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DUB, the independent news site for Utrecht University, wants to learn more about the needs of international students and employees in terms of DUB’s news content. For that reason we have a survey, and we’re kindly requesting you to fill out this survey. In this newsletter you will find a selection of the English articles from the DUB website.
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Reader survey for all internationals
DUB wants to learn more about the needs of international students and employees in terms of DUB’s news content. We’re kindly requesting you to fill out our survey. There are separate surveys for students  and employees. It will take around 10 to 15 minutes. Read more

Patronising: from imposed ideology to a plea for flight ban
So far, DUB has received over twenty responses to our call of whether you’ve experienced being patronised at university. Some appreciate the opportunity talk about pushy teachers while others feel the university should do more. Read more

Giant whale must draw the attention to the problem of plastic waste
An enormous artwork in the shape of a plastic whale gradually arose in the waters in front of TivoliVredenburg. DUB asked people what their opinions were. Read more

The arrival of more residents is to add to the liveliness of Utrecht Science Park
An increase in the number of housing units – up to 5,000 – is necessary to ensure more retail, restaurants and other facilities take up residence in Utrecht Science Park. This and more is discussed in an ‘ambition document’. Read more

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Students activities
Unrest at the IBB: students don't feel safe
The third-year student Tim was beaten up at student complex IBB by a group of young people. Two other students were also abused. The incidents do not seem to stand alone. Read more

Student association taking action for suicide prevention
More than 2600 euros has been collected by student association S.S.R.-N.U. for Suicide Prevention Foundation 113. “The number of suicides among young people is increasing.” Read more

Virtual information for new students on the rise
Many universities use the virtual technology to introduce prospective international students to the university. The UU has its own ways of reaching international students with new ways of communication. Read more

We’re kindly requesting you to fill out DUB's international readers survey
UU-board supports students and teachers who go on strike
Students and teachers can demonstrate on the 15th of March without 'consequences’. The UU shares the concerns of UU members of the protest movement WOinaction. Read more

Four nominees for Teacher of the Year
Four teachers are in the running for Utrecht University’s most important educational award. There are also four nominees for the award for Young Teacher of the Year. Read more

Bike shed in front of Buys Ballot building to be used again after all
Employees can once again park their bikes in the old bike shed in front of the Buys Ballot building just like they used to. The decision was made after widespread discontent about the new bike shed. Read more

You can find more articles at the DUB website. Next week features on international students, open access and being in love with your buddy. 
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