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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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Entrepreneur Story • SCRIBBR

On February 6th, 2020, we visited the headquarters of a company called Scribbr. This organization, in a nutshell, offers you a service where they proofread and edit your thesis, check your work for plagiarism and generate your reference list. This company has become more popular over the years, focusing on helping students. We visited the […]

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Writing your thesis • Tips & Tricks

Since most of us are stuck at home now, it’s the perfect opportunity to start writing on your thesis. Woohoo! Or… not. While some might enjoy the process, most will not look forward to it. We hope that these three tips and tricks will get you through. Get the ball rolling By now, you should […]

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