Practical innovative strength at the interface of technology and health
Four universities of applied sciences from the Province of South Holland have joined Medical Delta, a network of knowledge institutions, healthcare institutions and companies in the Life Sciences, Health and Technology sectors. The inclusion of the universities of applied sciences gives Medical Delta greater depth and breadth in the area of occupation-oriented education and practice-based research. The goal of the collaboration is to have society benefit more from knowledge and entrepreneurship in the healthcare-related and medical technical fields.
The Paralympic Road to Rio
On 11 March, the Faculty of Health, Nutrition & Sport at The Hague University of Applied Sciences held the symposium ‘The Paralympic Road to Rio’. Inspiring and prominent speakers like André Cats and Esther Vergeer talked about relevant aspects of adapted top-class sports, a nice foretaste of the paralympic study trip.
New movement skills test at 100 primary schools in The Hague
Is it possible to measure a child’s movement skills in only one minute’s time? Yes, it is. Together with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and ASM B.V., the Healthy Lifestyle in a Supporting Environment research group at The Hague University of Applied Sciences has developed a movement skills track that tests the movement skills of children (ages 5 to 12 years) and is easy to use during gym class. The new test will be implemented in 100 primary schools in The Hague this spring.
THUAS In Action For Serious Request 2015
The theme for this year's Serious Request programme is 'The next generation' aimed at supporting youth in Conflict regions.
Last World Class lecture 2015 a succes!
The final World Class lecture of 2015 was a great success. On the 1st of December in the Speakerscorner of THUAS, Mr. Jozias van Aartsen (Mayor of The Hague) spoke about The Role of Cities in the World: The example of The Hague.
Please click here for the written speech of Mayor Van Aartsen.
Welcome to iNEWS, the newsletter with which THUAS keeps its international community up to speed on what's going on.
THUAS student show kids just how fun technology can be
Children ages 5 and up were already crowded in front of the entrance to our Delft campus by 11 a.m. on Sunday 25 April. Was it due to sheer curiosity or the end of Daylight Saving Time? Whatever the reason, Sunday was Science Day.
Dutch Education Minister celebrates the Holland Scholarship
On Monday 24 August Schiphol Airport Amsterdam hosted a special breakfast reception to celebrate the new Holland Scholarship. The reception was attended by Jet Bussemaker, the Netherlands' Minister of Education,
MoU brings THUAS and UFMG closer together
In mid August a delegation from THUAS, led by Vice President of Academic and International Affairs, Susana Menéndez, visited UFMG (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais) in Belo Horizonte in Brazil, where both universities endorsed an important memorandum of understanding (MoU).
THUAS and SENAI-SP sign a key MoU in Brazil
In Mid August a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between THUAS and SENAI-SP, a national organisation for technological education, which is based in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
THUAS and UPEACE seal their collaboration
On 25 August THUAS signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in The Hague with UPEACE (the United Nations' University of Peace).
Research group Health Lifestyle in a Supporting Environment at Lowlands
Research group member and Communication & Multimedia Design lecturer Danica Mast has been selected to conduct research during the Lowlands festival in August.
Reconstruction works at the main campus
This summer, reconstruction works are taking place at our main campus. The entrance has therefore temporarily been moved about 50 meters to the right
50 Brazilian students complete Modern and Efficient Public Management Programme
On Friday, 13 June 2014, 50 Brazilian students received a certificate from The Hague University of Applied Sciences' Academy of Masters and Professional Courses for successfully completing the customised Modern and Efficient Public Management Programme.
THUAS signs agreement with Ghanaian university
From 12-16 May the Academy of Masters & Professional Courses welcomed a delegation of the University of Professional Studies Accra (Ghana).
World's biggest issues solved at new Summer School in The Hague
The Hague, 9 April 2014 - This summer students from all over the world will be seeking solutions to big issues such as poverty, pollution and economic crises during the new Summer School at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
New university president takes office
Leonard Geluk, the new president of the university's Executive Board officially takes office.
Secure Societies: What is a secure society?
The Hague, 7 March 2014 - On 19 March 2014, The Hague University of Applied Sciences will host the TEDxHagueAcademy in which the topic for the evening will be 'Secure Societies'. During the week in which the NSS is being held, we will be examining the relationship between security and society in various inspiring ways. What does it mean to live in a 'secure society'? How do we find the right balance between security and freedom?
Sustainability forum to be held at The Hague university of applied sciences
The Hague, 28 February 2014 - The Academy of Masters and Professional Courses of The Hague University of Applied Sciences will host a Sustainability Forum at the main campus on Thursday, March 6, from 4 to 6pm.
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxHagueAcademy will host its second ever event on Wednesday, 19 March 2014: a Salon on Secure Societies. The event will be held at The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Brazilian students return home enriched
Friday 29 November saw the climax of the MBA Foundations for the Public Sector, a programme tailor-made for an enthusiastic group of 25 students from Brasília. Dynamic presentations on the question what Holland and Brazil can learn from each other were followed by certificates being presented and a festive farewell.
Zuiderpark Sports Campus to combine sports, education and a park
Karsten Klein, The Hague's alderman for Sports; Marnix Norder, The Hague's alderman for Urban Development; and Rob Brons, Chairman of the Executive Board of The Hague University of Applied Sciences, presented the plans for the Zuiderpark Sports Campus. On the site of the former ADO Den Haag Football Stadium, a prime location for sports, education and exercise will be built where all levels of sports and sporting events will go hand in hand with education and research.
ABI problem among young people worse than thought
Every year, Dutch hospitals diagnose an estimated 19,000 cases of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) among young people.
Appointment member Executive Board
The supervisory board of The Hague University of Applied Sciences has appointed Mr J.W. Lintsen, MBA, as member of the Executive Board. His appointment will become effective on 1 September 2013.
NUFFIC & THUAS discuss internationalisation
On Monday 24 June a delegation from Nuffic visited The Hague University of Applied Sciences at the invitation of the Executive Board. The aim was to share thoughts on trends in internationalisation within and outside the university. Director-General Freddy Weima: "It was a useful and informative afternoon. Nuffic needs to know about the issues that affect higher education."
IDE student receives honourable mention in HEMA competition
Tim Frima, a second-year Industrial Design Engineering student, was given an honourable mention at the HEMA design competition on Tuesday 11 June. His pencil case with compartments could still win the Audience Award and, as a result, be mass-produced.
New student website 'Serious/Fun' launched
on the evening of Thursday 30 May, during THURST, a monthly party for students of The Hague University of Applied Sciences held at Paard van Troje, the new 'Serious / Fun' website was festively introduced.
Delft TIS Academy admitted to European Project Semester
The Delft Technology, Innovation & Society (TIS) Academy has been admitted to the European Project Semester network. Membership to this network will enable our students to enrol in a minor (or other study component) at 11 new European universities of applied technology at no additional cost.
Technology students help civil society in 'Prototype Delft' project
How might technology be used in Delft to protect its citizens from floods, or to help find a lost rollator? Over the next six weeks, technology students at The Hague University's Delft campus will be coming up with solutions to these challenges, and two others, through the 'Prototype Delft' project. The project was officially launched on Friday 5 April.
Crime fighting software application wins THU thesis award
The editorial staff of Link, the online magazine for students and staff of The Hague University of Applied Sciences, awards a prize each year for the most newsworthy thesis as an incentive for students whose thesis superlatively demonstrates the value of applied sciences research to society.
Camp 14 wins Students' Choice Award
The Movies that Matter Festival, featuring a varied programme of human rights feature films and documentaries, ran once again this year from 21 to 27 March in The Hague. It concluded with a grand finale at which a number of prizes were awarded, including the Students, Choice Award from The Hague University of Applied Sciences, presented for the fifth consecutive year.
Maerlant College pupils win national final of FIRST Tech Challenge
The HCO and The Hague University at Delft jointly organised the fifth consecutive FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robot competition for pupils aged 15-21 at The Hague University in Delft. At the national final on 23 March, 15 teams battled against each other with the robots they had constructed themselves. This year's theme was 'Ring it up'. The winners of this national final will be going on to the world final in St. Louis (USA).
Digital access to THU restored
Digital access to the Hague University of Applied Sciences has been obstructed for longer than planned. During network replacement activities scheduled for 27 and 28 December, the university encountered some unexpected problems. Thankfully, access has been restored per 16:00 hours on January 3rd, all digital tools can now be used again.
UK architects to design THU's sports campus
And the winner is... The sports campus, where the Sports Studies Academy of The Hague University of Applied Sciences will be relocated by 2015 at the latest, is to be designed by the prestigious architectural firm of FaulknerBrowns.
THU sets world Hydro Cruisers record
The Hydro Cruisers team that participated on behalf of The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Shell-Eco Marathon set a world record with their hydrogen-powered car. Even they do not fully understand how they did it. On Monday 30 May the team's achievement was celebrated in the Atrium.