Last Wednesday a new column was published on the website of U-Today. Normally I enjoy reading these columns, but this time I was not amused with what I read. Of course, some columns are meant to cause some friction, but this whole column felt like a backstab to all current and former board members, which includes me. A backstab to people that voluntarily work or worked a year hard to make our university a better place.
He is always up for another committee, advisory board or student job. Hidde Zijlstra (23), a bachelor's student of the International Business Administration programme, is positively bursting with energy. He appears at almost every UT event. Who is this ambitious young man?
Hij is altijd wel te porren voor een nieuwe commissie, adviesraad of studentenklus. Hidde Zijlstra (23), bachelorstudent International Business Administration, bruist dan ook van de energie. Op vrijwel elk UT-podium zien we hem voorbij komen. Wie is deze ambitieuze jongeman?
In the series The International, UT students from all over the world talk about their lives, studies, choices and passions. In this episode: Jana Bergmann (22), Bachelor’s student of Communication Science. ‘We need to be proactive, not just wait for the Dutch people to teach us.’
The ‘More Than a Degree Award’ show was held at the Waaier yesterday, with Jiska Chang being named the most active student of the UT. The event was organised by the Student Union, to put the spotlight on extraordinarily active students and committees of the previous academic year.
The ‘More than a Degree’ award ceremony was held at the Waaier yesterday. The event, an initiative of the Student Union, shone light on the most active students of the year 2018.
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: Activism at the campus.
Students of the UT collaborate with the government and other students from the region at the Enschede Lab, in an effort to make Enschede more sustainable and resilient.
They are aiming high – quite literally. A new UT student association Space Society is dedicated to building a real-life satellite, which they hope to launch into space in the foreseeable future.
African students from the UT came together yesterday for an ‘African ThinkUp’, an event focused on discussing and helping to solve challenges that African countries are dealing with nowadays. This meeting might have only been the first of many, as its organizers hope to establish an African student association.
Sevim Aktas is the definition of an active student. She is the president of the UT Model UN, a Stanford University Innovation Fellows candidate, a Dream Team member and, of course, a student following courses. How does she manage to fit all of this into one day? We followed her to find out.
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.
Today marks the start of the 4th edition of the Spring Agora, a conference for all AEGEE members across Europe, Russia, Azerbaijan, and other countries, held this year at the University of Twente.
‘Universities should be run by students.’ That is the main message of an opinion article, which was written by UT’s University Innovation Fellows (UIF) and recently published in the Dutch national newspaper FD. What makes the authors think that students are qualified to manage a large organization, such as the University of Twente?