Category: accessibility

Vrouwelijke wetenschapper in laboratorium

Genderquotum voor meer diversiteit op de UU-werkvloer

Lijst VUUR heeft meegeschreven een de Nota Genderquotum en wil de ongelijkheid aan de Universiteit Utrecht aanpakken.

26 May 2020 0

Website is being updated!

  Earlier this year the website had already been given a new branding, but now the content will also be further updated. After the updates there will be more information about the internal affairs of VUUR available and the current activities of the representatives will be up to date. After the updates all pages should…
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7 April 2019 0

Awareness about diversity

In the academic year 2015-2016 VUUR has helped put the subject Diversity on the map by lobbying it into the strategic plan of the University of Utrecht. Miny Rajiv and Josefien van Marlen have realised this by creating awareness for the subject and by making a foundation for it to grow on. This has led…
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20 April 2017 0

Anonymous job applications

Diversity is an important theme for Utrecht University, and has a prominent place in the Strategic Plan 2016-2020. VUUR is looking at the possibilities for introducing anonymous job applications UU-wide, both for master students and employees. Research shows that anonymous application procedures help to combat (unconscious) discrimination in the recruitment process. A completely anonymous job…
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20 January 2017 0

Lijst VUUR have written a brochure about the EER

  NB: this post was part of our archive and has been translated to English afterwards, but unfortunately we have not been able to translate the brochure as well. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience! In the recent period Lijst VUUR have worked on a brochure that explains the Education and Examination Regulations in a…
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5 January 2016 0

UU: an inclusive university?

  Our society is becoming more and more diverse, do we see enough of that at Utrecht University? We all bring with us different perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures. From our perspective diversity means there are differences, for instance in ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, (dis)ability, sexual orientation, education and religion. Inclusiveness is…
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12 November 2015 0

Language Institute Babel still affordable for students?

  In 2012 Utrecht University closed the former James Boswell Institute, and after this the institute made a private restart with Babel as new name. Back then it was said that the fees would probably change little. However, the fees have doubled in less than a year. Lijst VUUR is therefore looking into whether students…
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29 October 2015 0