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Give refugees opportunity for a meaningful stay

Give refugees opportunity for a meaningful stay

NETHERLANDS/MAASTRICHT. Six Dutch academics, including the Maastricht professor Wiebe Bijker and Amsterdam political scientist Rob Hagendijk, have started a petition urging for more refugees to be absorbed as students or visiting researchers in higher education. “Everyone wants to help. Our idea is: do something you’re good at. As unive...
Watching series

Watching series

Ruth (23): “I love watching series. Homeland, Breaking Bad, Lost, I have seen them all. Sometimes I even watch several episodes in one evening, because I just can’t stop. Do I have a problem? Ingrid: Watching series is popular. I notice that at my work, where they often talk about the umpteenth episode of the so-manieth season of a s...

Sleeping in a hostel due to lack of suitable rooms

Sleeping in a hostel due to lack of suitable rooms

MAASTRICHT. There are dozens of, mainly foreign, students who cannot find a suitable room in Maastricht. True, there is not a lot on offer, certainly not in the city centre. Belgium? Rather not, too much administrative red tape, they say. Stayokay, the hostel on the Maasboulevard, is doing well due to this student accommodation shortage: students h...
Would you take your friend to Mes Amis?

Would you take your friend to Mes Amis?

Emerging from the suffocating outside music last Friday evening (I guess it was from the Bruisfestival), I arrived at the Mes Amis wine restaurant located on Tongersestraat. After reading several reviews on Trip Advisor, I was keen to experience for myself whether the restaurant is just a ‘fashion choice’ or a truly intriguing dining ex...

“Jannah, Michele, Louis, I’m your buddy, don’t feel shy to come on stage”

“Jannah, Michele, Louis, I’m your buddy, don’t feel shy to come on stage”

MAASTRICHT. Beer, spring rolls, bitterballen and a lot of laughter. In total seventy buddies (all of them international students) and more than 300 first-year bachelor’s students from all over the world came together last Thursday evening in the old Bonbonnière theatre in Maastricht.
Bottomless pit

Bottomless pit

Michelle (28): “My third relationship has just ended. I am disappointed time and again. I put all of my time and energy into them and never receive the appreciation that I deserve in return.” Ingrid: Your relationships end up on the rocks because you expect the other person to give you what you cannot give yourself: recognition and a...

A butterfly house in the garden at the Faculty of Law

A butterfly house in the garden at the Faculty of Law

Have you ever heard of the Maastricht Quartier Latin? It is located in the area of the Bouillonstraat, Tongersestraat, Minderbroedersberg, Zwingelput and all the way up to the Tapijn barracks. On Saturday, 12 September, this area will be the beating heart of lectures about scientific research, for theatre, music, dance, film and visual arts. It is ...
Health in the hands of Google

Health in the hands of Google

MAASTRICHT. How many calories did you eat this morning? And how many steps have you taken since breakfast? No doubt some people will be able to get out their mobile phone, click on an app and find the exact answer to these questions. Personalised healthcare technology like this is what philosopher Tamar Sharon’s research is about. She was awa...
Student Award for Refugee Project

Student Award for Refugee Project

MAASTRICHT. Aurelia Streit, of the Student and Society Initiative (SSI), has won the Student Award 2015 for her work coordinating the Refugee Project Maastricht. The aim of the project is to bring students and refugees from the Maastricht asylum centre together to interact and socialise, and give the refugees a break from their day-to-day wait for ...

“Students of Maastricht, we need you”

“Students of Maastricht, we need you”

MAASTRICHT. “Let’s fasten our seatbelts.” With these words, moderator Simone van Trier introduced the twelve speakers of the morning program during the Opening of the Academic Year. The Minderbroedersberg Aula was almost packed to the brim, the audience including the full board of Maastricht University, the mayor and the city alde...
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