Following the September 2011 release of the Alumni Song in English, a version in the Groningen dialect has now also been written: the Alumnilaid. Vocals: Frank den Hollander (University of Groningen Library staff member), accompaniment: Noordpool Orkest. The University of Groningen is now one of the select few international teaching institutions to have its own Alumni Song. The Alumnilaid is based on the original song written by Frank den Hollander (lyrics), University staff member Dicky Gilbers (music), and University student Bart van Overbeek (vocals).
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Dick Jager geeft niet snel op. Al sinds eind jaren ’90 werkt hij aan het verduurzamen van de RUG. Zijn tocht ging gepaard met strijd, de weg was vaak bezaaid met obstakels. Nu gaat het Jager voor de wind. In 2020 staat duurzaamheid met hoofdletters...
The Cabinet’s decision, based on the advice of the Van Rijn committee, will have disastrous consequences for the University of Groningen as a broad-based classical university.
The University of Groningen (UG) holds the 114th place in the QS World University Rankings. The QS Ranking is an influential ranking list of almost 1,000 universities worldwide. Last year the UG held the120th place.