SSH cleaning up

Diaconessenhouse residents got an email from SSH on Friday explaining what action is being taken to fix the problems there.


Academic discrimination

Professorship at the RUG is much whiter and male-dominated than Dutch society at large. Can – and should – the university do better?

donderdag 19 november

Diaconessenhouse asbestos

On Monday, loose asbestos was removed from a utility closet in the Diaconessenhouse.

woensdag 18 november

Diaconessenhouse problems

After multiple thefts and worsening living conditions, students at Diaconessenhouse are taking matters into their own hands.

dinsdag 6 oktober

One giant leap (backward)

A poster for a ‘CEOs and Office Hos’ party from the JSV has been haunting Nina. Sexism is still alive and kicking.



Je kunt geen festival meer bezoeken zonder over de wetenschappers te struikelen. Wat doen al die profs daar eigenlijk?

maandag 5 oktober
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Theft at Vrydemalaan

Three break-ins occurred at the Vrydemalaan housing complex last week, according to neighbourhood police agent Paul Heidanus.

vrijdag 18 september

Mystery in the galaxy

An astronomer at the RUG Kapteyn Institute found a mysterious structure within our galaxy. A spaceship?

woensdag 2 september

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.


Zoek de verschillen

Ook hbo’ers verdienen tegenwoordig een mastertitel. Wat zijn nog de verschillen tussen hbo en universiteit?

dinsdag 25 augustus

Frascati not finished

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

donderdag 20 augustus

11th faculty report done

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

dinsdag 18 augustus

RUG ranking rises

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


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NS card for internationals?

International students cannot travel for free on Dutch public transport. Is a special travel card for them in the works?

vrijdag 20 mei

Housing up for debate

On Thursday, Frascati student house hosted a housing panel for international students, the RUG, Hanze, SSH and the municipality.

donderdag 28 april

Highs and lows in Barometer

The latest International Student Barometer shows internationals are quite satisfied, but room for improvement remains.


Living on a farm

Could simply getting away from the city centre campus be enough to inspire students to think outside the box?

donderdag 14 april

Participation not enough

Giving students and staff more say in decision-making is not enough to protect the humanities. University leadership has to get on board, too.

donderdag 31 maart

Education: a natural resource?

Just like the sea, forests and oil, education could be seen as a natural resource equally subject to exploitation.


Reclame voor de RUG in China

De Chinese alumna Yang Liu is trots dat ze de RUG in haar land mag vertegenwoordigen, al is het niet altijd even makkelijk.

donderdag 17 maart

Journalism and philosophy

As the university places its faith in valorisation, what can journalism students learn from philosophy?

vrijdag 4 maart

Traffic rules for newbies

Groningen’s traffic department has released a brochure about cycling and driving rules for international students and immigrants.

donderdag 3 maart

'Healthy' ageing

In her first UK column, Katarina considers healthy ageing. Is it better to lead a long life or a quality life?

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