Vice president of the Executive Board Annetje Ottow visits a networking afternoon organised by UU and the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht for students with a disability. The meeting is focused on: how it is to study with a disability, how you cope with a disability and how to keep focus on possibilities and solutions. Following her visit she made a vlog about diversity.
Student “platform onbeperkt studeren”
On 19 March “the Platform onbeperkt studeren” was launched officially. This UU platform is run by and for students with disabilities. The goal of the platform is to improve the support and inclusion of students with disabilities. Examples of activities are information meetings and buddy programmes.
Diversity Task Force
The Diversity Task Force (Annetje is one of its members) and DUB have published a diversity magazine (in Dutch). Recently the taskforce also announced a yearly stimulus fund of € 50.000,- for projects and activities that advance diversity among students and employees.