Address stress properly (not with a yoga or comfort food cooking course)
Universities claim to be concerned about students’ mental well-being. But Well-being Weeks and tote bag painting courses are like small plasters on a gaping wound, argues Loes Oudenhuijsen. Institutions should be concerned about where all this stress is coming from.
China is not our enemy, says PhD candidate Friso Stevens
Students had to be police officers and psychologists for their neighbours
We have no choice: the climate protest on the A12 through the eyes of a lecturer and student
Hardly anyone is studying German these days (and now employers are after first-years)
Tagging along with the climate activists of Extinction Rebellion
As part of her research, PhD candidate Amarins Jansma tagged along with the climate activists of Extinction Rebellion. ‘They’re incredibly empathetic.’
Leiden University to map out all ties to fossil industry
The Executive Board has met with representatives of End Fossil, the action group that disrupted the ceremony during the university's Dies Natalis with a protest. ‘The Board will consult the community first and foremost before taking any decision. That is the Leiden approach.’
The end of #Cameragate: Board accepts criticism and turns off cameras
University Council votes against cameras: ‘This is invasive, disproportionate and has to go’
University wants to turn smart cameras back on (at the highest security level)
Faculties grapple with starter grants: share fairly, or do as the minister says?