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  • HU is proud of student team “Selficient” for achieving seventh place

    16-10-2017

    HU University of Applied Sciences is proud of its student team “Selficient” for achieving the seventh place overall with their self-designed zero-energy house at the finals of the 2017 Solar Decathlon international sustainability competition in the USA. The team also achieved second place for “Market Potential” and third place for “Water Efficiency”, as well as receiving the audience award.

  • New Creative Business programme from September 2018!

    06-10-2017

    Creative Business is our new state-of-the-art degree programme focusing on the latest developments in international marketing, media and communication. It equips you with a blend of professional skills highly desired by employers in creative industries such as advertising, media and entertainment, design, music, publishing, gaming, fashion and IT. But also in other organisations – commercial and non-profit – and consultancies. Along the way you learn how to manage the commercial power of creativity, to think strategically and conceptually.

  • New International Business programme from September 2018!

    06-10-2017

    HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht is proud to present its newly developed BBA International Business programme, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. Our aim is to train young professionals for international success in such fields as marketing and sales, finance and accounting, operations and supply chain management, organisation and people. This is your chance to fulfil your dreams and ambitions with a degree that will pave the way to a great career in the world business arena!

  • Eight HU students win VSBfonds grant

    23-05-2017

    The VSBfonds annually provides grants to students for further study or research projects abroad. The winners for the 2017-2018 academic year were announced last week. Eight students from HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht were among the lucky winners out of a total of 165 students from various Dutch educational institutes.

  • SAUNAC helps make cities in Asia more sustainable

    18-05-2017

    An international project, the Sustainability Alliance of Urban Networks in Asian Cities (SAUNAC), was recently launched at a conference in Hanoi, Vietnam. The project is a collaborative venture between institutions of higher education (including the HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht), companies, and government bodies from various countries. SAUNAC’s aim is to accelerate the design, development and implementation of solutions for the sustainability issues currently affecting Asian cities.

  • HBO Monitor 2016 results announced

    20-04-2017

    The gross hourly wage of graduates of HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU) rose in 2016 to €15.29. In 2015, that figure was €15.00. This means that HU alumni earn significantly more than the annual average for universities of applied sciences (€13.96). This is according to figures from the HBO Monitor 2016, the nationwide survey which universities of applied sciences can consult every year to find out their graduates’ position on the jobs market.

  • Utrecht once again one of the most competitive regions in Europe

    28-02-2017

    Utrecht is once again at the very top of the most competitive regions in Europe. The European Commission has stated that Utrecht is in joint second place after London, and has received higher scores than areas such as Paris and Frankfurt. The index uses more than 70 indicators. These cover topics such as innovation, accessibility, digital infrastructure, education, health and employment.

  • Guest lectures: an inspiring link to the professional practice

    27-01-2017 Dragons den

    International Communication and Media (ICM) offers their students all aspects of communication, marketing and media required in the creative industry. Also they develop all kinds of skills that students can apply in the professional practice. To minimize the gap between theory and practice ICM frequently invites inspiring guest lecturers.

  • Apply now for our Holland scholarships!

    20-01-2017

    New students from outside the EEA that apply for a programme at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, have the opportunity to apply for the Holland Scholarship. We have 15 scholarships to give out to excellent first-year applicants.

  • HU teaching staff to train refugees from Kenya

    09-12-2016 studenten docent kakuma

    Teaching staff from HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht will spend six days at the refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya, to train secondary school teachers. After that, the trainee teachers will continue to receive long-distance supervision in Kenya for another six months. Inge Blauw, the programme manager for educational innovation: ‘We have a lot of experience and blended teaching is one of our strengths. I think we have a social responsibility to use that more widely.’

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