Prospective Students

Dear prospective students,

SV NUTS, the study association of the English department welcomes you all to your bachelor’s English Language and Culture, to the University, and to the beautiful city of Groningen!

Study Association NUTS has been around for almost 50 years and we aim to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment that is, above all, extremely fun! We organize all sorts of fun events throughout the academic year, our smaller reoccurring events include drinks, pub quizzes, pub crawls, board game night, high tea’s, karaoke, and so much more. Our major events are the Night of English Literature which is a fun night in the beautiful Van der Velde bookstore after hours, and the Poetry and Music night which is an open podium where people can show off their poetic and musical talents. And best of all, each year our Travel Committee organizes a fun and exciting trip abroad towards the end of the academic year.

Not only is our association a place for socializing and getting to know your fellow students, and to contact with any questions you might have, but as a member you also get many special perks like a discount on your books when you order them from the StudyStore and free entrance or a discount on all NUTS events.

In short: Joining NUTS is an absolutely great idea and will make your time in the English department not only easier and cheaper but also A LOT MORE FUN!!


So you’ve decided to become a NUTS member? Awesome! The NUTS membership fee is €15,- per year. To join NUTS for the 2021-2022 academic year, please fill out this Google Form

and transfer the sum of €15,- to our bank account: NL89 RABO 0346 2152 18. Please mention ‘membership 2020-2021’ in the description, to make sure we will receive it properly.

We are looking forward to welcoming you as a member of NUTS, and hope you will have a great time studying English at the University of Groningen!


Only as a member of NUTS, you can order your books via our very own Studystore with a pleasant discount! To order your books for the first block, go to and click on ‘Studystore’. There you’ll find a login page where you can create a Studystore account. When you log in, you need to select your year of study and the block for which you want to order books. Subsequently, all the books you’ll need for that period will appear! If you want to double-check if you got every book you need, you can consult If you have any further questions, you can always email us or message us on Whatapp, Instagram, or Facebook. We always post a message on Instagram and in our Newsletter to let our members know when the books for the upcoming block are available.

Introduction Activities and Prospective Members Chat

To welcome you and your fellow first year’s to our department we have made a prospective student WhatsApp group that you can join with this link:

In this chat, you can get to know us, and each other a little bit before the new academic year starts, and you can also ask us any questions about NUTS or your Bachelor that you might have!

We are also working on some very fun Introduction Activities that take place on the same day as the program’s introduction day.

Whether this event will be online, in person, or both is yet to be determined, but we are keeping an eye on the Covid-19 guidelines provided by the RIVM, and if one thing is for sure it is that these events will be a blast because no matter what happens we want to make sure all first-year students feel very welcome in the association and the department. For any updates on the introduction activities and their form, make sure to keep an eye on this page where we will make sure to keep you updated!

For any questions, you might have, feel free to send an email to or to ask them in the prospective students’ chat. To keep up to date with the association you can find us on Instagram (@svnuts) or Facebook (Board SV NUTS).

With that all said, we hope to see you all in September!


The 48th Board of SV NUTS