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Questions in parliament about exorbitant travel reimbursement for UU president
Left-wing party GroenLinks has asked questions in parliament about the travel costs for trips within the country claimed by UU president Anton Pijpers in 2018. He’s claimed a total of 124,000 euros. Read more

 
I’m calling for a spirit of openness in classes
"I feel like in some classes, I’m only learning half-truths,” says second-year student of Language & Culture Sabine Persijn. She feels political correctness gets in the way of true discussion sometimes. This is her story, inviting debate. Read more

 
New laboratory building Life Science will be ready in 2022
Near the P&R parking in Utrecht Science Park, a laboratory building for companies in Life Sciences will be constructed. The building’s name will be The Accelerator. Read more

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DUB gives away tickets for the opening show of the Spring Performing Arts Festival
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Minister: universities can handle workload pressure themselves
Minister van Engelshoven says it’s worrisome that 67 percent of university employees still experiences stress as a result of their high workloads. Together with the universities, she is looking for solutions, including cutting back on temporary contracts. Read more

 
How relevant are the upcoming UCU elections?
blog On the 25th of April, UCU will hold the elections for the new UCSA board. But what does this exactly mean?  First-year UCU student, Claudia Ionita takes a look into the campaign procedures. Read more

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