Category TU Delft

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A plaque and a play: TU Delft and World War II

This article was first published in TU Delta on November 17, 2014. To read about TU Delft’s World War II history, log on to delta.tudelft.nl On September 2, 2014 at Oostplantsoen, Delft, a small gathering of people watched as a plaque was unveiled. The plaque commemorates a day 74 years ago: November 23, 1940. The […]

Tastings – Some Dutch Proeflokalen

First published in TU Delta on October 13, 2014. Read the complete article online here. For those of you interested trying out new flavours, Dutch proeflokalen (tasting rooms) are just the thing for you. From organised tasting sessions on whisky, to a free crash course in coffee, here’s a look at some interesting tasting sessions […]

TU Delft’s Online Forums

At TU Delft, there’s a digital solution for a lot of your problems. Missed a class or need to review a lecture? There’s Collegerama or iTunes U. No idea what’s happening on campus or where to meet new people? Read all about TU Delft’s online forums in the Delta Survival Guide: Surviving TU’s Online Forums  […]

FIFA 2014 in Delft!

Imagine a month-long, worldwide celebration right here in Delft with crazy orange outfits, screaming crowds, overflowing patriotism and lots and lots of beer. That’s right. It’s time for FIFA 2014. As football teams from thirty-two countries get ready to fight for the world cup, pubs, clubs and fans around the world are gearing up for […]

Where to learn Dutch in Delft

* This article was first published in March in TU Delta as part of the Survival Guide series.  Learning a new language is never easy, but speaking the local language can help you integrate. Here’s a look at some of the language institutes that offer Dutch courses in and around the university. Delftse Methode, TU Delft The […]

Events in Delft: Part II

From blues to jazz to pop of all sorts, Delft offers a number of music festivals through the year. Here’s a list of what’s coming in 2014. Delft Blues Festival  One of the first big Blues festivals in the region, the Delft Blues Festival is held annually in February. Over fifty performances are held across […]

Events in Delft: Part I

There’s a lot going on in Delft. How does a theatre festival, a museum night, restaurant week and open monument day sound? With most of free or extremely affordable, there’s no excuse to not get cultured. Museumnacht Delft A night out was never this much fun. Every year, on Museum Night, museums and art galleries […]

Where to learn Dutch in Delft?

Learning a new language is never easy, but speaking the local language can help you integrate. Here’s a look at some of the language institutes that offer Dutch courses in and around the university. Delftse Methode, TU Delft The Institute for Languages and Academic Skills at TU Delft offers language classes in Dutch, Italian, Chinese […]

TU Delft: Bars on campus

Fancy a mid-week pub crawl? Or a Friday night borrel? Don’t bike all the way to the city centre, check out some of the bars on campus. /Pub The /Pub is located in the basement of the EWI building and is run by members of the various academic student societies. “The pub is probably as […]