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Meeting on Strategic Plan

Meeting on Strategic Plan

What do the ambitions mean for you and what elements do you recognise for your work and that of your close colleagues? Annetje Ottow, Hester Bijl and Martijn Ridderbos are curious to hear your reactions.

President of the Executive Board Annetje Ottow presented the new Strategic Plan at the Dies Natalis

President of the Executive Board Annetje Ottow presented the new Strategic Plan at the Dies Natalis

‘It truly is a plan by and for us all,’ said Annetje Ottow, President of the Executive Board, at the presentation of the new Strategic Plan ‘Innovating and Connecting.’ She referred to the many meetings, online and offline, with students, staff and critical friends who all offered their opinions on the University’s new course in the coming years.

New Leiden interdisciplinary programme: Global Transformations and Governance Challenges

New Leiden interdisciplinary programme: Global Transformations and Governance Challenges

Global problems such as pandemics, migration, financial crises and climate change call for global governance. That may sound obvious. ‘But we often underestimate the global nature of current challenges in society,’ says Jan Aart Scholte, brand-new Professor of Global Transformations and Governance Challenges at Leiden University.

Education and Safety for Young People: a collaboration between science and society

Education and Safety for Young People: a collaboration between science and society

How do you deal with bullying? How can you motivate young people? At the NeurolabNL symposium a multidisciplinary research team launched an interactive book for teachers and youth workers. This digital book offers the latest insights and plenty of useful tips and advice. Children’s Ombudsman Margrite Kalverboer and Mayor Henri Lenferink praised the initiative.

Students mentor pupils and gain hands-on experience in Leiden tutoring programme

Students mentor pupils and gain hands-on experience in Leiden tutoring programme

Thanks to the Leiden tutoring programme, students give primary-school children some extra help

Network of student well-being officers create connections

Network of student well-being officers create connections

A student well-being officer was recently appointed at each faculty. These faculty well-being officers are close to the students, which makes it easier to organise engaging activities that align with the faculty or a degree programme even.