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Experiencing stress - cultural differences between China and The Netherlands

Date: Time: 14:30 Location: CZ006

Examinations and deadlines, study loans, finding a room, Binding Study Advice, what do these words have in common? They give students stress.

Dutch or Western students and Chinese students may tackle stress differently, so to give you an insight in these differences, but also to find common ground, we invite you to attend this VNC (Vereniging Nederland China) and Tilburg University co-organized event where you can meet fellow students and learn from each other.  

Language of instruction: English

All students are welcome.


15.00 Talk on cultural differences in the field of education and up-bringing, by sinologist Lianne Baaij
15.30 Presentation Dealing with stress from the Chinese perspective by Jinfeng Shen, Foundation Intercultural Participation of Chinese families
15.50Presentation Dealing with stress from the Dutch perspective by Indira Vaessen, Psychological Assistant, University of Tilburg          
16.10In small groups: game and discussion
16.30Concluding remarks and group discussion 
17.00 – 18.00 Drinks and Dutch and Chinese finger food

Please register here