RUG backs Turkish scholars

The RUG has stated its support for Turkish scholars in the Netherlands following an apparent government crackdown on academia in Turkey.


Academic discrimination

Professorship at the RUG is much whiter and male-dominated than Dutch society at large. Can – and should – the university do better?

vrijdag 15 juli

RUG will adapt bsa rules

The RUG is changing the bsa rules after all – but only for the 2015-2016 school year.

vrijdag 1 juli

G. accepts firing

RUG employee and fraud suspect Hans G. will accept his dismissal. ‘I made mistakes, but did not play a big role in the fraud.’

dinsdag 28 juni
Het Academiegebouw van de RUG

Four employees fired

Four employees from multiple departments will be fired in connection to the fraud investigation.



Je kunt geen festival meer bezoeken zonder over de wetenschappers te struikelen. Wat doen al die profs daar eigenlijk?

vrijdag 24 juni

PhDs as property

Some supervisors use their PhD candidates as their personal property, according a report from the RUG’s confidential advisor.

Small clubs suffer

Study associations with fewer than 200 members are out of luck. They will no longer receive a committee grant.

donderdag 23 juni

China: yes or no?

Is the RUG heading to China or not? The university board thinks they will have a definitive answer in September.


Zoek de verschillen

Ook hbo’ers verdienen tegenwoordig een mastertitel. Wat zijn nog de verschillen tussen hbo en universiteit?

UCG reaches 100 students

The University College Groningen (UCG) seems to have attracted enough students for the first time. So far, 102 students have enrolled.

dinsdag 21 juni

Fired and rehired

All 30 employees of the canteens at the RUG will be fired and immediately rehired by new management.

Zernike signage redesign

The maze of signs and building numbers/letters/names at the Zernike Campus is coming to an end after years of confusion.


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Germans biggest EC fans

For the international students in town, the EC is just one big party – especially for the fanatic German supporters.

woensdag 22 juni

Distracting cats

How do you avoid watching cat videos when you should be writing your master’s thesis? Ioanna Katidioti has tips.

To Mongolia in a Fiat

RUG students Luca Germani and Abel Spithorst will be driving from Great Britain to Mongolia in a tiny Fiat Panda this summer.

Suffering for a good cause

A cream made with red chili peppers causes a burning sensation, and Marten Harbers used it to simulate neuralgia.

Dutch team at GCHC

Hosting a hockey match between the Dutch national team and New Zealand is not easy, but GCHC is sure they will manage.

donderdag 16 juni

Hipster cafeteria

Groningen has a cafeteria once again. One night a week, you can go there for a cheap meal. The UK checked it out.


Opera for refugees

It took linguistics instructor Mark de Vries two years to write his opera. This weekend is the premiere of ‘De Landenwandelaar’.

woensdag 15 juni

Brexit in Groningen

As the Brexit debate heats up ahead of next week’s vote, British people in Groningen wonder how it will affect them here.


Mingling with the Dutch

The RUG is growing ever more international, but thus far, student associations are barely following the trend.

dinsdag 14 juni

Knock out at GNSK

The Great Dutch Student Championships start Friday, but several boxing matches were fought this weekend.