What an unforgettable day it was at our very first Sports Fair on the 7th of February! 🏟️ 🌟 The event exceeded all expectations, with over 200 enthusiastic students coming together to explore a world of sports and opportunities right here in our city.

From the moment the doors opened, students came full of excitement and curiosity. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to learn more about the diverse range of sports activities offered by the participating associations, while enjoying some vlaai.

Each association brought their unique flair to the event, warmly welcoming the students and sharing insights into their respective sports. From volleyball to swimming, golf to running, there was something for everyone, and the friendly faces of the associations made it easy for students to connect and engage.

The Sports Fair not only provided a way for students to explore their passion for sports but also served as a gateway to fostering new friendships and connections within the sports community.

As organizers, we couldn't be prouder of the immense success of the Sports Fair. It was the result of the dedication and hard work of our team, as well as the enthusiasm and support of the participating associations.

Looking ahead, we're excited about the possibilities that this event has unlocked for our student community. Whether it's through joining a sports team, participating in events, or simply staying active, we're committed to supporting students on their journey to a healthier and more vibrant lifestyle.

Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to making the Sports Fair a resounding success.

                                                                               

The registrations are open❗️ Are you a fast runner who loves challenges? Come to represent Maastricht University in the 52e Batavierenrace and enjoy the unique experience!🏆🏃‍♂️

The Batavierenrace is the largest relay in the world!🌍 The relay race goes from Nijmegen to Enschede, and is followed by the biggest student festival.🎉 It is divided in 25 stages, varying in length from 4 km up to 10 km.

Sounds interesting, right? Contact us and become part of the team! Registrations close on April 1st.⏳

For more information visit the website www.batavierenrace.nl or the Instagram page @batavierenrace. Don't miss out this opportunity!

We were honoured to be part of a special moment celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Mestreech Carnival! Our board had the privilege to participate in an insightful lecture exploring the fascinating history of carnival, led by ‘De Tempeleers Mestreech’. It was a fascinating journey through time, uncovering the origins and evolution of this beloved celebration.

The event was a beautiful tapestry of carnival culture, featuring solemn moments such as the oath-taking by the MUSST president who solemnly committed to uphold the values and traditions of carnival. The atmosphere brimmed with excitement as we eagerly awaited the arrival of the Prince of Carnival, while singing the song of the Carnival – ‘In Mestreech’. Moreover, a highlight of the day was the unveiling of the doll of Mooswief, an emblematic moment steeped in symbolism and reverence.

We were deeply moved by the passion and dedication exhibited by all involved, from the organizers to the participants. It was a powerful reminder of the profound impact that Carnival has in uniting communities and fostering a sense of belonging and joy in our region.

We look forward to continuing our journey of celebration and cultural appreciation, embracing the magic of carnival with open hearts and enthusiastic spirits. We wish all an amazing Carnival celebration, filled with joy, fun and memorable moments! 🎭

                                                                                                           

What a remarkable day it was! 🎉 On the 27th of January, the NSK Cross 2024 took place in Maastricht, and it concluded with excellent success, bringing together participants and volunteers in a celebration of determination, community, and achievement. Participants could choose between different races: Short Cross, Long Cross, Sprint Cross, and Relay. Each cross presented its own set of challenges, pushing each participant to strive for their personal best. 🏃‍♂️

Behind the scenes, the organisation team, consisting of MSAV Uros and dedicated volunteers, made sure that the event went smoothly at every stage, united in their goal of bringing athletes together by the passion of running. From ensuring participant safety to managing logistics and providing support along the route, every detail was meticulously attended to, allowing participants to focus solely on their performance.

Our university attained a commendable third place in the men's long cross event, thanks to the impressive performance of Sven van der Pas. Similarly, in the women's sprint cross event, we achieved a notable second place, with Lieke Wehrung demonstrating exceptional skill and determination.🏅

Reflecting on the NSK Cross 2024, we're filled with pride and thankfulness for everyone who contributed to its success. Times like this remind us of the power of perseverance and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead.

Here's to many more memorable events like this in the future! Thank you to all participants and for the support of the team!🌟

 

                             

 

 

                                                         

 

Come visit the Sports Fair! Join us and explore diverse student sport opportunities in the city. From volleyball to american football, discover your perfect match!🏐🏈 Connect with student sports associations, enjoy free vlaai, and kickstart your athletic journey. 🤸‍♂️🤾‍♂️🍰

🗓️ 7th of February 2024
⏰ 12:30 - 16:30
📍 Student Services Center (SSC)