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…

”I absolutely enjoyed this master’s programme!”

Dreams came true for Janique Hupperetz! Thanks to the Jan de Limpens Foundation, in cooperation with our fund, she had the opportunity to follow the master’s programme Biobased Materials at Maastricht University. The recent graduate shares her experiences and future plans in this article. ‘‘I was born and raised at my parent’s agricultural farm. Growing…

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Annual report 2019

We proudly present the annual report 2019 of the University Fund Limburg/SWOL. In 2019, we took important steps towards building new bridges between society and academic talent, ambitions and knowledge. You can read the annual report via this link.  

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Peter Thijssen Fund: mission completed!

In November 2019, the closure congress of the Peter Thijssen Fund took place. This congress marked the end of the activities carried out by this Named Fund. The fund was set up to honour Peter Thijssen, director of ING Limburg. It aimed to support research and initiatives within Maastricht University to promote financial integrity. The…

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Data science award winners give update

In March 2020, Suzanne van Bronswijk, Nalan Baştürk, Dyllis van Dijk and Frenk Peeters won the UM Data Science Competition. The award, valued at € 5,000, was sponsored by our fund. What happened after the award ceremony? Here’s an update! Currently, the winners are in the midst of their project ‘Treatment dropout in depression: development…

Help UM students in financial trouble due to corona!

At the moment, some students of Maastricht University barely have enough money to cover their basic needs, such as shelter and food. The companies where they had student jobs are closed, and for some of them existing provisions by the state are inadequate and their parents are not in a position to help. In fact,…

How are you?

In these times of anxiety, uncertainty and social distance, the University Fund Limburg/SWOL would like to remind all its donors/stakeholders that they are not alone during this coronavirus outbreak. If you have any questions or if we can be of any help, please let us know! We are still there for you. Together with Maastricht…

Cancellation Maastricht University Dinner

After consultation with chair Theo Bovens, we hereby inform you that the annual Maastricht University Dinner will be cancelled due to the corona virus. The event was planned for 1 April 2020. Because of the recent developments regarding the spread of the corona virus in the Netherlands, Premier Mark Rutte announced new measures during a…

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Start campaign ‘For Each Other 2019’

In the ‘For Each Other’ campaign, the University Fund Limburg/SWOL is seeking contributions to four special UM projects: ● Scholarships for disadvantaged students ● An app for research on women with chronic pain ● Plastic recycling machines ● An animal experience room for hospitalised children Maastricht University is committed to the important tasks of teaching…

RSM-Wealer Ronde 2019

RSM-Wealer Ronde supports BrainBattle

Proud to announce that the RSM-Wealer Ronde 2019 will financially support the BrainBattle Fund (HersenStrijd)! This is one of our Named Funds. We want to thank the RSM-Wealer Ronde for this beautiful opportunity. Read more about BrainBattle here.