The University of Twente is actively working on its international profile - by setting up collaborations all over the world, with a special attention on so called ‘focus countries’. In this series we explore what it takes to convince students and researchers from often the other side of the planet that the UT is ‘the place to be’. In this episode we take a look at Indonesia.
Go Indonesia, zo heet het nieuwste project van studentennetwerk AIESEC. Deelnemers kunnen als vrijwilliger Engelse les verzorgen in Indonesië.
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 Mark Kenny Williams, Creative Technology student from Indonesia.
Making cities more livable: that is the ambition of the Human Cities Coalition, a large partnership of organizations that also includes the University of Twente. Although the coalition will not officially be launched until tomorrow, its general goal is clear: it focuses on megacities, such as Jakarta and Manila, and aims to improve the local infrastructure and access to basic services for people living in slums.
‘The ultimate goal of the SMARTseeds project is to improve income of at least 100.000 farmers in Indonesia,’ ITC researcher Wietske Bijker describes a big international project that aims to provide information services for vegetable farmers.
The annual Indonesian Evening took place on the 21st of November 2014. The main theme of the event was ´Exploring Java´ and the whole program was therefore focused on the culture of this Indonesian island. Visitors could try to play angklung, a musical instrument, and there were various dance and music performances.