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New vlog online #9 Exams Part Deux

‘De Student Kiest’, Lijsttrekkersdebat in de Aula

Het duurt niet lang meer, zo ongeveer nog 6 weken, en dan is het 15 maart. Tijd om weer vol goede moed op stap te gaan met je stempas en gebruik te maken van je kiesrecht. Maar weet jij eigenlijk al wat je gaat stemmen? Het hoger onderwijs zal weer hoog op de politieke agenda staan, maar welke standpunten vind jij belangrijk?

Studentenbonden, -verenigingen, hogescholen en universiteiten vanuit het hele land hebben de handen ineen geslagen. Op 13 februari van 16.30-17.30 worden in het auditorium in onze Aula de grote lijsttrekkers uitgedaagd om in debat te gaan met hun tegenstanders in hét lijsttrekkers debat over hoger onderwijs ‘De Student Kiest’.

Meld je hier aan voor het verkiezingsdebat.

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De ultieme kans na je afstuderen

Wat ga jij doen als je klaar bent met je bachelor of master? Misschien heb je wel een tussenjaar gepland, even pauze. Of je hebt je droombaan gevonden en je kunt niet wachten om te beginnen! Maar heb je wel eens overwogen om door te studeren of onderzoek te doen aan een universiteit of instituut in het buitenland? Meld je vóór 1 maart aan voor een beurs van het VSB fonds! Met een VSB beurs bepaal je zelf wat je gaat doen, waar dat is en waarom dan wel. Je kan tot wel 10.000 euro ontvangen.

Het VSB fonds stelt in 2017 twee beurzen beschikbaar aan studenten van de TU Delft die de ambitie hebben om zichzelf verder te ontwikkelen. Het geld wat je uiteindelijk krijgt, hangt af van je studieplan en de bijbehorende begroting. Specifiekere informatie over de voorwaarden en aanmeldprocedure vind je op de website van het VSBfonds. Je kunt ook altijd contact opnemen met het Central International Office.

New vlog online: #8 PRE-EXAM STUDYING

Extra study workplaces on campus

 

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Extra student work spaces
The days that students only came to the campus for lectures or lab work are long gone. You guys are here all day, either working together or study in quiet surroundings. And there are a lot of you, so we needed more and better study workplaces.

This January existing study workplaces were improved and extra places were realised. Here’s where they are: Continue reading

Congratulations! Delft Hyperloop Wins SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

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Yet another dreamteam has shown the world the innovative and technical strengths of the students of TU Delft. The Delft Hyperloop team won the Space X Hyperloop competition last weekend. Congrats guys!

29 teams from all over the world participated in the competition held by Elon Musk. They build ‘pods’ for the futuristic concept of Hyperloop, a transport system in which people and goods will travel through tubes with an incredible high speed. After months of preparations and design all teams got the chance to test their pods at SpaceX, Los Angeles, where a tube of 1,25 kilometers was built, trying to achieve the highest speed as possible. During the competition the pod of Delft hyperloop reached a speed of 90 km/h. In longer tubes the prototype should be able to reach up to 1200 km/h. Also the design and construction of the Delft prototype was awarded with the first prize!

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A picture says more than a thousand words

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Are you currently having the time of your life abroad because of your studies? Or were you abroad in the previous semester for an exchange or internship, voluntary work, to do research or take specific courses? You must have taken a bunch of pictures, that (will) remind you of these happy times! But did you know that next month, February, one of these pictures can earn you prices? WilWeg and Erasmus+ are looking for the ‘ultimate experience abroad’, and will therefore launch a photo contest.

Upload a photo that specifically illustrates your experience abroad on wilweg.nl/fotowedstrijd between 1 February and 28 February and you could win an Ipad (1th place), a GoPro camera (2nd place) or a Polaroid camera (3rd place). The winners will be announced in March.

After the contest has finished all photographs will be used for both online and offline promotion by Wilweg and Erasmus+. You can read more about these rules at the website.

Remember to deregister when you graduate

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Finished with your exams and waiting for the results? Then you should know that your registration at TU Delft will not be terminated automatically when you are graduated. . When you are graduating, you should file a request for deregistration during the month of graduation. You do not have to wait until graduation; you may submit the request as soon as you can, preferably even a couple of weeks prior to your graduation date.You pay tuition fees up to and including the last month of your registration. Retroactive deregistration is not allowed

So, have you passed your exams and are you officially done studying? Time to deregister and celebrate! Visit the CSA website for more information regarding deregistration and/or a possible refund of tuition fees.

No restitution of tuition fee

If you’ll continue your studies in the 2016-2017 academic year, beware of the changes in the rules for restitution of tuition fee. If you deregister during the 2016-2017 academic year, you will not be entitled to a refund if you terminate your enrolment by 1 July or 1 August.

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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