Newsletters 2012

Newsletter September 2012

September 2012



Newsletter  # 9 – September 2012


September Events:


- Get-Together @ Faculty Club - Sep 6th@ 17:30

- Optional Model Lunch Meeting: Last Minute options - Sep 13th @ 12:30

- P-NUT @ Forum (formerly MAC Berlijn), Sep 28th @ 21:00

             - Paintball with P-Nut, Sep 30th  @ 10:15




October Highlights:


- PhD Day, October 11, 2012


Get-Together @ Faculty Club - September 6th, 17:30


Start the new season at university on a social note...meeting and chatting with fellow PhDs in the University over snacks and drinks (provided by P-Nut). You will also hear everything about the upcoming activities of P-Nut and how you can be a part of it, especially the annual highlight of PhdDay in October!!



Date: Thursday, September 6th

Time: 17:30
Venue: Blomzaal Faculty Club (Building 42) 
No registration is required



Optional Model Lunch Meeting: Last Minute Options @ Ravelijn 2237- Sep 19th, 12:45


Did you miss the Optional Model Lunch Meeting in May, where we heard everything about this offer for the employees of University of Twente? Or perhaps you were yet to be a part of the University?


Well, NO Problem! Here we have another lunch meeting again on the topic, so that you know all the options before the application deadline of 1 October. With this offer, you can make the best out of your unused holidays, and also pay less tax. Ireen Miessen, HR personnel on Optional Model (or her colleagues) would be explaining every single way to make the best out of it!! 



Date:September 19th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Time: 12:45

Venue: Ravelijn 2237

Register here

(Lunch will be provided by us)



P-NUT @ Forum (formerly MAC Berlijn)- September 28th, 21:00



Join us for the wonderful P-NUT @ Forum, the perfect stage for chilling out with a beer or Cocktail sharing funny stories from all over the month with your fellow PhD friends.

As the new session starts, catch up with others on the holidays, as well as progress in your PhD Life!

When: September 28th, 2012
Time: 21:00
Where: Forum (formerly MAC Berlijn -Stationsplein 1, 7511 JD Enschede)
No registration required



Paintball with P-NUT-September 30th , 10:15


Do you experience the rushing of blood while watching the war movie and feel like you want to grab a gun and surge ahead to destroy the enemy? Or do you see yourself as the captain, planning a wonderful move which would assure a win at battlefield?


This is your chance! Don’t just be content with the virtual reality of war games, but join the Battlefield!! Let’s go for Paintball with P-Nut, and demolish your opponents!!!

When: September 30th, 2012
Time: :Meet @10:15 at Waaier; we depart latest by 10:30 for the range

Where: Paintball Range, 30 mins from University

Register Here:



October Highlights: PhD Day-Oct 11, 2012, 12:00


PhD Day, the biggest event organized by P-Nut is coming up. October 11th is the day, and we welcome all the PhD candidates in the university, both new ones and current. Join our day with lots of activities, including talks by distinguished personalities in university or from outside, messages from fellow PhDs about what their PhD is about, and a great evening-program. More information will follow soon, but keep your agenda blocked!



Campus Tip of the month


Every Wednesday a group is playing a friendly game of volleyball in the Sports Centre. You're invited to join them! Just show up at 16:30 and play. You can join on a weekly basis, or just once in a while.

For more information, see:







Contact Information

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