RUG gets UN climate centre  

Part of the UN Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation (GCECA) will be located at the RUG’s Energy Academy Europe. 

Massive budget deficit  

Students, universities and universities of applied science were shocked by the massive deficit in the education budget. 

Bicycle mess briefly back  

A shortage of bicycle stewards means the areas around the UB and the Harmonie building are cluttered once again. The new students are leaving their bikes wherever they please. 

Arguing over dinner  

Having an opinion is easy. Discussing that opinion with strangers, however, is not as easy. But during the first Kennisdiner (knowledge dinner), people seem to be doing quite well. The food probably helps. 

ReThink RUG: ‘Why Duisenberg?’  

ReThink RUG wants the Board of Directors to tell them why it supports Pieter Duisenberg’s (VVD) appointment as president of university association VSNU. 

Arts faculty: not just English  

The arts faculty will be a bilingual faculty, where Dutch and English will be used in equal measure. The RUG wants to switch to all English. 

Student aids Irma victims  

Medicine student Lenny Marapin helped a large number of victims of hurricane Irma. This is his story.