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Meet Mick, who raised 2600 euros for Ukraine

Meet Mick, who raised 2600 euros for Ukraine

Mick, an employer at Universitair Sportcentrum (USC), walked 60.7 kilometres from Amsterdam to the International Court of Human Justice in The Hague in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees. Mick did not actually go to The Hague though, he completed the walk on a USC treadmill. With this, Mick raised 2600 euros for the charity organisation Giro 555. 

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Meet Mick, who raised 2600 euros for Ukraine

Meet Mick, who raised 2600 euros for Ukraine

Mick, an employer at Universitair Sportcentrum (USC), walked 60.7 kilometres from Amsterdam to the International Court of Human Justice in The Hague in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees. Mick did not actually go to The Hague though, he completed the walk on a USC treadmill. With this, Mick raised 2600 euros for the charity organisation Giro 555. 

UvA student scores at World Cup field hockey

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

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!

What’s new: USC launches a new platform!

What’s new: USC launches a new platform!

The USC (Universitair Sport Centrum) which serves as the sports venue of the University of Amsterdam, has recently introduced a new online platform. The USC claims that this platform aims to give their site a fresh new look and replace their platform in need of a change.

To boycott or not to boycott? The FIFA World Cup in Qatar

To boycott or not to boycott? The FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Next year, the FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar. As known by some and ignored by others, the choice of location has caused quite some uproar. What do UvA-students think about the location of the upcoming World Cup? We decided to ask our readers.