Articles in Category: Alumni

The UAA visits CERN

09 Jul 2011 in Alumni by Janneke van Kilsdonk

The UAA visits CERN

June 11th and 12th: Geneva, Switzerland

The world's biggest particle physics experiment, the biggest international scientific collaborative effort in human history, the birthplace of the World Wide Web, at forefront of technology for computing and wide area networking, expected to address some of the most fundamental questions of physics such as the experimental observation of the Higgs boson. Interested in a visit which could cover all this?

LUC Germany: Welcome Skittles with New Students

08 Jul 2011 in Alumni by Jona Hampe

LUC Germany: Welcome Skittles with New Students

April 4th: Aachen, Germany

To welcome the outgoing students the LUC Aachen organized a night of skittles at a local pub. After introducing the UAA to the students and informing them about our activities, we started to play skittles. Skittles is a game similar to bowling however there are slight differences. The ball is smaller and does not have holes.

LUC Spain: Welcome Gathering

08 Jul 2011 in Alumni by Jona Hampe

LUC Spain: Welcome Gathering

June 2nd: Barcelona, Spain

A brand new UNITECH generation has been selected from UPC! And therefore LUC Spain organized an event to welcome new students for a dinner in a cozy restaurant.

Apart from getting to know each other such events are a great opportunity for the new students to start discovering the UNITECH world, they were showing the emotion and the interest on how this year is going to be, while older alumni were sharing experiences and answering their doubts and questions.

UAA Council: 3rd Meeting

03 Jul 2011 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

UAA Council: 3rd Meeting

July 1st-3rd: Alp Flix, Switzerland

As he will leave the council at the next Annual Reunion, Samuel insisted to invite the council for the UAA council meeting to his family's hut, located at 2000m above sea level, in a remote and beautiful location in the Swiss Alps. It was a great scenery for his and Emanuela's last council meeting. But it was not only time to say Goodbye. We were very happy that David Ward joined us as the new Secretary General of UTI.

LUC Germany: Foundation of the Regional UNITECH Group Frankfurt

22 Jun 2011 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

LUC Germany: Foundation of the Regional UNITECH Group Frankfurt

June 22nd: Hanau

As announced in the last digest, there is increased UNITECH activity in the Rhine-Main area, where you can find an interesting mix of students doing their internships, professionals and corporate partners. Many of them want to participate regularly in UNITECH events, but travelling to Aachen, where most meetings of the local chapter Germany take place, is often not possible. Therefore the idea was raised to establish a new platform of networking. 

LUC Sweden: Welcoming the new UNITECH students?

31 May 2011 in Alumni by Therese Johansson

LUC Sweden: Welcoming the new UNITECH students?

Mai 31st: Gothenburg

At the very start of the summer vacation, LUC Sweden members met to welcome the new Swedish UNITECH students. We met at La Sombrita on Linnegatan to share stories over tapas and a drink. Unfortunately, only ONE new student was able to attend.

UAA Summer Session 2011, Cinque Terre

28 May 2011 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

UAA Summer Session 2011, Cinque Terre

May 27th-29th: Cinque Terre, Italy

Photos are a great way to preserve your memories, but often it is hard to capture a great moment or view with your camera. 19 UAA members faced this “problem” many times at the UAA Summer Session 2011: The 5 beautiful villages of Cinque Terre, embedded in a spectacular coast, facing the dark blue sea under the bright blue sky. It is hard to capture this onto a chip. 

LUC Switzerland: Welcome Event

14 May 2011 in Alumni by Silvan Tschopp

LUC Switzerland: Welcome Event

May 24th: Zurich

On Tuesday, May 24th, the LUC Switzerland experienced a welcome event in a double sense: Firstly, it was about welcoming the newly selected students from ETH to the UAA and the local chapter. Secondly, Gil Fischer and Silvan Tschopp took the chance to introduce themselves as the new LCCs as they took over this position ad interim in spring 2011.

Rhine-Main Sub-Chapter

19 Apr 2011 in Alumni by Marta Serrabou

Rhine-Main Sub-Chapter

Ten years after the first UNITECH students graduated, the UAA members are spread all over Europe and even the World. However, the Local UNITECH Chapters are still based in the cities of the Academic Partners. While this is a good way to introduce new members into the association, it makes it impossible for many of us to participate in local events. In Germany, the Rhine-Main region around Frankfurt and Mainz is the home of many Alumni. Most of them work at one of the Corporate Partners in the region, or at different companies and institutions.

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