The Team

We are GroningenLife!, a group of enthusiastic students who can tell you everything about the student life of Groningen. We share our clubbing adventures in our blogs, show you which cultural festivals are worth visiting and provide advice on how to develop your talent in this beautiful city.

With students from every corner of the student life of Groningen we have the information for every prospective student. It doesn’t matter if you want tips on how to find housing of want to become a member of one of the student association, we got you!

GroningenLife! is a campaign from City of Talent, the University of Groningen, and the Hanze University of applied sciences. The campaign is led by four experienced students.


Rommert Rijpkema, 25 years old, Project coordinator Hanzehogeschool Groningen and a team player on the field and off the field 

Ciara Hobbelink, 23 years old, Project coordinator University of Groningen and professional cat lover

Florian de Jager, 22 years old, Chairman of Staff and Promotion and local cake boss

Kjell Boeije, 25 years old, Webmaster, designer and computernerd

On our website we publish, next to our regular content, weekly updates. These articles are written by the web editors, students from Groningen with serious writing skills. Beside these articles we publish blogs and vlogs from Dutch and International students who show you their GroningenLife!.

Lastly, Groningenlife! has an amazing promotion team that informs prospective students on open days and give City tours through the beautiful city centre of Groningen.

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