What’s up, Erasmus? – March
Student life is pretty busy but also interesting. There are so many activities available for us on and off campus, and sometimes it’s really hard to keep up with them! Well, Credo is here to help. We are happy to introduce a new monthly article which will give you an overview of what is happening at EUR. We collaborated with several popular university organizations that always have some events prepared for you and combined them in a single agenda. Everyone can find something interesting for themselves here 🙂
All students of Rotterdam are welcome every Tuesday at club BED. Throughout March ESN will have 2 theme nights and 3 different theme parties. Keep an eye on the Facebook page of ESN to see what theme parties are coming up this month! And don’t forget, it’s always free entrance & coat check with ESN. Below are the dates listed:
- March 1 – ESN Tuesdays
- March 8 – ESN Tuesdays
- March 15 – ESN Theme night
- March 22 – ESN Tuesdays
- March 29 – ESN Theme night
The sociology committee will organize a trip to Berlin that you don’t want to miss. From the 9th of June ‘till the 13th of June, they will explore the German Capital. Berlin is called by many as the cultural capital of Europe. The city is famous for its museums, architecture, graffiti and its exciting nightlife. The Berlin Wall, TV-Tower, Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate – this is only a few of the famous sights this beautiful city has to offer. So if you always wanted to visit Berlin or if you are interested in the trip, then come to the interest drink!
During the first recruitment drink for the ESN board year 2016-2017 you’ll get the chance to have a chat with all of the current board members. A board year with ESN has some great benefits for you. Therefore, ESN would like to invite you to ask the current board members about their experience and what it is like to do a board year with ESN.
Are you interested in Dancing? Then this is something for you! As the Erasmus Dance Society won last year’s Netherlands’ Tournament for Dancing Students (NTDS), this year it will be hosted in Rotterdam, and namely at the Erasmus Sport Center! This year’s theme of the tournament is ‘Circus’, and the event will take place on the 4th, 5th and 6th of March!
The second ESN city trip of 2016 is going all the way South, to Maastricht! On a one day trip ESN will show you the beauty of this city. Register until 2.03 here.
Speed Dating food event! That’s the theme for our food event in March. It’s not about finding your new girl/boyfriend (it is possible though), but more about getting to know more people. ESN invites Dutch and International students to join the table and have a great night together. The event will be on Facebook 2 weeks prior. The food will be served for a student friendly price and everyone is more than welcome.
Swap your old books for new ones on the book market. Quality literature, thrillers, novels or textbooks, Dutch or English; everything can be exchanged. No books to swap? You can buy them for a small donation to the Foundation for Reading and Writing. Hand in your books from 7 till 11 March at Erasmus Sustainability Hub or Studystore.
In the halls of Erasmus Sport ESN will host a basketball tournament. Everyone can participate. Sign up individually or with a team! The event will be launched on the ESN Facebook page 2 weeks prior to the tournament.
Following the success of Dutch comedy nights around town, now it’s time to put the spotlight on 3 comedians from abroad : Nick Doody, Alfie Brown and Glenn Wool will come over from the United Kingdom for a night of laugh-out-loud comedy with host Adam Fields (as MC).
The 31st board is looking for the 32nd board! Are you interested in doing a board year? Do you think it’s the one thing you’re missing in your student life? Then come to the Board Information Meetings.
This March, the 31st Ebv Baros International Tournament (basketball tournament) will take place at the Erasmus Sport Center! This year’s theme is Hillbilly, and they will have tournaments in 2 divisions: competition and recreational. If you are interested in watching the tournament, you can join for free!
After the success of the pilot in November 2015 SG Erasmus organises a new edition of the Room Service festival in March. A festival where artists perform in the offices of employees of the Erasmus University. With singing, dancing, poetry, rock, pop and theatre. Enjoy these intimate mini-shows that last about a quarter of an hour and make a new discovery in the next office.
Inspirational lecture by famous intellectual Ian Buruma on migration and the city, followed by a debate with the audience. Only open for EUR students and employees and for employees of the City of Rotterdam.
A lecture by Marcel van Aken, professor at the Department of Developmental Psychology at Utrecht University. His research focuses on personality development in children, adolescents, and young adults, more particular the way that transactional relations between personality characteristics and elements of the social relationships with parents and peers may result in either competence, maladaptation or personality pathology.
Facts, figures, stories and debate on the issue of economic impact of the European refugee crisis. With, amongst others: Marcel Canoy (EUR) and Hans Koster (VU). Moderation: dr. Sandra Phlippen.
Get to know the current ESN board members and ask all your questions here. Are you still in doubt about what next year will bring for you? Consider a board year with ESN. You can become part of and influence the international environment at Erasmus University.
ESN and SG Erasmus host an Open Stage Night for all students and employees of Erasmus University at the Erasmus Pavilion. Come show your talent or take a look at the amazing acts! The event will be online on Facebook 2,5 weeks prior to the event.
Many thanks to the participating organizations that made this article possible! If you want your events mentioned in this monthly overview, feel free to contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, don’t hesitate to comment and let us know what you think 🙂
By Inessa Khemii