Join the ProZAc pubcrawl!

Thursday June 8th, 2023, the annual ProZAc pubcrawl will be held on the TU/e campus!🥳 As always, you will get to visit 4 pubs of different study associations and you will be provided the possibility to enjoy 2 drinks in each pub.🍻 The pubcrawl will start at 16.00 and will end at 20.00. Afterwards you will be granted access to festival Plugged where you will also get a free drink!

You can register via the link below in teams of 2 to 10 persons with whom you will visit the same pubs. Registration deadline is May 25th 2023! Please note: each team member has to register separately. See you on June 8th!

💚 The Prozac
Activitity committee of SvBMT Protagoras

The Federation of Study Associations Eindhoven is looking for board members! FSE is the umbrella association of the study associations in Eindhoven, including Van der Waals. The FSE is in contact with the study associations and is concerned with topics such as the campus bars, student wellbeing, career orientation and education. The FSE also helps organising events such as MomenTUm and the Introduction week.

Interested in topics like these? Maybe a part-time board year at FSE is something for you! For more information, be sure to send an email to or walk by their office in Luna 1.244.

One of our sister associations, s.v. Marie Curie from Nijmegen, is organising a festival to celebrate their lustrum! Members of Van der Waals are also invited to join their lustrum festival, which includes multiple bands and dj’s, karaoke, beerpong as well as tours around the university. The festival will take place in the Huygens building located on the Nijmegen campus. The festival will take place on Friday the 14th of April from 17.00 to midnight. If this sounds like a fun way to spend your friday evening, you can sign up to join dinner via their website:

Are you working on a sustainable student project as part of your studies, BEP, Master Project, or part of a sustainable Student Team? Are you available from June 20 until June 24? Do you want a free multi-day trip to Copenhagen and meet up and learn from international students? If yes, be sure to participate in Green Challenge 2023! This means you could showcase your project at the Green Challenge in Copenhagen (DTU)

Green Challenge is DTU’s annual student conference to promote and increase focus on sustainability. Here, students can present their green projects to fellow students, professors, alumni, industry professionals, and politicians. More information on the Green Challenge can be found here:

On of our sister physics associations, ‘De Leidsche Flesch’ from Leiden, is celebrating their 100 year existance with a lustrum symposium. The symposium will have a mathematics track and a physics track. The theme of the symposium is ‘Captivated by Time: How Time Affects All Sciences’.

Some speakers that will be there include astronomer Vincent Icke, professor of Music Cognition Henkjan Honing, and even dr. James Grime, who is famous from the YouTube channel Numberphile. The symposium is free, and it will take place on February 15th 2023 at Scheltema Leiden. The lectures will be between 10:00 and 17:00, and afterwards there will be an optional drink and dinner at the bar of ‘De Leidsche Flesch’.

You can subscribe through this link. More information about the symposium can be found on their Instagram account @symposium_dlf or on their website.

Are you a student that wants to make a positive impact on the lives of people with dementia?  

The Warm Technology Challenge invites students to submit their idea, prototype or vision by February 17, 2023, giving the chance to win a cash prize and unique network opportunities! 

More info can be found at:     

On the 21st of December, the last day of the WinTU/er Market❄️ a workgroup from the FSE is organising a Winter Activity! This year, the Winter Activity workgroup is organising the FSilEnt Disco!

In Atlas we will have a silent disco with a DJ and you also get to vote on songs🎶 you want to hear🔊!
You can already get your free ticket 🎟️ via this link:

When you buy a ticket you are assured of a headphone if you will be there before 17.30! We will also serve some beers🍺, soda’s, glühwein and chocolate milk🍫😋. There will also be a photobooth📷😄 next to the Silent Disco, so feel free to take some nice pictures with your friends!

We hope to see a lot of you there❤️💙

Is stress getting the better of you? Is all your attention focused on just making that deadline? Have you neglected your mental health somewhat in the previous week(s)? You might want to do something about that! Why not join the mindfulness break with TINT and Enter the Now? Tuesday the 25th of October we will be having another meditation session during the break in MetaForum room 6 (downstairs) specifically towards stress relief. Here you will be able to let go of your worries and take a well-deserved break from your daily physics struggles. So come sit down, relax and enter the now.