BLUG

Blog of the University of Göttingen

Hello and welcome to the new blog of the University of Göttingen. Here we offer you information, insights and stories about the Georg-August-Universität.

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Gratitude Journal

By now we’re all well aware of just how deeply the coronavirus pandemic has permeated into our lives. If there is one thing we’ve…

Please do not disturb!

Not only has the Corona pandemic turned the world upside down, but also our private lives. The digital semester demands students to adapt to…

Archive

Discovering in passing by

The door falls into the lock behind me, rays of sunlight tickle the tip of my nose, a deep breath, a light breeze –…

Get involved – the top 5 tips

During the first few weeks at university there are numerous new impressions coming your way – I know what I’m talking about! To make…

Digital Orientation – the Top 5 links

This semester is different. More digital, more mobile, more exhausting, more comfortable, more annoying, more relaxed, more complicated… It’s just different. Starting your studies…

Little puncture, huge contribution

Actually, this would be a video of our collective blood donation experience by the BLUG-Team (#BLUGSpende). Instead, because of Corona (which by now feels…

Mysteries of the Campus WiFi

You are doing it, I am doing it, and pretty much everybody else on campus is doing it, too: Surfing the world wide web…

Göttingen Writers Guild

Starting university can be a pretty overwhelming experience, especially in a new city, and even more so when that city is seven seas away…

Fall Journal

The term ‘fall’ is an old British word for the season originating sometime in the 16th century, and ever since then it has been…

I Want To Ride My Bicycle

The helmet sits firmly on my head. The straps are tightly fastened under my chin. My support wheels are gone. It’s sometime in the…

Along the Footsteps of Carl Friedrich Gauß

Inventing the electromagnetic telegraph, proving the constructability of a heptadecagon, defining and giving his name to the Gaussian distribution, coverboy of the former German…

Behind the scenes of Z-Mensa

It is a place that fills your stomach and soul at once. I can’t imagine my daily life without it! Apart from a warm…

An afternoon among primates

  “When someone asks me about my job, I don’t really expect understanding. But I do expect the person to take the time to…

Living Above the Rooftops

A shared flat, a single apartment, student dorm, with mum and dad, with or without a balcony, with a dish washer, in the basement,…

Rude awakening

“Beep Beep Beep …oh, just 10 more minutes! Beep Beep Beep ….pushing the snooze button once again…” That’s our usual morning routine, and most…

What library type are you?

Dearest LSG, dearest Central Library, We had a great time together. Working until deep in the night, the long summer I wrote my bachelor…

Have you heard of Heimvorteil?

„Yeah, sometimes you get a chocolate bar for free, but only at full moon and if you’re body size doesn’t exceed  160cm.“ I guess…

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