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News of the Week: 36

What’s happened so far this academic year? RUG seeks millions for Yantai, Legionnaire’s disease in the dentistry school and more.

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Studeren doe je zo

Studeren is ook een wetenschap. Hier vind je zeven wetenschappelijk onderbouwde tips waarmee je fluitend je tentamens haalt.

dinsdag 25 augustus
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Frascati not finished

As students are moving in, the rechristened Frascati International Student House is still not completely done.

donderdag 20 augustus
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11th faculty report done

A decision about pursuing an eleventh faculty of the RUG in Leeuwarden may be made within weeks.

dinsdag 18 augustus
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RUG ranking rises

The University of Groningen rose seven spots in the 2015 Shanghai Ranking, from 82nd place to 75th.

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Huisdichter met een missie

De nieuwe huisdichter Philip Rozema heeft een eigen geluid en een duidelijke missie: frisse energie brengen.

donderdag 25 juni
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China: RUG 'not mandatory'

A pending governmental decree would mean Chinese students from UGY don’t have to come to Groningen to get a RUG degree.

woensdag 24 juni
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Student faction dissatisfied

Student members of the FEB and FMNS faculty councils are dissatisfied with the scarcity of detail in the Yantai plans.

dinsdag 23 juni
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Research on 11th faculty

CDA representative Sander de Rouwe has asked Gerrit de Jong to analyse the eleventh faculty plans.

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Werkdruk door Yantai

De campus in Yantai zorgt voor meer werkdruk op de RUG. Ter compensatie wordt extra personeel ingehuurd.

maandag 22 juni
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Having a say on Yantai

The university and faculty councils may not have the opportunity to vote on pursuing an international branch campus in Yantai.

woensdag 17 juni
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Secret meeting with China

RUG president Sibrand Poppema secretly met with representatives of the Chinese and Dutch ministries of education on Tuesday.

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News of the week 25

What’s happened in week 25? Wijmenga wins Spinoza, bursary project approved, board expenses and more.

 
 

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Student seeks same

Some Dutch students – as well as some internationals – only want to live with housemates from their own country. Why?

maandag 24 augustus
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A numbers game

De Volkskrant says international student populations are dramatically rising, but those numbers don’t tell the whole story.

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Zomerreces / Summer break

De UK is met reces. Herlees een aantal van onze favoriete verhalen, longreads en projecten van het afgelopen semester. / The UK will be closed for the summer. Here are some of our favourite stories, longreads and projects from the past semester.

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Smoothie mafia

An MLM company is recruiting students to sell a powder. Blanca writes about her experiences with this ‘smoothie mafia’.

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Dark tourism

Yes, there really are people who go on holiday to conflict areas like the West Bank. But what do they get out of it?

maandag 8 juni
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UKook: Ful medames

It’s UKook, the cooking show starring international students and their favourite foods from home. This week: ful medames.

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Travel insurance issues

When students want to do fieldwork in ‘dangerous’ countries, the RUG may be reluctant to insure them.

dinsdag 2 juni
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Imagine a second language

If the RUG wants internationals to learn Dutch, it has to appeal to their imagination, says researcher Kirsten Kolstrup.

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Truly international

Three internationals were elected last week to join the University Council. Together they strive for a truly ‘international university’.

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The Faces of Margraten

Sebastiaan Vonk is the director of a project to put faces to the names of thousands of American WWII soldiers.