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Erik-Jan Broers ends up in the last four in the national Teacher of the Year 2023 election25th April 2023
What an achievement! Erik-Jan Broers has made it to the final four in the national final of the Teacher of the Year election. Sadly not a first place, but absolutely a big achievement to be proud of.
Erik-Jan Broers one of the finalists in national Teacher of the Year 2023 election23rd March 2023
Erik-Jan Broers is a finalist of the national Teacher of the Year 2023 election. On Monday 24 April, he will be one of the four finalists to deliver a mini-lecture in the Stadsschouwburg Utrecht. A five-member jury will use this lecture to decide whether he walks away with the national title.
Serious Disaster in My Backyard game broadens students’ perspective03rd November 2022
One of the first and surprising classes Master’s students of Information Management take at the start of the academic year is devoted to playing the serious Disaster in My Backyard game. In a simulated disaster area, students set to work applying theory to a realistic societal situation.
TEP talkshow on character education10th March 2022
On March 15 a talk show took place on the Tilburg Educational Profile TEP, particularly on character education.
Alicia Göckel did a six-month internship at the UN in New York - "A dream came true!"21st January 2022
From July to December 2021, Alicia Göckel, a student of Global Management of Social Issues (GSMI), did an internship at the United Nations in New York. A dream she had had since her early teens came true. She considers herself lucky thatTilburg Bachelor’s programs have a 'mobility window', which allowed her to do this internship without study delay. 'I honestly have nothing negative to say, it has been such a great experience for me!'
New publication: Online Academic Education: What to Keep and What to Drop?13th January 2022
The fourth volume in Tilburg Series in Academic Education has been published, entitled: 'Online Academic Education: What to Keep and What to Drop?' This issue examines the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for education within our university.
Students Committed to Sustainable and Responsible Entrepreneurship23rd December 2021
Tilburg University encourages student entrepreneurship and sustainable entrepreneurship. These aspects came together in the second Tilburg University Challenge with the theme: social responsibility. Two teams took home the three cash prizes. How are things now with the socially responsible clothing brand Bigger Picture Clothing and AnDa, the healthy drink produced from residual waste? Tilburg University Magazine talked to winner of the Business Ready Award and Audience Award, Freek van Litsenburg (23) and with Anouk van Anrooij (24) and Daniel Gelsing (23) who won the Ideation Award.
Social responsibility central theme of winners Tilburg University Challenge 202110th December 2021
The Tilburg University Challenge 2021 has awarded all three prizes for the best business plan proposed by student teams to socially responsible ideas. During a livestream event on December 9th the Ideation Award went to Anouk van Anrooij and Daniel Gelsing for their healthy and fruity drink that is also sustainable. The Business Ready Award and the Audience Award went to Freek van Litsenburg, who, with Bigger Picture Clothing, sells clothing that is both sustainable in production and has a large social impact.
Marco Da Rin receives prestigious Comenius grant for 'Entrepreneurial Literacy Initiative'07th June 2021
NWO/NRO has awarded dr. Marco Da Rin, associate professor of Finance at Tilburg School of Economics and Management, a Comenius Senior Fellowship. This was recently announced by NWO. He receives the Fellowship for his 'Entrepreneurial Literacy Initiative', a technology-enabled platform to provide students with knowledge and tools to understand what an entrepreneurial career is, whether it suits their talents and ambitions, and how to build it up.
New book on success, failure, and resilience in higher education27th November 2020
The existing culture of success has also impacted our educational landscape. How does this striving for excellence impact students? And how do we promote students’ resilience against performance pressure? A diverse range of authors from the academic world have shed light on this subject in a recently published book, Success and Failure in Higher Education: Building Resilience in Students, edited by Dr. Tessa Leesen and Professor Alkeline van Lenning.