With Christmas being right around the corner, the UT has put up festive decoration all around the campus. How do international students view this - originally - Christian holiday? Four of them share their experiences. ‘I enjoy the emotional warmth it brings.’
The ‘Share and Take Care’ initiative from the UT and the Student Union has returned this year. The goal is to bring together students and employees who are unable to go home during the Christmas holiday. Activities include tennis, ‘wellbeing walks’ and a Nordic walking workshop.
Part three of three of our Rianne's Recepten Christmas Dessert Special! We wish you a merry, raspberry Christmas, with these Raspberry profiteroles!
This is the second part of a three-part Rianne's Recepten Christmas Dessert Special. We're cranking up the difficulty with this Eton Mess (this one's for you, show-offs!). Stay tuned for the final part of this dessert special, coming tomorrow...
Christmas will be different this year. The pandemic is preventing us from travelling home, visiting family and even going out with friends. Many UT students and employees will be staying on campus over the holidays. How do they feel about it and what are their plans?
Christmas is the time of year people bring some light to the very dark days – especially this year. That’s exactly what our photographer Frans Nikkels captured on camera, while walking around campus.
For everyone who needs to stay at the UT over Christmas, there is the ‘The Holiday on UT grounds’ initiative. All university students, PhD candidates and employees who cannot travel home for the holidays, can sign up for a buddy program and join activities on campus.
The first Monday of every month LUVANE presents you with a freshly cooked campus cartoon. A plate full of tasty colors, flavored with a pinch of humor, and served to satisfy your sateless hunger for procrastination.
With Christmas and New Year’s Eve around the corner, how do UT students from all around the world spend this holiday season? Eight international students talk about their traditions back home and their plans. ‘Some people even repaint their gates or walls to make sure the house looks nice.’
Lisa Waldera (24) is a master’s student Communication Studies from Bremen, Germany. For three years now, she’s been living on campus. Next to her study, she regularly visits the cinema and enjoys concerts of all music genres. Every other week she writes about her life at the University of Twente.
In this biweekly column, Bas Leijser gives his unfiltered opinion on university life, with a bit of sarcasm and Dutch directness mixed in. In his free time, Bas likes to graduate for his master in Civil Engineering & Management.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Yet, each corner of the world celebrates this holiday a bit differently. In this series we will shed some light on Christmas traditions of UT international students. In this episode we meet with Jana Rother, a student from Frankfurt (Germany), who is in Twente for a minor Communications.