Synergy Magazine

Useful tips to settle in Nijmegen

September 12th, 2019  |  Tsveta Milanova

Did you just arrive to the Netherlands? Are you looking for useful information to settle in the Netherlands? In this article, you will get some of the most useful websites about life in the country.

Handy Dutch phrases and words

September 6th, 2019  |  Tsveta Milanova

Are you a non-Dutchie? Did you just arrive to the Netherlands? Do you want to further explore the country or to simply connect with your fellow Dutchies? If the answer is yes, have a look at the most useful phrases you are going to use or hear during your stay here!

Meet our new External Affairs: Chiel Tijdink

August 23rd, 2019  |  Chiel Tijdink

Hi everyone! My name is Chiel Tijdink and this year I’ll be the Commissioner External Affairs of Study Association Synergy. In this article I will introduce myself.

Meet our new Internal and Educational Affairs: Stephen Gijsbers

August 22nd, 2019  |  Stephen Gijsbers

Hi all, my name is Stephen Gijsbers and this year I will be in the board of Synergy as Commissioner Internal and Educational Affairs.

Meet our new Treasurer: Lyn Bannink

August 21st, 2019  |  Lyn Bannink

Hello everyone, I am Lyn Bannink and this year I will be the treasurer of Study Association Synergy. In this article I will introduce myself.

Meet our new Secretary & Marketing Officer: Chiara Raco

August 20th, 2019  |  Chiara Raco

Hello everyone! My name is Chiara Raco and this year I’ll be the Secretary & Marketing Officer of Synergy. I’m 21 years old and a third year bachelor student Business Administration.

Meet our new Chairman: Jean-Pierre Dullens

August 19th, 2019  |  Jean-Pierre Dullens

Hello everyone, I am Jean-pierre Dullens and I will be the chairman of study association Synergy this year. In this article I will introduce myself.

Active member of the month: Sjoerd Koornstra

June 27th, 2019  |  Chiel Tijdink

On the 3th of June the Active Member of the Month May was announced at the monthly Synergy drink. The Active Member of the Month May is Sjoerd Koornstra. Together with his dedicated committee he organized the Synergy Week: a week full of fun!

Entrepreneurship Day 2019: How to start your own business

June 24th, 2019  |  Tsveta Milanova

Whether you are looking to start your own company in the Netherlands or elsewhere, or you are looking for innovative ideas, the Entrepreneurship Day was the place to be. This article will not talk about the details surrounding the firms of Kristie and Dirko, alumni of the Radboud University, but would rather report on the key takeaways.

5 lifehacks for your concentration boost!

June 21st, 2019  |  Saskia Budke

Do you have a hard time concentrating for your exams? I think every student can relate to procrastinating and other issues. Check out this list of lifehacks for that so much needed concentration boost!!

Business Administration Reflection Time (BART) 2019

June 13th, 2019  |  OLC (Education Programme Committee)

On Thursday 14 February during the break, the second edition of the Business Administration Reflection Time (BART) took place. In total 31 students and 16 staff members joined discussions about the following three themes:

Synergy-week: A week never to forget

June 4th, 2019  |  Georginio Bruinhard

Once a year the famous Synergy Week takes place, a week in which everyone can blow off some steam with several fun activities, which all build up to the grand finale: the Synergy Gala.

Active member activity: stay active, stay sharp

May 23rd, 2019  |  Georginio Bruinhard

Last Wednesday it was time for the second Active Member Activity of the academic year. The Active Member Activity (AMA) is an event organised as a thank you to all the committee members of Synergy’s 23 committees. It always promises to be an awesome evening, this night being no different.

Career Day 2019: Zwolle

May 20th, 2019  |  Chiel Tijdink

Op dinsdag 14 mei vond de jaarlijkse Career Day weer plaats, dit jaar mocht een groep vol enthousiaste studenten naar Zwolle om daar langs te gaan bij Vitens en Unica en tussendoor ook nog te genieten van een boottochtje over de Zwolse wateren.

Batavierenrace 2019: Run Synergy, Run!

May 16th, 2019  |  Georginio Bruinhard & Chiel Tijdink

After weeks, if not months, of ‘preparations’ and waiting, last Friday, it was finally time for one of the most famous events of the year: the Batavierenrace! The Synergy Team was more than ready to conquer the 47th edition of the famous student relay-race, which starts in Nijmegen and goes all the way to Enschede in 25 stages, 175 kilometers in total.

Platform internationalization

May 15th, 2019  |  Arjan Roovers

Online platforms allow entrepreneurs to frog leap past entry barriers towards more rapid or even instant internationalization (Loane, 2012; Oviatt & McDougal, 1994). The mobile gaming industry seems to leverage this opportunity presented by plat...

Atlas Trip 2019: trip of the year (Budapest)

May 13th, 2019  |  Georginio Bruinhard

For the second part of the article we will take you to the city of Budapest. It starts right where the previous article ended.

Studying in Nijmegen: a story about two exchange students.

May 10th, 2019  |  Georginio Bruinhard & Tsveta Milanova

A few weeks ago, we met with two exchange students: Carlos from Spain (who studies at the Universidad de Valencia) and Dmitrii, who’s from Russia but studies at the University of Economics in Prague (Vysoká škola ekonomická for the true language fans). Both have come to Nijmegen this year to follow elective courses as part of their programme. We sat down with them on a quiet Sunday afternoon to interview them.

Of course, they have come a long way to come to Nijmegen, so we wanted to know a little bit more about why they wanted to come here in the first place.

Atlas Trip 2019: trip of the year (Zagreb)

May 7th, 2019  |  Georginio Bruinhard

The Atlas Trip is a yearly business trip organised by the Atlas Committee. The trip takes one week, with this year’s location’s being Zagreb and Budapest. In this part you can read about the experiences in Zagreb, in chronological order.

The BIT-Event 2019 as participant

May 6th, 2019  |  Chiel Tijdink

On Wednesday the 24th of April the yearly BIT-Event took place at the Elinor Ostrom Building. The BIT-Event is a collaboration between Synergy and Thalia and like every year the event was a big success!

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