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Maastricht 70 years of liberation

Maastricht 70 years of liberation

Did you know that the Wilhelminasingel was renamed Wyckersingel during the German occupation? The Nazis wanted no vivid reminders of the royal family. In September, it will be 70 years since Maastricht was liberated from the Nazis. This was the reason why Stefan Vrancken from Maastricht – junior notary in real life – decided to set up...

In difficulties because of tutorial on July 3rd

In difficulties because of tutorial on July 3rd

Hey! Is anyone else in difficulties because of the Research Methods tutorial on July 3rd because they already made summer plans? “Huh? UCM Freshmen is a private Facebook group, isn’t it? I deliberately didn’t put my question on the regular UCM page so that lecturers would not be able to see it. Can you also just access it?”...

Giving free tours around town

Giving free tours around town

I'm planning to make a Maastricht Free Tour, because we don't have any yet and I found local guides are too expensive and not suitable for the backpackers etc. Now I would like to know if there are others out there whom are here during the summer and would like to join me in setting everything up, are not afraid of giving tours, know more t...

Looking for a backpack

Hi guys, I’m looking for a nice backpack to use this summer (7 week stay at Tanzania). As I’m a woman, I don’t want it to be too big, but big enough to hold clothes and other items for 2 weeks. Anyone who wants to get rid of his/her old one, or has any recommendations?   “No, I still don’t have a backpack!&rdqu...

Have your thesis checked

I have been editing papers and theses for students in Maastricht for almost a year now. If any of you think you might need some assistance, go ahead and add yourself to my group. There you can read references from others I have helped as well as information regarding how I charge. In addition, I offer flexible, personalized and above all friendly s...

May the best duck win

Sunday 11 May 2014, duck race in Stadspark Maastricht. (Description of the event on Facebook).   On 11 May, the Jeker, a river that flows into the Meuse in Maastricht, will turn yellow. “For five euros you can adopt a rubber duck that will compete against ten thousand other ducks”, says the race organiser Jerome van Zeijl. &ldqu...

Report your stolen bike

Report your stolen bike

Hi everyone! Yesterday my bike got stolen from the inner city library. Contact me if you see it! On the Facebook group Stolen Bikes Maastricht, messages like this one are posted almost daily. Yutaro Fujiyama, who was on exchange in Maastricht a year ago to study European Studies, decided the city needed a group to fight this problem. “I reme...

Living room concerts

Already a big success in Groningen, now they want to bring it to the south! It’s all about bringing people together who love to make music and who like to listen and see people playing beautiful songs! The only thing that is needed is a big living room or other place! Read the document for more information and I really hope somebody can help ...

Can I borrow your rabbit?

Can I borrow your rabbit?

Does anyone have a pet rabbit that I could borrow for a few hours Saturday or Sunday from time to time? I have had rabbits my entire life so I know how to care for rabbits so you need not be afraid for your rabbit's safety. I just miss having a pet rabbit. A rabbit that resides close to Brusselsepoort or close to the center would be nice.

From Facebook page to thesis

Hey everyone! I am going to be writing my Bachelor thesis on Shop & Go Maastricht and its members. It would be awesome if you could take a moment to answer my 10 question survey! (It is anonymous)
Want to be in a movie?

Want to be in a movie?

Hi! We're a group of young film makers looking for extras for our short film AKU. Shooting will take place in May in Maastricht. Interested? Please send an email to figurant@kakerissamedia.nl.

Private tutoring

Hi everyone! I'm offering private tutoring for QM1, QM2 and QM3, I have an engineering background and experience with teaching to IB and SBE students in Maastricht. Just PM me for details and contact information!

Pending coffees

Reason #1 why Australian Homemade Maastricht will make you even more happy in 2014: From today on, we introduced the "Pending Coffee".
Stuff that everybody left behind

Stuff that everybody left behind

Come on people and have some fun on a wonderful Saturday with cake and lovely warm drinks… We have so much stuff to give! Love & see you there, The Ullies
Maastricht University Confessions

Maastricht University Confessions

“I buy cheap bike locks and lock other people’s bikes...”
Looking for a band

Looking for a band

Hey! Is there anyone who would be up to joining an acoustic band (vocals, guitar and percussion) and who plays either piano or bass? :)
Reading Dutch literature

Reading Dutch literature

To the Dutch (or anyone remotely familiar with Dutch literature): Are there any books of true literary value you would recommend?
Designing everything

Designing everything

Need something designed? A poster? A CV? A website? A logo? Your report? Just send me a message and we’ll work something out!
25 bags of clothes for Syria

25 bags of clothes for Syria

Dear Maastricht people, we need your HELP!!! As a student group we gathered 25 garbage bags full of warm clothes which will be shipped to the aid of Syrian refugees. The only thing missing is transportation from Maastricht to Düren (Germany) on Saturday.
Take a picture with Ed

Take a picture with Ed

Edl@b.Take a picture with Ed and have a chance to win a tablet – bij Maastricht University Library. Ed is a cute guy – a bit silly, admittedly – with dark hair, blue glasses and a white shirt with a @ sign on his chest. But now everybody is preparing for Christmas, Ed is dressed like Santa Claus. Ed is the mascot of EdL@b, an off...

Relax and play a board game

Relax and play a board game

Join us today from 1.30 till 6 pm in our open living room. We are located only a one-minute walk away from the inner city library and we have free coffee, tea and WiFi. We might play a game of table soccer.
Have your whole room moved for 60 euro

Have your whole room moved for 60 euro

Are you moving out? Do you need transportation for your new furniture? Ask us to help you! T: 06 49080697 
Running for a good cause

Running for a good cause

Run, walk or jog with us during the Zweit veur Leid (Sweat against Suffering) event on 4 January in Maastricht.
Snack Pack

Snack Pack

Free candy coming your way at the library (: Some weeks ago the announcement “Call 0644519555” appeared in front of the Inner City library, hung up on a white bike. “I deliver snacks to university buildings in the inner city, usually by bike or on foot”, explains third-year UCM student Luis Oala, the founder of Snack Pack. ...

A sense in the chaos

A sense in the chaos

Is there any place that offers Finnish lessons, or do you know of a Finnish student that might want to teach me Finnish? 
Jazz and Circus

Jazz and Circus

This month we will gather under the theme of Jazz and Circus! We have the pleasure to have Krokokos – a Jazz septet – play one set on their own, and then play a second set accompanied by different jugglers and circus addicts from Maastricht, professionals and amateurs. So, if you like to juggle, play diabolo, or anything similar, don...
Learning the snake movement

Learning the snake movement

Offer for the ladies: I teach belly dance classes in Heer, Maastricht. Tonight there will be a free class for anyone interested. It is from 19.00 till 20.00. Pm if interested, I will send you the address. Hope to see you there.
Career move thanks to Facebook

Career move thanks to Facebook

Interested in learning Dutch? I’m starting new Dutch courses soon! All levels up to B1+ Have a look on my page for more info J
Free pancakes

Free pancakes

FREE pancakes with sugar and cinnamon tomorrow evening. If you would like Nutella with it you may have to pay 50 cents.

A closet clean-out sale

Round 2 of closet clean-out sale tonight from 19.30h. Let's hope the weather will be kind to us this time! Clothes, shoes, bags, jewellery & home decoration. Sizes xs-m and shoe sizes 37/38/39. Feel free to join, pm me for address!
Shop & Go

Shop & Go

Handmade jewellery. Earrings with an aqua blue oval of jade facet. Length: 4 cm. Price: 6 euro.
Random People Dinner Club

Random People Dinner Club

Hi people! I would LOVE to host dinner #6 at my place. If weather permits, dinner will be served in my beautiful huge garden, where we can enjoy good food, company, and fresh air. Most likely dinner will be all vegetarian. I have space for 10 people, although I might need some extra chairs, which will be sorted out!
"We have the very best landlady ever"

"We have the very best landlady ever"

Hey ladies, looking for a cute little room in a ‘gezellig’ student house in Heer, 4 minutes by bike from the Randwyck faculties? Then we’ve got exactly the place for you! Only €260, -/month, including G/W/E and Internet!