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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Writing a Master’s Thesis on the 2016 US Presidential Election

    28 November 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'My design was not dependent on the outcome of the election, thank heavens for that.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    Time for a new adventure

    2 November 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, alumnus: 'Finally we could call ourselves alumni. Of course, this new status also meant it was time to look for a job. But where do you start?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    OOH & the Perfect Ecosystem

    1 November 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'These OOH-sites create interesting eco-systems and demonstrate how this particular form of advertising benefits every single party involved in the process.'

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  • Damian Trilling

    Hacking the deadline

    31 October 2016 - By Damian Trilling, assistant professor Political Communication & Journalism: 'The ICA website got attacked, and apparently it takes some days to set up the submission system again. Five more days!'

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  • Lonneke Luijten

    Career workshops at the university

    27 October 2016 - By Lotte Luijten, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Despite the busy schedule during your Master’s, it’s worth trying some of these kinds of workshops.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    Bachelor’s vs. Master’s: three notable differences for Communication Science

    26 October 2016 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'I can reassure you: once you find an optimal way of studying, it gets easier.'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    No, you’re not busier than your ancestors

    12 Oktober 2016 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'What do I mean when I say I’m busy? Am I overscheduled? Am I afraid of downtime and the silence it brings with it?'

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  • Lonneke Luijten

    Off to a good start

    22 September 2016 - By Lotte Luijten, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Even though my google maps said the bike ride to the university would take fifteen minutes, all the tourists who were cycling on the Spui made sure it took me twenty.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    A new study at a new university

    21 September 2016 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'After taking a year off from university, I realised that I was looking forward to learning new things.'

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  • Samantha Elward

    A Healthy Hard-working Mentality

    14 September 2016 - By Samantha Elward, alumnus: 'His feedback makes me realize that some of the expectations you think others have of you, are actually expectations that you create yourself.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    To Blackmail or not to Blackmail – That is the Question

    13 September 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Our guy could have been inspired by Francis Underwood, and this could have been a ploy all along. He just wanted leverage. That’s when true negotiations start.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    Newsjacking the Olympic Games

    6 September 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, alumnus: 'I found it very daring that not only people started joking about Yuri getting sent home, but brands too.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Recruitment: Time for a Change?

    5 September 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Be nice, write back, even if just a few lines, and never disappear, especially when the first message came from you. Is this too much to ask?'

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  • Sara-Jane van der Vegt

    Time to start!

    2 September 2016 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'Approximately 600 eyes are locked on me in full anticipation. So there I stand, with only my powerpoint presentation...'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Top Tips for your Final Semester

    30 August 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'Obviously, the main goal of studying is to learn, but university life in general is a breeding ground for learning experiences.'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    Back to School

    30 August 2016 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'I like that fresh start feeling you get when you swap your scribbled notepads for blank pages and buy a snazzy new pencil case.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    To plan or not to plan

    25 August 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'That current might bring you amazing places – but will you ever be able to get your initial dreams out of your head, even if where you are now is pretty cool?'

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  • Elroy Boers

    Life after Data Collection

    25 July 2016 - By Elroy Boers, PhD candidate Persuasive Communication: 'Collecting data in the field among ‘real people’ is ‘a different cook’ (Louis van Gaal, 2016) than collecting data in the lab space our department provides.'

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  • Joëlle van Reeden

    The Next Step

    18 July 2016 - By Joëlle van Rheeden, alumnus: 'Without sounding too spiritual, I’m starting this search for a new job with a search within myself.'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    The Disconnect

    7 July 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'Every time I feel myself being drawn back in, and every time I feel less like I’ve been taking a moment to get away from studies, work, and so on.'

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