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  • Lydia Liu

    From law student to permanent resident of the Netherlands

    12-10-2020

    In this new series, we ‘travel through time’ with UM alumni through their working lives. What was their childhood ambition, where are they working now and where do they see themselves in 10 years’ time? This time: Lydia Liu (Chinese name: Yueying Liu), a graduate from China who decided to stay in the Netherlands after her studies...

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    When love for coffee and cycling comes together

    12-10-2020

    Discover the stories behind UM alumni businesses, creative projects, special hobbies, and so on. Time to get inspired! Today we lift the curtain on Fixed Gear Coffee, a coffee shop brand run by Maastricht University alumni and lovers Brian and Shivani.

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  • NASPAA-Batten simulation competition

    How to make a city sustainable — in a single day?

    08-04-2020

    “It was an exciting day and a great learning experience, especially given the time pressure, the intensity of the challenge and having to work with a new team,” said Apoorva Shankar, looking back on this year's NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition 2020.

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    Two ambitious women on a mission

    09-03-2020

    Meet the UM alumni who combine their work with an extracurricular activity such as a special hobby, a creative project, and so on. Today we lift the curtain on the successful movement Unleash Today, empowering young women leaving university and entering their first workplace. It was founded by alumni Kate Surala and Sarah Wagner. 

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