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News of the Week 22

What’s happened in week 22? Bachelor enrolment up, recording lectures limited, ACLO branching out and more.

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Werkdruk aan de RUG

Veel RUG-medewerkers zeggen last te hebben van een hoge werkdruk. Hoe lang gaat dat nog goed?

woensdag 27 mei
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Concerns about Yantai

The Math & Science faculty council and chemistry programme director Dirk Slotboom express concerns about the Yantai plans.

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Subsidy via judge

After a court case, astronomer Marc Verheijen finally received a Vici subsidy for 1.5 million euros from research financier NWO.

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Enrolment spike

The number of internationals signing up for European Languages and Cultures grew from 6 last year to 128 for 2015.

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Theft in international housing

International student housing in Groningen has the reputation of being a common target for theft. But is that fair?

dinsdag 26 mei
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ReThink at FBSS

Several members of ReThink RUG met last week to discuss the problems facing the university.

woensdag 20 mei
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News of the Week 21

What’s happened in week 21? University elections, University Council chairperson changes, thousands new teachers and more.

dinsdag 19 mei
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International debate

On Monday, three internationals candidates for the University Council participated in the first ever international student debate.

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Almanak award 2015

De UK moest zich door stapels smoelenboeken heen worstelen, maar er is een winnaar!

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'Research 11th faculty'

The new provincial coalition in Friesland wants further research into the proposed eleventh RUG faculty in Leeuwarden.

woensdag 13 mei
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Debate on Groningen

D66, a local political party, is organizing a debate with international students about their student lives in Groningen.

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News of the Week 20

What’s happened in week 20? ReThink RUG and University Council want reform, matching doesn’t work and more.

 
 

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Human Library

Don’t judge a book by its cover – that is the main principle behind the second Human Library project in Groningen.

dinsdag 26 mei
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UKook: Verheiratete

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

donderdag 21 mei
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A changing Egypt

Emma van der Zalm is taking it all in in Cairo. This week, she asks about the future as she says goodbye.

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After the earthquake

Raising funds for disaster relief in Nepal is a way for two Nepali RUG students and one alumnus to help and to cope with the aftermath.

maandag 18 mei
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'Don't mention the torture'

John Flood wonders if the RUG was too polite in its agreement with King Saud University.

vrijdag 15 mei
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Margery's voice

Sebastian Sobecki found an exciting letter in a boring archive. It sheds new light on annoying and amazing Margery Kempe.

donderdag 14 mei
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Do-It-Yourself Biology

A group of RUG students is pursuing science outside of the lab through DIYbio. Their goal: to make biotechnology accessible.

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City within a city

Emma van der Zalm is taking it all in in Cairo. This week, she discovers the community that developed in Tahrir Square.

maandag 11 mei
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UKook: Tarta pascualina

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

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What should we do?

Science Faction member Nicolai Petkov makes the case for change at the RUG. ‘The crucial question now is, ‘What should we do next?’’