Author: Audrey de Ridder (Audrey de Ridder)

UvA student scores at World Cup field hockey
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UvA student scores at World Cup field hockey

You’re probably busy enough just passing all your classes, but there are UvA students scoring goals at World Cups. Need some inspiration? Noor de Baat is full of it. De Baat is a midfielder of the national Dutch hockey team U21 that is currently playing a World Cup in South Africa. The team just made it to the quarter-finals! De Baat normally has four of five training sessions per week, next to two strength training sessions. On top of that, she is doing her bachelor’s. Want to know how she managed to juggle all those balls? Keep on reading.

A secret celebrity at USC: sports physician Liesbeth Lim
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A secret celebrity at USC: sports physician Liesbeth Lim

Sports physician Liesbeth Lim visited European championships, world championships and world cups with the national gymnastics team, accompanied well-known synchronized swimmers Noortje and Bregje de Brouwer to the Olympics and accompanied many more big names like Yuri van Gelder. Next to that, she stays active: “I dance, I could do a split for you right now! I also do fitness, running and acrobatics.” And that versatile doctor is walking around at USC!

Lockdown and broke: your holiday present shopping guide
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Lockdown and broke: your holiday present shopping guide

It was a cold December night in 2021, the coronavirus had once again made its strike. All stores were closed and all students were broke. This is the story, you’ll tell your grandkids one day, only a lot more exaggerated. Because to be fair, it being a world crisis, it’s quite a boring one to tell, isn’t it? But every Christmas story needs a happy ending, we’re here to help you with that. You’re welcome. Here are five stores that are still open to buy your holiday presents!

A student guide for Ajacieden to be!
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A student guide for Ajacieden to be!

You’ve arrived in Amsterdam, congratulations! This is the best city in the world, with the best football team in the world. Just ask 1995. Ajax, Jaxie, 020, Joden, or Godenzonen: if you live in Amsterdam, you support Ajax. As for your hazing as a freshly new Ajacied, here’s a list of things to do.