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[…]

CS Ubuntu & SV Babel – Symposium on Language and Identity

CS Ubuntu & SV Babel – Symposium on Language and Identity

From debunking myths on refugees to the stepping stones in integration processes. On May 31st, almost 50 people from all kinds of disciplines in linguistics and international studies visited our symposium on ‘Language and Identity: Refugees, Migrants and the Challenges of Integration’. It was a fascinating evening which provided plenty of satisfactory answers on burning questions regarding the discoursesRead more about CS Ubuntu & SV Babel – Symposium on Language and Identity[…]

Conflict Academy!

Conflict Academy!

On May 23, the Activities Committee organized the first annual CS Ubuntu crisis simulation. Seventeen brave participants tried to negotiate their way out of an escalating crisis. Of course, they were not thrown into the deep end. Because a week earlier, they all attended a negotiating masterclass by Rob Boudewijn. So, if you ever needRead more about Conflict Academy![…]

Pubnight, Foodquiz?

Pubnight, Foodquiz?

On March 22, we had a food night and pub quiz in one, at De Stadsgenoot. And it was great! Many of you showed up, as well as many non-members, to enjoy some great food from all over the world. From Asian-style pork and Syrian tabbouleh to Dutch pancakes and tompoezen: there were so manyRead more about Pubnight, Foodquiz?[…]