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‘Companies are barely thinking about the impact of technology on society’

Marjolein de Jong21 December 2022
Gerard de Graaf works in Silicon Valley on behalf of the EU, in order to ensure that major tech companies comply with European digital rules.

Sport at VU Amsterdam: multi-faceted university history

8 November 2022
The history of sport at VU Amsterdam is a history that goes back much further than many realise, according to university historian, Ab Flipse.

‘Investing in yourself means investing in more job satisfaction’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
Govert Buijs advocates for less education early in life and more room for retraining and career switches later in life.

VU students develop vaccination strategy

Redactie VU Magazine31 August 2021
Having your class assignment that turns into a national vaccination plan would be an unexpected outcome for most. But it happened to five students.

‘Be proud of where you come from’

Marjolein de Jong30 August 2021
Law alumna Mounia Benabdallah (37) grew up in Amsterdam-West and is now a partner at Baker McKenzie in New York.

A look back at VU history: in the heart of Amsterdam

Redactie VU Magazine17 May 2021
Did you know that VU Amsterdam provided refuge to Jewish citizens during World War II? You will learn more about this story in the latest VU podcast.

Darine makes tutoring accessible for everyone

Bart Juttmann19 October 2020
As a Business Administration student, Darine el Houfi (23) was already tutoring students to help fund his studies.

Tom Reckman: ‘I live life as optimal as possible'

Marjolein de Jong1 May 2019
Tom Reckman studied business administration and started tutoring on the side. It got a bit out of hand, because he now employs 2400 people.

'Even the best ask for help'

Colin Huijser21 February 2019
After his study psychology Jille Tabak became HR Vice President at Unilever’s Marketing, Communications & Sustainability Global Office