Five master’s students – one from each faculty – received a Graduation Award this afternoon during the opening of the academic year. The award, consisting of a certificate and a cheque worth €1000 honours their excellent achievements during the home stretch of their studies at the UT.
Under normal circumstances, about 800 people would now be gathered in the Waaier, celebrating the Opening of the Academic Year (OAY). But just like everything else, this year’s OAY was quite different. Instead of live speeches in front of an audience, the UT prepared a digital ‘OAY on UTour’ which was broadcasted this afternoon.
Ana Ortiz Perez is the winner of this year’s Twente Graduate School (TGS) Award. The recipient of the prize and 2.500 euros was announced today during the digital Opening of the Academic Year ceremony. The UT researcher was selected for her project which aims to develop a tumor-on-a-chip platform that mimics liver cancer.
With a TGS Award, Graduation Awards, Brinksma Innovation Grant and the Education Award, the Opening of the Academic Year had no shortage of prizes to hand out. Here is a list of this year’s winners, all announced this afternoon in the Waaier.
The UT will develop new joint programmes with Vrije Universiteit (VU), and expand its collaboration with regional partners Saxion and Roc van Twente. Victor van der Chijs, President of the Executive Board, announced this during the Opening of the Academic Year ceremony in the Waaier today.
With the title ‘Building bridges’, the Opening of the Academic Year was held today in the Waaier. The event revolved around the topic of energy transition, starting with an announcement of a new initiative with Lithium Werks and ending with a keynote speech by UT alumna and CEO of Tauw, Annemieke Nijhof.
The keynote speech at the Opening of the Academic Year 2018-2019 will be presented by Annemieke Nijhof, UT alumna and CEO of Tauw. The event will also feature music by Isaac Gracie and an awards ceremony.
The traditional ceremony 'Opening Academic Programme' of the ITC Faculty was held yesterday in the Muziekcentrum in Enschede. This annual event might have been last of its kind.
Collegevoorzitter Victor van der Chijs waarschuwde in zijn speech - gisteren tijdens de opening van het academisch jaar - over teruglopende overheidsinvesteringen. Wat gaat hij daar aan doen?
The winners of the Graduation Award were announced at today’s Opening of the Academic Year ceremony. This prize is annually given to five excellent Master’s students, all from the five different UT faculties. Besides the honor of winning, the students received a cheque in the value of €1000.
This year’s Twente Graduate School (TGS) award goes to Koen Dwarshuis for his research on flexible musculoskeletal models. The student of Mechanical Engineering received the award today during the Opening of the Academic Year ceremony.
ITC (Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation) officially began its academic year today. New ITC students were welcomed not only by the faculty's dean, Professor Tom Veldkamp, but also by Daniel E. Irwin, a research scientist from NASA.
'A modern university needs to invest in the marriage of humanities and technology. We need to build coalitions to achieve mutual inspiration and to solve the big challenges of today,' thinks José van Dijck, who presented the keynote address at today´s Opening Academic Year ceremony.
On the 1st of October 2015, the opening ceremony of ITC´s academic program 2015-2016 took place in Muziekcentrum in Enschede. The event was true to the faculty´s reputation as a place of cultural diversity: 141 new students from 40 different countries were present and the main speech was delivered by Wilber Ottichilo, a member of Parliament in Kenya and an ITC alumnus.