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Activities Next Week

Study Support Sessions

The exams are getting close. Do you still have questions about a course? The StudCee organizes study support sessions where older-years student help you with your final exam preparations.

Neurophysics: Tue 27 Oct, 13:00–15:00, V 5161.0293
Introduction to Logic: Mon 2 Nov, 13:00–15:00, V 5161.0289

N.B. The Imperative Programming session on Mon 26 Oct is cancelled. A new date will be announced when the new exam date is known.

Visit KVI

Mon 26 Oct, from 14:45, CACHE (Cover room)

Do you want to see a particle accelerator, but is CERN too far away? Then you can join us on a trip to the Center for Advanced Radiation Technology and learn all about the science behind athom smashing!

The tour starts at 15:00 at the KVI. We will gather in the CACHE at 14:45 and go to the KVI together. Afterwards there will be drinks in the CACHE.

Oktoberfest TAB

Thu 29 Oct, from 16:00, CACHE (Cover room)

To celebrate the end of October we’ll be holding an Oktoberfest-inspired borrel in the CACHE. Put on your Dirdnls and Lederhosen, bring your beer tankard and drink with us! There will be German beer and snacks, so everyone can have fun in a true Bavarian way.

Activities After Next Week

Member Weekend

Fri 6 Nov – Sun 8 Nov, Wouda, Wester Es 3, Appelscha
Registration form

In the weekend after the exams, just before period 1b, the first Cover member weekend of 2015–2016 takes place! This is a weekend with some cool activities and unlimited food and drinks. Besides the activities there’s plenty of time to relax, play games, or do whatever you want.

Daft Ping: LAN More Time

Fri 13 – Sun 15 Nov, Max Gruber room (V 5161.0165)
Website/registration form

It is time for another LAN organised by the LANcee, this time even harder, better, faster and stronger than the last ones. This means a whole weekend worth of games, drinks and a lot of FUNk. The fun will start around 18:00 on Friday.

There will be no cabled internet, but we will be connected through a LAN-network. If you want internet be sure to bring a WiFi adapter. There will be a transport service for anyone who is not able to arrange their own transport, be sure to tell us if you want to make use of this.

The weekend will take place in the Max Gruber room and will only cost €20 (dinner included). If, however, you do not have the Burnin’ desire to stay the whole weekend and only come one day, then it will cost €15.

There will be a competition, so if you feel lucky you can join. Maybe, if you are doin’ it right, you may win an amazing prize. So if you want to have a weekend that makes you say “One more time”, sign up now!

SNiC: AutonomIT

Mon 23 Nov, 10:30–20:00, Evoluon, Eindhoven
Website (with full program and speaker bios)

This year’s SNiC symposium is about autonomous systems. With more machines becoming equipped with sensors and computers becoming increasingly intelligent, this theme is more relevant than ever.

The symposium consists of four rounds of talks, a lunch, dinner, and borrel. Transport by bus from Groningen is included. Tickets cost € 7,50 and can be bought from the board in the CACHE (Cover room).

Update: There’s a full English track, so non-Dutch speaking students are also very welcome! One of the speakers is YouTube scientist Tom Scott.

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