Cantus - probably the most iconic Dutch student tradition, an event that everyone studying in the Lowlands should experience. Sing traditional songs all together and drink mugs and mugs of beer - but don't forget to follow the rules of the praeses (president), otherwise you might get a little punishment! Cosmos and Eindhovens Studenten Corps teamed up to bring this event to all of you. Come and join us in E.S.C.'s bar De Ballenbak on the 5th October! Get your ticket in the TU/e Common Room for €7.50, which includes entrance and 8 mugs of beer. It will be a fun night. ;)
Start your day afresh with a healthy breakfast to nourish your body and mind! What do you get up for in the morning? Start your day afresh with a healthy breakfast to nourish your body and mind! Cosmos, Tint and SG are offering you a fun and healthy opportunity to kick off the day in style with some food for the body and a bit of food for thought. Find out who is also a morning person (or simply doesn’t need sleep) and get to know your fellow students a little better in a fun and interactive way! You can first attend a stimulating Tai Chi session (starting 07.30) to get all prepped for the brand new day. Breakfast is free, but please sign up in advance. In cooperation with Cosmos and TINT
The first GMM of the year. We will be covering intro, the policy plan, the budget plan, upcoming events, and many other things. Do you have some improvement points for Cosmos? Make sure to drop by, we will serve pizza and beer after!
Want to discover the Netherlands? You shouldn't miss the iconic Utrecht then! One of the most vivid city of the Lowlands, full of history, great food and beers. ;) To join for the trip, sign up on the Google form. https://goo.gl/forms/STAG1fDsaRG7lobg2 The ticket price is 8 euros, more information will be sent to you personally, regarding exact payment details as well.
What's a potluck dinner? You prepare your meal at home (preferably one from your own country), bring it to the dinner and share it with the others - just like everybody else does. This way you get to try food from all over the globe, for the price of your own dinner ;) Afterwards we're going to have drinks in the Hubble Community Cafe. Don't forget, Potluck dinners are on the last Friday of every month! P.S. Preparing food in the Common Room will be difficult if everybody is cooking in the kitchen, so please prepare at home!
This year will definitely be full of memories - do you want everyone to remember them even years later? Join our Yearbook Committee if you want to create something memorable that your fellow Cosmos members will happily look at, even when university is long over. :) Kick-off meeting on this Thursday, see you there!
Are you into visual design? Want to gain experience with Adobe programs? Cosmos needs you! If you're interested in creating posters, banners, flyers etc., join our Promotional Committee :)
We all love to hang out in the TU/e Common Room. There are all kinds of events throughout the weekdays, but not usually during the weekends! If you want to bring life to the Common Room even during weekends, organize low-key events for fellow Cosmos members, then this is the perfect committee for you. Join us for the kick-off meeting on Saturday!
Join us for (free!) pancakes and waffles in the Common Room, to sweeten up the first couple of days of the uni year!
Freshmen and older students are both welcome at the first International Drink of the academic year! As the tradition holds, Cosmos members will gather at Hubble this Friday to chat and have a drink in a fun international atmosphere. *if you haven't signed up as a Cosmos member yet, you can do it here! http://cosmostue.nl/join
TINT & Cosmos will hosts the first dinner of the new study year together. Starting a new study means a lot of first impressions! A new place, new people and for international students a new country and culture! During a fun and informal dinner, we will talk about all these new impressions. P.S. There will be vegan options as well :) Time: 18:30 Location: Common Room Costs: €5 Sign up on: www.tint-eindhoven.nl
*sign up here to join: https://goo.gl/forms/Xwnd55dc1Fjsnibt1 Welcome to the annual Cosmos bike trip to Belgium! Join our Trip Committee on a trip to a brewery on the border between the Netherlands and Belgium. Make sure to bring your ID and some cash if you want to try their wonderful craft beer and snacks - your bike should be in good shape too, since we will be biking for one and a half hours until we reach the brewery! We will be meeting at 9 in front of the Common Room If for whatever reason you find out you can't make it, please let us know so we can accommodate more people! The trip is for Cosmos members only, so if you haven't signed up as a member yet, you can do it here for free! www.cosmostue.nl/join
The last potluck of this academic year has arrived. It is time to make our last meals and bring them to this feast. Let's make feast-like dishes! This potluck is held outside in the Flux field with grills. So if you feel like having BBQ, feel more than welcome to grill with everyone. Bring your food and share it with others to hold a great feast. After the potluck we'll be going to the Hubble Community Cafe for drinks. Free to come, but bring some food with you! Cooking your meal in Common Room is not allowed. You can only (re)heat your food in Common Room. Food will be served in the Flux field, so in case you come a bit late this is where you can find us.
Only limited spots (~ 30) First come, first served Fee: 2 Euro, pay at the entrance No need to sign up, just come directly! Time: 18 June 2018 (Monday) 17:30---21:30 Location: Common Room, Metaforum, TU/e --------------------------------------------- The Duanwu Festival, also often known, especially in the West, as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China. A notable part of celebrating Duanwu is making and eating ZongZi with other family members. People traditionally wrap zongzi in leaves of bamboo, lotus or banana which give a special aroma and flavor to the sticky rice and fillings. Come to join us and know more about the traditional stories.
Final Cosmos General Members Meeting of the academic year! The new board will be hosting this meeting to inform everyone about the policy plan, budget plan and the intro week! The agenda is the following: 1) Opening 2) Policy plan 3) Budget plan 4) Introduction weeks 5) AOB 6) Drinks and pizza! We are really looking forward to your feedback and questions, so I hope you can all make it!
The TU/e Career Academy and Cosmos are partnering up again, it’s time for the next workshop! Because we care about your professional development.🙂 During this workshop we will start with giving you some insights in what recruiters believe will help you to nail your job application like a boss! What are the do’s and don’ts according to them when it comes to applying for a job? What should you be aware of when being in a job interview? To help you prepare for some interview questions, we will introduce participants to our online interview tool called InterviewStream. Prior to the workshop we will send you a set of questions that we would like you to answer upfront. These answers and tips on how to improve in a real job interview will be discussed during the workshop. IMPORTANT: To be able to participate, you must sign up through the GOOGLE FORM, linked above! We look forward to see you there! 😊
It's time for the last Cosmos trip of the year! As the weather should be good, we'll be going to the beach at Scheveningen, as well as Den Haag! The trip will cost 8€, which will cover train costs, though bus tickets (around 3e total) you'll have to cover yourself, as it's cheaper to get them individually. Sign up here! https://goo.gl/forms/vuPjqVMybsQvKXJw2
Have you ever studied German, Italian or Spanish, but never had a chance to have a conversation with native speakers? Are you looking for someone to speak your native Bulgarian with, but don't know where to look? Are you learning Dutch, but don't have anyone to speak it with besides the cashiers at AH? This is the final language cafe of this academic year! Enjoy it in Lucid's bar. Please remember that you can only PIN, no cash and no credit cards are accepted. There will be some fun tabletop games you can play during the evening.
-scroll down for full program and registration link- So you think you can bike? We teach you new skills, tell you about great cycling inventions, and let you try all kinds of bicycles during the first ever TU/e bike week! Cycle to work or take your wheels and join us on a 'Happen, Tappen, Trappen'. Attend one of our BMX demo's or join on a sports night with one of our associations. And of course, we contribute to the 'national cycle to your work day' during this week. Yes. That is a Dutch thing, with a website (check www.fietsnaarjewerkdag.nl, if you don't believe us). Anyway, we encourage you to cycle to your work every day, just as we encourage you to participate in the Bike week and register for one of our special programs! Don't forget to register by our link: www.tue.nl/bikeweek *all events are free, except for Happen Tappen Trappen which includes a course dinner, and has a fee of 4 euros. PROGRAM 🚴Monday🚴 12:00-14:00 BMX Professional demo & trial -Metaforum 17:45-19:00 Cycling on rough terrain workshop -Sportscenter 18:00-19:00 BMX workshop with professional riders -Metaforum 🚴Tuesday🚴 18:00-21:00 Beginners bike workshop -Sports Center 🚴Wednesday🚴 19:00-21:00 Spinning marathon -Sports Center 🚴Thursday🚴 -National cycle to your work day- 12:00-17:00 Sport and Games 2018- Flux field 18:30-20:30 Cycling tour -Around the city 🚴Friday🚴 17:30-21:30 Happen Tappen Trappen -Around the city 🚴Saturday🚴 11:00-17:00 Bike trip to Belgium Some events have limited space available! Register as soon as possible and guarantee your place. www.tue.nl/bikeweek
Hey guys! Since it feels like Summer and we share the Common Room, lets mix things up together with some mixed drinks! For only 5 euros, this is your opportunity to learn/attempt mixing some yummy cocktails with fresh ingredients, in the tropical Playa del Commón Room... Or just make up your own (at your own risk!). Cost: 5 euros You get: Drink ingredients (and some snacks) Theme: Tropical Summer Party Dress Code: No nudity Yes, beer is considered an ingredient for those of you cocktail-haters.
Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/PFQ5BiENb4k0i8Ez2 (18+ only, don’t forget to bring your ID) Belgium is without a doubt a beer country like no other, and if anyone knows how to brew good beer it’s the Belgians. On the 19th of May, you will have a chance to taste this amazing piece of culture, at the Cosmos Belgian Beer Tasting! We offer you a beer tasting with 10 of the best Belgian beers in the world, with explanation about the ingredients & lots of beer legends. Included are: half a bottle of beer per beer per person, snacks, and a lot of fun. For €7.50 you will get to try: 1. Taras Boulba 2. Gulden Draak 3. Rochefort 10 4. St. Bernardus Abt 12 5. Bink Bruin 6. Noir de Dottignies 7. Delirium Tremens 8. D'achouffe Chouffe Houblon 9. Dupont Saison 10. 3Fonteinen Oude Kriek
Enjoy the most magical night at this year's Scala Gala: Gala at Hogwarts! All members of Scala associations, as well as members of AEGEE and Cosmos are invited, you can of course also bring a plus one who is not a member. Following our Hogwarts theme, all visitors will be assigned to a house, which you can choose yourself when you buy your ticket. During the night, you will be able to earn points for your house through all sorts of exciting activities. We strongly encourage you to dress in the colours of your house ;) For those who don't know, that would be red for Gryffindor, blue for Ravenclaw, yellow for Hufflepuff and green for Slytherin. From April 13th at 20:00h until April 29 at 23:59h early bird tickets are available, for just €8 per ticket. After the early bird period, you can buy a regular ticket for €10 until 24 hours before the start. Are you more the type for late minute decisions? You can also buy your ticket at the door for €15, cash only. Tickets are including your welcoming drink, live music and wonderful extras. Would you like to volunteer at the gala and help out for a while? We could really use your help! Sign up via https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfAUQFUNOLsd8uDeSeG-xIeHFp2TQkBMaeS7x9jQfX2xFkD_g/viewform?usp=sf_link and get two free drinks in return. Also, if you would like to combine your night at the gala with a visit to a Doppio play, then you're in luck! The play 'What’s this? Some sort of joke?' starts at 19:30 and with the combination ticket you can enter the gala right after the play! If you have any questions, you can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pack your wand and broomstick and prepare for a night full of witchcraft and wizardry!
Final Cosmos General Members Meeting of the academic year! As it is the last GMM of the 7th Board of Cosmos, so there will be a casual drink after the meeting. The Agenda for the GMM is the following: 1. Opening 2. Agenda 3. Minutes 4. Announcements 5. New Board Update 6. Report ongoing committees 7. Report past events 8. Future events 9. Financial settlement Q3 10. Budget for 2018 11. Board Reflections 12. AOB 13. Thank you drink We would also want to welcome you our 8th board of Cosmos! You can expect them at the General Members Meeting. The board consist of: Teodor Negut, Anas Abu Daqa, Alice-Teodora Sibiescu, Bram Mulders and Gergő Miklós Sütő. The official board switch happens on 1st of July.
Cosmos is visiting the famous tulip garden, Keukenhof, as well as one of the most beautiful cities of the Netherlands, Haarlem! You can get your tickets at a discounted price of 30€, including travel and entrance, from the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/snzZcMAKkWWF7CC13 Unfortunately this trip is only for Cosmos members, and we have a limit of 20 participants, so sign up fast!
On May 2nd, ATMOS leaves campus to dine with strangers. During a dinner buffet we will embrace our multicultural backgrounds and get to know each other with some fun questions. After the dinner we will spice up the evening some more with a pop quiz and end the evening with live music. Places are limited, so make sure to get your tickets as soon as possible at the TINT website. This event is organized in collaboration with TINT and COSMOS. Save the date and join us at The Hub, in the center of Eindhoven, for a great evening!
With the end of the academic year approaching, it is time for the 7th Board to pass on the torch of Cosmos to the future generations. On the evening of Tuesday, May 1st you will get a chance to meet the candidates and cast your votes. *Note: Only Cosmos Members can vote.
Have you ever studied German, Italian or Spanish, but never had a chance to have a conversation with native speakers? Are you looking for someone to speak your native Bulgarian with, but don't know where to look? Are you learning Dutch, but don't have anyone to speak it with besides the cashiers at AH? This month's cafe is held at het Walhalla. Enjoy the great views and the great drinks. Come practice your language skills, whether you're a beginner or near fluent, with others who are learning, and with our dedicated native speakers. Entrance is free!
Who loves breakfast? We all do! So why not have a second breakfast for dinner? Bring your food and share it with others to hold a great feast in this potluck. After the potluck we'll be going to the Hubble Community Cafe for drinks. Free to come, but bring some food with you! Cooking your meal in Common Room is not allowed. You can only (re)heat your food in Common Room.
to sign up, please fill in this form: https://goo.gl/forms/j64brAP1IaPEuGzU2* Are you ready to put on your pirate hats and detective clothes and go for a treasure hunt on campus? You'll be teamed up and have to solve clues ranging from simple campus trivia to actual riddles to progress through an egg hunt that will lead you to a golden egg at the end! The hunt will last for a good amount of time, but time will not necessarily be on your side. Moreover, the first team to get to the golden egg will receive a prize! Note: If you change your mind about attending, please inform us as soon as possible so we exclude you from the groups.
Have you ever studied German, Italian or Spanish, but never had a chance to have a conversation with native speakers? Are you looking for someone to speak your native Bulgarian with, but don't know where to look? Are you learning Dutch, but don't have anyone to speak it with besides the cashiers at AH? This month it's hosted by Cosmos and Hubble! The Hubble cafe is is located at the ground floor of the La Luna building. Come practice your language skills, whether you're a beginner or near fluent, with others who are learning, and with our dedicated native speakers. Entrance is free!
Everything you wanted to know about the Dutch, but were too afraid to ask. An interactive quiz at the TU/e Sports Center for all students of TU/e, DAE, and Fontys, Dutch or international. Traditional Dutch snacks and drinks included, and a prize to take home for the winning team. *Teams will be allocated upon arrival* Ticket price: 2,50 Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/lg0qeL3qbGdehjRH3
*to sign up, please fill in this google form https://goo.gl/forms/igW4VEgKTf7B9THC2 * Trip Committee is back with another bike trip! This time, we will be visiting the cozy city of Helmond, which is around 18 km from TU/e. We will have an itinerary that we will follow which includes the Helmond Castle and a specialty beer shop called De Bierbrigadier, among other sites. Please remember to bring your ID, credit/debit card, and some cash just in case. We will meet in front of the common room at 9AM and head out from then. Please keep in mind we will be continuously biking for around 1 hour, so make sure your bike is in good condition to avoid any issues while on our way. If you change your mind about coming with us, please inform us as soon as possible by messaging our Facebook page. This is so we can give your spot away to someone else who might be on the waiting list.
Time for another potluck! Bring your food and share it with others to hold a great feast. After the potluck we'll be going to the new Hubble Community Cafe for drinks. Free to come, but bring some food with you! Cooking your meal in Common Room is not allowed. You can only (re)heat your food in Common Room.
EU citizen or >5 years in the Netherlands? Then you’re allowed to vote! An interactive dialogue with local politicians about the hot topics in Eindhoven for the upcoming elections. Many international students are probably not aware that they may be able to vote in the upcoming municipal elections in the Netherlands on March 21. All EU citizens have the right to vote in municipal elections, as do non-EU citizens who have lived in the Netherlands for five years or more. You can find more info about this here [https://english.kiesraad.nl/elections/elections-of-the-municipal-council]. In the Netherlands, the municipality decides on matters of local government. In Eindhoven these are issues such as student housing, climate policy, the expansion of Eindhoven Airport, local transport and security. Tonight is the opportunity for you to meet local politicians and join an interactive conversation about the hot topics that you can influence with your vote. Dinner snacks will be provided; doors open at 18.00 hrs, the program starts at 18.30 hrs. This program is initiated by DWARS and organized in collaboration with Cosmos and Studium Generale. Free admission To be sure of a place, we advise you to make a reservation.
After the two successful 'Get Together: Students and Refugees' events, it's time for a follow-up (open for everyone)! Students, young professionals and young refugees will meet up and share the food of each other's culture together. On the evening of 7th of March, we will be hosting a Potluck in the centre of Eindhoven city. A potluck is bringing your own food and sharing it with others, either a starter or main dish. We will provide you with plates and cutlery. You cannot cook at the Jongerenhuis. Please, come prepared and cook at home! For this event, we are collaborating with Cosmos - the international student association of TU Eindhoven. With their help, a special guest from Syria, that is now a student at TUe, will be introduced and he will share his life experiences before the dinner. Do not miss a chance to exchange ideas and to learn from each other. See you on the 7th of March! Details: Date: 7th of March at 19:00 (doors open at 18:30) Entrance fee: €0.01 (bring your own food) Location: The Jongerenhuis - Lichtstraat 376, Eindhoven Sign up: https://www.tint-eindhoven.nl/events/ Questions: email@example.com
Fight for the honour of our room in the second edition of the Battle of the Rooms debate! At the Battle, you will take part in a debate, moderated by Chronos, to prove which association and room is the best at debating. This year not only Confluente and Cosmos, but also AEGEE will fight for the throphy. Places are limited, so sign up soon and join us for a great atmosphere and an unforgettable opportunity to show off your debating skills. Sign up here [members only]: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdaSJ7BbnL1fzQOVL0iQzE4Au6H7PuVXzg2wzc_7EAFeov0WQ/viewform
Third Cosmos GMM of this academic year! It will be hosted in the Common Room. If you want to influence what Cosmos does and what our future will be, this meeting is the best possible opportunity! The agenda points that will be discussed during this meeting are the following: Opening Agenda Minutes Announcements Report ongoing committees Report past events Future events Financial settlement Q2 Budget for 2018 FCcom Discussions A.O.B.
Time for another potluck! Bring your food and share it with others to hold a great feast. Since February is the shortest month, we are hosting this one exceptionally at the start of March. Free to come, but bring some food with you! Cooking your meal in Common Room is not allowed. You can only (re)heat your food in Common Room.
Have you ever studied German, Italian or Spanish, but never had a chance to have a conversation with native speakers? Are you looking for someone to speak your native Bulgarian with, but don't know where to look? Are you learning Dutch, but don't have anyone to speak it with besides the cashiers at AH? This month it's hosted by Cosmos only! The Common Room, is located at the ground floor of MetaForum. Come practice your language skills, whether you're a beginner or near fluent, with others who are learning, and with our dedicated native speakers. Entrance is free!
TU/e Career Academy and Cosmos are partnering up to give you the right insights on what are the differences between a job application within your country and your new home, the Netherlands. We have noticed that there is a lot of confusion about this topic, so join us on the 20th of February from 18.00-20.00h, on an evening where all your questions will be answered. Up front share your experiences with job applications within your own country. We would love to hear about your stories and get back to them during the Workshop. You can REGISTER by filling out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/49O5PeuT1vZXkTQS2