On 31 August, the Start of the Academic Year will be celebrated in the Domkerk. Aside from a welcoming speech on behalf of the Executive Board, there will be prominent speakers who are passionate about the world of education and/or research. In addition, the annual Student Awards will be presented to students who perform exceptionally both inside and outside their degree programmes.
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Last year's Start of the Academic Year
The Start of the Academic Year 2019-2020 addressed the theme Recognition and Appreciation. Among the speakers were NWO chair Stan Gielen and professor Belle Derks, chair of the Young Academy (KNAW). Rector Magnificus Henk Kummeling presented the Student Awards.