G. accepts firing

RUG employee and fraud suspect Hans G. will accept his dismissal. 'I made mistakes, but did not play a big role in the fraud.'   

Four employees fired

Four employees from multiple departments will be fired in connection to the fraud investigation.  

Small associations suffer

Study associations with fewer than 200 members are out of luck. They will no longer receive a committee grant.   

Finally sufficient interest in UCG

It seems that the University College Groningen (UCG) will attract enough first-year students for the first time in the coming academic year.  

Council against discrimination

The factions of the University Council have issued a statement against homophobia and discrimination.  

New name for FMNS

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences wants a different name that more strongly emphasises technology.   

Zernike signage redesign

The maze of signs and building numbers/letters/names at the Zernike Campus is coming to an end after years of confusion.   

Canteen staff fired, rehired

All 30 employees of the canteens at the RUG will be fired and immediately rehired by new management.  

No new campus for BSS

The social sciences faculty will not move to the Healthy Ageing Campus after all. Current facilities will be revamped instead.  

RUG unimpressed by top 100

The RUG is among the top 100 most innovative European universities, but the university is unimpressed.  

Campaign against complaints

The RUG is setting up a task force, a communications group and a complaints commission to improve international housing.  

High fees here to stay

For five years, law students fought against higher fees for a second degree, but they have finally lost the battle.   

Mingle with the Dutch

Among professors, the RUG is a much whiter and more male-dominated place than Dutch society at large. How can the RUG do better?  

Academic discrimination

Among professors, the RUG is a much whiter and more male-dominated place than Dutch society at large. How can the RUG do better?  

The Brexit in Groningen

The debate over a ‘Brexit’ heats up ahead of a vote next week. British students, instructors and alumni are wondering how it will affect them here in Groningen.  

Groningen: Town of Assassins

At University College Groningen, no one is safe in a deadly serious game of Assassins.  

SSH floats housing options

The Diaconessenhouse, where nearly 200 internationals live, is closing. SSH is considering housing them in a hotel boat.