Students going the extra mile
Studying in Maastricht is more than learning, working and engaging in an active social life. Many students truly want to make a contribution or a change. And they don’t want to wait until after graduation to do so. Why would they? With the series 'Students going the extra mile' we proudly present these students’ stories. Students that take that extra step to make the most of themselves and their student years. Get inspired.
Featured: UM students join Asia-Europe summer school
“It was amazing to see how they manage such a multi-ethnic and multi-religious society; it really gave me some new perspectives on multiculturalism.” Shelly Tsui was one of the 30 students from 10 Asian and European universities to participate in an Asia-Europe summer school full of learning, research and cultural exchange under the theme of “Cultural Pluralism in Asia and Europe”.
UM students join Asia-Europe summer schoolFriday, December 15, 2017
An interview with UM students who joined the Asia-Europe summer school about their experiences.
7 weeks in Asia for bachelor’s studentsFriday, December 1, 2017
As of 1 December, second- and third-year bachelor’s students can apply for the Netherlands Asia Honours Summer School. It's an experience you won't forget for the rest of your life. UM students Narcis and Oscar can attest to that, because they were among the 100 selected students who went to Asia last year.
Making money while travellingWednesday, November 22, 2017
Now 29, when Sabrina Bos finished high school all she wanted was to go far, far away. Before starting the Bachelor in International Business in Maastricht, she spent a year travelling around Australia, Spain and France – a year in which she discovered her wanderlust. Currently the alum works out of her Renault Trafic van as a freelance project manager, blog writer and online business entrepreneur. Her income covers not only her travels, but also her startup accessART. She spoke about her experiences during the recent Global Entrepreneurship Week