Entries by vertaalbureau

Online marketing workshop for 300 students

It was Wednesday and laptops were hesitantly being opened in the Auditorium of the main building. The projector beamed a stream of light over the heads of students, a few of them still rubbing the sleep from their eyes. After all, they would have to be wide awake today if they wanted to discover the secrets of Google about online behaviour and findability.

Not everyone is happy with a stronger Degree Programme Advisory Committee

Degree Programme Advisory Committees sometimes have little power. It would probably be better if they would get a stronger voice, says the Educational Inspectorate. But not everyone is convinced of this. New research presented by the Educational Inspectorate last Friday shows that there is little similarity in how Degree Programme Advisory Committee operate. “Their ambitions […]

New contact point for problems with housing benefit

In a couple of months, lots of students will lose their independent address – they will start sharing their address with others. The Landelijke Studenten Vakbond (Dutch Student Union) anticipates problems with the rent subsidy and has opened a contact point. From 1 January 2017, ‘non-independent’ rooms will not have their own address anymore. For […]

The House of Representatives wants more support for students with a functional disability

Minister Bussemaker needs to do more for disabled students, asserts the opposition in the House of Representatives. Many are shocked at the dropping of the basic grant. The Dutch Student Union protested in The Hague last Monday. They wanted to draw attention to the challenges that students with a functional disability face in higher education. […]

Education budget: minister recognises social drama in universities of applied sciences

The universities of applied sciences seem to be undergoing “a social drama” at the moment as so many young men of ethnic minorities are dropping out, said Minister Bussemaker yesterday evening in The House of Representatives. She is trying to turn this around, but is unable to convince everyone of her approach. Equal opportunities in […]

Celebrating our emergency response officers

Monday 7 November is National Emergency Response Officer Day: a good reason to celebrate and express our appreciation for all the emergency response officers at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Our emergency response staff provides first aid services and assists during fire and other evacuations. They render first aid and make sure, for example, […]

TIS Delft has outgrown itself

On Tuesday 1 November, the temporary accommodation in Delft was festively opened by Henri van de Brug, Dean of the Faculty of Facilities & IT, and Sander van Ipenburg Grijpma, Dean of the Faculty of Technology, Innovation & Society. Students of the Smart Manufacturing & Robotics minor programme had programmed a robot to cut the ribbon. The extension to the building […]