Miscellaneous

Free writing and research support by Peer Point Maastricht

Are you a first- or second-year student struggling with your papers? Busy writing your Bachelor’s thesis in the third year? A Master’s student writing your final thesis?

Peer Point is a free peer-to-peer service by the University Library. We will visit FASoS on Thursday 21 March  from 12.00 – 14.00, don’t hesitate to come talk to us and find out more about how to improve your writing!


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UM and crowdfunding: all about it

Making projects possible and showing them on a large stage: that is crowdfunding in a nutshell. Therefore, we are proud of the new, innovative crowdfunding platform of Maastricht University: UM Crowd.

However: what is crowdfunding exactly and what is going to happen?


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Help FASoS to improve their programmes: fill in the NSE questionnaire

Every year all students in the Netherlands are asked to fill in the NSE questionnaire. You all received an invitation email to participate on your UM email address.

The results from the survey will be analysed thoroughly by FASoS and will be discussed in the management teams. This way FASoS can keep on improving their study programmes.

As a participant you will have a chance to win a travel voucher of €2,000 or one of the 500 Ticketmaster gift cards.


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Fill in the survey for the Spitzenkandidaten debate on 29 April

On 29 April, leading candidates for the position of President of the European Commission will have a debate in Maastricht. The focus of the Spitzenkandidaten debate is on young people, with a special emphasis on first time voters.

We are carrying out a survey to inform the debate, with the aim to get a sense of the issues young people view as being particularly pressing.

Please fill in the survey online.


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No FASoS Weekly during Carnival break 2019

On Thursday 7 March 2019 there will be no FASoS Weekly due to the Carnival break. The next edition of FASoS Weekly after the break will be published on Thursday 14 March.

Enjoy your holidays/celebrations!

Open call for Mosaïek: submissions for the Spring edition

The FASoS faculty magazine Mosaïek is looking for submissions for the Spring edition of Mosaïek Magazine and our Blog.

Are you interested in writing? Or would you like to have your art published? Submit your work to Mosaïek at mosaiek-submissions@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Check out our blog: www.mosaiekmagazine.com and follow us on Facebook to hear about our events and new blog posts.

Applications for UM Diversity & Inclusivity Grants now open

After a successful round in 2018, we are happy to announce the 2019 round of UM’s D&I Grants.

UM will award up to €15.000 to students, alumni and/or staff to set-up or further develop innovative activities and policy research on diversity and inclusivity that have a sustainable impact on our UM community. The deadline for proposals is 15 March.

Already an idea? Check our intranet page.


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UM SPORTS For Every Body: fill in our online survey or join a focus group

We need your help! We are interested in the views of all UM students and staff members regarding body diversity and inclusivity at UM SPORTS – regardless of whether or not you are a UM SPORTS member. You will share your views via an online questionnaire that will take you max. 15 minutes to complete. Or you will share your views during a 1-hour focus group, for which you will receive a €7,50 gift voucher as a thank you. 
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UM Crowd: acquire financial resources with crowdfunding

Do you have an ambitious academic or student project in mind, yet lack part or all of the financial resources that it requires? Starting in 2019, the Limburg University Fund/SWOL (UFL) provides an innovative way of obtaining the money: crowdfunding. To this end, we will soon launch an online platform: UM Crowd.

We are still on the lookout for crowdfunding campaigns in 2019! If you are interested in UM Crowd, please get in touch with Guido Vanderbroeck.


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Master ES student Gil Kaufman featured in TV show Deutsche Welle

The German broadcaster Deutsche Welle made an episode ‘From Aachen to Maastricht’. In the episode the Master European Studies student ambassador Gil Kaufman is interviewed on his experiences living in Maastricht as a student.

The full episode is available online.

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