Apply now for the Faction!

Do you have what it takes?

Benefit from:

Are you the SOG’s next University Council member? Join the party with the longest standing tradition in the Council. For almost 50 years the SOG represents the students of the RUG and strives for better education and a more pleasant study environment. Join the party that stands for active students while at the same time pushing for innovation. The international nature of the SOG makes it the party that represents all RUG students. Are you determined, principled and committed to a better RUG? Then apply for an incredible year in the Council!

  • Professional political environment
  • Expanding your network and making close bonds with colleagues
  • Experience in RUG policy making – unavailable to the average student
  • Royal financial compensation for your time spent giving back to students
  • …and much more

What do we stand for?

The city of Groningen has a student environment worth fighting for. We make it our prerogative to preserve what is so important to us as students at the RUG. We believe in an international university with excellent education and the flexibility for students to be able to take on challenges outside their study. This for us creates well rounded students ready for the outside world.

How to Apply

Read more about our work in the University Council in the Information Package. You can always approach one of the faction members if you have any questions.

Send your CV and motivation letter to 

We will get back to you as soon as possible and invite you to meet with us!