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IDEALiStiC Conference in Zurich

This morning we met with Stella, the Co-Secretary General of IDEALiStiC, to discuss the program of the upcoming conference. The acronym IDEALiStiC stands for IDEA League Students in Conference and brings together students from all IDEA League universities – namely TU Delft, RWTH Aachen, Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, Politecnico Milano and ETH Zurich – to launch initiatives and provide supportive advice to the IDEA League on issues such as teaching or student well-being. In addition, it organises two conferences per year, of which the first face-to-face conference since corona is now taking place in Zurich. This year, the focus is on European Universities 2050, with subtopics such as mental health, teaching and campus design. There will be workshops on these topics and the resulting ideas will then be bundled and put on paper at the General Assembly. As a change to the work phases and to promote exchange, there will be a varied social programme with a campus tour, a city tour and Älplermagronen (swiss-style mac’n cheese). We are now making room and meal reservations and are finalising the ETH delegation.

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Your new university politics board members are introducing themselves

Hello and welcome to this website which for the next year we are filling with current topics regarding university politics. We, that is Mara and Leah. We both study Interdisciplinary Sciences (Bio-N) in the 7th semester and will advocate your topics during the next year. Be it involvement of international students, study places, participation or education, with us you can talk about what you want to see changed at ETH and we will try our best to support these topics towards ETH and other committees. If you want to have a say as well, please reserve the 4th of November from 19:00 – 22:00, since then we will have our first university politics regulars’ table this semester. More information is following here and on other information channels. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Leah and Mara