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The contact details of several services:
The Student Information Point (STIP) is the first point of contact for students and interested others. It is the place to go with questions about your (future) degree programme at the Graduate School of Teaching.
Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to noon.
tel: 030 253 4949.
Please fill out the STIP questionnaire.
Sjoerd Groenman building, Padualaan 14, ground floor.
Open: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM.
The tutor can help you plan your courses in the programme and monitor your study progress. Especially in the first year, the tutor is available for questions regarding:
- the contents and level of the Master’s programme
- study progress (results, difficulties, changes)
- the options you have and choices you have to make within the Master’s programme
- exam requirements and curriculum planning
The tutor will invite you twice (October and February) to discuss your study programme and study progress. On request the tutor can help you find the way to the student advisor, student counsellor, etc.
The student advisors of the Graduate School of Teaching are Alice Bor and Corneline van Staalduinen. They can help you with questions about admission and enrolment, exam requirements, complex curriculum planning, exemptions, attending courses at other universities, studying with a handicap or disability, ending your studies and termination of enrolment.
You can also contact them if you have study-related problems, such as lack of motivation, study delay, illness, a conflict with a lecturer or other employee of Utrecht University, or other circumstances that could impede the progress of your studies.
- By mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By telephone appointment (book your 10-minute appointment here):
- Mondays from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (Alice)
- Tuesdays from 10:00 to 11:00 am (Corneline)
- Wednesday's from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (Alice)
- Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00 am (Corneline)
- Meeting by MS Teams or at Utrecht Science Park: if your expect to need more than 10 minutes, you can submit a request for an appointment via email@example.com, while explaining what you want to discuss.
Responsibilities and tasks of the Board of Examiners
There is one Board of Examiners for all teacher training courses at Utrecht University, the Board of Examiners of the Graduate School of Teaching.
The responsibilities and tasks of the Board of Examiners are laid down in the Higher Education and Scientific Research Act (Wet op het hoger onderwijs en wetenschappelijk onderzoek).
Composition of the Board of Examiners
- Prof. Dr R. (Rick) de Graaff (Chair)
- Dr. B. (Bouke) van Gorp
- Dr. Y. (Yolanda) Grift
- Dr. J.M. (Jan Marten) Praamsma
- Dr. L.M. (Michiel) Doorman
- Dr. L. (Luisa) Meroni
- External member: I. (Ineke) Schaveling
The Board of Examiners is supported by Secretaries to the Board R. (Rianne) den Adel MSc and R. (Renske) Smit MSc.
Submit a request
Requests to the Board of Examiners for (exemptions and approval of courses, etc.) can be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please first consult the Requests to the Board of Examiners section on our Academic policies and procedures page to make sure you follow the correct procedure and submit a complete request.
The Board of Examiners will take a decision within six weeks after receiving the complete request.
For some requests certified documents must be submitted. Submit these documents to the FSW Student Information Desk or send them to the following address:
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Student Information Point
Attn. GST Board of Examiners
3584 CH Utrecht
Before submitting a request to the Board of Examiners, you might first want to discuss what the options are within your programme. If you have any questions, please contact your mentor or the study advisor: email@example.com.
If you have questions about graduating, the administrative aspects of the examination process and the graduation ceremonies, please contact the Examinations Office of the Graduate School of Teaching: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Degree Programme Advisory Committee provides the Board of Studies with both solicited and unsolicited advice regarding the Master's programmes and minor programmes. The Degree Programme Advisory Committee advises with regard to quality, organisation and policy.
The focus is mainly on the annual update of the Education and Examination Regulations (OER) and course assessments. All GST courses are evaluated by a group of lecturers and students based on surveys that are distributed to all participants. The results of those evaluations are public and will be used during the development of a future version of the course.
On the Committee, a total of fourteen lecturers and students represent the various degree programmes within GST.
The student members can be reached by mail: studenten-OCemail@example.com.
The lecturers who are currently members of the Degree Programme Advisory Committee are:
- Bert le Bruyn (interim chair, alfa)
- Silvia Canto (alfa)
- Mark Bos (bèta)
- Micha Ummels (bèta)
- Tim Favier (gamma)
- Niels Nannes (gamma)
- Nienke Smit (minor/module/EP/ZiB)
The current student members are:
- Vacant (alfa)
- Wouter Bosch (alfa)
- Silke Rammeloo (bèta)
- Lotte Versteegen (bèta)
- Joran Vaessen (gamma)
- Jordi van den Hoven (gamma)
- Julia Heemskerk (gamma / minor, module, EP, ZiB)
Ingrid Heinsbroek (Education Coordinator GST) supports the Degree Programme Advisory Committee as Official Secretary.
The Skills Lab is there to help you if you'd like to know more about developing your academic skills or if you encounter any problem during your studies. We try to map out as clearly as possible what's on offer in terms of trainings, workshops, classes, individual guidance and tools.
The Facilities Service Centre (FSC) is responsible for providing facility services at Utrecht University, such as audiovisual teaching support, catering, room hire, cleaning, waste removal, post and transport, building care and maintenance.
You can use the FSC service request form for all reports relating to facilities.
FSC Reporting Centre
Address: Marinus Ruppert Building, Leuvenlaan 19, De Uithof
Tel. +31 (0)30 253 9595
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.00 - 16.30
FSC service request form