Articles in Category: Alumni

LUC Switzerland: Discovering the Swiss Far East by cheering pigs

28 Oct 2011 in Alumni by Gil Fischer

LUC Switzerland: Discovering the Swiss Far East by cheering pigs

October 15, 2011: St. Gallen, Switzerland

Early on Saturday morning, LUC Switzerland met at the Zurich main station. All equipped with a train ticket and warm clothes we were ready to leave for St. Gallen. The one-hour train trip suggested a good possibility to chat with coffee, orange juice and croissants – and so we did. In St. Gallen, our group was enriched by even more members joining. At this 

LUC Spain: Welcome Event

05 Oct 2011 in Alumni by Neus Ferre

LUC Spain: Welcome Event

October 5th, Barcelona, Spain

On the 5th of October, we, the LUC Barcelona, organized our first event for the recently started UNITECH year 2011/12. We wanted to start this new year of the program giving a warm welcome to the new incoming students: this first semester six in total, from Germany, France and Sweden. Nevertheless, this occasion was also the perfect chance to meet people from different years.

LUC Germany: Guided City Tour

04 Oct 2011 in Alumni by Kristina Meier

LUC Germany: Guided City Tour

October 4th, Aachen, Germany

To give a warm welcome to the incoming students of 2011 and to introduce them to the city and the other UNITECHs, a guided city tour followed by a welcome Stammtisch took place on October 4th.

Annual Reunion 2011, Gothenburg

02 Sep 2011 in Alumni by Roman Stiehl

Annual Reunion 2011, Gothenburg

August 25th-27th, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Annual Reunion marks the moment of the year, when the entire network comes together to welcome the new students, celebrate the graduates and keep the network active and alive. This year, the Annual Reunion took place from August 25th to 27th at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden. For the UAA, this was and is an important event, because it offers us the possibility to present ourselves to the various stakeholders of UNITECH.

LUC Germany: Summer Barbecue

01 Aug 2011 in Alumni by Jona Hampe

LUC Germany: Summer Barbecue

August 1st, Aachen, Germany

For the last event in the 2010/2011 term, some weeks before the GA in Gothenburg takes place, the LUC Germany gathered for a summer barbecue event. Around 20 people joined this evening in Manuel Opitz (student of 2011) garden.

LUC Germany: RUG Frankfurt: Seeking the sun at the Rhine

30 Jul 2011 in Alumni by Jan Reitz

LUC Germany: RUG Frankfurt: Seeking the sun at the Rhine

July 30th: Mainz, Germany

After the first meeting of our brand-new Regional Unitech Group (RUG) Frankfurt taking place at the more eastern limits of the Rhine-Main area in Hanau, we focussed this event on the possibilities in the West, to take advantage of the city of Mainz and the Rhine river. Ten Unitech alumni, students and CP representatives meet at high noon at Mainz central station in order to grab some rental bikes and proceed to the popular grocery market taking place in the shade of the cathedral every Saturday.

Interview to the UNITECH Secretary General

13 Jul 2011 in Alumni by Marta Serrabou

Interview to the UNITECH Secretary General

Conducted in Zurich, June 4th 2011

UAA: What was your first involvement with UNITECH?

David Ward: I was at Hoffmann-La Roche, Head of Global Performance Management, Corporate HR role there and I was asked if I would take care of Roche's involvement in this new adventure that was happening. That was in 1999 and there were few Corporate Partners (CPs) beginning to collect together with ETH.

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?

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