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Salary limit for HBO and WO managers increases again

The government is increasing the maximum salary to 194 thousand euros.

Higher interest on student loan: only governing parties are for it

From 2020, new students will be worse off if they take out a loan.

Piggy bank: minister rebukes research universities and praises universities of applied sciences

Being in the red is a sign that universities of applied sciences are budgeting more efficiently and using their own reserves.

Student loans and mortgages: banks are not to blame, claims the minister

The Minister wants to inform students better about the consequences of a loan.

Minister wants to spend money from the basic grant ahead of time

Universities of applied sciences and research universities could possibly have the millions from the new loans system a few years earlier than planned

More cutbacks of 19.5 million euros in higher education

The Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences calls cutbacks ‘unfathomable’.

Students fatten up their savings accounts with money from DUO

It has become popular to borrow and more and more of this money is ending up in savings accounts, warns the Nibud.

No payment for internship: but you won’t find out until later

Joblift (a job search engine) looked at internship vacancy advertisements: only 148 out of 32,000 mentioned that the intern would not be paid.

‘Millions generated by student loan system intended for all students’

The VVD party wants to have some of the money generated by the student loan system go to the densely populated technical universities.