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Students-4-Students Tilburg: do you want to join us?

Tilburg University thinks that all current and potential students, irrespective of their background, should feel a sense of belonging at our University. That is why we participate in the national programme Students-4-Students (S4S) of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The aim is to stimulate diversity and equal opportunities in education. You can also participate as a student!

Students-4-Students Tilburg is a student community by and for students committed to equal opportunities and inclusive education. By working together with various partners who share our objectives, we are building a community where everyone feels welcome. We focus mainly on children aged 9 to 14 with a migration background and/or children in underprivileged communities in Tilburg.

What we can do for you as a student?

Are you a student who is interested in social projects in which you can work on your soft skills and meet students with the same motivation? Then S4S Tilburg is the place to be for you. Our role models are students who feel they should contribute to society. Regular brainstorm sessions and networking events help us to come up with cool ideas and projects together. You will form part of a warm and enthusiastic community, in which great minds think alike!

Register as a role model

What do we expect from you as a role model?

S4S is a student community where you don't immediately need to make commitments. We would be happy to welcome you at one of our brainstorm sessions! If you want to make a more solid contribution, we have a great variety of projects to choose from, from one-off projects to projects

that last a year or so. As soon as you are registered with us as a role model, we will inform you by e-mail of projects available. If you come across a project that would suit you, you can sign up for it.

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Students-4-Students projects you can participate in

Role model Mohammed about inequality of opportunity (Dutch)

Role model Racheal about diversity (Dutch)

Meet the Students-4-Students team

  • Jamie Piroe_Students4Students

    Jamie Piroe

    President S4S Tilburg

    I am studying Communication & Cognition combined with Cultural Diversity Management. I started with S4S Tilburg because, in my opinion, everyone should have the same opportunities in education and that everyone should feel welcome at our University. My passion for inclusion and diversity originates in my own experiences in the past few years as a first-generation student, so I am committed to raising awareness on these issues.

  • Patrick Buitenhuis_Students4Students

    Patrick Buitenhuis

    Treasurer of S4S Tilburg

    I am 22 years old and study Accounting at Tilburg University. I joined the Students-4-Students team as a student-worker of Stichting Move. When I helped as a commission member at a Stichting Move project, I became aware of the great differences in opportunities within our society. My aim at Students-4-Students is to make more people aware of this through the various projects that we organize.

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    Mané Kirakosian

    Secretary S4S Tilburg

     I study Communication & Information Sciences at Tilburg University. My role within S4S is mainly liaising with one of our partners, IMC Weekend School (IMC). In my view, children and young people from all school levels and social backgrounds should have the opportunity to focus on their future. In my own experience, this is not as obvious as it sounds and this motivates me to want to change this situation.

Partners of Students-4-Students

To realize our objectives, we collaborate with various partners, who form an important part of our community. The core of S4S Tilburg consists of the following organizations.

Tilburg University Junior
Stichting MOVE
Babylon, Center of Study of Superdiversity
S4S studententeam