DAG Leaves the Councils
DAG was born out of frustration and hope: frustration with the dominance of neoliberalism at the University of Groningen and hope that we could achieve structural change. From the beginning it was clear that due to the relative lack of democratic power of the Councils and its embeddedness in the[...]
Online Seminar: The Anthropocene & The University
Global heating and environmental degradation have led to forest fires, global pandemics and the melting of the ice caps; they also necessitate a societal transition towards sustainability. In this transition, new roles and responsibilities are constantly being developed. In this event, we want to discuss what the role of the[...]
Over 10.000 hours of unpaid work per day at the University of Groningen.
Based on a calculation made by students at the Utrecht University, the student movement Democratische Academie Groningen has made a similar calculation for the University of Groningen. Our numbers show that university-wide, OBP (ondersteunend- en beheerspersoneel; support and administrative staff) work on average 6 extra hours per week without compensation,[...]