News Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
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.
Keuzegids Universiteiten 2021: Five Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs rank # 126th November 2020
The Keuzegids Universiteiten 2021 shows that students have ranked five Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs as the best in their field. In the annual Keuzegids Universiteiten, all academic Bachelor’s programs are compared, largely based on student satisfaction measured through the National Student Survey (NSE). In the overall ranking of Dutch universities, Tilburg University achieves a tied 5th position.
Project ‘Revitalized Democracy’ receives €1.7 million from National Research Agenda25th November 2020
How can ‘hybrid democratic innovation’, which combines forms of deliberation (e.g. citizens' assemblies) and voting (e.g. corrective referendums), strengthen our representative democracy? That is the key question underlying the project ‘Revitalized Democracy for Resilient Societies’.