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Updated Objection-Letter for Bursary Tax Issue

For everyone who got a letter from the taxation office, stating that they were assessing your income (2009 or 2010) as if you were a paid employee, instead of a bursary. Here the letter to make a provisional objection. Even if … Continue reading

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Appartment Offer

We have received a new affordable housing offer for  PhD Students. Two-room appartment: 65m2 € 629,- Incl. water, heat, tv cai. Location: Veendam. About 30m from Groningen. Contact 06-12132478

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Bursary System Developments & Issues

Several issues regarding bursary PhD Students were raised this week in the University Council, when the Council met in committee on legal and administrative affairs with President Poppema of the Board of Governors. Several aspects of current bursary PhD related … Continue reading

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Ruling on Bursaries postponed again

Today, judges in Leeuwaarden were expected to pronounce their decision regarding the bursary system. However, this decision has been postponed yet another time. The new ruling is expected on February 26th. This delay comes at a time when GRIN is … Continue reading

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Bursary Student Insurance Trouble

The tax office seems to no longer consider the student insurance (e.g. AON) as appropriate for bursary students. Instead, the tax office expects the bursary students to have a Dutch health insurance for employees, for the whole period of their … Continue reading

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A.T.Kearney Promovendi-Diner; 8 November 2012

The strategic consulting agency A.T. Kearney is interested in PhD candidates and would like to get in touch with them. PNN and GRIN feel that this is a great opportunity for PhD candidates to see whether they would like to … Continue reading

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Research Career Event 11th and 12th October

PNN and Nobiles have been working together to organize the Research Career Event, which is aimed specifically at PhDs and post-docs. The event will take place on the 11th and 12th of October in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. During the … Continue reading

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