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Kick start your career: De Delftse Bedrijvendagen

FB_postEvery year ‘De Delftse Bedrijvendagen’ (DDB) helps over 2800 students with the start of their career. If you want to hit the ground running this year, make sure you do not miss this event. Whether you are job hunting or in need of an internship or graduation project, DDB offers an unique opportunity to get to know a wide variety of high-profile companies.

Register now at www.ddb.tudelft.nl/student

DDB is the largest technology oriented career event in the Netherlands, and takes place each year in the Aula of the TU Delft. This career event is specifically aimed at the students of Delft University of Technology and offers them a wide range of national and international companies and institutions.

DDB kick starts your career:

  1. Get to know over 120 companies during the Presentation Days.
  2. Go to the companies during the In-house Days to get an even better idea of each company and experience their work environment.
  3. Have personal conversations with companies during the Interview Days.
  4. Receive tips and tricks about job interviews during the Application Trainings.

New this year is the addition of the startup area on the presentation days. 15 startups from YES!Delft will be present spread over the 2 presentation days. Another addition is the use of the so called ‘tag-on’ bracelets from the Delft based startup Shake-on. This bracelet will allow you to connect with companies you are interested in more easily.

The answer to your Math and Mechanics struggles

It must sound familiar.. math and mechanics struggles. Don’t worry, you are not the only one! And because the TU Delft is aware of the difficulty of these subjects, extra tutoring is organised in the Library. So when you’re having some questions about math or mechanics while studying, or even when you are just stuck on one particular assignment, do not hesitate and visit the helpdesk in the University Library! It is opened every monday till thursday from 13.00-17.00 between January 18 and February 1 in Project Room Europe.

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TU Delft Vlog #7 online – relive the holidays

Welcome back to TU Delft y’all. It’s a regular Winter Wonderland on campus right now, pretty neat.

Vlog #7 by our TU Delft vlogger Hugo is here! A nice way to forget about the world and see Hugo fall on his face a couple of times. Check it out bellow and don’t forget to subscribe to TU Delft Vlogs on Youtube. That way you’ll never miss all the cool stuff. Ever again.

What’s Hugo doing this week? Subscribe to TU Delft Vlogs

Our very own TU vlogger Hugo has been filming his life as a student at TU Delft. He’s been uploading them on the TU Delft YouTube channel, but to give people a chance to just follow Hugo we’ve given him his own channel: TU Delft Vlogs. Subscribe and share it with your friends, little brothers and sisters, housemates, study mates and random people you run into on the street.

Hugo has been vlogging about his student life in Delft, showing (future) students what the life of a TU Delft student looks like. In his videos he takes you to his lectures, exams, Dream Team work, student house and small trips abroad.

So take a look at the youtube channel and let us know what you think!

Judith Bosboom TU Delft Lecturer of the Year 2016

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Each year, students at TU Delft elect the best lecturer of their faculty. These lecturers are then nominated for the title Best Lecturer TU Delft. A jury consisting of members of the Executive Board, the Student Council, the Study Associations Council and previous winners judges each of the nominees and chooses the winner of this TU Delft award by students. Continue reading

Participate in a MOOC and earn credits

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TU Delft now offers you fully online courses in which you can learn at your own pace and time. Guided by inspiring lecturers ranging from Universities in Australia to our own campus you are able to participate in an online course that you will finish with an assessment (varying from a written exam here at our campus to a digital oral assessment with the lecturer) and receive credits for your grade list.

What do you need to do to apply?
Find your MOOC, apply by filling out a form and after selection start your online experience. All steps can be found in more detail at this website: www.tudelft.nl/creditsformoocs

What do I need to  do to incorporate courses in my study programme?
The courses can be regarded as electives and can be used as part of a free minor, in the master or in the honours programmes. To incorporate these courses in your study programme you need to follow the regular procedures at your faculty.

At this moment we offer you twelve topics provided by the University of Queensland, Australian National University, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the TU Delft. For the start of next academic year a different variety of topics will be made available.

So keep an eye on the website and start searching your online course!

For questions you can email us: onlinelearningsupport@tudelft.nl

 

 

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Are you a Scheduler, Communicator, Organiser or Welcomer?

All new international students to TU Delft are welcomed by the Central International Office (CIO) with a Introduction Programme. Every year over 2,000 international students take part in the two Introduction Programmes, organised in February and August. The Introduction Programme is a warm welcome to the new students. The academic, social and acculturation programme gives them the best possible start  to their studies in Delft.

For the CIO to be able to organise these two programmes, they need several Dutch students to help with the organisation and preparation. And this is where you come in!

Are you a scheduler (for making schedules from student databases and accurate statistics), a  communicator (updating the online community for internationals Delftulip, social media, e-mail), an organizer for welcome activities (creating a great programme of optional activities, liaising with student organizations) or a Welcomer for the Welcome Café?(Creating a well organized and welcoming space for the new internationals). All of these roles for which people are needed will also involve working with other tasks and require some flexibility.

Qualities and skills

  • Hardworking, flexible and working well under pressure.
  • Understand the needs of international students.
  • Enthusiastic to help create a great Introduction Programme.
  • Organized.
  • Takes responsibility.
  • Team player and helping out others.
  • Good command of English.

Desirable skills

  • Indesign/ Photoshop
  • Html
  • Excel/ Access
  • Movies making
  • Blog experience
  • Member of a student organization
  • Experience with different types of social media and using them for an event
  • Welcoming and friendly
  • Creativity

Practical

  • Assistants must be available for both Introduction Programmes in February spring break and the last 2 weeks of August.
  • Assistants will work throughout 2017, with more hours leading up to each programme and less in between. Holidays are not possible in January, July or August due to the peak periods.
  • On average assistants work 10 hours per week.
  • Maximum 500 hours work per year.
  • Regularly working at the Central International Office during office hours with some tasks able to complete at home

So, having read this entire list and still interested? Here is how you can apply before 2 December!

  • Email IntroductionProgramme@tudelft.nl
  • Include your CV and a motivation letter
  • Please state which role you are most interested in (remembering that all roles will help out with other tasks) and which specific skills you have
  • Closing date is Friday 02 December
  • Interviews will be held from 5-16 December

Download the (additional) information: International Introduction Programme student assistant

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Limited network access during the ICT maintenance weekend

Naamloos 2The university has planned a new ICT maintenance weekend on 26 and 27 November. Due to this, you might experience some trouble with the wireless network. Remember to bring your network cable to stay connected, since the wired network will be working fine.

Unfortunately those of you working and studying in the TPM building will be unable to access the university network all day on Saturday, because the wired connections will be replaced.

So when you have planned to study or work at the university this weekend, bring your network cable and do not use the TPM building! When you experience problems or in case of an emergency, call +31 15 2781226

A broader interest in the ICT maintenance activities? Or you’d like to be kept up to date about maintenance work and possible disruptions? More info here clickety-click.

 

 

Free lunch in exchange for your opinion

Free lunch opening academic year

Are you a first year student and did you attend the opening of the academic year? We are very interested to know how your perfect Opening Academic Year 2017-2018 would look like. To pick your brain for ideas and suggestions for speakers we are organising a lunch session on Tuesday 22 November, 12:30 – 13:45 at Mekelzaal 4, Science Centre. This is your chance to speak out and influence the programme (and of course have a free lunch)!

Please let us know that you are coming by sending an email to a.e.hueber-logiantara@tudelft.nl

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Expand your network: Tour of the Enterprises 2016

TOTE 2016 - 2Are you on your way towards, or in the process of, graduating? Maybe you’re already looking for internship positions. The Tour of the Enterprises 2016 offers you the perfect opportunity to network with a variety of enterprises in the Delft region. Continue reading

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