(Online) lectures: Which ones are online? Where to login? Can I ask questions?
Practical information about attending lectures on campus or online.
Which classes can I attend online?
A lecturer decides whether a lecture can be viewed online and will make the link of the recorded lecture available via Canvas.
Do I have to log in for an online lecture?
For most of the online lectures you have to log in with your Tilburg University username and password.
Can I ask questions about the lecture?
Each lecturer will indicate if and how you can ask questions. This may vary per lecture.
Attending lectures on campus
Where can I find my course schedule?
- You can enter which courses you are taking in OSIRIS Student. It will show you only those schedules, possible changes, and exams that are relevant for your studies. If you set things up right at the start of the academic year by entering your program and the courses you are taking , your course- and exam schedule will be automatically compiled for you.
- When you log in to MyTimetable, you will automatically see all changes to your course- and exam schedules.
What should I do if I am not able to attend a lecture or class?
Generally speaking, whether or not you attend lectures or classes is up to you. It is your own responsibility. For lectures or classes for which attendance is compulsory, the teacher or coordinator must be informed if you cannot attend.
Personal stories from students about online education
I felt insecure because of the fear of falling behind on my studies
The transition from personal to online education was quite stressful for Marinka Hack, who is in her second year of the Public Administration program and in her first year of Law. The feeling of insecurity was worst."
Online teaching is challenging for everyone
Even though as an ECCO board member on TiSEM’s student council, third-year International Business Administration student Laura Vitiello strongly advocated using video lectures more often, the transition, when it came, was sudden and big.
I’m missing out on campus life
“I wanted to stay in the Netherlands at first, but when more and more people began returning to Greece from the UK, I became anxious. Would I be able to see my family over the summer? My father sent me an app in the middle of the night and three days later I was on a plane back home.”, according to third-year student Kate Kalpaxi.