The SOG is an advocacy association for students at the University of Groningen and consists of a board, a faction in the university council, and various committees. The SOG represents the interests of all students to represent them in the University. The SOG has no political color; Everyone should feel at home with the association. In addition, the SOG is politically and socially conscious, reflected socially; through its low threshold and the various organized activities. Furthermore, the faction and the board members are informed of matters related to the university and student facilities. This allows them to educate students about these issues and give them advice.