On this page, Master's Honours students and alumni share their first-hand experiences of the Master's Honours programmes through videos and interviews.
"The Honours College has truly been an amazing and valuable experience, which I shall never forget. I am proud to say that I have been part of a programme which aims to optimally prepare students for their role as active leaders who will bring great benefits to society."
''You are inspired by other students and teachers who are not in your field. You gained so many insights and so much knowledge and creativity. The masterclasses prepare you and lay part of the groundwork for what you would like to do in your career and future endeavours.''
"The Honours Master Programme is a lot about self-reflection."
"The Honours College makes you explore your strengths and weaknesses, and it gives you the forum to work on these aspects. From the Masterclasses and workshops, to your Masterwork, you are challenged to improve yourself."
"Je krijgt de ruimte om over problemen na te denken, wat je niet hebt binnen je eigen opleiding"
Elke, Honours Master's programme: "The organisation of the conference was the topic of my Masterwork, with the main goal to help African youth to empower themselves in the mining sector of Sierra Leone."
Sara has a long-standing relationship with the Honours College, as she followed the Honours Programme in Philosophy during her bachelor. She also did the Master's Honours''leadership: making the difference!'programme.
Rik, Honours Master's programme: " How the Honours Master inspired me to cross my own boundaries."
Jan, Honours alumnus High Tech Systems & Materials: "The HTSM programme bridges Academia and industry and gave me a chance to probe whether there was something for me to do in the high tech sector."
Gert-Jan Kamphuis en Sibren Douma
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