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Week review

This week we had the Open Board Meeting 1, where people could come see what we are up to as a board. If you couldn't make it this week make sure to attent the second open board meeting on the 22nd of March.

In the evening we had the March Social in Donovan's, which was a lot of fun and very well attended. Afterwards most of us dropped by the karaoke bar for some more fun.


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!

General Assembly

Monday 19th of March, 17:00 till 23:00, Nijenborg 5114.0004

It's time for the next General Assembly! After the succes of last time we decided to have it at the university again. This time we'll discuss, among others, the half year reports, long term plan and extra sponsor income. Make sure to have your voice heard and come by. A list to sign up for pizza's will be placed in the Cover room, so make sure to sign up for it to not miss out on the food.

All relevant documents will be emailed to you and you can also find them on the sd.

National MasterDay AI

Wednesday 21st of March, 12:00 till 17:00, Utrecht University

This activity is not organised by Cover. 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.

So are you a bachelor student interested in finding out about the master programs for AI in the Netherlands? Join us to this MasterDay!

Open Board Meeting 2

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

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.

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!


College Carrousel

Because this event involves Dutch high school students, only Dutch speaking students can sign-up, sorry!

Op 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 en 12 april zal de College Carrousel 2018 plaatsvinden. Tijdens het College Carrousel komen 4e klassers van de middelbare scholen uit de omgeving naar Zernike om kennis te maken met studies die de RUG aanbiedt. Bij onze faculteit lopen ze die dag langs verschillende opdrachten over de studies Natuurkunde, Kunstmatige Intelligentie, Scheikunde, Sterrenkunde en Technische Bedrijfskunde. Wij zoeken daarvoor begeleiders!

Natuurlijk doe je dit niet voor niks, voor het helpen van een middag krijg je €15,- euro en voor een hele dag €35,- euro. Als je de hele dag meehelpt krijg je bovendien een uitgebreide lunch verzorgd.

Lijkt dit je leuk? Schrijf je dan hier in!

Honours Review

Honours Review is a student-led initiative funded by the University's Honours College. We look for in depth and original pieces in include in our biannual journal. You can rewrite a previous essay or, if you're feeling up for it, write a whole article of around 2000 words specifically for us. Even if you're not interested in writing, but still want to gain experience in working for a journal - reviewing articles, offering feedback - you can also contact us at and we'll be more than happy to answer any questions you might have.

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

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.

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!


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: 31st of March


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: 31st of March


Do you want to organize a LAN, a crash and compile or other programming or gaming related activities? Join the LCDee!

Deadline: 31st of March


Do you enjoys the photos on the website? Do feel like you could do better? Then join the PhotoCee and prove what you're worth! Send in the best selfie you can produce and shoot your way onto the website!

Deadline 31st of March

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