Guided tour by ‘We Are Here’

Guided tour by ‘We Are Here’

On the 14th of December, we got a guided tour by a group of undocumented refugees called ‘Wij Zijn Hier’ (We Are Here). First, we visited the Asylum Centre at the Bijlmer Bajes in Amsterdam were the documented refugees life and work. This former prison building is restyled and painted in order to look – slightly – like a homeRead more about Guided tour by ‘We Are Here’[…]

PAX Balkan Borrel

PAX Balkan Borrel

On the 12th of December, we joined the Balkan Borrel organized by PAX for Peace (a Dutch NGO). In the light of the closure of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, three panellists from the region (Croatia and Bosnia) talked with us about the future of criminal justice in the Western Balkans. ItRead more about PAX Balkan Borrel[…]

Pub Quiz Time!

Pub Quiz Time!

On November 1st, the Activities Committee hosted their first event: a Pub Quiz & monthly drinks at De Stadsgenoot.  The teams, consisting of members and non-members, “Dutchies” and internationals, competed against each other and answered many challenging and fun questions  in five categories: Popular Culture, Nature, Conflict, Utrecht and “Fun”. We also had picture and musicRead more about Pub Quiz Time![…]

First General Assembly!

First General Assembly!

On Tuesday the 24th of October CS Ubuntu had its first General Assembly (GA) of the year. For those wondering what a GA entails: GA’s are open to all CS Ubuntu members and is the golden opportunity to see what the new board has been up to, meet the different committees, get a sneak peakRead more about First General Assembly![…]

Summer BBQ

Summer BBQ

On the 28th of June, the last event of the year took place: the Ubuntu Summer BBQ! Well, it was actually only a BBQ on paper because the Dutch weather proved to be totally unpredictable. On this rainy day, we moved to de Stadsgenoot where we had a successful and warm tapas evening. While itRead more about Summer BBQ[…]