Back to list All Articles Archives Search RSS Terug naar lijst Alle artikelen Archieven Zoek RSS

Students

Student earns city 27,600 euros, say housing providers

THE NETHERLANDS. They benefit the local economy and also do volunteer work: students are a boon to the places where they live, according to two reports commissioned by Kences, the umbrella organisation for providers of student housing.
Just relax in the Mindfulnest

Just relax in the Mindfulnest

Completely exhausted after a long day at the library - do you recognize that feeling? The Utrecht student Pim van den Bos did and he came up with a solution. The Mindfulnest: a (almost) soundproof cabin in which people can withdraw for a moment of silence or a meditation. The Wellbeing Movement of Maastricht University thought it a good idea and no...
Chatbots and a virtual staff room

Chatbots and a virtual staff room

How do employees at the School of Business and Economics (SBE) think digital means should be used in education? Last Thursday, there was a ‘town hall meeting’ to exchange ideas on the matter. About eighty employees joined in.

International students still want to come to the Netherlands – but not for online classes

THE NETHERLANDS. Higher education in the Netherlands remains popular among foreign students, according to Dutch internationalisation agency Nuffic. International students still very much want to come here, but not for online lectures and seminars.
At last, back to study books and glasses of beer at the club

At last, back to study books and glasses of beer at the club

MAASTRICHT. Sidewalk cafes are allowed to open up across the Netherlands, so also those at the clubs of the Maastricht student associations. "The students are really happy to see each other again,” says KoKo chairperson Maaike Hooghiemstra. Only Saurus that has to wait a while. The city authorities still have to give permission, because ...
Prof. Ron Heeren new member of the KNAW

Prof. Ron Heeren new member of the KNAW

MAASTRICHT. Prof. Ron Heeren has been elected as member of the KNAW (Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences). The Maastricht University Professor of Molecular Imaging and Scientific Director of MultiModal Molecular Imaging Institute will be installed on Monday 13 September - together with 22 other scientists from the Netherlands and abroad.

Minister: total easing of restrictions in September unlikely

THE NETHERLANDS. Students will be attending classes on campus in September, and they won’t have to maintain social distancing anymore. But face masks will still be mandatory and no more than 75 students will be allowed in a lecture hall.
I know him! He’s the burglar!

I know him! He’s the burglar!

Choënne Straatman (26) has already completed a master’s degree in Forensic Science at the University of Amsterdam. She also works as a consultant to the district courts in Maastricht and Roermond. How strong is DNA evidence in a particular case? How do DNA traces compare to the forensic evidence? And what kinds of questions might the judge as...

President Martin Paul leaves UM

President Martin Paul leaves UM

MAASTRICHT. President of the Executive Board professor Martin Paul is leaving Maastricht University after thirteen years. As of 1 November, he will become rector at the Ruhr Universität in Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia. He will not complete his third term: “I wasn’t planning on leaving, but this is a unique opportunity.”
Faculties expand possibilities for meeting up

Faculties expand possibilities for meeting up

MAASTRICHT. The decision that students are allowed back on campus as of this week, comes when Maastricht University is in the middle of period 5. Transferring from online to hybrid causes too much unrest for staff and students, say the faculty managers. That is why education will remain online. Although people are now trying to make the faculty (ev...
Pagina 1 van 147Eerste   Vorige   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Volgende   Laatste