The winners of the Award for Exceptional Extracurricular Achievements surprise the jury year after year with the exceptional administrative and social activities they have undertaken.

Candidates for the Award for Exceptional Extracurricular Achievements can be nominated both by people within and outside of the university.

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Roos Ykema, winnaar studentenprijs.
4 September 2017
During the opening of the academic year, Rector Magnificus Bert van der Zwaan awarded the student prizes to Maarten Bransen and Roos Ykema.




Nominees need to meet certain specific criteria. The student or group of students must have achieved extraordinary performance in society or in a social field.

He or she has a positive effect on the image of students in general and of UU students in particular. The study results achieved by the student or group of students are fair to good.

Deadline: June 1st.

Download the full list of criteria (.doc), of the Student Award Extraordinary Social Commitment category.

The jury 2017

  • Prof. dr. P.R. (Dop) Bär, chair, emeritus professor in Biomedical Science
  • Prof. dr. F.C. (Erik) Stam, professor in Strategy, Organization and Entrepreneurship
  • Drs. H.P.A. (Anja) Smit, University Librarian
  • Antoine Steenkamer, winner of the Exceptional Extracurricular or Social Achievements Award 2016.

Secretary: Frank Peters, Academic Affairs, Student Counselling

More information: Frank Peters (