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Mon 6 Feb, 17:15, Kardinge

After all those exhausting exams, it is time for some fun! We're going to swim at Kardinge. Join us and show your sick abs or show us how to make the biggest bomb. For the maximum price 5 euros you can have the best afternoon you have ever had. We will leave from Bernoulliborg at 16:45, or you can meet us at Kardinge at 17:15.

Beta Business Days 2017

Tue 7 Feb & Wed 8 Feb, Martini Plaza

This activity is not organised by Cover The Beta Business Days is a unique two-day career event for all students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Groningen. The event gives the more than 3500 students in the Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD programme the opportunity to investigate their career prospects and make contacts that could lead to an internship, a thesis project or even a job. A varied programme will bring students of the natural sciences and mathematics in contact with companies with a focus on this area. Companies can deliver a presentation or host a stand to generate brand awareness among the attending students. The general lunch and networking reception will be informal networking opportunities for students and the participating businesses. The programme will also include activities such as case studies/workshops, individual meetings and business lunches for which participants will be selected on the basis of their CV or motivation.

'Murica MxCee TAB

Thu 9 Feb, 16:00, Cache

The largest high-tech companies in the world desperately need your help, even if they don't know it yet. Come help US make America truly great again! And along the way, let's have some fun in LA. Discover your inner Adele or James Corden at our own carpool karaoke sessions during a roadtrip to the cooler area of Seattle. All of this is going to happen from the 24th of November until the 16th of December. We want YOU to join the MxCee trip to the west coast of the U.S.A.!

Registration will be opened at the ‘Murica TAB on the 9th of February. Join us here for more information, hamburgers and lots of American themed games. Find us at for more information and to show your interest.

LaTeX Workshop

Mon 13 Feb, 13:00-15:00, BB 5161.0208 and BB 5161.0283

Do you need some help with getting acquainted with LaTeX? Want to get an overview of what a package is or know why LaTeX keeps moving your pictures to the end?Join us at the LaTeX workshop!

During the workshop we will go over the basic setup of a LaTeX document, how to compile it, and how to work with things like images, tables, and math mode.

Casino Royale

Mon 13 Feb, 20:00, Cafe De Walrus

Do you like fast cars, beautiful women and the thrill of gambling? Bring your fast car and fancy outfit and we will bring you the casino games you all know and love. Poker, blackjack, roulette and much more! Credits start at only €5. Join us on February 13 at 20:00 in Cafe De Walrus.

git Workshop

Tue 14 Feb, 11:00-13:00, NB 5116.0303 and NB 5116.0315

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.

Career: High Tech Safari

Wed 15 Feb, 10:45-20:00

On the 15th of February, Innovatiecluster Drachten will take you on a tour of their companies and offer you an exclusive peek behind the scenes. You will meet high-tech professionals in R&D departments and at production lines and come face to face with the latest robots and innovative machines. A luxury coach will pick you up in Groningen at 10:45 o’clock. During the safari, you will be provided with coffee, tea, soft drinks, snacks and a lunch. The safari ends with a buffet dinner, where representatives of the organizing companies join you to hear about your experiences during the safari. Besides the general program, you can also choose a special in-depth program on three high-tech topics: big data, vision intelligence and robotics. When you sign up, you can indicate which workshop you would like to attend. Around 20:00 hours, the coach will take you home again.

Sign up now!

BEST Real Live Cluedo

Wed 22 Feb, 13:00, Nijenborgh/Bernoulliborg Hall

BEST is a sister organisation which is founded by 4 study associations of the Faculty: Cover, FMF, de Chemische Binding and T.F.V. 'Professor Francken'.

Their first event will be on February 22, where you get the opportunity to play real live Cluedo and in the meanwhile get to know the people of BEST both from Groningen and even some from Leuven and Delft! Will you help solve the mystery? Join the event, get to know BEST and have lots of fun! There is no need to sign up, just show up and you can form or join a group! There is no fee!

Alphabet Party: Fulfill your Fantasy

Wed 22 Feb, 22:00, Club Kokomo

Are you in For the party of your dreams? Come to the Alphabet Party! This years theme is: Fulfill your Fantasy! The party will take place on February 22 in Club Kokomo. Doors will be opened from 22:00 till 01:00 o'clock. Tickets cost only € 6,- in the pre-sale and € 7,- at the door. Buy your ticket now at Cover and put on your most Fabulous, Fantastic outfit!

Martinus Brewery Tour + Tastig

Tue 28 March, 19:30, Martinus Brewery

Are you curious what is going on in a brewery? Then this is your chance: Join us on the tour of Martinus Brouwerij and beer tasting. We will have the tour first, then we will have 3 different special beers. Afterwards there is time to have some more drinks.

In short: Where: Martinus Brouwerij When: 28 February, 7:30 PM (be on time!) What: Tour + 3 special beers Fee: 10 euros

Please fill in this form if you want to join


Announcements by the board

  • Do you know a good CRM system? Let the board know!
  • The committee battle started! Please check the rules and assignments so you can win this ultimate battle!
  • Since last GA we have been busy with fellowships! Do you and your friends have a good idea for a fellowship and want to be the pilot? Let us know!
  • As board we value the wiki a lot, but not everything is on it yet. If you are a previous board member and think some information should be added, let us know!
  • Open Board Meetings are coming soon!

Looking for committee members!

The new year is starting and many committees will be looking for new members, see the website for a complete overview.


Are you looking for a fun and social committee? Do you want to help organize and spice up activities like Borrels, Running Dinners, Game Nights, Pub Quizzes, and other activities/parties?

deadline: 6 feb


Do you like to travel and organize trips? Join the ExCee to organize a trip the the destination of your choice! The ExCee organizes a study trip with a variety of study related activities but also social activities. Previous trips have been to Edinburgh, Stockholm, and Budapest. Where will they go next? You can decide!

Deadline: 6 feb


Do you love the Cover Room as much as we do? Show your love and affection by joining the Memory! As a member of the Memory you have a 2-hour shift each week, where you are responsible for the Cover Room. Beside that you get a say in the interior of the room and you organise Thursday Afternoon Borrels(TAB) and some activities.

Deadline: 6 feb

Looking for external committee members!

Faculty Council Member

The Faculty Council is looking for enthusiastic FMNS Bachelor's, Master's and PhD students who would like to be a Faculty Council member in 2017-2018. The Faculty Council represents both students and staff on a level surpassing the degree programmes. Nine democratically chosen council members represent all FMNS students and another nine represent the faculty's staff. For more information, check

Deadline: February 13

To apply to one of these committees (or any committees on the website looking for members) you should email For more information on committees please check the website.

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