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  • Finding your way as a student in a new town can feel lonely. Uni-Life is a platform that brings students together. In the app, you can find all the events and activities that take place at Maastricht University. There are group chats for students with similar interests, the possibility to organise...

  • Do you want to learn new things or earn additional ECTS credits? Try the Maastricht Summer School. From June through September, you can choose from various courses in the fields of arts & culture, business & economics, law & politics, sciences and social sciences. The Maastricht Summer School also...

  • Starting your first job after university? For many graduates, swapping student life for a career is a challenging transition. Some end up leaving their first job because they feel underprepared. According to Niels van der Baan, who recently defended his PhD on the subject, coaching can help to...

  • Personal growth and contributing to the local community during your studies, that is what Match is all about. This initiative offers students from Maastricht University volunteering opportunities where community engagement is a key component. This way, students can grow personally and professionally...

  • 3rd year European Law School student Natalia Podstawka is one of several UM students to have received a Global Citizenship certificate for her volunteering work. These Civic Engagement Activities foster a sense of community and meaning and offer opportunities for personal growth.

  • Ylana Sour (19) already knew halfway through secondary school that she wanted to be a paediatrician when she grew up. “When I was three or four years old, I had a bad experience with a doctor myself. I hope that later on, when I’m a doctor, I can show that it can be done differently.” Ylana is now...

  • Trust in yourself and always think in terms of solutions. The principle of self-help is the most important lesson that Pavlos Liagkas learned during his studies. He is the first in his family to go to university, which was not a given. Pavlos obtained his Bachelor’s degree in his country of birth...

  • Studium Generale offers a wide range of programmes, activities, and events to complement the academic curriculum. This provides a broader, multidisciplinary perspective on various subjects. The lectures, lecture series, debates, talk shows, Film&Talks, and the PAS Festival stimulate, surprise and...

  • What is it like, being the first generation to go to university? We are talking about this topic with various UM students. Joy Osadebawem Daniel from Luxembourg is one of them. Her parents, originally from Nigeria, didn’t always have an easy time after arriving in Luxembourg. But they taught Joy an...

  • Manon’s academic path led her to work on prevention and well-being at the workplace. A place where we spend most of our time. The master’s programme Occupational Health and Sustainable Work (OHSW) uncovered the interventions that companies and policymakers need to keep work sustainable. Her job as a...