The Buddy committee is a flexible, multi-national committee that aims to bring Dutch and international students closer together. During the semester, the committee organizes a number of activities related to integration and internationalization for participants of the program.

Yvan Ndeh

Hello I’m Yvan, second year student in Electrical Engineering. I am the chair of Buddy, I always strive for the organisation of awesome activities by our board and make sure everything runs smoothly.I hope to see you at one of our future activities soon.

Fatima Gonzalez-Novo Lopez

Hii! My name is Fátima and I'm a first-year Technical Computer Science student. I am the secretary of Buddy, in charge of replying to your emails and answering all the related questions you might have about Buddy or its events. I am a very sociable person that loves spending time with friends, travelling and practising sports like surfing. Can't wait to see you at one of our events :)

Praveen Kumar Pakkirisamy

Hello! I am Praveen, pursuing my masters in Systems and Control. I love to learn about other's culture and meet new people. I am the Treasurer and my job is to oversee and present budget planning for all the activities. I am looking forward to meet you all in the upcoming edition.

Aditya Bansal

Heyy!! I am Aditya and I'm a first year Industrial Engineering and Management student. I will be your Activity Manager, which means I will be planning so many fun events for all of us to enjoy! In my free time, I like to go out and explore. I enjoy meeting new people and having a good laugh with everyone. So if you want to have the time of your life, make sure to join us at our stunning events!!

Gursehaj Singh Arora

Hello! I'm Gursehaj (G for too short). I am currently a second year student pursuing my masters in Interaction Technology. As the Promotion Manager, I’ll be handling all the posts you see on social media and websites. I love to eat, I’ll spend my money on great food rather than on drinks or in pubs. Looking forward to meet you all at the events and I hope you all enjoy the events we host for you.

Floor Kerkhof

Hi! My name is Floor and I'm studying master Biomedical Engineering. I love to go for a run through the forest, playing music and traveling! As a general board member I will support the buddy board in all their duties. I hope to meet you all at the buddy activities!

Email: buddy@union.utwente.nl
Phone: +31 53 489 8006