• LAS Alumni Survey Fall 2017

    In the fall of 2017, the University Colleges Deans’ Network commissioned a joint alumni survey of graduates of the University Colleges as well as other Liberal Arts and Sciences programs in the Netherlands. This survey […]

     
  • To the future Minister of Education

    To the future Minister of Education

    To the future Minister of Education, University College students, in contrast to what people often think, aren’t necessarily the brightest students in society. UC students also aren’t the jack of all trades, master of none […]

     
  • Are you an ‘excellent’ student?

    Are you an ‘excellent’ student?

    The second week of this semester, my supervisor said something interesting. There was a discussion on which students should be admitted to the honours programme, based on past academic record and achievement in the entrance […]

     
  • Exploratory student survey Spring 2017

    Important findings in this survey include the possibility to do additional research on the number of (first year) UC students that drop out, the amount of rent UC students pay compared to regional and national […]

     
  • Why Liberal Arts and Sciences is a valuable university program

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

     
  • UCSRN is critical of Keuzegids ranking of the UCs, Keuzegids promises change

    UCSRN is critical of Keuzegids ranking of the UCs, Keuzegids promises change

    Voor Nederlands, klik hier. On the November 15, the Keuzegids published their 2017 rankings of the Dutch University Programs. However, according to the UCSRN, the ranking of the Liberal Arts and Sciences/University Colleges programs is […]

     
  • A tour around the University Colleges

    A tour around the University Colleges

    By Hannah Vreeburg With over 8 University Colleges established in the Netherlands within a time span of 18 years, educating more than 4000 students, the interdisciplinary and engaging Liberal Arts and Sciences bachelor has certainly […]

     
  • Let every student experience the benefits of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Let every student experience the benefits of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    By Joris van Schie More and more University Colleges are being established in the Netherlands. The recent plans for a University College in Leeuwarden show that this trend is far from over. What is it […]