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Students raise €884 for UAF with NSE survey
This year, 35.36% of Faculty of Humanities students voiced their opinion of their study programme in the Nationale Studenten Enquête (National Student Survey, NSE). The Faculty had promised to donate €25 for every 1% of completed surveys to UAF, which means that the Faculty will transfer a total of…
Take part in the National Student Survey and help UAF refugee students
Every year, students can give feedback about their studies in the National Student Survey (NSE). The study programmes use the NSE results to improve. The 2018 student survey is online now and this year, we are doing something special: for every filled out survey, the Humanities Faculty will donate to…
Join the Leiden Science Run and help refugees
Do you like running or helping charity? Then join the Leiden Science Run on 29 September! Form a team together with friends, colleagues, roommates for this relay race of 5 km at the Bio Science Park in Leiden and Oegstgeest. Leiden University is organising this sponsor contest for the UAF, in collaboration…
The Meeting Point
Furnished as a living room, the Meeting Point provides support, advice and community building for both refugee students and other students who need a little extra help navigating Dutch student life, for example international students, students from the Caribbean part of the Kingdom and first-generation…
First refugee students graduate from Preparatory Year in Leiden
Happy students and proud families, friends and lecturers; on 13 July the first fifteen refugee students graduated from the Preparatory Year for teaching in Leiden. They started a programme in September at a Dutch university of applied sciences or an academic university. 'This is just the start!'
Refugees build a new future in Leiden
Solafa Saad (29) fled her homeland of Sudan for the Netherlands in 2016. She is now following the Leiden Preparatory Year (VGL), an initiative by Leiden University, Leiden University of Applied Sciences and the Foundation for Refugee Students (UAF) that prepares young refugees to study. ‘I regained…
‘I'm in awe of these refugee students’
Proud family members, lecturers and, above all, students congregated in the Van Steenis building on 27 June to celebrate the students' having completed the Preparatory Study Year in Leiden.
‘Meeting Point is my GPS’
From help with filling in complex forms to a buddy who will introduce you to student life. The Meeting Point for refugee students meets many needs. This was the finding of experienced experts at the symposium in honour of the one-year anniversary of the Meeting Point.
NSE 2019: Leiden students slightly happier
Compared to last year, Leiden students are slightly happier with their study programmes, although the figures are still below the national average. These are the first results from the 2019 National Student Survey.