Inspiration

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.

‘We women need to help each other take the next step’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
Marceline Tutu van Furth and her wife, Anglican priest Mpho Tutu van Furth, have launched an online platform #ITOO.

101-year-old VU Amsterdam alumnus: ‘I recently resigned from my last post’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
VU Amsterdam alumnus Lambertus Zijp (101) spent World War II in hiding and studying law from his safe house.

‘I write to deal with life’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
This academic year, Gustaaf Peek will be taking on the role of Vrije Schrijver (Writer in Residence) at VU Amsterdam. How does he view this role?

Want to work on your mental health? Then go on an adventure!

Marjolein de Jong18 July 2022
After an adventure-filled life as a foreign correspondent, Anthropology alumnus Brigitte Ars began a quest for the phenomenon of adventure.

Scientists bring Constantijn Huygens back to life

Marjolein de Jong23 May 2022
VU alumna and Professor of Neuropsychology Hanneke Hulst, together with other scientists, reconstructed a fragrance created by Constantijn Huygens.

'Sustainability and commerce can reinforce each other'

Marjolein de Jong12 January 2022
With MOYU, his reusable notebook start-up, Paul Sintnicolaas (28) is contributing to creating a better world.

‘I used to think I had to be like the men’

Marjolein de Jong31 October 2021
VU alumna and trailer manufacturer Marinka Nooteboom is Business Woman of the Year for 2022. „It’s actually good for women to stand out."

How this VU start-up is conquering the online fashion world

Marjolein de Jong27 September 2021
VU alumni Ugnius Rimsa and Michael Musandu offer virtual models that customers can adjust to match their own likeness.

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.