Category: news

What do they do with your study grants?

The study grants were abolished in 2015 and the ‘study advance funds’ will take their place as compensation, starting 2018, but, what exactly will we receive? During the past three years the University did some pre-investments: expanding the amount of studyspots, small-scale intensive education, blended learning, improving the education facilities within the lecture rooms, and…
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18 January 2018 0

More student psychologists?

Franka and Sonja (two members of the University Council) have been in contact with Marieke de Bakker (head of Student Counseling Department UU) to discuss possible options about the shortage of student psychologist, which seems to be the case at the moment. The goal the University Council had in mind was to shorten the waiting…
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18 January 2018 0

Are you up for a challenge?

Are you up for a challenge? Do you want to work on a self-chosen subject that interests you? Do you want to learn to develop a course for other students? Submit your idea for a new course before February 1 to Edu Challenge: create your own course! During period 3, you’ll work with educational experts…
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18 January 2018 0

Are you critical, ambitious and involved?

Are you critical, ambitious and involved? Then we’re looking for you! We’re looking for enthusiastic candidates for 2018-2019. Want to learn what the University Council does, or what VUUR is? Come to our ‘borrel‘ January 10, in the Mick O’Connells from 8pm. We’ll answer your questions, give you an impression of what VUUR is and of course…
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14 December 2017 0

What does the University Council do

With special thanks to Joost Gadellaa, member of the University Council on behalf of Lijst VUUR. Unfortunately only available in Dutch. Our apologies.


11 December 2017 0

Students are having a good time, or are they?

The November 30, the students of the University Council have organised an evening about students with stress.We’re happy with the succes of this evening! We’d like to thank you all for your participation. We really hope that we can organise an event like this next year as well.


6 December 2017 0