Mental Health: Ways to Reach Out

22 May 2022 | Category: Studying

The article Mental Health: Ways to Reach Out is written by  Linda Widiachristy When day comes, we ask ourselves where we can find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade. We’ve braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always…

Road from higher vocational education to university is often bumpy

Road from higher vocational education to university
8 January 2022 | Category: Studying

There are 800 university Master’s programmes in the Netherlands, more than 100 of which are not open to those with a higher vocational education Bachelor’s degree. Here I will briefly summarise the article and describe the minister’s stance on the issue. The road from higher vocational education to university is often…

Stress and depression when studying and choosing a programme of studies

18 December 2021 | Category: Studying

’’Studying is wonderful, you develop yourself, you learn about other worlds and you discover new possibilities…’’ Luckily, very many young people share these feelings. Unfortunately, however, there are many students and potential students who don’t think that life is so wonderful. Who feel stress, who are depressed. What can you…

First weeks of lectures … tips from students

17 October 2021 | Category: Studying

The first weeks of lectures are the start of four or five years of study for your son or daughter. How can they start off right? Senior students share some tips for the first weeks of lectures. Marian on her first week at college: “Sign up for a loyalty card at the supermarket” and…

Prevent study stress and earn credit points

Prevent study stress and earn credit points
27 July 2018 | Category: Studying

Hurray! You’ve finished secondary school? Time to enjoy this glorious summer… Is your child going to start studying in September? If so, it is good to be aware of the risk of study stress. An increasing number of students suffer from this kind of stress. Studying can be fun and…

Prevent study stress… don’t drive yourself crazy

4 July 2018 | Category: Studying

Did your child get his or her exam results this month? And did they get the grades they need? Congratulations! Now the next step. Your son or daughter will probably start studying. Is that the end of all the exam tension and stress about choosing a study programme? Yes, thank…

Problems when studying? Ask for help

Taking part in student life is also important if you have an impediment.
13 June 2018 | Category: Studying

Problems when studying are common. ‘That’s part of becoming an adult,’ said student dean Marc Uijland. ‘A student has to have the chance to “fall flat on his face”. It’s a learning process, part of becoming independent. And studying is a relatively safe environment to learn that in. But it’s important to…

Not enough credits … What should parents advise?

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23 May 2018 | Category: Studying

‘My daughter has not enough credits,’ my colleague Ineke sighed. ‘What should I advise her. She’s so disappointed.’ Yes, I can imagine that she is, and I can also imagine that, as a mother, you’re concerned about the credits. I’ll try to give you and your daughter some tips (in…