The grave of Count Adolf

RUG historian Lammert Doedens has been looking for the grave of the 16th century count Adolf of Nassau’s grave for 20 years. The quest appears to have ended in Oldenburg.  

Suspects’ emails investigated

Six RUG employees’ emails were investigated in connection with the wide-ranging fraud that took place within its walls.  

RUG falls out of top 100

According to the prominent QS World University Rankings, the RUG is no longer a top 100 university.   

RUG seeks industry collaboration

A newly appointed ‘dean of industry relations’ is meant to bring industry and the university together.  

Enrollments increase

More students have enrolled, but the total number of students has decreased.   

Hazing? Here we go again!

Hazing has once again come under fire. An overblown reaction, says UK freelancer Tim Bakker, who himself was hazed at Albertus once upon a time. ‘Once someone has called you a loser for the third time...  

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Research theme for Friesland

RUG bachelor-level courses will not start in Leeuwarden until 2018, but the RUG/Campus Fryslân undergraduate programme has already identified a research theme: Global Responsibility and Leadership.  

Broerstraat left high and dry

A quick sip of water or filling up a bottle before class is temporarily not an option on the Broerstraat.  

No actions against hazing

The Board of Directors sees no reason to discuss hazing practices used by student associations.   

RUG welcomes 2,800 internationals

One ceremony was not enough for all the new internationals at the RUG this semester. Approximately 2,800 students had to be split into two separate groups. Check out our photo gallery.  

Still searching for a room

Hundreds of foreign students have been left to their own devices to find a place to live.  

Dijkhuis vs. DUO: 1-0

The courts found in favour of would-be RUG student Tessa Dijkhuis in her lawsuit against DUO on Wednesday. The organisation unjustly unenrolled her from the medical programme. But the battle is not ov...  

UB adds access ports

The University Library has installed access ports which will prevent applied sciences students from entering during exam weeks.  

‘Staff can do it themselves’

Vegan sandwiches, an app where you can order your lunch and chefs on site: that is how the cafeteria staff believes food services can be saved.   

Hazing under fire

According to the University Council’s Personnel faction, hazing practices at certain student associations are still unacceptable.   

New RUG in-house poet

Master student Esmé van den Boom (23) is the RUG’s new in-house poet.