Maybe you’ve seen the advertisements, while you were dodging cars on your way to campus. Enschede wants every trip under five kilometers to be taken by bike, instead of by car. But: Enschede is not as much of a cycling city as it purports to be, according to student columnist Niels ter Meer.
Five international students got on their bikes for the first time this week. Members of cycling association Klein Verzet gave them tips and helped them to stay upright. The Biking for Beginners project received support from the Incentive Fund earlier this year.
Vijf internationale studenten stapten deze week voor het eerst op de fiets. Leden van wielervereniging Klein Verzet gaven tips en hielpen ze overeind te blijven. Het project Biking for Beginners kreeg eerder dit jaar steun uit het Incentive Fund.
Waking up, eating, cycling, eating, resting, cycling, eating, studying and sleeping. That is what the average day looks like for Gosse van der Meer, professional cyclo-cross rider and Spatial Engineering master's student at the ITC faculty.
The UT commits itself to the cycling mission of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. The initial target: 10 percent more employees will cycle to the campus in 2023, compared to 2019.
De UT committeert zich aan de fietsmissie van het ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat. Het initiële doel: in 2023 in totaal 10 procent meer medewerkers op de fiets naar de campus ten opzichte van 2019.
Getting high school students enthusiastic about science and creating awareness about solar energy. These are the most important reasons why two UT researchers will embark on a ‘Cycle for Science’ tour of more than 400 kilometers across the Netherlands next week. ‘With some common kitchen attributes you can make a solar panel.’
Many Dutch people go cycling on ‘Hemelvaart’ (Ascension Day). Two UT students Radhika Kapoor (Creative Technology) and Thijs Hamstra (Advanced Technology) took it a step further and decided to bike to Paris. In three days. ‘It hurt a lot. You need to train your butt for this,’ says Kapoor.