Book Sale Block 4

Block 4 is right around the corner, which means that it is time to order your books! At https://bil.itdepartment.nl/ you can order your books with discount, even for various Master studies! At this time it is only possible to have your books delivered at home. If you have indicated that you want to pick up your books at our room, you can pick them up from the 9th of April. You can also sell your old books and earn money to buy the new ones!

Master event: Multi-Level Governance Day

Would you like to know how a problem is dealt with at several different governance levels? Do you want to know how things exactly work within a certain governance level? Join us at the Multi-Level Governance Day on April 11 at Wijnhaven (including drinks afterwards). The exact time will follow.
 
We will discuss a migration case at four different levels: municipal, provincial, national and european. The event will start with a plenary session. Then you will follow the two workshops that you chose, given by experts on migration at that governance level. Afterwards there will be a plenary session . The event will be concluded with some drinks. Make sure to stick around for a while to talk to our speakers whilst enjoying some snacks and drinks! Sign up as soon as possible by sending an email to mastercommitteebil@gmail.com!

Interfacultary Congress: Failure Festival

On April 16th the Interfacultary Congress 2018 will take place at Wijnhaven, The Hague. The theme of the congress is Failure Festival: making the most of mistakes! From 18:00 till 22:00 you’ll learn everything about failure and mistakes, seen from the perspectives of different studies. The program consists of a lecture, workshops and a keynote discussion and of course at the end of the evening there will be drinks. There is no entrance fee and the congress is open to all students. The doors of room 2.02 will be open from 18:00-18:30, we hope to see you there!

Stay tuned for the announcement of the speakers and workshops!

After Exam Drinks

It still seems far away, but before you know it’s time to rock the exams of block III again! Of course, after the examinations, there will be a drink to relax. Because everyone has finished this block on a Thursday, the drink will be held on Thursday the 29th of March from 20:00 to 22:00 at Grand Café De Tijd. The first drink is at our expense and of course we also have snacks!

Master-Alumni Walking Dinner

There will be 5 alumni from Study Association B.I.L. present at the Walking Diner with whom Masterstudents can have a bite and a drink. Are you a Masterstudent? Are you looking for an internship, would you like to know the career possibilites after graduating or would you like to network with professionals? The Master-Alumni Walking Diner is the opportunity to get answers on your questions! The following alumni will be present at the Walking Diner: Steven de Groot (Ernst & Young), Peter Kasbergen (Public Cinema) and Elise van Zeeland (D66). The other two alumni will be announced later! The dinner will be held at the 13th of March at 19:00h. The costs are €15,- including starter, main course and 2 drinks at restaurant Spize (Spui 185, The Hague). You can sign up by emailing to info@bilboard.nl before the 7th of March.

Career Event

On Friday the 2nd of March the External Affairs Committee will organize the biggest career oriented event of the year! Do you want to get in touch with potential employers and find out what opportunities a Public Administration degree gives you? Or are you looking for an internship or job? Come to the Career Event on the 2nd of March, where we will organize a diverse program for you. Besides presentations of big organizations there will be two workshop rounds in which you can choose between a couple of workshops. We will end the day with a networking reception where you can ask all your questions! In the coming weeks the program will be revealed, so keep an eye on our Facebookpage and the website!

Visit Indonesian Embassy

While most of you are still enjoying the holidays, the master committee has already been very busy with organizing the next excursion: a visit to the Indonesian embassy where we will meet the Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands. This event will take place on the 5th of February from 10.30 am until 12.30 am. The Ambassador will tell us something about his work and the ties between Indonesia and The Netherlands. Futhermore, there will be a Q&A-session in which you can ask your questions. There are no costs attached to this event. If you would like to join us, please subscribe before the 30th of January by sending a mail to info@bilboard.nl with a valid copy of your ID/passport. Take into account that there is only a limited number of visitors possible!

Master trip: Brussels

Of course, the Masterstudents are not forgotten and a studytrip is organized for current Masterstudents, but also for students who will start their Master’s in February. The destination of this year’s trip is the heart of the European Union: Brussels. We will stay in Brussels from the 23rd of January untill the 25th of January. Would you like to get to know your fellow Masterstudents and experience a fun trip: sign up for only €51,-! This includes transport, accommodation and excursions (NAVO).

B.I.L.-SPIL party: American House Party!

On behalf of the SPIL and the B.I.L. Uncle Sam invites you for a real American House Party! The party will take place at the Magistrat in The Hague. We will dance the night away, at 11 pm and the party ends at 4 am. The Magistrat will be transformed into an American Walhalla so you can show all the partypeople your best cheerleader moves. We expect you to show us your inner American in the best party outfit you can think of.

We hope to see you all the 28th of November in the Magistrat in The Hague.

Master Meet & Greet

Also this year there will be events for the various specializations within the MSc of Public Administration. One of the events is the Master Meet & Greet. This is an excellent opportunity for invited organizations and master students to get in touch with each other. It is a way to meet the organizations and a good opportunity to get ideas for possible internships, and a final transition to the labor market. The Master Meet & Greet will take place on Wednesday 6 December from 15:00 to 18:00. Stay tuned for mor information by liking our Facebookpage.