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The summer vacation is just around the corner, which means that the academic year is coming to an end. It is time to let go of all the stress and do the things you’ve probably already been doing for a few weeks, but without the feeling of guilt. Fun in the sun, but not feeling […]

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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 Main Partners • ING

Creating a differentiating customer experience: our starting point ING Bank is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services. We draw on our experience and expertise, our commitment to excellent service and our global scale to meet the needs of a broad customer base, comprising individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, […]

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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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Meet the City • Summer in Amsterdam

The summer vacation is just around the corner, which means that the academic year is coming to an end. It is time to let go of all the stress and do the things you’ve probably already been doing for a few weeks, but without the feeling of guilt. Fun in the sun, but not feeling […]

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Cooking Tips for Students!

Because we’re students, we don’t always have enough time to make the perfect three-course dish. That is why we would like to give you some tips on how to make easy, but nice dishes for a night in alone, or with your friends. Some of them you might already know by heart, but this is […]

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Speaker Series Recap • Blockchain Uncovered

A few weeks ago, there was a speaker series event about Bitcoin, data, and Blockchain in the Auditorium at the VU. There were supposed to be two speakers but one of them couldn’t make it. Fortunately, it didn’t make the speaker series less interesting because Colin Meulema from bitcone.io had plenty to tell. The speaker […]

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Tony’s Chocolonely • Crazy about Chocolate, serious about People.

2003: three journalists, Maurice Dekkers, Teun van der Keuken and Roland Duong discover that a huge part of cacao, the main ingredient in chocolate, is produced by (child)slaves working in horrible circumstances in Ghana and Ivory Coast. They also uncover that the big chocolate companies are totally indifferent to do anything about this huge problem. 2005: […]

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Meet the Campus • the new SBE Dean: Arjen van Witteloostuijn

As of early this year, the School of Business and Economics has a new dean: Arjen van Witteloostuijn. Get to meet him in the next blog of our Meet the Campus series and read on to see what vision he has for the Vrije Universiteit! Also, he gives some very useful tips about the political […]

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The Master Pitches • What Master to Do?!

For some of you, choosing a Master programme may seem very far away. But mind my words, time flies! You can never orientate yourself too soon. Have you missed the Masterday in March, or are you just curious what the VU has to offer? Read on, as we are pitching the SBE Master degree programmes […]

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