodexo employee Milka 

The VU is a lovely place to study and follow lectures. At other times it is a not so lovely place to go to, for example if you have to take an exam, or if you are having a hangover. However, it is always a good idea to go to the Aureus (8th) floor and […]

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A board year at Aureus with Emma Vloeimans

Step aboard! Aureus is recruiting for members of the 2017/2018 board. Are you wondering what it’s like to manage Aureus? Where will you spend your time on? Read the testimonials of our previous board members to find out more. Today, Emma Vloeimans (Marketing Officer in 2013/2014) is sharing her experience with us.  From committee member […]

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How to survive a ‘hospi’?

Becoming a student is not just going to another school, but for a lot of us it is the time to (finally) leave the parent’s home and go live ‘young, wild and free’. Besides the big step of leaving your parents, moving to another student house when you already live in one is also very […]

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Meet the campus | The Doppio brothers: Niels & Jesper

Most students cannot survive their study days without some coffee. After a short night, during a long day or just when you are thirsty: coffee is the ultimate solution. At the main square of the VU, the Doppio brothers provide you with some delicious coffee, tea and other refreshments. This time in our column ‘Meet […]

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Great Place To Work ®

Great Place to Work® is the international partner for organizations who want to develop to a Great Workplace. Moreover, they publish the list of Best Workplaces every year. The Best Workplaces list is highly sought after for its impact on the employer brand. It says to current and future employees , “we are an employer of […]

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Surviving and thriving in the sharing economy: SnappCar

A start-up… Not everyone has the guts to start a business, because nine out of ten start-ups are said to fail. One business that is surviving though is SnappCar. The company operates in a dynamic business area that is in high development with few rules and regulations yet, namely the sharing economy. The founders of […]

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Amsterdam Research Project in action! An update from Myanmar and Indonesia

Soon the applications for the Amsterdam Research Project (ARP) will open again and a new group of students will be selected to conduct market research in a far-away emerging economy. We have already shared some experiences on what the first months of acquisition and desk-research in The Netherlands are like, but what can you expect […]

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GDP Update #2: The grand auction!

“Do I hear €175? The lady in the red dress bids €150! Who can outbid her?” It was a chilly, but nevertheless sunny day in April. Nothing extraordinary, except for the activities of the Graduates Development Program team: weeks of preparation came down to this very day – auction day! For weeks the team had […]

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