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How to find a room
How to find a room with a decent landlord
Because there’s a huge housing shortage in Utrecht, it’s possible to encounter home owners that set numerous demands. And all too often, they set their rents far too high. How do you find a room with a decent landlord or landlady? Read more

Students from Utrecht breathe new life into 'hospita': 'We match supply and demand'
HospiHousing is a startup of three former students from Utrecht that matches hospitas with students in Utrecht. This means that you rent a room in a house where the homeowner lives. Read more

New student apartments in De Uithof to alleviate housing problems for internationals
A new student complex with four hundred independent units is being built in De Uithof and will be delivered in March 2020. The houses are probably meant for both Dutch and international students. Read more

DUB gives away tickets for Squad in TivoliVredenburg.
Utrecht Introduction Time
DUB Panel: Utrecht University, make the UIT alcohol-free(er)!
Utrecht University should make the Utrecht Introduction Week alcohol-free, or at least move in that direction, according to the majority of the DUB panel. Read more

This is the average UIT participant
DUB found out who the average UIT participant is. How old is he – or, actually, she? Where is she from? And what is she going to study? Read more

How do I survive student life
The road to success is one of trial and error. The same applies to student life. As a veteran, fifth-year student Nina explains how to survive cycling in Utrecht, a hangover in class and cooking your own meal. Read more

International affairs
‘A year isn’t long enough to get a scientific career off the ground’
The Master programme in Water Management brought Safaa Naffaa from Syria to the Netherlands. When the war started in her home country, she applied for asylum. A special grant allowed her to join the research group led by professor Steven de Jong. Read more

Utrecht peaks in Shanghai ranking
According to the global Shanghai Ranking, four Dutch universities are among the top-100 universities in the world. Of these four, Utrecht is ranked highest. Read more

Minister wants to reduce subsidy for internationalisation organisation Nuffic
Internationalisation organisation Nuffic is expected to receive considerably less subsidies from the Ministry of Education. The reputation of the Netherlands as an "internationally oriented knowledge economy" is jeopardized, according to Nuffic. Read more

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