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Dear members,

The IntroCamp Afterparty is approaching! Next week on Tuesday, the beloved IntroCee will provide you with free drinks, Bloopers of the role-playing game movie and much more! The theme of this night will be "When I was young I wanted to be..." so get your costumes out! It starts at 21:30 in The Dog's Bollocks.

Are you interested in the history and future of AI? Would you like to hear more about the benefits and possible drawbacks of the technology? Then join The Big AI Show in the Grand Theatre on Monday 15th! Signing up on Cover's website will get you a free entry ticket. You can sign up here and get more information here.

Check out the announcement section below! There are some cool events and offers coming up. Some of them very soon.

All the best,



Nice to know!

Guest lecturer: Here is an interesting lecture part of the course Requirements Engineering and Software Startups that you can attend! Our van den Berg, ex-student CS at Groningen, will tell about his experiences of working at large companies (Google, Apple, Uber) and startups in silicon valley. He just launched Ike, a startup in self-driving trucks. The lecture is open to students beyond the ones taking the course. It will take place on Monday (8-10-2018), from 9-11 in the Glass hall of van Swinderen Huys.

RAMiCS 2018: The 17th International Conference on Relational and Algebraic Methods in Computer Science (RAMICS), organised by the Open University of the Netherlands, will take place in Groningen, the Netherlands, from 29 October to 1 November 2018 (4 days from Monday through Thursday). For more information see the website.

Data science Meet & Greet: Do you ever wonder what tasks and projects you will be doing in daily practice after finishing your Data Science study? Are you curious how a working day of a data scientist looks like? What’s it like to work for a large organisation as a data scientist? What do they expect from you? How will the atmosphere will be within the team and the organization? With which programs will I work? What are the projects I will be involved with as a data scientist? On Wednesday the 21st all your questions will be answered! Data scientists working at 13 large organizations will share with you how they apply data science in daily practice. Afterwards during the networking reception you can ask all the questions you have. Check out the link here for more information.

(Dutch only) - Scholierenacademie: Zin in een leuke bijbaan waar je ook ontzettend veel waardevolle werkervaring opdoet? Kom bij de Scholierenacademie werken! Wij zoeken enthousiaste studenten om ons team te versterken.

We want you to be in a committee!

Here is a cool thingy for our new members: Ever heard of a committee? A committee is a group of friends that work towards a common goal. You can learn about all sorts of topics such as budgeting, planning, sponsoring, and much more! See the website for a complete overview of committees that are looking for members! If you want to apply for a committee please email A resume or motivation is optional, so feel free to just tell him you are interested!


The ExCee (short for excursion committee) is Cover's committee which organises the yearly excursion. So, if you like traveling, and organising this for your fellow peers, then sign up for this committee.


The ParenTee is the committee responsible for showing the studies and university to students' parents. They do this by organising a parents day where you can invite your parents to take a tour. If you want to show your parents or your peers parents around, sign up for this committee.


Is there a topic of which you could never tire? You would like to hear about different experts from the field for a whole afternoon? Then organising a symposium is right up your alley! The SympoCee organises a symposium every year for this very purpose, to educate Cover members on a wider range of topics.


The YearbookCee is very much self explanatory. They create the yearbook for every academic year. In this committee you get to decide the theme, design and create the content of the yearbook. You want a way to make your mark in Cover for years to come? The best place to do this is in the Yearbook.


Have you enjoyed the last edition of DisCover and would you like to help with the creation of the next version? Then join the DisCover, the committee that creates the magazine! As a member of the committee you are responsible for gathering, creating, and editing content, the lay-out of the magazine, and determining what goes into the magazine. We had a lot of fun creating it, and we are sure that you will too!

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