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Git Workshop

Wed 10 Feb, 13:00–15:00, V 5161.0208

Have you always wanted to have a nice overview of all your coding projects? Not having six different test.c files in your directory, just because you wanted to try something out?

Then attend this workshop, which will teach you about the ease and comfort of Git. Git is a distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) system. It keeps track of everything you have coded and allows you to retrieve older versions of your code. And it makes working together a breeze!

During this workshop you will learn the basics of Git, grap the contents, and how to use Git for your next (or current!) project.

Winter Break Festival

Fri 12 Feb, 22:00–05:00, Martiniplaza

A new indoor festival created entirely by and for all students of Groningen. Martiniplaza opens up their entire venue, and all participating student societies choose what will happen!

1. MAIN STAGE: GOLDFISH (live), Kav Verhouzer, De Hofnar, Shermanology (live) & LIC Soundsystem!
2. APRÈS-SKI: hits, 90s classics, live-music and beer tables with Jody Bernal, Gebroeders Scooter, Hart Geruis & Roodkopje DJ Team!
3. GAME ZONE: o.a. lasergaming, bubble-football, rodeo bull, Gotcha and beer games
4. CHILL ZONE: relax to the max

Tickets cost € 20, but Cover members can purchase tickets for just € 10 using this order form.

Open Board Meeting

Wed 17 Feb, 13:00–16:00

The board has started their search for successors. It might be a long while before the application deadline, but we are inviting all interested members to an open board meeting. Experience what keeps us busy and what it means to be on the board. Between 13:00 and 16:00 you are free to join us and hear what we discuss during one of our weekly board meetings. Aside from listening you are also free to ask questions.


Tue 23 Feb, 22:00, Club Kokomo

On the 23th of February Club Kokomo will open its doors again to host one of the biggest student parties in Groningen, the Alfabetfeest! Organised by 15+ study associations related to the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen this will be an evening to remember.

B The Best: this year’s letter is B, so dress up as something with a B!

Tickets are available for purchase from the board for € 5. A limited number of tickets will be available at the doorsale for € 7,50.

Academic Day

Fri 26 Feb, 12:30–18:00, V 5161.0151

Do you wonder what keeps the researchers of the AI and CS departments busy? This is the moment to find out! On the 26th of February Cover organises an afternoon where researchers from the AI and CS departments present their research projects.

Ten researchers will each have ten minutes to introduce their research projects. The event will include a coffee/tea break and a reception to close the event which many of the researchers will attend.


College Carrousel

Do you want to earn some money? We are looking for students to assist with the College Carrousel. This is an event where 16 and 17 year old high school students (4e klas) are shown University per Faculty. We are looking for day assistant, who are paid € 35, and afternoon helpers, who are paid € 15. As a Day assistant you bring people to their classes in the morning and help as an afternoon helper in the afternoon. An entire day is from 9 till 16 and an afternoon is from 13 till 16. College Carrousel takes place on the 29th, 30th and 31st of March and the 5th, 6th and 7th of April. Are you interested? Please contact a board member or e-mail to!

Beta Day

On the 11th of February the Beta Day will take place. This is an event where 14 and 15 year old secondary schoolers (3e klas) are encouraged to choose an exact/beta higher education. We are looking for an Artificial Intelligence or Computing Science student to oversee a very simple assignment about mazes and search algorithms. If you are interested please contact the board by sending an e-mail to

Bètastuf: Faculty Council Members

As of now, the Faculty Council is looking for enthusiastic FMNS Bachelor and Master students for next year’s council. The Faculty Council represents both students and staff on a level surpassing the regular degree program. Nine democratically chosen council members represent the staff and another nine represent all FMNS students. Subjects that come to your attention vary from the Faculty finances to the Teaching and Examination Regulations, and from Yantai to career services. For all these subjects you provide your valuable and individual feedback during the discussions.

If this sounds like something you want to contribute to and want to know more about, then apply for the new Faculty Council! The work takes about 5 hours per week and there is a financial compensation for your effort. Questions and applications in the form of a small motivation and resume can be sent to the current chairman of the student faction, Vivian Turnbull ( (Deadline: Sun 14 Feb.)

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