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  • Joost Verhoeven

    Thesis Supervision: Two Potentially Conflicting Jobs

    17 February 2016 - By Joost Verhoeven, assistant professor Corporate Communication: 'It is only human that you hope for the best grade when you come to trust and appreciate the student. Of course we want to avoid this bias.'

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  • Austeja Poskute

    In the Home Stretch

    15 February 2016 - By Austeja Poškutė, Research Master's student: 'After attending three GSC Introduction Days and already having a collection of GSC canvas bags in my closet, I am confident that I am right where I belong.'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    The Master’s Programme Primaries

    15 February 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'After my initial feeling of ‘Oh my God this is going to be a very busy year!’ had settled, this made room for a feeling of excitement.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Just Stick With What You Know Best

    26 January 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'The moment you start positioning a Skoda like a BMW and sell it for more money than you used to, you start confusing people.'

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  • Joost Verhoeven

    Narrow Escapes

    10 December 2015 - By Joost Verhoeven, assistant professor Corporate Communication: 'Around 12, we received an alarming e-mail: All doors to the lecture rooms were closed and basically, nobody knew whether or when they would open again. Oh no...'

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  • Nadine Strauss

    ASCoR Career Event: What the Future Might Bring

    16 November 2015 - By Nadine Strauß, PhD candidate: 'Facing a highly competitive job market, there is a growing concern among PhDs about their future career.'

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  • Joost Verhoeven

    Like Watching Grass Grow

    4 November 2015 - By Joost Verhoeven, assistant professor Corporate Communication: 'I get up with a brick in my stomach, I drag myself to work wishing it was over already: exam day.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Looking Back

    22 October 2015 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Looking back, would I do this Master's again?'

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  • Nhu Ngan Trang

    The student will keep the campus heart beating

    29 September 2015 - By Nhu Ngan Trang, admissions officer and study adviser: 'There are questions that I have received a million times as well as requests that are unusual or unique. It takes time and patience to give you all a satisfying answer, ...

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  • Joëlle van Reeden

    Growing and growing up

    24 September 2015 - By Joëlle van Rheeden, alumnus: 'The flow of content creation used to go like this: it started with strategy, followed by creation and ended with production and a bit of distribution. Now distribution is getting more and more ...

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  • Blaauw, Sylvia

    A Summer's Day in the Study Adviser's Office

    23 September 2015 - By Sylvia Blaauw, study adviser: 'Maybe some flowers? Or a cool wall painting? That industrial white clock is certainly not adding much.'

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  • Nadine Strauss

    Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

    23 September 2015 - By Nadine Strauß, PhD candidate: 'I had the pleasure to meet fellow scholars with whom I shared one big interest: How do capitalism, media and culture relate to each other?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    The Era of the Spoiled Consumer

    16 September 2015 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'We are fickle beings who got used to the fact that a lot of companies out there believe that ‘the client out there is always right’ and they will move mountains for us (in some cases).'

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  • Sandra Zwier

    Thank you for that, students!

    16 September 2015 - By Sandra Zwier, senior lecturer and Research Master’s programme director: 'They are talking about you. Awkward! Your heart beats somewhat faster, and it is quite impossible to stop listening.'

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  • Joost Verhoeven

    New Beginnings

    9 September 2015 - By Joost Verhoeven, assistant professor Corporate Communication: 'Starting a new course and meeting a new group of students is always very exciting.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Looking at Airports with Different Eyes

    13 August 2015 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'The concept of summer holiday fades away a bit as we find ourselves able to take holidays throughout the year rather than necessarily during the summer.'

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  • Joëlle van Reeden

    Summer is here!

    13 August 2015 - By Joëlle van Rheeden, alumnus: 'As you can understand, being a graduate in Communication Science and having done a lot of quantitative research during my Master's, my data-heart was beating faster!'

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  • Sandra Zwier

    Student papers needed immediately

    13 August 2015 - By Sandra Zwier, senior lecturer and Research Master’s programme director: 'Could it be that an academic review needs to be written, right here and now? I volunteer!'

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  • nvt

    Summer at the UvA – aka “The Cold Emptiness”

    13 August 2015 - By Verena Wottrich, PhD candidate: 'What nobody told me before is that the UvA turns into “Ghost City” during summer.'

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  • Nadine Strauss

    Time for Thinking Outside the Box

    13 August 2015 - By Nadine Strauß, phD candidate: 'Being a PhD at ASCoR during summer holidays does not only mean staying in Amsterdam, working hard on your projects, and being locked up from the outside world.'

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