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GM #191 Board Switch

6 June 2023

General Meeting #191 of study association Intermate: the switch of the boards

Special drink Q4

1 June 2023

The Wild Winter Drink

AC Volleyballtournament Hockey VS Tokkie

15 June 2023

How to enhance your food experience by pairing it with the right beer

It is that time of the year again. Everybody is frantically running to the grocery store, buying an overload of groceries to make sure there will be an amazing holiday f...

by Julia Verbruggen, 20 December 2021

How to : adten van een biertje

Tegenwoordig is het niet meer belangrijk hoe gezellig je bent, dat je er goed uit ziet, of dat je een leuke openingszin hebt. Hedendaags is het enige wat je nodig hebt, o...

by Ruben Dragt, 26 December 2021

Van Ontgroening naar Vergroening?

Het studiejaar is alweer een tijd bezig, dus de ‘kennismakingstijd’ van de studentencorpora zal wel achter de rug zijn. Toch leek het mij goed om hier een stukje over te...

by Wil Kuijpers, 10 January 2022

How to: New year's resolutions

We’ve all been there, telling ourselves that this year is the year you’re finally going to do it. This is the year you’re going to make a change, only to end up on the couch with a couple of bee...

by Rik Schutte, 19 January 2022

A new pandemic has arrived: Femicide.

I was outraged when at the beginning of 2022I heard that a young woman was murdered in broad daylight. Ashling Murphy (23) – daughter, sister, friend, primary school tea...

by Manon van Hastenberg, 1 March 2022

Can AI Create Art?

What is art (baby don’t hurt me)? Art, as defined on Wikipedia, is a diverse range of human activity, and resulting product, that involves creative or imaginative talent expressive of te...

by Rob Janssen, 9 March 2022

The value of art

The fix committee, ‘CieKlusKlus’, of Intermate was asked to provide an article for the art theme of the Intermania. One might ask how art is related to CieKlusKlus? We t...

by CieKlusKlus, 16 March 2022

Hang in there

When life knocks you down, how to get up

Let’s not beat around the bush, you have been through some very difficult stuff with the deaths of Boris and Axel, earlier this year. In t...

by Arjan Derks, 23 March 2022

The definition of art

On a scale from a drawing from your eight-year-old niece to the Nachtwacht (Night Watch) by Rembrandt, how much do you consider the drawing made by your high school drawing teacher to be art? Th...

by Bestuur, 30 March 2022

Intermania rates: Battle of the year committees (Art edition)

For this special edition of INTERMANIA RATES we asked the three year committees: the sjaarscie, twaarscie and driecie to make a ...

by Morris Boers, 7 April 2022

Tattoos of intermate

Tattoos, het is een onderwerp met veel verschillende meningen. De een vindt het prachtig, de ander afschuwelijk. Het gaat vaak zo ver dat familieleden, of vrienden, bijna een inspraak hebben op ...

by Babette Rijpkema, 11 May 2022

The art of authenticity

When I heard of this times' Intermania theme, I had difficulties finding something to write about. Not because I couldn't come up with a topic, but just because 'art' is such a broad topic. Ther...

by Emma Höngens, 18 May 2022

Guiding AI in Power

Embarking on an adventure 

The vacancy for my PhD position, Governance of AI in the energy transition, crossed my pa...

by Irene Niet, 25 May 2022

Introducing Epicurus

It's that time of the year again. Exams are a few weeks away, summer is near, and a new board is going to flip Intermate on its head. We all thought we were headed for a normal kandi-period. How...

by Bestuur, 8 June 2022


Mijn vader was degene die mij kunst al van kleins af aan bijbracht. Hij was zelf ook wel een kunstenaar: hij speelde in tientall...

by -, 14 June 2022

Schurend Paradijs – The Intermania visited a museum

When we choose ‘Art’ as our new theme a few months ago, we immediately knew that we also wanted to visit a museum. We set up a little museum task force (Thanks Ruben and Morris!), they did ...

by Intermania, 29 June 2022

Meet the Intermania committee

Hi fellow Intermates! We are the Intermania, Intermate’s best and only association magazine. We will post an article every Wednesday of the week. To kick off we would like to introduce the hardw...

by Morris Boers, 7 September 2022

From the old days: Hey don't I know you from somewhere?

In this throwback Klaagmuur article an older member of Intermate complains about how he does not know anyone anymore at the borrel.


by Unknown, 14 September 2022

The evolution of TostCieworhty Music

Tuesday, at around 12:15, all Intermate members slowly but surely enter the Internaat. Some find a space on the couch, some find a place to work, but most of them stand in a line towards the lef...

by Naud Janssen, 27 September 2022

LP what's there to see - KiekCie reviews

As the KiekCie, we can most definitely say that we like pictures. When we think of pictures in music, then album covers come to mind first. And who doesn't know the famous picture of four men wa...

by van Dongen & de Beijer, 5 October 2022

The songs you must know as a new Intermate member!

So, you are new to Intermate? Welcome! Intermate is currently almost 39 years old, so I expect we are a little bit older than you are. This means, we already have a lot of traditions; you might ...

by Jarno Soós, 10 October 2022

Der greatest Wintermate Après ski hits

Winter is coming, which means that the time of Sinterklaas, Christmas and the ski/snowboard trip will arrive soon! To get you more familiar with the latter we, the Wintermate committee, have mad...

by Jaron Englebert, 26 October 2022

The quest for a new jingle

Ever since the launch of Intertalks, babbling with the board and the craft beer segment has been a constant in the ever-changing life of an Intermaatje. Howeve...

by Timo Beerman, 31 October 2022

Student music, why do we even like it?

In the diverse storm of all the music genres you can zoom in on a small spec that is the student music genre. Before I went to the university, I had no clue that this ty...

by van Ardennen & Verbruggen, 2 November 2022

Creating new Intermate hit songs using AI

Within intermate there exists a very specific and sometimes strange culture. Together with this culture also a very specific sub genre of music is intertwined....

by Morris Boers, 7 November 2022

The most hated songs of Intermate

This article is created by going around on an Intermate drink and interviewing people on the most hated artists. After a vigorous and detailed interview, I would move on to the next person. This...

by Wouter Tulp, 14 November 2022

Intermate Sinterklaas puzzel

Het is pakjesavond! Dus tijd voor een leuke intermate sinterklaas puzzel. 

Als je de oplossing hebt gevonden, stuur een mailtje naar Morris (m.boers1@student.tue.nl) voor een kans op ...

by Morris Boers, 5 December 2022

Cante, Baile and Toque: the three pillars of the art of flamenco

Part 1, cante (sing)

It is thought that flamenco originated as a protest since it sparked up at the end of the 15th century, when Spanish citizens were forced to convert to Catholicism o...

by Eva Boots, 7 December 2022

The Evolution of Christmas music

While most people are probably still busy with the final stretch of studying for 2022, the intense cold and the lovely Christmas tree in the Internaat have instilled me with the yearly Christmas...

by Maarten van Sluijs, 19 December 2022

Setting up the right ‘klus’ environment

Besides sublime tools and delicious “Klok”, the vibe for a big project is of utmost importance. With music being one of the, if not the most, influential variables regar...

by Lars de Hamer, 21 December 2022

Expedition music exploration

The marvellous, elevated spot in the Internaat gives members of the BorrelCie the privilege of serving beers to the intermaatjes and creating the best drinking atmosphere possible by selecting t...

by Sietske Wijffels, 9 January 2023

Join the healthcare sector, we have bad innovation

I’m sure you all still remember the applauses for healthcare workers at the beginning of the pandemic. It was a beautiful gesture, exp...

by Benedetta Malagoni, 18 January 2023

How to plan your best city trip?

Every year, Intermate organizes some trips through Europe, this is done by the SExCie and the AFExCie. During these trips, we visit companies that are interesting for PT and SI students. Fun act...

by Hugo Baas, 8 February 2023

Cocktails and drinks all over the world

We all know that love goes through the stomach and what is better than some nice, refreshing cocktail under the summer sun? This is one thing that I found, as a bartender, that unites us all. Al...

by Timo Beerman, 13 February 2023

To the end of the world

15th of April, 2021. Two weeks before departure. Helmond, sperwerstraat number seven. I ring the doorbell and after some time the door opens. “I’ve got a special question” I say. “Could I maybe ...

by David Hordijk, 15 February 2023

Tosti's around the world

Dutch cuisine is often known for its simplicity, and this can be seen when we take some vegetables and potatoes and just mash the hell out of it. One thing that we do quite well however, is putt...

by Naud Janssen, 8 March 2023

Where running and partying comes together

Everybody be prepared… It is almost batavieren time again! Any student with even a small understanding of student culture knows that it is about to go down. But for those newbies let me explain....

by interTEAM, 7 March 2023

Wonderful Week of Wintermate

It was the time we had all been waiting for, Wintermate 2023. We were ready to go off the (Dutch) map towards Austria. After months of dreaming and waiting for this trip, we finally got together...

by Jaron Englebert, 11 March 2023

Equity is Key – Why International Women’s Day is still needed

March 8th is my birthday. I was born three weeks early – so either I have really been impatient my entire life (I could have been a spring baby!) or the feminism has been ingrained in me since b...

by Manon van Hastenberg, 15 March 2023

ITEM goes abroad!

Two former intermate members, Alain Starke, and Mats de Ronde, tell about their international study and working experiences. Both are part of ITEM, the alumni association of all innovation scien...

by Alain Starke & Mats de Ronde, 22 March 2023

Visievorming in de techniek

Diverse techniek ondersteunt organisaties in het bereiken van ambities en doelstellingen. Een duidelijke visie op de inzet en verwachtingen van deze techniek helpt daarbij. Hoe kom je tot zo’n v...

by D. Londema & E.M.M. Castelijn, 27 March 2023

Revisiting The Never Ending Dilemma: “to Klok or to Klus”

In a time of desperation, in the midst of a world-wide pandemic, I tried to contribute to society in the best way possible: debating the never ending dilemma “to Klok or...

by Lars de Hamer, 28 March 2023

Holidays with a drink

Now that the weather is getting better outside, we like to think about where we are going on holiday this summer. To keep it as sustainable as possible we only...

by Esther Mendel & Faye van Wijngaarden, 5 April 2023

Intermania food crawl

On Sunday the 2nd of April, the intermania went on a tour around the world. To get to know each country a little bit better, we ordered their local dishes and beverages to get a taste of the cul...

by Morris Boers, 26 April 2023

Sander Schepers' Spectacular Social-media Support

1.Pose at the leaning tower of Pisa!  

This is the furthest destination, but it is also by far the best spot to make a cool picture. The most original thing to do here is ...

by Sander Schepers, 3 May 2023

Mentally off the grid

In line with this peaceful quest my mom and I planned our yearly mother-daughter getaway. Sounds pretty cool and organized but this year was it was the first time we got...

by Julia Verbruggen, 10 May 2023

Train ride of the year

We are going to make a trip. Pack your suitcase, your broomstick and owl. I can hear your thoughts from here; broomstick? Owl? Yes, you have read this correctly, we are going to make a magical t...

by SmoBo, 8 May 2023

The Evolution of Maps

While you have been navigating towards this article, you might have come across the magnificent banner the Intermania has for this semester’s theme; Off the Map...

by Babette Rijpkema, 17 May 2023

“The closer to the crotch, the dearer to the heart”

Sweden, or Scandinavia in general, is a place of unique and meaningful traditions. From Midsommar to fika’s and from fredagsmys to fettisdagen. Of course, there are some wonderful student tradit...

by Rens Vogels, 22 May 2023

Hitchhiking Adventures: Tales from Eindhoven to Lyon

Hitchhiking is a unique and adventurous way to travel, offering unexpected encounters and unforgettable experiences. Join us as we delve into the captivatin...

by Chat GPT, 31 May 2023

Why the heck did I go to Iceland?

That is a question I have asked myself over the past couple of months as well. Especially because there were a lot more warmer places which I could choose to go to, such as Spain or Italy. But I...

by Lotte van Dijck, 5 June 2023

Aether's Nighttime Adventures

Once upon a time, in a land filled with magic and wonder, there lived a young girl named Lily. Lily had an extraordinary gift. She could see and interact with ...

by Bestuur, 7 June 2023

Intermate App Online

Dear Members,

It has taken a while but the Intermate App is finally available in the Playstore and Appstore!! With the app, you can easily upgrade your Lassie account, read the newest Intermania articles, subscribe for activities, and download pictures of all our activities📸. Besides that, you can choose to accept notifications to stay up to date on the upcoming activities and receive impo...

by Esther Mendel, 18 March 2022

Stichting Move Eindhoven is looking for enthusiastic volunteers!

basisschool project kind student samen actie buurt wijk

Do you want:To support the talent development of children between the ages 10 and 12 years old?Deploy your social role as a role model for those who have fewer opportunities than their peers?Want to boost your resume by giving in to this experience?Do two ...
by Esther Mendel, 1 February 2022

Drink Schedule Q4! 2021

Hi member! Due to the corona measures in place, our lovely thursday drink unfortunately does not always fall on a thursday, and it located on different outside fields!

Therefore, we have provided you with a time schedule - so that you can already block all borrel timeslots in your busy,busy,busy agenda, and always be available for the drinks!

by Meie Kleijburg, 30 April 2021

DURA VERMEER traineeship

Dura Vermeer biedt twee mooie traineeships aan:



Meld je aan voor 2 mei, het Traineeship start op 1 september!

by Emma Urselmann, 29 April 2021

Career Day 2021

Attending Career Day is mandatory for all first year P&T and SI students!

29th of March, 9:30 ~ 15:30

Do you want to know what you can do with your bachelor P&T or SI? Or are you interested in your future career opportunities? Subscribe!

During this day, several companies and alumni will visit us and talk about the choice...

by Emma Urselmann, 15 March 2021

Op zoek naar een flexibele bijbaan? Of bijles of scriptiebegeleiding nodig? Ontvang korting!

Op zoek naar een flexibele bijbaan? Geef bijles! Registreer je via deze link als lesgever en Intermate zorgt ervoor dat je €20 extra betaald krijgt bij je eerste opdracht.

Bijles of scriptiebegeleiding nodig? Intermate's got your back! Vi...

by Emma Urselmann, 7 December 2020

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