‘There is a need to give extra attention to talented students. Such students can do more and want to do more. If we don’t give them the chance to develop themselves to their full potential, we are going to lose them,’ says Nelleke van Adrichem-Rotteveel, Key Strategist and Programme Director of the UT Honours programmes.
Nelleke van Adrichem-Rotteveel is not your typical PhD candidate. She’s conducted her doctoral research on ‘flexibility and coherence of Master’s programmes’ only in her spare time. Which is why it took her ten years of hard work to complete her thesis which she is defending today.