Why Liberal Arts and Sciences is a valuable university program

By Jonathan Between paper deadline 1, paper deadline 2, that presentation for course 3 you still need to finish and that coffee you still need to make to stay awake, we sometimes tend to forget the privilege we have to be enrolled in a Liberal Arts and Sciences program in continental Europe. Let's take a moment to reflect on the…

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An interview with Sjoerd Sjoerdsma: from University College student to member of parliament

By Jonathan All University Colleges of the Netherlands have (again) been labelled as excellent educational programs this year. It is therefore no surprise that their alumni should end up in the most interesting places. One of these, UCU alumnus Sjoerd Sjoerdsma, was interviewed for this article. During high school, Sjoerdsma showed a particular interest in the sciences: he was a…

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