Extracurricular activities

To all the creatives: submit for Mosaïek Magazine

Mosaïek Magazine is working on their next autumn edition and the topic will be FUTURE. We want to know what you have to say about FUTURE.

You can send your essay, poem, photography or any kind of art to mosaiek-submissions@maastrichtuniversity.nl. We are also looking for your photography for our cover page. The submission deadline is 2 November.

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Wanted: creative initiatives in times of corona

Despite this strange and uncertain period, the University Fund Limburg/SWOL awards subsidies to projects and activities of UM students and UM (scientific) staff.

The UFL/SWOL is looking for creative (online) initiatives, such as a congress, symposium, workshop, and so on. Or perhaps you are a staff member with a corona-related research proposal?

Apply before 6 November 2020 (students) and 13 November 2020 (staff). More information can be found here.

Writing contest Financieel Dagblad

Students younger than 25 can participate in the Financieel Dagblad’s writing contest.

The topic of the essay is ‘Europe after corona’. Essays need to be written in Dutch and can be max. 800 words. The essay must discuss the question how the current corona pandemic influences the future of Europe. What will Europe look like after corona?

Send your essay before 15 November 2020 to europanacorona@fd.nl.


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Nominate yourself for the ‘innovation in archival research prize’

The Nationaal Archief and the Noord-Hollands Archief are awarding a prize to research that shows the added value of the availability of large amounts of transriptions in the archives of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) and the Haarlemse notarissen (notaries from Haarlem).

Are you able to show what new research- or visualisation opportunities exist when archives make use of automatic handwriting recognition? Send in your research results before 1 April 2021 and you might win the Innovatie in Archiefonderzoek-prijs (innovation in archival research prize).


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Extracurricular course on social justice

Together with the global citizenship education initiative (GCEI), Maastricht for Climate is launching the first module of the interdisciplinary course on social justice in a globalised world.

Starting in November, the course is a student-led initiative taking on-board professors from all faculties around UM! The course will focus on the question “how can we be socially responsible as global citizens ?” by discussing both personal and academic perspectives.


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VSBfonds funding for graduates

The VSBfonds has funding available for Dutch nationals who would like to continue studying or wish to do research abroad but do not possess the necessary funds. Funds add up to €7,000 for one year or €10,000 for 2 years.

For more information, visit the website.

Climate Action Network recruitment event, on Friday 2 October

The Climate Action Network (KAN) is organising a joint recruitment Zoom event with all of the KAN organisations to give you the opportunity to ascertain as to how you want to help us build a better Maastricht.

Join us and meet Maastricht for Climate, Precious Plastic Maastricht, Food Coop, Love Foundation, Fossil Free, and International Socialisten.

When: Friday 2 October, 19.00 – 21.00
Where: Zoom (https://maastrichtuniversity.zoom.us/u/a09C5jp5n)


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Become a blogger for Match Maastricht

Match Maastricht is looking for bloggers. Do you write well? Are you good at photographing or filming? Do you have a passion for social engagement and do you love to help others? Then Match is looking for you! As Match blogger, you will visit social initiatives and write about them.

Interested? Send your CV and a short motivation letter by Sunday 27 September to hanna.hesemans@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

NovUM is recruiting new members

Would you like to have a say in improving your UM experience? Do you value internationalism and sustainability? Do you think the housing problem here in Maastricht needs addressing?

We are the most international student representation party in Maastricht, and this year we are making it our mission to tackle the housing crisis, but we need your help.

We believe student politics is for everyone. Visit the NovUM website to join us.

United Nations Student Association Maastricht

United Nations Student Association (UNSA) Maastricht is one of the biggest inter-faculty student associations in Maastricht.

The heart of UNSA can be found in its seven operational committees which will allow you to develop specific skills while being integrated into a supportive and welcoming community. Everyone can find something suitable!

For more information go to our website or our Facebook page.

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