Choosing to live and study in a new city in an exciting experience but one that can also come with unknown challenges. To help address some of the questions that may arise in deciding to come and study at the University of Groningen (UG), prospective students are offered the opportunity to receive pre-arrival information about preparing to come to the University via the Virtual UG. This recently launched online platform offers free webinars with The University of Groningen is the first Dutch university to offer this innovative tool in this format.
The Webinar Week takes place from 26 to 29 March with a week of online interactive presentations and lectures on admissions, specific programmes, country specific sessions, the Groningen Experience and much more. During the sessions there will be the opportunity to hear current students and staff of the UG speak about their experiences and provide detailed insight into programmes with a live question and answer segment afterwards. An easy registration process takes you to the webinars hosted on the Virtual UG platform (“Events” tab) where you can click on the specific webinar.
Next to our live webinars, which will be presented on a specified date and time, once registered on Virtual UG one can access all webinars including the on-demand sessions whichcan be watched at any time. Information about UG’s 11 Faculties is also available on the platform with each faculty providing information and videos about programmes, the faculty, student experiences and more. Other topics on the Virtual UG platform include Admissions, Accommodation and Life at UG.
The University of Groningen is a top-research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, Netherlands. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years, and with success: the University is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists. We collaborate with a number of renowned, foreign universities, including Uppsala, Göttingen and Ghent. The UG is very popular with its 30,000 students and 5500 staff members from home and abroad. Talent is nurtured, enabling the University to bridge the gap between science and society. We are committed to actively collaborating with our social partners, with a special focus on the research themes Healthy Ageing, Energy and Sustainable Society.