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University Council chair : ‘You have to be patient but you really can make a difference’
The university elections are approaching. Are you going to represent student and staff interests this coming year? University Council chair Pauline Vincenten gives a peek behind the scenes at student and staff participation at Leiden University. ‘I get so much energy from collaborating with the students…
Student section of University Council more fragmented
In the University elections in April, the eight student seats on the University Council have gone to six parties, and newcomers the Liberal Student Party and the Party for Biomedical Students have each won one seat.
UB and LAG win University elections
The results of the 2022 University elections are in. This year, staff could vote for the staff section of the University Council. The two new parties Universitair Belang (UB) and Leidse Academische Gemeenschap (LAG) did well, with three and four of the eight seats, respectively.
University elections: ONS is again the biggest student party, FNV Government represents staff
Once again the ONS student party (Enterprising Leiden Students) is the biggest party in the university elections. This gives the party three seats in the University Council. The staff are represented in the UR by FNV Government, with 5 seats.
What should be done differently at the University? Three lead candidates respond
From the workload to sustainability: the University Council helps decide on important topics. In the University elections – from 9 to 13 May – you can vote for who will represent you on the Council. Three questions to the three lead candidates of the staff parties: PhDoc, Universitair Belang and Leidse…
Results of the university elections 2023
The results of the 2023 university elections have been announced. Who will represent us on the university’s participation councils?
Student and staff representatives raring to go: ‘Connection is the key to success’
The new academic year also marks the start of a new term for our student and staff representatives. Dozens of them – some experienced, others new to the game – are itching to represent the interests of the university’s students and staff. On the Training Day for Student and Staff Representatives, they…
A quick call with Ella Picavet on affordable period products
Many will add them to their shopping list without a second thought, but what if you don't have enough money to buy period products each month? The university has recently started providing packs of affordable sanitary pads and tampons in the SchoolSupply vending machines. ‘It's just like providing toilet…
Leiden University to limit fossil fuel ties
Leiden University no longer wishes to collaborate with fossil fuel partners that are not demonstrably committed to achieving the Paris Agreement targets. Exceptions will be made only if a collaboration demonstrably contributes to the energy transition. This proposal by the Executive Board was discussed…