You never walk alone. Especially in these times, it sometimes is nice to just go for a walk with someone and have a friendly chat. That is why we offer you this opportunity to easily get in touch with a random other student or colleague to go for a walk, while complying with the official safety measures. Maybe, you can even learn more about other students’ or colleagues' (study) experiences, or other degree programs.
There are two options:
- You meet up with another student or colleague to go for a walk. We will provide you with each other's contact details so you can set a place and time. This option is only available for students or staff members who live in Maastricht and the surrounding area for at least 10 days.
- When not in Maastricht, you can go for a walk while you are on the phone with another student or colleague. We make sure you get each other's phone number (Phone Walk).
You can register for UM Walks once and you will be informed about your partner and contact details every week. With every invitation mail, you will have an easy option to unsubscribe anytime.
Feel free to share your experience via hashtag #umwalks. Please make sure to always comply with the safety standards in any information you provide (i.e. pictures with recommended distance etc.).
Safety is important. Make sure to always keep at least 1.5 meters distance from each other and others while walking. We recommend wearing a mask. Avoid public transport while travelling to your meeting point. Please do not meet physically if you experienced any symptoms in the past 10 days. You use UM Walks at your own responsibility. Thank you for your understanding!
UM Walks is an initiative modeled after UvA Walks.
umwalks[at]maastrichtuniversity[dot]nl with any questions, comments or remarks that you might have.
General Data Protection Regulation
For the single purpose to match you with a random fellow student or staff member, we ask you to provide us voluntarily with your name, e-mail, faculty, phone number (optional), and location (Maastricht/Elsewhere). We will only store your information for the single purpose of UM Walks and will not share your data with any third parties.