Sixteen colourful cakes adorned the Academieplein on Friday afternoon. Several students and staff members had baked an ‘all-inclusive’ cake to mark the occasion of the UG’s anniversary. Warmed by a radiant sun and with Rector Magnificus Elmer Sterken serving as apron-donning master of ceremonies, the various cakes went down well with the visitors and anyone who happened to be passing by.
Student Jasper Hidding won the baking competition. He decorated his cake with lots of red marzipan, the anniversary logo and the inside revealed all the colours of the rainbow. ‘The ultimate anniversary cake’, commented chair of the jury Sarena Solari, who was very enthusiastic about the taste and look of the cake. ‘A very light and creamy butter cake, that is difficult to get exactly right.’
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.