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Maths prep course 🧮 , 14.-17.09.2021

This autumn, we offer a maths prep course, as every year. The course is highly recommended since it gives a good foundation for a successful first year. You can enroll here (30 CHF).
We wish you a great summer and a good start into your studies!

Sustainable Travel Challenge 2021🌱🌍

 Join us in this summer’s Sustainable Travel Challenge, with the possibility of winning two interrail tickets!
Travelling by air is famously responsible for a significant amount of CO2 emissions in Switzerland. To counter this and to make an impact on our traveling habits, we are launching the first ever ETH Sustainable Travel challenge! Click here for more information.

Your Student Sustainability Commission

Latest vacancies (as of 08.07.2021)

More vacancies were published on Jobs & Interships – Job Pinboard resp. Studies – Bachelor / Master Thesis (only German).

Kastenlauf Sunday 23.05.2021, 14:00

The second race for the golden crate with/against VCS is starting at Bucheggplatz. The 2-4 participants per team have to empty 6×0.3L of beer each while running to Hönggerberg. The time is only stopped after arriving at the finish with no beer left. The winning team is going to perpetuate its name on the golden crate and win a voucher for Drinks of the World. Register now since only 4 teams max. (10 CHF/pers.) are allowed to join.

the materialist – Zeit⏳

The latest May 2021 edition is now online.

Outdoor Rally Saturday, 01.05.2021🧐📝

In course of the afternoon, we’re going to solve mysteries in the region of Käferberg, starting at HXE, ETH Hönggerberg. Please register your teams of 3-5 players until 01.05. The team captain will then receive further information on the rally.
In case of unsuitable weather conditions, the rally will be postponed by one week, meaning 15.05.2021.

poly-E-fair Tuesday, 13.04.2021

Click on the flyer for further information and registration.

Website poly-E-fair

the materialist – Chaos👀

The latest March 2021 edition is now online.

Board Game Tournament on Wednesday 24 March 2021🎲🏆

Register now until Sunday 21 March – as teams of two – for our first-ever online board game tournament on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 18:00 via the SMW Discord Server.

We also offer a crash course for the competition games Brändi Dog, Tichu and Codenames on Wednesday 17 March at 19:00. It’s recommended for all levels, esp. at Tichu, which is going to have a time limit for each move.

Please create an account for the game Tichu: Link.

General assembly on Wednesday 10 March 2021

On 10 March 2021 at 18:00 we’re having our next general assembly. Please register here.

We wish you a good start to FS2021! 😤🔥

🎄Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year🎆!

Enjoy the holiday with your loved ones🍾🎁. Also, we wish you every success for the upcoming exams🍀.

the materialist – Glück🍀

The latest December 2020 edition is now online.

SMW Büro – online 🎲🎮

The origin of the Discord-server “SMW Büro” was from the “Card-Games-&-Co.”-Stamm during the first Covid lockdown. Even after that Stamm, many students of material science still meet up there for several entertainments, e.g. Jass, Skribbl, Poker, Cards Against Humanity, Among Us etc. Those in our department, who needs an invitation for the server, can send us an e-mail. 😏

Pubquiz-Stamm on 18 November 2020🎉🍻

On Wednesday, 18 November 2020, at 19.00 o’clock we had the first Online-Pubquiz via Zoom about the ETH and its campus. Many teams (with very creative names) of all semesters participated, which was really exciting! They had to compete in giving answers to picture and guessing questions as well as questions via Kahoot. In the end, a voucher for “Drinks of the World” was given to the winner team “PANDEMIC! at the Disco” 🍾🌍.

Crate-Run 2020

On Saturday, 31 October 2020,  the Crate-Run took place, which was organised by the VCS and the SMW. More information at Events – Fotos/Berichte (German only).