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Week review

This was the third week of the career month and this week we had a lunch lecture by Xomnia about Neural Networks for a Self-Driving Boat. It was an interesting talk and the free lunch is always well received. On Thursday we had Meet the Researchers, where researchers told about their career in academia and what they are working on now. It was very cool to hear how everybody got to where they are at now and it was very interesting to hear about the cutting edge research they are doing. In the evening we had the Alphabet Party, which was a lot of fun. I hope everybody had a blast as well and isn't too hungover.


[Career Month] Lunch Lecture by Topicus

Tuesday 27th of February, 11:00 till 13:00, BB 5161.0253

Topicus in one of most well known IT-companies in the Netherlands, and specializes in a lot of different sectors, like security, health care, finance and education. During this talk, you will get the chance to see what it is like to work at such a company.

Cover will provide a free lunch!

Improv Workshop with Stranger Things Have Happened

Wednesday 28th of February, 17:00 Location: LB 5173.0141 and LB 5173.0151

The people from the improv group Stranger Things Have Happened are coming over to give us a workshop in improvisational acting. They have very fun people and have a great sense of humor. We'll have the workshop from 5 till 6 (make sure to be on time!) and afterwards we'll go out for dinner. The dinner will be at Blokes in the city center.

But the best thing of all, all of this will be free! Make sure to sign up fast as there are only 32 spots available!

Sign up using this link

Open Board Meeting 1

Wednesday 7th of March, 11:00, LB 5171.0603

Are you just curious about what the board does during their weekly meetings? Or are you interested in doing a board year at Cover? Come join us during one of the open board meetings to see how we run the association day to day! How we handle problems, which parties are involved, how we interact with the university and much more!

Join us to see all this for yourself!

You are free to join late or leave early.

March Social

Wednesday 7th of March, 21:30, 't Gat van Groningen

Just a standard, lovely social! Come and drink some beers with us!

Board Information Session

Monday 12th of March, 17:00, BB 0041b

Are you curious about what the board actually does? How we keep the association running, how we try to improve things or what it actually is that keeps us busy? During the Board Information Session we'll explain what the board actually does. But also what each board function entails (Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Commissioner of Internal Affairs, Commissioner of External Affairs). And of course there is plenty of room for questions from you. Come join us and learn how the board works!

Beta Business Days 2018

Tuesday 13th of March 10:00 till Wednesday 14th of March 19:00, Martiniplaza

This activity is not organised by Cover. The Beta Business Days 2018 takes place on the 13 th and 14 th of March in MartiniPlaza. This unique career event is the perfect opportunity to orientate yourself, find internships or even starting your career!

Alongside activities as Business Presentations, Case Studies, Business Lunches, Individual Interviews and a Business Expo. There will be two special activities for Cover members.

For more information and free enrollment click here!

EscalatieMix TAD

Thursday 15th of March, 16:00 till 18:00, Cover room

Now for something different!

We have had several requests over the year(s) about an EscalatieMix TAD, so here it finally is! With free beers (limited amount), we are sure that there is enough available to give everyone a nice start! Come join us in the Cover room and drink with us every time the horn sounds!

See you there!

Open Board Meeting 2

Thursday 22nd of March, 11:00, LB 5172.0804

Crash & Compile

Thursday 22nd of March, 17:30 till 23:00, Quintor

On Thursday the 22nd of March, the annual Crash & Compile returns! The C&C is a programming competition held at Quintor where you take a drink every time your code fails. There will be ten programming exercises, each more difficult than the last, and you'll earn more points the quicker you solve them. There are prizes to win and drinks to be drunk, so sign up (in pairs) as soon as possible, as there are only 30 spaces (15 pairs)! Drinks and dinner are generously provided by Quintor, so there is no entry fee. Sign up here!

Member weekend

Friday 23rd of March 17:00 till Sunday 25th of March 17:00, Wouda, Wester Es 3, 8426BJ, Appelscha

It's time for another member weekend. Come and join us for a weekend full of eating, drinking and games! Make sure you bring you Cover friends and a good mood!

Sign-up here: link

Board Interest Night

Monday 26th of March, 20:00

Are you interested in doing a board year at Cover? Are you still unsure or have more questions about it? At the board interest night the current board, but also old board members from previous years will be present and available for questions. Come have a chat with them and have a beer. The setting will be casual, so if you're even slightly interested just come by and have a fun and informative evening!


University App

Progress, Nestor, your roster and all other RUG-platforms in one app? Among others the CIT, CvA, SOG and Calimero are working on this! They do want some input however so please fill out their questionnaire! (which also gives you a chance to win breakfast with our Rector Magnificus, Elmer Sterken!)

Fill out the questionnaire here

Looking for master students for the National Masterday Artificial Intelligence

This year, a national Masterday will be organized on the 21st of March in Utrecht, where all the master’s programs AI in the Netherlands will present themselves to interested students. All involved universities will give a lecture, and there will be an information market. For this market, we are looking for students from Groningen who are in one of the relevant master programs and who are willing to provide those interested with information and experiences on the programs in Groningen.

Would you like to join us in promoting the master programs in Groningen? Let us know by sending an email to


The Magazine was aproved during the GA! This means that it's happening, but we still need content for the magazine. If you have ideas for content, are willing to write something, or want to help out in an editorial manner, feel free to contact us at

Sign up for Career Mailing

Do you want to know the latest career opportunities in Computing Science and Artificial Intelligence, or be kept up-to-date on all the career activities that Cover organizes? Then sign up for the Career Mailing! We will be sending you information on the latest vacancies and traineeships by Cover’s partners, and keep you posted on workshops and lectures where you can apply your acquired knowledge in practice.

If you haven’t already, you can sign up via the website. Go to Profile -> Mailing Lists and sign up there.

Beta Business Days 2018

Want to orientate on career options, look for internships or even job opportunities? Go to the Beta Business Days 2018! Deadline for enrollment for cases, lunches and interviews close the 4 th of March! Do not forget to sign up for free here.

February is Career Month at Cover!

During the month of February, we will be organizing activities to let you get a taste of the different types of IT-companies you can end up working for once you finish your studies. On every Tuesday from 11:00 to 13:00, a different company from a different sector will present itself during a Lunch Lecture, and Cover will take provide a free lunch!

Check the agenda for the schedule, and we hope to see you there!

Looking for committee members!

See the website for a complete overview of committees that are looking for members! If you want to apply for a committee please email to let her know you're interested. A resume or motivation is optional, so feel free to just tell her you're interested!


The DisCover is the name of Cover's new magazine and of the committee behind it. As a member of the committee you would be responsible for collecting or creating content, determining what goes into the magazine, and you can help in the creation of the layout!

Do you want to join its redaction, let us know! You are free to join a working moment and to see how we work.

Deadline: 28th of February


Have you seen the awesome posters for Cover activities? They were created by PubliciTee members! The PubliciTee is a creative committee which designs posters and sometimes other promotional material. Will you create the next good poster?

Deadline: 28th of February


The StudCee organises study support activities for all AI and CS students. You probably went to one of our lectures (if you haven’t, you totally should!!). Anyways, because some older members are leaving, we’re looking for fresh blood! So if you enjoy helping others, want to enrich your college experience, and enjoy good food/cooking, then let us know! You’re free to join a meeting to see what we’re all about.

Deadline: 28th of February

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