Filed under Academic Year 2012 / 2013

Queensday Amsterdam

A sea of orange flooded the streets of Amsterdam on April 30th as all of the Netherlands took to the streets in celebration of the abdication of their new king – King Willem-Alexander. For the first time in 123 years, the Netherlands will be welcoming a male monarch to the throne. Koninginnenacht (Queensnight) and Koninginnedag (Queensday) is … Continue reading

Final Exams and a Retrospective Look at Learning

I’ve completed two full courses thus far in Maastricht: Project and Production Management and Consumer Behavior. Finals are behind me and I’m finally starting to get the hang of the Problem Based Learning system used at Maastricht University. I spent a full cappuccino amount of time analyzing my formal education experience at the University so … Continue reading

Traveling Around

If you ever decide to come to Maastricht for exchange or just do your bachelor or master here, and you happen to be a huge fan of traveling, then congratulations, it’s definitely the perfect place for you. Try to Google “euroregion” and you could quite easily find one of such areas “Meuse-Rhine Euroregion”, or “Euregio … Continue reading

The European Fine Arts Festival – TEFAF

Please visit the TEFAF MAASTRICHT website to learn more about this special event! TEFAF: the world’s most glamorous art fair! Held in Maastricht every March, The European Fine Art Fair welcomes the world’s most demanding and sophisticated art collectors for a no-expense-spared celebration of culture…and I was there! Determination always pays off. I’m ashamed to say … Continue reading

Resits… just an excuse?

I cannot believe my time in Maastricht is coming to an end so soon. Because I’m ineligible for period 6, my flight is already booked to return to Canada on June the 8th – how sad! I’ve learned a lot during my time abroad. I’ve really benefitted from the cultural diversity, the international travel, and … Continue reading