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Announcements of committees

ExCie: Budapest

Date: Saturday 19 April till Monday 28 April
Location: Budapest

Have you never been to Budapest or really want to go again? Have you ever wondered how Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science is studied and applied in a different country? Then join the ExCie this April for an all-encompassing trip to Budapest!

Alongside a visit the opera, the relaxing baths and experiencing the nightlife in Budapest, we will be visiting Prezi, Gameloft, the John von Neumann institute of Informatics and much more as well.

For more info, please check our website. Registration is possible till 8 February, so register soon!

Actie: Valentine's borrel

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Time: 21:30
Location: Mambo Jambo (Peperstraat 31)

It´s almost Valentine´s day. And what do you do with Valentine´s day? Right, sending a card to your secret crush! So come to the Coverkamer, fill in a card for the one you like/love and put it in the red box. At this borrel we will present these cards. We're looking forward to it!

MeisCie: Valentine's dinner

Date: Thursday 13 February
Time: 19:00
Location: Cantina Mexicana (Vismarkt 50)

Valentine's day is the day to expres your love to the one you secretly admire. It is also the day for couples to celebrate being together. This year the MeisCie is organizing an event to start your valentine's day in style. The evening before valentine's day we'll have a special dinner. For only 15,50 euro you get a three course tapas dinner, a popsicle and a drink. Don't be afraid of the word tapas, there'll be enough food so you won't leave hungry.

When we're finished eating, there'll be an auction. The money we raise with this auction, will be spend on a discount on the drinks we get afterwards. When you want to join us, note that there is a dress code. We expect you to dress decently. A smoking is not necessary, but a suit or at least a blazer would be appropriate. And for the women: just pick your nicest dress. Don't forget, valentine's day is a day for singles. If you don't have a date that's no problem at all. If you have a boy- or girl friend or maybe a date you can bring him/her with you, even if he/she is not a Cover member! More information will be available on the Cover site soon.

SLACKcie: looking for new members!

Do you like Cover, but do you think you are too lazy for committee work? We might actually have a solution for you! The SLACKcie is looking for new members. The SLACKcie is the committee that makes sure that our association room is open. Sitting down and laying back in their job. On occasion they organize a special thursday afternoon social drink and they also have the annual SLACKcie auction, and as a bonus you can collect the key from the reception and open the room all by yourself! Is this the job description you are looking for? Send an email to to show your interest.

FotoCie: postponed deadline photo contest

Due to a lack of submissions, the deadline for the photo contest has been postponed to Friday the 14th of February. As such, you can still grab your camera and win the photo trophy! The themes are 'OCD' and 'Under your bed'. Submissions can be made to .

Announcements of the board

Urgent Announcement Meeting

Date: Tuesday 4 February
Time: from 15:00 till 17:00
Location: Bernoulliborg, Room 253

We have to make an announcement, which we think is most suited to tell in person instead of by email. The subject regarding this matter will be announced on the meeting itself. We would like to ask as many members as possible to come to this meeting. After the meeting we will make a summary in English available on our website. This meeting will be in Dutch.

SNiC: Exa-IT

Date: Wednesday 19 February
Location: Hilversum

The SNiC is an annually organised Dutch Computing Science symposium. This years SNiC has been organised by students from Leiden and will be about the subject of big data, one of the current hot topics in CS research. How does Google show the answer to your search query within a second? During the day, different aspects of big data will be discussed: finance, social media and communication. For more info, please check the website.

Tickets are sold by the Cover board for the price of €7,50 and include lunch, dinner and the bus-trip to Hilversum. Please note that the symposium will be held in Dutch!


Date: Wednesday 19 February
Time: from 22:00 till 04:00
Location: Kokomo beach club (Gelkingestraat 1)

The Alfabetfeest (Alphabet Party) is an annual event organized by different study associations from the University of Groningen. Every year a letter from the alphabet is chosen as a theme. This year the theme is 'R You Ready?' That means you can prepare yourself for a swell outfit that has something to do with the letter R!

This years edition will take place at Wednesday the 19th of February in Kokomo Beach Club. Doors are open at 22:00 until 23:30. The party will take until 4:00. Tickets are available in the Cover Room. Just ask a board member to buy your ticket. Tickets are only 5 euro in the pre-sale and 7.50 euro when you buy them at the entrance.

Become BBC'er

Want to help with the BBD but no board ambition yet? Become BBC'er! As a part of the BBC you support the board with the promotion of the Bèta Bedrijvendagen 2014. In addition, you get to participate behind the scenes during the BBD, have the opportunity to win great prizes, and several parties!

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