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Serious Request: ‘Our goal is to raise at least 10,000 euros’

Being held today are the first two of the ten events that the 40 students in the Event Management minor are organising this year for the good cause being funded by 3FM Serious Request: ‘Laat ze niet stikken’.

PvdA and VVD: fine rack renters

The two governing political parties think housing owners who charge too much rent should be dealt with more harshly. As it stands now, they can overcharge and simply get away with it.

Honours Programme participants: ‘Future leaders of society’

As of this academic year, students aiming for the sky can participate in the Honours Programme. The fifteen students selected for the programme this year come from various degree programmes.

‘Pathfinder’ points refugee students in the right direction

For many refugee students, finding their way around in Dutch society and our education system can be really tough. A newly developed online tool should help.

Minister does not tolerate experimenting with quality of education

Students may certainly have a greater say in their education, says Minister Bussemaker, as long as it does not jeopardise their education. ‘The next generation of students also needs to get a good education.’

You may keep undeservedly received housing benefit

Students who have undeservedly received housing benefit need not fear that the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration will reclaim it later. This was promised by Minister Blok.

Pilot study bridging programmes between MBO and PABO

Next year, three universities of applied sciences will be involved in a pilot study in which MBO pupils will participate in a bridging programme to prepare them for PABO education.

Tax windfall results in salary increases in education

Educational staff will get a raise next year. The Cabinet can afford this since the government received 4.3 billion more euros in income than indicated by the budget

‘Too few ombudsmen: a real concern’

According to Lies Poesiat ombudsmen are crucial for students when it comes to reducing the many complaints in higher education. ‘Unfortunately there are still far too few of us.’