Life Sciences Careerday

Are you currently looking for an internship or do you want to orientate on on the different fields of Life Scientific work? Well then join us on the 9th of November at the Life Sciences Careerday of Gyrinus natans at the tuinzaal (WN-V002). Here you can have a chat with representatives from all sorts of companies invested in life sciences, like Aethon, Chiesi or Furore, which is a great way to expand your professional social network. Aside, there will be workshops given by the companies present. Upon entry you will receive a goodiebag and a coupon for a free lunch. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? If you are interested you can sign up via the link below.

We look forward to seeing you all on the 9th of November. Until then!

Bock Beer Borrel

Dear Gyrini,
The summer is officially over now, temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling from the trees and we have some rainy days ahead of us. That can mean only one thing: Autumn’s coming. But don’t be sad, every cloud has a silver lining: The BockBeerBorrel!
On the 14th of October, our beloved pub will be transferred into an autumn paradise.
The Alcoholaat wants to welcome you in the Tegenstelling to come and enjoy 6 carefully selected and delicious bock beers. I hear you think: ‘But what if I get hungry?’ Well, there will be a delicious serving of the authentic Alcoholaat stew to satisfy your appetite. Let this evening be the beacon of light during these rainy autumn days! And the best thing is that the evening we have all been waiting for, is already in 3 weeks. So, we do not have to wait for long!
We hope that you will join us the 14th for an evening with some of the best things this season has to offer.
See you then!
Much love,
The Alcoholaat 

Vondelpark Clean-Up

Hey Gyrini,
The time has arrived as we can finally do fun activities together again! What better way to kick off the new academic year by reducing the pollution in our environment together.
Amsterdam’s beautiful Vondelpark is an attraction for all, but after a day in the sun, trash and litter are often left behind. To help reduce this waste problem, the Actcie has organized another fun Vondelpark clean-up activity on September 20th (14:00 – 15:30 h)!
Interested in lending a helping hand?
Save the date and sign up by sending an email to ln.su1670408427niryg1670408427@eict1670408427ca1670408427.
See you then!
Lots of love,
The Actcie 

Lunch Lecture

Dear members,

It’s almost time for our annual lunch lecture again! On the 21st of September we have organized a very interesting speaker for you:

Dr Febe van Maldegem is group leader in the Department of Molecular Cell Biology & Immunology. Her work focusses on the complex role of the tumour microenvironment in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), crucial for mediating anti-tumour immunity, but more frequently imposing resistance to therapy. She wil tell you all there is to know about “The tumour microenvironment: not just a bag of cells.” Non-cancer cells infiltrating the tumour are thought to strongly influence cancer progression and responses to therapy. But how do they influence each other? Deciphering the local cellular neighbourghoods may be the key to understanding.

The lecture will take place at WN-C121 and will be from 12:45 till 13:30. Furthermore we will provide you with a delicious FREE lunch so you don’t want to miss this. Interested yet? sign up through this link (the first 40 will receive a free lunch so be quick!) 

Looping Louie Tournament

The fun tradition of the annual Looping Louie competition is coming soon again! You’ll get the opportunity to show off with your teammate and the best team will win a prize. This fun game is very simple: use Louie the pilot to knock down the chickens of your opponent and try to protect your own!

Sign you and your teammate up at the borrel from 17:00 and of course a fun team name can’t be missed!

See you there!
Love, the Spelcie

Date: Wednesday 14th of September
Time: from 18:00
Place: in front of the Tegenstelling (WN-D107)

First Stelling Eve

Dear freshmen and old hands,

It is almost that time of the year again. The most beautiful and beloved bar of the VU, De Tegenstelling, will be opening its doors again on September 7th! On this day you will truly experience a Wednesdayborrel with the most ‘gezellige’ people, create memories with (new) friends to cherish forever and of course drink the tastiest drinks we have to offer.
We hope to see you all, old and new, at 17:00 in De Tegenstelling (WN-D103)!

Love, het Alcoholaat

(Nederlands) Last Stelling Evening

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Dear borrelaars, 

We have good news and we have bad news. The bad news is that the end of the Gyrinus season is near. The good news is that we will celebrate the end of the academic year with the Last Stelling Eve! During this evening a wonderful Indonesian rice table will be served by a group of employees of the VU! You can sign up for this dinner via There are limited spots, so sign up quickly! Trust us, you do not want to miss out on this! The price for the dinner is to be determined. We hope to see you at the LSE; It’s gonna be legen — wait for it … and I hope you’re not lactose-intolerant ’cause the second half of that word is — da(i)ry!   

Love, The Alcoholaat

Bird Excursion

Dear Gyrini,

We’ve already arrived at our last excursie this year: our famous bird excursion!

On the 13th of June 18.30 we will meet at Landje van Geijsel for a nice picknick, an evening full of beautifull birds and ofcourse, your fellow Gyrini. What else can you whish for? Experienced biologist who will guide you during this free activity? Say no more, we got this.

Bring your binoculars and some (homemade) snacks for the picknick!

Sign up now via:

The Excurcie

Cocktail borrel

Yes, you see it right: after 2 whole years without the Cocktail borrel, this fantastic borrel will finally makes its return! As this is all organized by the Gyrinus women, it will be an evening to never forget! We will make sure that the food is good and the drinks are delightful.
At the 15th of June, from 17:00-22:00, you can expect an evening where everything will be pink, where the drinks will flow and of course the mr. Gyrinus 2022 will be announced!

We hope to see everyone at De Tegenstelling 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐟𝐢𝐭.
And, stay tuned on the socials for some sneak peeks of the cocktails. 😉

With kisses and love,
The Gyrinus women

Pure Music

Want to enjoy a night of live music without buying tickets and expensive drinks? Then Pure Music is just for you! Featuring performances from several bands and local talents, you can immerse yourself in some lovely tunes for free.

On May 18th this wonderful evening will start at 17:00 in the Tuinzaal (WN-V002) and you don’t want to miss it. Whether it’s singing along to your favorite song or losing yourself in a shredding guitar solo, you’re bound to have a good time at Pure Music if you are a music enthusiast.

And, as every year, the misters Gyrinus of 2022 will be nominated, which is always a great spectacle!

So, mark the date in your agenda and then we’ll see you!

Kisses from the 69th board and the Technicie