Upcoming UCU Alumni events

June 10 - UCAA Summer BBQ

UCAA is very happy to invite you all to the annual Summer BBQ on Saturday the 10th of June!

The BBQ will take place on our beloved campus behind Dining Hall from 17.00 hrs to 22.00 hrs. UCAA will provide food, drinks and music! Alumni pay a small entrance fee of 5 euros. The BBQ is a great opportunity to welcome the new graduates of 2017 into the alumni community, but also to meet up with other alumni, UCU students and old Friends. It's fine to bring along friends, family and loved ones! Check out UCAA's website and Facebook page for the latest updates.

UCAA is still looking for volunteers to help them out, e.g for taking pictures, setting up tables and chairs, handing out food and drinks and cleaning up. If you are able to help, drop them a line. TIP: if you volunteer, you can join for free!

Summer - UCU Alumni Internship Programme (AIP) 2017

Following last year’s success, the UCU Futures Centre proudly announces the second edition of the Alumni Internship Program (AIP), an initiative jointly developed by UCU and some key alumni.

The program offers 17 internships at a wide range of professional organisations based in the Netherlands and Belgium, taking place in the Summer months of 2017. Each internship will be personally overseen by one of our own UCU alumni. The students who have been selected for the internships will be provided with the opportunity to gain work experience and direct access to alumni know-how.

Would you like to offer a student relevant work experience by hosting a UCU intern at your organisation? Please contact us to discuss the possibilities!

Past UCU Alumni events

20 May – UCU Scholarship Dinner - Cancelled

A very enthusiastic group of students has approached UCSA to help them organise an event to raise money for the UCU Scholarship Fund and foster socio-economic diversity at UCU. On Saturday May 20th they are hosting a dinner for all UCU alumni, students and staff. During the dinner a silent auction will take place, enabling guests to bid on a handful of BIG (but yet unknown) prizes, that may range from a free weekend at a hotel on the beach, to a meet and greet with a famous Dutch DJ. Dinner will be followed by a night at the bar, where drinks will be sold at 2x the price. All profit gained during the event will be donated to the UCU Scholarship Fund. This is a great opportunity to act conscientiously and give back to our community.

Tickets for the scholarship dinner cost €55 and can be purchased online.

22 April - UCU in Africa Anniversary

The UCU in Africa programme is approaching its 10th year of operation in 2017! Close to 300 UCU students have taken up the challenge since the programme’s inception exactly a decade ago. On Saturday 22 April 2017, we will celebrate the programme and all its alumni. As part of our celebration, we are hosting a special UCU in Africa Anniversary Conference for everyone who ever participated in the programme.

The conference will comprise guest speakers who represent diverse contributions to the field of development studies and practice, while also providing a platform for alumni to share and reflect on their own experiences and journeys. A personalised invitation has been sent out to all UCU in Africa alumni. We hope to welcome many of you on 22 April!