PhD candidates are professionals

Martijn Wieling argues in favor of a doctoral system with PhD students instead of PhD employees. According to the PhD candidate Network of the Netherlands this would lead to a race to the bottom.

Academy building to be renovated

A planned renovation of the Academy building is intended to make the student service desks easier to find. There will also be two entrances just for students.

Student can vote again

The digital ballot boxes have opened and the campaign spectacle has started: this week, students can cast their votes for the university and faculty councils. But are people even all that interested in the elections?

Germans and ‘Bevrijdingsdag’

Last week, the UKrant published a story about how German students experienced the Dutch national Remembrance and Liberation days. It turned out they’re quite uncomfortable. But not all Germans feel this way, says German RUG student Max Heintzen.

Auditorium closed: no PhDs

A Chinese PhD student cannot defend her thesis before her visa expires. All because the Academy Building is closed during the summer.