The results from the university council elections are in. UReka secured five seats, DAS three and new party uTOP will have one seat on the council. The other new party, Genesis, collected too few votes to secure a seat.
The student elections for the university council are underway. Until Friday at noon, students can vote for a candidate from one of the four electable parties, to represent their interests. In six questions and answers, we’ll catch you up to speed about the elections, the council and what its role is.
Crisis or not, the elections for the University Council are scheduled for next week. This year, students have a choice of four parties for a seat in university politics. In this mini-series, the leading candidates take turns to present their respective parties. This fourth and final episode: Jorg Wellink from the new party uTOP.
Crisis of niet, de verkiezingen voor de universiteitsraad staan volgende week op het programma. Dit jaar hebben studenten de keuze uit vier partijen voor een zetel in de universiteitspolitiek. In deze miniserie stellen de lijsttrekkers hun partijen omstebeurt voor. Deze vierde en laatste aflevering: Jorg Wellink van de nieuwe partij uTOP.
Genesis is the name of a second new student party, running for university council. The party was founded by ITC students Michael David and Paul Ojukwu, who will be the party’s candidates for the election in two weeks. Last week it was also announced that uTOP is participating as a new party.
My name is Lennart Borau, a German Bachelor’s student of Communication Science. Currently I am living my personal dream of being able to live in Brazil. In the upcoming four months, I will keep you updated about my experiences in this place 10.000 kilometres from home.
A public debate with all UT parties running for a seat on the University Council took place today at the O&O square. The discussion, organized by U-Today and Studium Generale, covered various topics, including language policy, TOM and work pressure.
In this series, our student writers ask other UT students about their opinion on a variety of controversial topics. Be it on a worldwide scale or a bit smaller, these students share their food for thought. This time: The left-wing political bubble of academia.
The student elections for the university council are being held next week. You can cast your vote digitally for a candidate of one of the three parties: UReka, DAS and the Party of the UT. Why are you allowed to vote for these students and what does the council do? Read this beginners’ guide.
What makes Donald Trump’s rhetoric so powerful? How did he win over millions of voters and become the 45th president of the United States? Yesterday’s Studium Generale event shone a light on these topics.
Romanian UT student of European Studies, Antonia Raileanu, is on the list of candidates of a new Dutch party for European Parliament. By means of the website Ikkiesvooreerlijk.eu she wants to tackle corruption, work towards greater European integration and make free transport for students possible.
In less than a month, we will make our way to the polls again, this time for the European Parliament. In the meantime, various vote matches have been launched in order to help citizens in making their choice. Yesterday, EU Vox went online, a vote match to which UT associate professor Kostas Gemenis has contributed.