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Highlights of the Year!

Well that’s a wrap! Another year of Uni with many highlights has come and gone. What was the year like for you? Whether you spent it exploring the city, organizing events for Aureus, or studying away, we can all agree it was a great year. Many memories were made and we wanted to give a […]

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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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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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Highlights of the Year!

Well that’s a wrap! Another year of Uni with many highlights has come and gone. What was the year like for you? Whether you spent it exploring the city, organizing events for Aureus, or studying away, we can all agree it was a great year. Many memories were made and we wanted to give a […]

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GDP Blog 1

Using this blog we will keep you posted on the Graduates Development Program 2019.

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Dance all summer long!

Hello young people! The academic year is almost finished and while some of you are busy with resits and trying to catch up on studying, others are beginning to plan their summer holiday. If you don’t have the chance to travel, no worries! This blog provides you with all the best music festivals you can […]

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How to dress to impress for a career event

Aureus organizes many events and inhousedays with companies, for example, last week there was one at van Delft Pepernotenfabriek. However, how do you know how to dress for events like this? Aureus often lets you know if you should dress business casual or business formal, but what exactly should you wear then? We explain it […]

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From Committee Member at Aureus to Founder of La Rêve

It is hard to imagine what to do after your studies so it is nice to see what former committee members have done. Learning about possible paths that others have taken can open your eyes roads you would not have considered. Being in a committee can help you see how many options you have and […]

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How to Reduce Stress During the Exams

It’s the week of exams and many of you are probably feeling pretty stressed. Whether it’s the accounting exam that you just don’t get, the marketing exam with too much information or the one retake you have feared all period. Possibly one of the best ways to improve your grade at the last minute is […]

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How to be sustainable at the VU?

The Green Office is the sustainability platform at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam that aims to make a sustainable impact for the VU community. It consists of 5 coordinators and many volunteers. The Green Office constantly organizes events and communicates with higher instances to make the University more sustainable. It educates students and teachers regarding environmental […]

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Recap of the European Study Trip 2019

An entire week with business visits, culture, partying and friends make the European Study Trip a week to remember. Aureus takes a group of students to an international European destination and explores the city in all aspects. This year they took on Athens. Let’s take a look and see how this year’s EST was and […]

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Meet the City • Amsterdam Noord

With the temperatures rising we dare you to discover new things and explore your surrounding. Get out of your comfort zone and find the treasures of Amsterdam Noord. Noord used to be the industrial part of the city and has developed into an artistic, young and creative hub. In Noord, you will find a very green […]

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The Man behind Accounting • Juan Mendoza Rodriguez

Meet Juan Mendoza Rodriguez, assistant professor of the accounting department at the VU. Many of you probably know him already, he is the lecturer and tutorial teacher of Accounting for first-year students. Accounting is quite a challenging subject for most of the students and many of you are not done with it yet. This interview […]

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What it’s like to do a Management Traineeship at Pon

My name is Astrid Vos and I’ve been working as a Management Trainee at Pon since the 1st of September 2017. The traineeship is made up of 4 assignments at various Pon businesses, whereby you are given plenty of scope to decide for yourself how to complete your assignments. I would like to take you […]

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Young Entrepreneurs • The BikeBoys

In September 2016, Thijs de Ligt and Rendel Hijlkema started The BikeBoys, because they recognized that it was very difficult to find a good quality second-hand bike. For exchange students, it is very convenient to have a proper bike immediately at arrival in Amsterdam, the bike capital of the world. We interviewed co-founder Thijs de […]

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