The fourth Brinksma Innovation Grant (BIG), named after former rector Magnificus Ed Brinksma, was presented during the OAY-online broadcast on 31 August 2020. Researcher and lecturer Judith ter Vrugte was awarded the prize for her work on collaboration and teamwork as essential components of the Twente Educational Model (TOM) and the master programmes at the University of Twente.

Are you a UT alumna, with either a master's degree or a PhD and do you want to receive € 9.000 for the further development of your career? Then you might be a candidate for the Marina van Dammescholarship! Send us your advanced notification before 14 September 2020 to Proposals can be submitted no later than 28 September 2020.

After the official founding of the Technische Hogeschool Twente (THT - Technical College Twente, the predecessor of University of Twente) in 1961, the building of the campus started. The former country estate of Drienerlo was transformed into the proving ground for a daring experiment: a technical college based on the American residential system – which is to say, with a campus that combined living, studying, working ... and partying.

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