World Class The Hague
On 25 November the last World Class lecture of this year took place here at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. All World Class students were invited to attend the lecture given by Mr. Knut Vollebaek, the former foreign minister of Norway and former High Commissioner on National Minorities, who gave an inspiring lecture about Human Security.
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.
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).
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.
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.