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.  

Students graduating faster

Universities have become stricter, and that has had an effect: students are achieving their bachelor’s degrees more quickly.   

More power for students, staff

Even though students are hardly interested in having their say, they are being given more of it.   

‘Silent’ Night of Art & Science

The Night of Art & Science was a success, even though there were 12,000 fewer visitors than at previous editions.  

Sexual harassment reports increase

The number of sexual harassment reports at the RUG has risen significantly: from three in 2014 to thirteen in 2015.  

‘More than just white men’

We all think the world consists only of white men, says Ingrid Molema. She wants to show bursaries that there is more.  

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