Happy to host your workshop!

Last week, our director Bouwien Janssen – Kuijpers informed staff members of Maastricht University about commercial communication and relation management. It was a successful online workshop, organised by the Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research/MPCER. You can find more information about the workshop here. And there’s more news. On 28 January 2021, our senior advisor Guido…

We have signed the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge!

As you may know, we are rebuilding our investment portfolio. The new, more sustainable portfolio complies among others with the universal values and standards of the United Nations and the sustainability policy of Maastricht University. To this end, we also recently signed the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge of the not-for-profit organisation Tobacco Free Portfolios. This pledge…

Start campaign ‘For Each Other 2020’

Our ‘For Each Other 2020′ campaign is live! In this campaign, the University Fund Limburg/SWOL is seeking contributions to four special UM projects: a ‘corona aftercare instrument’, grants for disadvantaged students, research on youth and nutrition, and an initiative to alleviate loneliness. Maastricht University is committed to the important tasks of teaching and research, with…

Only a few days to go…

…until the start of our new campaign ‘For Each Other 2020’ (‘Voor Elkaar’)! We will be asking your contribution to four societal projects at Maastricht University: a ‘corona aftercare instrument’, grants for disadvantaged students, research on youth and nutrition, and an initiative to alleviate loneliness. Keep a close eye on your mailbox, social media and www.umcrowd.nl!

Scholarship Story: Mandy, Ilse and Robin

Last year, Mandy Dijcks, Ilse van Lier and Robin van Ophoven received a scholarship from the Regio Noord-Limburg, to study the master’s programme Health Food Innovation Management (HFIM) at Maastricht University (Campus Venlo). They are all graduated by now, so it is time for an update. What are these ambitious young professionals up to?  …

New chair Solberg-Verlinden

In June 2020, a new special chair was set up at Maastricht University, in which specific instruments will be developed and implemented for the assessment of social-emotional abilities from scholars between 10 and 14 years old. This special chair will be administered by the University Fund Limburg/SWOL and will be coordinated for at least 5…

‘‘I truly enjoyed every moment I spent’’

Last year, Chiagozie Nneoma Dan-Nwankwo from Nigeria received a scholarship from the Elizabeth Strouven Foundation, in order to study the master’s programme Global Health at Maastricht University. She graduated this autumn, so it is time for a lookback. What has her study time been like in Maastricht? How did the scholarship contribute to her ambitions?…

Congratulations to Aylin Güney!

She received this year’s Jo Ritzen scholarship, which is intended for talented French first generation students who wish to study the bachelor’s programme LLB European Law School at Maastricht University. The scholarship is offered in collaboration with the UM Scholarship Office and our fund. Aylin: ‘‘This scholarship allows me to focus on my goals and…

ENGIE

ENGIE first participant of UM Partner Programme

As of 1 September, we will bring ENGIE, market leader in technical services, closer to Maastricht University! ENGIE will be the first participant of our UM Partner Programme, in which we will strengthen the relationships between companies and the university even more. “At ENGIE we love to contribute in research and education on themes regarding…