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How to Write a Data Analysis

In 1 sense, it’s a benefit not to be aware of the future, but only to live in the current instant. It truly is satisfactory to know that God, on…

Magic Spells You Don’t Require A Spellcaster

Be sure you read a newspaper every single day since the IELTS writing endeavors derive from pieces of common interest. The IELTS writing section is compiled of two endeavors. There…

Major Themes Unveiled in Doctor Faustus

Story documents comprise narratives which are supposed to exemplify a stage. For something to become a regular ; proper convincing essay topic, it must be an arguable issue. Thomas_Mead_Group_EA 22…

Food Wasting!

These days, there is such an excessive range and amount of products that it is nearly impossible for all of the products to be sold in time, as they have…

Video: Internationals at Codarts

Rotterdam is well-known for its multicultural population. Rotterdammers are coming from everywhere; Germany, Italy, and even China. In this video we will focus on international students at Codarts, the music…

Join IBCoM – Advertorial

Join IBCoM – Advertorial

The international bachelor of communication and media is a versatile study, comprised of ambitious students from all over the world taking a variety of courses related to the world of…

Rotterdam: From a destroyed heart to the number 6 on Lonely Planet

Rotterdam hasn’t always been the beautiful city it is today. After being bombed to the ground during World War 2, Rotterdam had to be rebuild almost entirely. Obviously, this typical…

Crossroads Decriminalization Feature

Today the Crossroads team is visiting Rotterdam, a vibrant port city in The Netherlands, famous for its relaxed drug policy. Yet it might surprise some that actually Portugal is the…

IBCoM Study

IBCoM is a fairly new study at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. The atmosphere, as well as the program is unique and attracts a lot of Dutch and international students.…

The end of the studiefinanciering era

The last monday of the month was every Dutch student’s favorite day because it was studiefinanciering day. However, the Dutch government stopped this, which resulted in students being affected in a…

Volunteering: Can you make a difference?

Have you ever thought about getting involved in volunteering activities? Nowadays, more and more students choose to get engaged in volunteering activities that benefit their community and help the people…

National Geographic Travel Radio: Uganda

National Geographic Travel Radio: Uganda

National Geographic Travel Radio   In this weeks National Geographic Travel Radio our host Jan Thurm will be talking to Daniel Roelands, a third-year International Business Administration student from Rotterdam,…

“You don’t harbour the zebra at the tiger residence”- Racism on facebook

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Problems with Polak

During the last couple of years, students have been complaining about the on going construction on the Erasmus University campus. However, the complaining has gotten more and more intense, as…

#TalkForAChange: Why Would You Leave Your Home in Bulgaria?

#TalkForAChange: Why Would You Leave Your Home in Bulgaria?

Sofia, Bulgaria Bulgaria is facing a huge problem due to its significant population decline. At least 3 million Bulgarians live abroad, and just 230 000 have returned to Bulgaria over the…

Should you take a gap year? Yes!

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The impact of smartphones on stress

The impact of smartphones on stress

We are living in a time that is characterised by the significantly extensive use of mobile communication technologies. People are permanently in contact with their social environment, at the workplace…

Exchange Destinations: Let’s Choose Prague!

Exchange Destinations: Let’s Choose Prague!

Every January, IBCoM second year students are busy with choosing destinations they would prefer to go to on their exchange. Exchange Destinations is here every Tuesday evening to bring a…

The World’s Voice: ‘Sustainable Development Goals’

The World’s Voice: ‘Sustainable Development Goals’

In Radio 8’s weekly program ‘The World’s Voice’, Inge Lamberts tackles current issues and goes on the streets to ask people about their opinion. This week, she investigates the Global…

Shouldn’t children deserve a happy childhood?

The education system nowadays is undoubtedly causing excessive suffering for students. To survive in Hong Kong’s exam-oriented education system, students must master the art of cramming. Private tutoring is good,…

Radio Feature – Making your New Year’s resolution stick

With the advent of the New Year people get triggered by the motivational spike of transforming their bodies in an outstanding fashion through consistent training and dieting. However that enthusiasm…

There are plenty of fish in the sea

There are plenty of fish in the sea

‘There are plenty of fish in the sea’, a saying you have probably heard lots of times in your life. But how true is this? We think of fish as…

Top 6 drugstore products: Beauty: My favourite budget make-up products

Top 6 drugstore products: Beauty: My favourite budget make-up products

 By: Freya Swales   Everybody loves a good deal, especially when the products are actually of good quality. This especially applies to make-up. Some women are fortunate enough that they…

“And she died happily ever after”

One week ago a Dutch girl named Dascha Graafsma jumped, after disappearing after a night out in Hilversum, in front of the train. Was she pushed, was she forced to…

Dirty Dozen Toxics in our Bathroom

Dirty Dozen Toxics in our Bathroom

Dirty Dozen Toxics in our Bathroom       by Anna Domalewska (439573) On an usual morning or afternoon we spent time in our bathroom and use a daily dose…

Nemo No More?

Nemo No More?

Maarten Voorst, an amateur fisherman as he likes to call himself, has not come back home with a full fishing net in years. Fishing is a monthly family activity for…

Gentrification in Berlin

Berlin, baby “I have been to Berlin five times already. And I will go again around New Years” says Evy V., Arts and Culture student at Erasmus University Rotterdam. And…

Get Out of Your Bubble

Get Out of Your Bubble

Have you ever thought about studying abroad? Either if you are considering going abroad for one semester or taking a full course abroad you might have lots of doubts whether…

An Explanation of Four Letters

An Explanation of Four Letters Love Love is not just a four letter word. It’s not a thing nor a place and is impossible to comprehend as just a simple…

Control your own dreams

Control your own dreams

‘’It’s time to see what I can do, to test the limits and break through!’’ – Elsa (Disney’s Frozen) Imagine a world where you can do everything. Every single action…

Hard drugs: should it be illegal?

Hard drugs: should it be illegal? Molly, acid, X, speed, ket, 4f. These are all slang words for different kinds of hard drugs. Some might be familiar to you as…

Internationals at Erasmus Sport Clubs: Aye To or Way to Go?

Internationals at Erasmus Sport Clubs: Aye To or Way to Go?

As soon as I entered the noisy, not so cosy, but nice sportscafé from Erasmus Sport, I saw Larissa sitting at one of the tables in the corner, together with…

The freshman experience: life changing

I have been awake all night. It seems that my brain won’t stop working. Tomorrow (or actually today) is my birthday, but that is not that reason that I can’t…

Struggles of an IBCoM Graduate

By Jessica van Wijgerden The field of communication is tremendously popular one, however it carries a stigma of ambiguity concerning future job prospects. A successful career, economically speaking, is less…

Finding Humanity

Finding Humanity

  What exactly makes us humans? A question Yann Arthus-Bertrand asked himself when he encountered this farmer in Mali after his helicopter broke down. He had spent the entire day…

The Ancient Art of Working During Your University Years

The Ancient Art of Working During Your University Years

After a seemingly never-ending day spent on awfully uncomfortable chairs, surrounded by mountains of books and notes, my only desire is to sink in my blankets and spend the rest…

Shouldn’t children deserve a happy childhood?

Shouldn’t children deserve a happy childhood?

It’s 3.30pm. Having waited for whole day, I can finally pack my belongings and go back home. When I arrive home, I first switch on the television. Holding a bowl…

The Battle To Eradicate Senioritis

The Battle To Eradicate Senioritis

Senioritis. Yup, it‘s a real thing, and I know most of you seniors are really experiencing it right now. Counting the days, figuring out the hours, calculating the minutes until…

Sugar and its uninformed haters

As I write this, I am listening to two adolescents talking about their new found obsession with coconut flakes as substitute for sugar in cakes. Raised in a healthy environment,…

Miles Weaken The Bond? NO WAY!

The day before I left Hong Kong for the Netherlands, she looked into my eyes and said: “I feel happy for your new journey, but…” She frowned and hesitated. A…

Fablab Rotterdam

Fablab Rotterdam

The Fablab in Rotterdam is a place where Fablabers share their ideas and all sorts of projects with other Fablabers in order to use the machinery for free. Sounds interesting?…

How Rotterdam is Fighting Food Waste

How Rotterdam is Fighting Food Waste

Food waste can be found all across the globe, also in the Netherlands. Yearly, about 1/3 of the food made for consumption is wasted by us. What do advocates of…

Energy drinks

Energy drinks

In this feature documentary, the topic of energy drinks will be explored. Several high schools in the Netherlands have banned the consumption of those drinks, which has caused widespread debate…

Sophia’s Wednesday Evening

Sophia’s Wednesday Evening

Meet Sophia, a 24 year old student from Breda who engages in voluntary work with children in Rotterdam.  Sophia is part of a voluntary organization (Voorlees Express) which helps foreign…

Rotterdam is International

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The multicultural face of Rotterdam

Rotterdam its habitants come from all over the world. Therefore you will feel at home here, no matter where you are from! You will find that there are shops, restaurants, supermarkets…

Part time jobs-a great way for university students to get some extra cash

Rotterdam is the second biggest city in the Netherlands and sometimes it can be quite expensive. That is why a huge percentage of all university students in the city seek…

Students don’t have time for sports

Students don’t have time for sports

Because of their busy schedule and many responsibilities, students rarely have time to do sports. I myself am a university student and have also noticed this issue, that’s why I…

The Other Side – Slut Shaming

“The Other Side” is a radio program that focuses on social injustice. Each installment of the show looks at a topic that is relevant either to the society of Ibcom…

A Student’s Best Friend

A Student’s Best Friend

    Many college students drink coffee regularly, or rather survive off of it. Caffeine is the most acknowledged benefit to drinking coffee, as it clearly contributes to staying awake…

Midnight Talk With An Artist

  “Midnight talk” is a weekly podcast for students and graduates who are interested in starting their business or considering a career in a creative field. So every week we…

Radio Feature on the upcoming IBCoM Exchange

Second year IBCoM students are applying for their third year’s exchange. However, not all students are deciding to go on exchange. I talked to a couple of students to find…

The Psychedelic World of LSD

The Psychedelic World of LSD

The Psychedelic World of LSD is a radio feature which questions the strict regulations of international drug policies. By focusing on LSD as one of the drugs with illegal status…

Pegida – Why Germans demonstrate

Pegida – Why Germans demonstrate

Pegida is a movement in Germany that is widely discussed in mainstream media. Some consider it to be racist because of its anti-islam statements and others consider it a platform…

NS: Student Transport Hell?

NS: Student Transport Hell?

Throughout the country, the Dutch railway system (NS) is known for its delays and badly operating services. Although this naturally causes problems for anyone frequently travelling by train, there is…

Fit or Quit

The main idea of the radio feature is to satirically analyze the highly superficial fitness trend that currently drives more and more people into gyms and pushes them to buy…

What’s wrong between the media and women? Radio Eleven – The Radio for Women

Radio Eleven – The radio for women and intellectual listening. This episode of the today show at Radio Eleven will discuss the media’s impact on women in heterosexual romantic relationships,…

Hofbogen Future

This radio feature is about the Hofbogen in Rotterdam North, an old railway that they want to renovate and give an innovative future to. It’s a project that has become…

Extracurricular activities in Rotterdam

In this week’s episode of “Talking with Tessa” on Student Radio Rotterdam, the topic of extracurricular activities will be explored. Jana Stroop, a student in the second year of her…

Dutch Language Lesson: Basic Introduction

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to start learning the Dutch language? That’s great, here I have the perfect opportunity for you to put that resolution into practice! In…

The Erasmus University Podcast: Exchange Talk

It is that time of year again; the exchange deadline is rapidly approaching. While exchange is of course a wonderful opportunity to learn about and see other cultures and countries,…

Entering the grown-up life: How hard could student life get?

Entering the grown-up life: How hard could student life get?

If you had asked me two years ago what college life would be like and compared it to what I think now as a student- you will see a big…

Sexy & unpractical – Electric Cars & the future

What James Bond is to movies, Harvey Specter is to television. Dressed in perfectly tailored three-pieced suits and shooting one-liners left, right, and center, Suits’ Harvey Specter has been touted…

Freelearner generation – why children learn more without going to school

Freelearner generation – why children learn more without going to school

It’s a clear and sunny late autumn afternoon. I am watching my three-year-old sister joyfully chasing my dog, running wildly through the fallen leaves marked by autumn. Although Leona doesn’t…

The stressful student life

I am lying in my bed, trying to see what figures I can discover in the ceiling of my room. Over thinking all kinds of situations and what could have…

New Erasmus Campus: International students are taking chances to get part-time jobs

Looking for a part-time job in Rotterdam has always been a struggle for international students. Restriction on the allowed number of working hour and language barrier often discourage international students…

Why the television show Shark Tank is inspirational for future entrepreneurs

  Have you seen an episode of Shark Tank? If no, stop reading now. And, come back when you have seen at least one episode. It doesn’t matter if you…

Is school the most important? The problem around education for asylum children.

Is school the most important? The problem around education for asylum children.

At the end of September another crisis shelter opens for the asylum seekers that came to the Netherlands. It are the Ijsselhallen in Zwolle, a place which is usually used…

The lucky ones: graduated just on time?

The lucky ones: graduated just on time?

After one hour of waiting at Schiphol Airport, three cups of Starbucks cappuccino and seven orchestrated screams of excitement – followed by seven brief moments of disappointment when they turned…

Stress Management: A must in modern society

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“I need some bloody sleep, man!”

“I need some bloody sleep, man!”

Images flashed in front of my eyes. I was not able to relate them to what was being said. A voice filled up the room with its echoes, but at…

Bankruptcy of Dutch landlords caused by Dutch government

Bankruptcy of Dutch landlords caused by Dutch government

Paying for your studies by selling DUO beer? Two students from Groningen, the Netherlands, created their own beer with named DUO (the government departement that pays your studiefinanciering every month).…

Depression at EUR

Studies in the U.S. have shown that 53% of all students live through phases of depression during their studies. Depression describes a state of low mood that is often accompanied…

The Smartphone Society

Wherever you are, in a restaurant, in the train, in a club or even in the theaters, you see people consistently using their smartphones. And you are probably one of…

Away with the Culture of Mediocrity!

According to a recent European Survey by the Research for Education by the University of Maastricht, only 34 per cent of Dutch students indicated that they were aiming for the…

DIS/CONNECT

DIS/CONNECT is a documentary that explores the social isolation which arises, ironically, from the use of social media and mobile devices.  In this documentary, we follow a young man named…

Sitting is Suicide

Would you ever believe that one of your usual habits could eventually cause you to die sooner? You probably won’t. Therefore, this documentary tries to make you aware of the…

ICTs and Education: a Norm?

Technology in all forms is nowadays an integral part of our daily life. However, ICTs are still not as commonly accepted and implemented as learning tools in education. They are…

The Price of Reasoning: Convenient Eating on a Budget

How much money does the average student spend by eating on campus?        How often do students purchase their meals on campus?The price of reasoning will show the…

IBCoMing Together!

IBCoM is the home to national and international students. Since the course is relatively small, you really get to know your peers on a personal level. This is also because…

The International IBCoM Family

With over 50 different nationalities taking part in the Media and Communication Bachelor, our students have experienced an incredible diversity of cultures that span across continents. We pride ourselves on…

Join us in IBCoM

IBCoM is not just a simple, easy-going bachelor program, it is a place where the future is discussed and it is the key to our understanding of the world. Because…

Happy that We are in IBCoM

Come to the International Bachelor of Communication and Media (IBCoM) in Erasmus University Rotterdam to experience the dynamic and diversity of this study. Not only that the students of IBCoM…

Take ICT & Int’l devpt and make a change

How often do you think “I will make a difference, I will make a change”? Unfortunately, for many people those are just words and they rather go on Facebook and…

IBCoM Promo: Different personalities, one community

Ibcom stands for International Bachelor of Communication and Media and is one of the most unique studies offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam. So what exactly makes it so unique? Naturally:…

Why study IBCoM? Studytrip to Curaçao!

International Bachelor of Communication and Media is a young and vibrant program that is becoming more and more popular among students every year. Apart from a great variety of interesting…

Behind the scenes of IBCoM

Behind the Scenes of IBCoM gives us a closer look into the actual experiences of four students who were randomly assigned to work together in a group for assignments. Outtakes…

IBCoM is diversity

Within the ‘International Bachelor Communication and Media’, otherwise known as IBCoM, multinational diversity is what serves as the main characteristic of the study. It is never an uncommon sight for…

IBCoM paves the way for furure entrepreneurs

In this short video, we have decided to focus on one particular aspect of our programme – the fact that IBCoM is a great programme for young entrepreneurs. In this video…

Global Advertising at IBCoM

There are various ways to show the diversity and creativity that IBCoM strikes, however the course Global Advertising might have it all lined up in its course guide. A course…

Join the IBCoM Family

IBCoM being one of the few international studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam offers an international perspective on communications and media, with diverse students from all over the world. The…

New Media Production – Get creative

New Media Production is one of the more practical courses of the IBCoM program although it also includes a lot of theoretical insights into movie-making. The big assignment that students…

New Media Production

Are you interested in both theoretical and practical aspects of media and communication? Then IBCoM may be the perfect blend for you! New Media Production illustrates how IBCoM links the…

Media and Politics at IBCoM

Media and Politics is one of the seminars offered by IBCoM to second-year students. Maximilian DonnermeyerErasmus @ EUR | FU Berlin Media/Communication + Political Science | Hockeyplayer TCBW Berlin/L.O.H.C. |…

Erasmus University announces Science Festival for May

 After major changes and constructions on its campus since 2010, on May 24 Erasmus University Rotterdam is going to open its doors once again and invites everyone of all ages…

Promotion video- Media and Politics

Media and Politics is a multi-faceted program offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Unique in its ability to present the delicate balance between broadcast/news reporting to world-wide politics, this course is…

CREATIVEibcom

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IBCoMagazine for IBCoMmers

For a program like IBCoM, there needs to be a magazine as multinational as the program itself. IBCoMagazine is published every two months to update its readers who are both…

The Facility – Promotional Video

  Link:   Group assignment Members –       Leopold Bailby – 343603 –       Mich van Dijk – 373770 –       Susan Fung – 402174 –       Charlotte Hartley – 405743 –       Nick Paredes –…

An Insight into Public Diplomacy

The International Media and Communication program at Erasmus University provides its second and Third year students with a broad and diverse spectrum of courses as it gives students the freedom…

Cinema and Society

Cinema has a great influence on societies worldwide. The idea behind it exemplifies the taken-for-granted undervalues contained within a society, as it portrays its historical, cultural, and social backgrounds. By…

Entrepreneurs get New Home in EUR Science Tower

Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship is an initiative pioneered by the Erasmus University, to further stimulate entrepreneurial spirit in Rotterdam. On  March 1st 2014, the centre officially launched its new office…

Tedx speakers inspire EUR students

Tedx Erasmus University is a students’ initiative to share inspiring ideas and challenge common held beliefs. The first edition of the conference took place on Thursday, March the 6th. The…

The (New) Erasmus Food Court

A promotional VNR based on the recently built Food Court at the Erasmus University. Adding on to the already renovated campus, the Food Court seems to be gaining popularity amongst…

California Lab Advances Nuclear Fusion – VNR

In early February of this year, researchers of the National Ignition Facility, or NIF at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California have announced a milestone break-through in the search…

Doner Has opens at EUR Food Court

Doner Has opened up a new location during the first week of march in the brand new student food court on Erasmus University’s main campus. The grand opening featured moon…

RSM: I WILL FInal 2014

On the 4th of March 2014 the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) proudly organized the “I WILL” 2014 final. Out of a large group of applicants, only six young and…

‘De Pupillen’ tackles illiteracy

In an attempt to tackle illiteracy, Delfshaven’s neighborhood association De Pupillen is launching a new project. Not only foreigners, but also illiterate Dutch people will be able to come to…

ISR Hosts Museum Excursions for International Students

ROTTERDAM, NL, Mar 05, 2014 (Ibcommotion) – Earlier this week International Students Rotterdam (ISR) announced a cross-Rotterdam museum excursion as its latest addition to their events list. What ISR will…

Let’s #Think!

TEDxErasmusUniversity is the first TEDx event in Rotterdam to tackle subjects which concern the four main pillars of the Erasmus University: health, wealth, governance and culture. Sponsored and supported by…

ECE opens Startup Campus

On March 1, 2014 the Erasmus Center for Entrepreneurship (ECE) officially opened the Startup Campus- the new entrepreneurial hub located on the 11th floor of the Rotterdam Science Tower. This…

PPI Rotterdam raises money from food sales

Recently, PPI Rotterdam, an Indonesian student organization based in Rotterdam, held a fund raising event namely the Warung of Rotterdam. Warung Rotterdam is a food catering activity that focuses on…

New Fork opens at Erasmus Food Plaza

In the end of January 2014 the new cafeteria in the L building was opened. In the end of February the final food supplier – Has Doner Kebab – started…

RSM store spreads happiness on campus

Recently Rotterdam School of Management opened a store located on campus. This is an important asset to the university as its not only a great marketing tool but it also…

EUR Campus Under Construction

Campus Under Construction explains the issues surrounding the U-Building and other projects on Erasmus University Woudestein Campus. This includes the official release from the university in regards to how long…

Rotterdam pas

The new Rotterdam Pas has just been released and already got the attention of Rotterdamers. This is not surprising, as being an owner of this card enables you to actively…

Erasmus MC publishes its death rates

From the start of March every hospital in the Netherlands has to publish their death rates. This to ensure transparency for the patients and to maintain overall quality in the…

Policy change in the EUR library

This is a response VNR about the policy change at the Erasmus University Library Rotterdam which took place at the 1st of March 2014. Since then, visitors of the university…

Honouring the most ambitious Erasmus members

On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014, the theater of the Pavilion on the Woudestein Campus was host to the Talent Day. The Erasmus University Rotterdam, represented by the rector magnificus Professor…