Welcome to Faculty Association Ibn Battuta!

With the Career Day FSSGeo Promotion and also the National Geography and Planning Symposium in Groningen this year, we have three big career events in our beloved city to look forward to in 2019. These events (click here for more information) all have a different set-up, goals, and organizers. They do, however, have one thing in common: they help FSS-students to develop themselves and prepare for their future.

Ibn Battuta’s Passe-Partout will give you access to this Big 3 with a one-time purchase and a €10 discount. This means that you can attend all three events for no more than €22.50! If you want to save money on the best preparation for your career, click here to buy your Passe-Partout! Be quick, as the supply is very limited.

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For this year's W.J. van den Bremen Lecture, we are honored to have no one less than Henk Ovink. Ovink is the Dutch Special Envoy for International Water Affairs to the United Nations and has traveled all over the world to teach how to live with water. He was in Obama's 'Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Taskforce', which inspired the US to live with water, the Dutch way. Ovink will talk about living with water in the current changing environment, as is done all over the world. He will also be appointed Honorary Lecturer of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, for all of his great deeds.

Date:         December 19th
Time:         11:00 AM until  01:00 PM (walk-in starts 10:30 AM)
Location:   Groninger Forum (Hereplein 73)

Since there are limited places available, you will have to sign up for this lecture. You can do so here. Make sure to do so quickly, since there are only a few places left!

Made possible by Faculty Association Ibn Battuta in collaboration with the Faculty of Spatial Sciences.

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Sign up for the W.J. van den Bremen Lecture 2018!

Do you also have the problem of missing important e-mails from Ibn Battuta? This could be because these e-mails end up in your spam folder, which results in you missing essential information. But fear not: there now are instructions on how to disable your spam folder, only for Ibn Battuta. Check out the document here and never miss out again!


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Never miss important information again!

How do you make sure that you stand out from the crowd? And that you know those people that you also want to know you? Together with Career Services, Ibn Battuta will organize this second workshop of the brand new Workshop Track on Career Preparation! This workshop will be on the skill of networking and personal branding. On December 7th, the Career Services team will provide a workshop on these topics from 03:00 PM until 05:00 PM in their room in Duisenberg. They will give you tips and information on how to expand your network and how to present yourself to other professionals. Click here to sign up!

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Make a brand of yourself and join the workshop!

Have you started your studies at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences this year? Then Ibn Battuta can be of great support during your studies! Ibn Battuta is the Faculty Association of Spatial Sciences, which means that all students at the Faculty can become a member. If you are curious what Ibn Battuta is, what it does and what it can mean for you, check out this page! There, you can find out that Ibn Battuta offers a discount on the books needed at our Faculty and that it organizes a lot of fun activities which you can join and enjoy!

For more information on Ibn Battuta, you can check out the rest of the website! Of course, if you still have questions left, just contact the board! You can send an e-mail to board@ibnbattuta.nl! For other ways of contact click here.

Already enjoying this year? Be sure to make your time studying in Groningen a great time and join Ibn Battuta! You can become a member here and enjoy all the benefits that Ibn Battuta has to offer!