In our regular update with UT researcher and EU affairs expert Shawn Donnelly, he shares his views on the situation in Ukraine. This time about Ukraine's EU candidacy, the possible entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO and the 'friendship' between Western Europe and the United States.
In our regular update with UT researcher and EU affairs expert Shawn Donnelly, he shares his views on the situation in Ukraine. This time about the involvement of Belarus, Viktor Orbán's resistance to European sanctions and the military manoeuvrings at the front.
Oekraïense vluchteling-wetenschappers kunnen hun onderzoek in Europese buurlanden voortzetten. De Europese Commissie heeft 25 miljoen euro voor hen uitgetrokken in het onderzoeksprogramma Horizon Europe.
Displaced Ukrainian scientists can continue their research in neighbouring European countries. The European Commission has set aside 25 million euros for them in the Horizon Europe research programme.
Hoe hoog wordt het collegegeld voor studenten die het Oekraïense oorlogsgebied zijn ontvlucht en krijgen ze hier ook studiefinanciering? Dat wordt volgens Dennis Wiersma, minister van Primair en Voortgezet Onderwijs 'binnenkort' duidelijk.
In our weekly update with UT researcher and EU affairs expert Shawn Donnelly, he shares his views on the war in Ukraine. This time about the NATO enlargement, the call for military aid and Mariupol potentially becoming the new Stalingrad.
Het kabinet heeft nog eens 2,5 miljoen euro uitgetrokken voor noodsteun aan studenten die getroffen zijn door de oorlog in Oekraïne. 2,3 miljoen euro wordt door universiteiten en hogescholen verdeeld en de rest door het mbo.
The Cabinet has allocated another 2.5 million euros in emergency funding for students hit by the war in Ukraine. 2.3 million euros will be shared by institutions in higher education and the rest will go to secondary vocational education (mbo).
In our weekly update with UT researcher and EU affairs expert Shawn Donnelly, he shares his views on the war in Ukraine. This time about the terrible images from Bucha, the increasing sanctions and Joe Biden. ‘In the next phase of this war, I fear that the Russians will finish Mariupol and raze it to the ground.’
The Ukraine Emergency Fund for students and staff has already raised over 30,000 euros. ‘It does not matter if it is a student from Russia, Ukraine or Belarus, they are all young people working for their future and we should help them.’
What does Putin want, how should Europe react and what about the sanctions? Together with Studium Generale, U-Today is holding a Q&A on the war in Ukraine on Thursday afternoon. Shawn Donnelly, assistant professor Technology, Resilience & Europe, will answer questions from the audience in the Amphitheater (Vrijhof).
UT researcher Sergii Pud has co-founded an initiative ‘NuTwente’ dedicated to helping Ukrainian refugees. After three weeks of existence, the organization already arranged more than two hundred host families ready to receive refugees. ‘Our main goal is to help with housing, communication and care.’
To provide the UT community with a space to share their thoughts and emotions about the war in Ukraine, the Student Union and the Human Resources department turned the Global Lounge in the Bastille into a ‘Walk-in Café’ last week. While attendance has been relatively low, Student Union board member Godelieve Brasz sees its added value.
In our weekly update with UT researcher and EU affairs expert Shawn Donnelly, he shares his views on the war in Ukraine. This time about the negotiations, from which he expects little. ‘The end of the war is not in sight. In fact, Russia is doubling down on its military deployment.’