Students going the extra mile
Studying in Maastricht is more than learning, working and engaging in an active social life. Many students truly want to make a contribution or a change. And they don’t want to wait until after graduation to do so. Why would they? With the series 'Students going the extra mile' we proudly present these students’ stories. Students that take that extra step to make the most of themselves and their student years. Get inspired.
Featured: Fixing the 'water rush hour'
Winning the Water Innovation Challenge has brought Melanie Kersten some exciting experiences and a summer job at WML.
How to fix ‘water rush hour’ in Limburg?Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Melanie Kersten, studying the master’s programme Sustainable Science & Policy, won the Water Innovation Challenge hosted by Limburg’s water utility company, WML.
There is such a thing as a free lunch – a sustainable student initiativeTuesday, June 12, 2018
Foodsharing Maastricht is a student initiative that collects leftover food from local supermarkets and hotels. The food can then be picked up by any comers in Building X, Tapijnkazerne.
Why there’s a mini-Victoria living in TanzaniaThursday, April 26, 2018
During her medical internship in Shirati, Tanzania, Victoria von Salmuth found out that a lot of patients, suffered from malnutrition. That's when she started the Shirati Food Programme