Become a member

Cover is the study association for Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science offering three types of activities:

  • Social

    We organise weekly borrels, monthly socials and tons of other activities. If you are interested in these topics and also want to have a genuinely good time, drop by the Cover room in the Bernoulliborg on Zernike campus (0041a), because that's where we live. We are open on weekdays from 11:00 to 17:00.

  • Study

    We organise study support lectures about our degree programs. You can join workshops that either dig deeper into materials, or offer some fresh knowledge. You can also find help using our tutoring system!

  • Career

    We also offer career oriented events. Regularly, we have companies over to hold talks about certain career paths. You will find this interesting if you want to talk to students who finished their studies and now work at companies or if you are interested in what companies are up to in general.



Speaker announcement A.R.T. Symposium 20-09

By: SympoCee on September 15, 2021 18:03

We are excited to announce four speakers that will speak at the A.R.T. Symposium next Monday, the 20th of september!

Daniel Domscheit-Berg is well-known as a former spokesman for Wikileaks. He is an activist and IT security expert.

Hans de Zwart is the former director of the civil rights organisation Bits of Freedom, and is cofounder of the Racism and Technology Center. As a philosopher, he focuses on the ethics and philosophy of technology.

Andrea Aler Tubella is a senior research engineer at Umeå University in the Responsible AI group, working on concrete tools to explain, audit and develop intelligent systems responsibly.

Raphaële Xenidis is lecturer in EU law at The University of Edinburgh. She will add an interesting legal perspective to the discussion.

For more information about the speakers, and to sign up to the event, go to the website.

Symposium 2021: A.R.T. IN AI

By: SympoCee on September 2, 2021 21:04

After one postponement and a lot of anticipation, one of Cover’s biggest annual events is back - and it is in person!!!

The symposium will take place at the Forum and it will be a day full of interesting speakers and experts of diverse fields giving talks and discussing with each other. Lunch and drinks will be provided and we will end the day with a borrel in the Forum.
As for this year’s theme, we didn’t have to look far for inspiration; just looking at AI developments every day, there are serious ethical question popping up: algorithmic bias, responsibility gap in autonomous decision making, data privacy.

If you cannot attend in person, you can still sign up for the livestream option smile.gif (lunch included)
Go to our website for information as it gets released, and don't forget to sign up!

Join our WhatsApp Groups & Discord!

By: Board on August 27, 2021 16:42

Hey all! This is just a quick reminder that we have WhatsApp groups that you can join to stay in touch with your fellow students!

1st year CS BSc:
1st year AI BSc:
1st year AI/CS/CCS MSc:


NOW CLOSED: DataDump's Cybersecurity Awareness Survey

By: DataDump on June 21, 2021 15:01

The survey has been closed; participation is no longer possible.

Dear Cover members,

We would like to know what the association and beyond know about cybersecurity!
What are the best practices, what are the most recent data leaks, have you been hacked yourself - we are curious!

There is a PRIZE to a random person who completes the survey!

Of course your answers will be treated anonymously.
You can take the survey on mobile or desktop devices here:

Yours truly,

Candidate Board XXX!

By: Board on June 14, 2021 22:25

We are happy to announce Candidate Board XXX, which consists of

Alissa Gieben - Chairman & Secretary
Leon Westerveld - Treasurer
Zoe Tzifa Kratira - Commissioner of Internal & Educational Affairs
Aine Dwane - Commissioner of External Affairs
(from left to right: Leon, Alissa, Zoe, Aine)

We are beyond happy and thankful for this group, and hope they will enjoy their Board year as much as we have so far! In the upcoming months, the Board and Candidate Board will join their efforts to make the transition as smooth as possible.

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