Institutional accreditation is a step closer

Minister Van Engelshoven is keen on the idea of allowing educational institutions to audit their own degree programmes.

There is no such thing as ‘one’ BSA

Minister Van Engelshoven commissioned a study to see how the BSA works in practice. It appears that institutions’ policies differ greatly.

Student wellness study: wait and see or get to work?

Upon the request of Parliament, they will create a quantitative benchmark to assess the psychological problems of students.

Minister makes participation in NSS mandatory

Minister Van Engelshoven wants to legally mandate all universities and universities of applied sciences to participate in the National Student Survey.

Educational institutions deeply divided by Van Rijn’s funding shifts

Should research universities and universities of applied sciences significantly invest in their beta domain, at the expense of alfa, gamma and medical, or should they ignore the recommendation made by Van Rijn?

New RIVM study about study stress

A stream of alarming reports revealed that students seem to be experiencing increasing levels of stress and burn-out.

Minister: “Institutions should compete less”

Less competition and more cooperation is the new mantra according to the minister.

Minister does not support the AWTI advice about selection

Minister Van Engelshoven does not want to give institutes more room for stricter selection processes at the door.

Participation Council members join in with substantive discussions about the quality agreements

It’s official: the bill calling for an increase to the interest rate on student loans has been definitively rejected.