Miscellaneous

Would you like to share content on the FASoS social media channels?

Contribute to the content of the FASoS social media channels!

As of today, the new Social Media submission form is online. This means that you can submit your content for one (or more) of FASoS’ social media platforms.

Interested in how it works? Check the guidelines. Can’t wait to submit a post? Fill out the submission form.

If you have any questions, please contact socialmedia-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Connect your neighbourhood & live cheap!

Are you curious what difference you can make for the people around you? Do you dream of having a real impact in your community and a society in which people look after each other? Do you speak basic Dutch? Apply now for Match Maastricht!

In a Match House you connect your neighbourhood. Together with your housemates you organise social projects. In exchange for your effort (8-10 hours a week), you pay a reduced rent (< €100 a month).

New FASoS T&L Blog post on collaboration in PBL by two BA ES students

In the latest FASoS Teaching & Learning Blog post, BA ES students Kirstin Herbst and Sarah Goosens look back on two years of experience with Problem Based Learning (PBL). They discuss the one aspect of PBL that they find crucial: collaboration during tutorials, and explain why open-mindedness and active listening are crucial for this.

Also want to reflect on your experience in PBL? Leave your comments or contribute your own blog post!


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FASoS Weekly summer break from 1 July-16 August

Please note there will be no FASoS Weekly between Monday 1 July and Friday 16 August 2019. The last FASoS Weekly before the summer break will be published on Thursday 27 June. The first edition after the summer break will be published on Thursday 22 August.

If there are pressing matters during the break, we will consider sending out a special edition. Please contact the FASoS Weekly team via communications-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

European Parliament: Post-Election Survey

The elections to the European Parliament took place from 23-26 May. We would like to invite you to complete a post-election survey, which takes less than 5 minutes to fill out. By filling out the survey you would help with research on political representation in Europe.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

FASoS alumnus Jeroen Lenaers re-elected to European Parliament

During the European elections that took place in May 2019,  FASoS alumnus Jeroen Lenaers (BA and  MA European Studies) was re-elected as a member of the European parliament.

Jeroen Lenaers started his career in Brussels in 2008 and has been a member of the European parliament since 2014.

Article co-authored by student Kate Hall published at LSE Brexit Blog

FASoS student Kate Hall co-authored an article together with Mareike Müller (Handelsblatt) ‘Maastricht debate 2019: a second scramble for Africa?‘, which has recently been published on the LSE Brexit Blog.

ES student Adam Hussain interviewed by the Guardian

As applications from the UK to study in Europe plummet before Brexit, The Guardian asked British students who’ve done it where they are now.

“I already wanted to live abroad; when the higher fees came in it was a no-brainer,” says Hussain, 24. He chose a degree in European studies and said Maastricht was a truly amazing and enriching experience. “It has had such an impact on the way I want to live my life.”

Open consultation hour accreditation panel BA and MA Arts & Culture

On Thursday 13 and Friday 14 June 2019 a panel will visit FASoS to review the quality of the programmes BA AC and MA AC (Arts & Heritage; Art, Literature & Society; Politics & Society). The panel will organise an open consultation hour on Friday 14 June. If you would like to speak to the panel, please read below.


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FASoS students featured ‘Campus Magazine’ from Bayerische Rundfunk

A camera crew of the Bayerische Rundfunk visited Maastricht earlier this month in the light of the upcoming European elections. For the youth programme Campus Magazine, FASoS students Leon Oelschläger and Talisha Schilder were interviewed. Part of the interview was during a tutorial from Vincent Bijman.

The full episode is available online.

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