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Broaden your horizon with international experience

Are you in your 3rd  year of your bachelor or in your master? And would you like to broaden your horizon at one of TU Delft’s partner universities? TU Delft offers several international exchange programmes.

The closure dates for UNITECH is January 21st  and for the ATHENS programme January 28th. You can find the information on the website. So have a look and learn more about your possibilities to integrate your engineering degree with an international experience.

XXL opening hours Library and Fellowship during exam period

During the exam period TU Delft facilitates you with extra opening hours to study at the Library and the Fellowship. Starting from January 12 until January 31 the opening hours of the Library will be daily from 08:00AM to 02:00AM. The doors of the Fellowship will be open on weekdays from 08:00AM to 00:00AM and in weekends from 08.00AM to 22.00AM. Of course you also have the availability of PULSE which has regular opening hours from 08:00AM to 00:00AM, also in weekends.

TU Delft: an inclusive university

Following the recent Nashville Declaration, a strong social debate has taken place over the past few days, also within our university community.

TU Delft stands for diversity; it is one of our core values. All members of the TU Delft community should treat each other with respect regardless of their culture, religion, ethnicity, socio-economic background, gender and sexual orientation. We have recorded this in our Strategic Framework. We appreciate that everyone has a personal opinion, but the base is respect for each other.

As TU Delft we trust that the members of our community will act according to these principles.

You can read more about our values in TU Delft’s Integrity Statement.

On behalf of the Executive Board,

Tim van der Hagen

 

What are you starting the New Year with?

Would you like to learn about astrophysics from the leaders in the field? Or maybe you are interested in sustainable food security or genetic privacy. What about digging further into Java or into fundamental data structures and algorithms, or improving your English grammar and style?

These and other interesting courses are available to you as part of the Virtual Exchange’s  New Year offering!

Check out it out – there are still a few places left. Apply by 15 January.

With the Virtual Exchange online courses you can access top teaching at leading universities worldwide, broaden your knowledge and gain credits for your degree. Study at a time and place that suits you.

Enrolment is easy – It only takes 3 steps! Find out more and apply at Virtual Exchange.

 

A nice student story for the Holidays: reborn in a new culture

Victor Brouwers participated in the Netherlands Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS) and tells us about his experiences:

“As if you are smothered in a sandstorm made of humid air; that was my first impression of Chengdu after leaving the plane. After having lived towards this moment for months, it was finally there. Together with my highly varied group of students I stepped into an adventure like never before. I would complete a consulting project for PricewaterhouseCoopers and study in China for about 5 weeks.

We were at the beginning of our five weeks in Chengdu, where we would grow closer with the other project groups, follow ‘Chinese Language’ and ‘Modern Society and Politics’ at Sichuan University, get overwhelmed by the spicy local food and bring our project to a successful end, only to then go to Shanghai for the closing week with NAHSS’ers from the other cities”.

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Update: Opening hours during Christmas holidays

Since our last post, we have had some updates about the opening hours. You find the up to date opening hours of buildings and catering locations on the bottom of the homepage of the studentportal.

Tropical disease detection by smartphone

In today’s TU Delft TV video, Temitope Agbana explains how to detect a tropical disease by a smartphone. TU Delft students worked with him on finding a new method for detection and measuring the infection.

Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease which accounts for almost 200,000 deaths a year and affects over 285 million people worldwide.

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Give feedback about student communication and join one of our student panels

We want to improve your study experience at TU Delft. Easily finding the information you need as a student is very important for that. Therefore, we are looking for students who want to think along with us about student communication. How can we improve our website, our newly launched MyTUDelft app or other communication.

Subscribe by filling in this form. Our first project will be to have a look a https://www.tudelft.nl/student/

Would you dare dance on a glass bridge?

To build a swing or floor out of glass is a fun way to make people aware of the structural potential of glass. We all agree that glass is beautiful, but not everyone is convinced that it can also be safe. The glass and transparency group at TU Delft has been researching how to design and engineer safe glass structures.

Unitech International event on 20 & 21 November

Are you in your 3rd or 4th year of your bachelor or in your master? And would you like to integrate your engineering degree with an international experience and a solid basis in business and management?
TU Delft offers several international exchange programmes. One of them is Unitech International. On 20 and 21 November you can visit their event to learn more about the possibilities. Check the website for general information where you can also find the event programme.

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