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AIM events

Travel trips

  • A week-long study trip to the vibrant country of Morocco
  • A weekend-long hitchhiking competition to Berlin
  • A day trip to Cologne’s Christmas market
  • Several ‘Dutch Days’ to for example Utrecht and Leiden
  • Day getaway to traditional carnival in ‘Oeteldonk’

Academic events

  • A classically-styled debate night between PPLE and AUC students
  • Debate with professors on the Maagdenhuis protest movements within the UvA
  • Hearing Syrian refugees tell their stories amidst the European ‘refugee crisis’
  • Discussions about PPLE’s future of advocating diversity within the programme
  • International Model United Nations delegations

Cultural events

  • Themed cooking nights and barbecues
  • Contemporary exhibitions and museum visits
  • Writing circles and special film showings
  • An all-round performance night for the abundance of talented students and staff

Celebratory events

  • Bi-weekly ‘borrels’ (Dutch tradition of over-17 get-togethers with a beer and fried snacks)
  • Special theme borrels such as Halloween, ‘Sinterklaas’ or Beer-Pong battles
  • Start-of-the-year-parties, e.g. in ‘All Around the World’ theme
  • Festive Winter Formals in gala-style
  • A yearly summer Boat Party to celebrate the end of the academic year

 

Community building

  • A PPLE mum-and-dad-system for the UvA Intreeweek groups
  • A fantastic Freshman Weekend to Drenthe filled with great memories
  • International alternative scheduled events for UvA’s Intreeweek
  • Small get-togethers in order for every student to find their place in PPLE
  • ‘Opening borrel’ for all students and staff as a welcome (back)