Students help Lidl to become greener

24-04-2018 • Students help Lidl to become greener and more sustainably orientated The green ideas that were proposed by students of Garden and Landscape Architecture were much appreciated by Lidl Nederland, the representatives of the city council of Rheden and the inhabitants of Velp.   read more

Van Hall Larenstein officially the most sustainably oriented University of Applied Sciences

students outside

10-04-2018 • Van Hall Larenstein, that has locations in both Leeuwarden and Velp, has been rated the most sustainable University of Applied Sciences!   read more

Positive ratings & top programme Masters

Master stduents

14-03-2018 • The Master's programmes Management of Development and Agricultural Production Chain Management of Van Hall Larenstein were positively rated in the new Master's programme information guide Keuzegids Masters 2018.   read more

Professorship places food forest in Rozet

06-03-2018 • During National Book Week from March 10th to 18th, the professorship Management of Forested Landscapes will present itself in Rozet in Arnhem.  read more

Farmbot Berend at Van Hall Larenstein

farmbot_berend

13-02-2018 • We recently installed an actual Farmbot in the distinctive rooftop hothouses of our Leeuwarden school. This Farmbot, named “Berend” by our students, is the first independent open-source farming machine in the world. As seen in this video, he can water, sow, weed and much more.  read more

Scientific project ‘Focus on dike diggers’ qualified for grant

Beaver

25-01-2018 • The Professorship Animal Behaviour, Animal Health and Animal Welfare of the University of Applied Sciences Van Hall Larenstein qualified for a grant by SIA-RAAK for the project ‘Dijkgravers in Beeld’ (focus on dike-diggers).   read more

Ready for a fresh start?

Newyears greatings ENG nw

08-01-2018 • Are you as refreshed after the holidays as we are? Let’s make 2018 an unforgettable year!  read more

Award Ceremony FB Oranjewoud Scholarship

FB-Oranjewoud-scholarship-2017-group

01-12-2017 • The FB Oranjewoud Fund is a private fund aiming to profile Higher Education in Fryslân through supporting international mobility of top students from and to NHL Stenden and Van Hall Larenstein. Fredrick Kamau Karriithi received the fund on behalf of Van Hall Larenstein.  read more

Living Lab with Romanian delegation

Romanian-delegation-Leeuwarden-novemeber-2017

09-11-2017 • Together with professors and lecturers of the domains Animals & Businesses and Food & Dairy the goal of the delegation has been further creating a living lab on fruit, dairy and manure from a multi-point intervention involving multi stakeholders.  read more

Dutch expertise in ‘Vertical Farming’ applied in India

India, Peter van Dongen

07-11-2017 • An innovative conference on Vertical Farming took place this week in India. This conference marked the kickoff for the event ‘Holland meets Mumbai’, organized by the Dutch consulate.  read more

First ‘Indo-Dutch Centre of Excellence’ opened in India

Centre of Excellence Baramati

06-11-2017 • The first Indo-Dutch Centre of Excellence Vegetables in Baramati was opened on November 2nd, 2017 as a result of a collaboration between Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences and Baramati Development Trust and Baramati College.  read more

Interns on St. Maarten are safe

08-09-2017 • Hurricane Irma has left a trail of destruction across the Windward Islands. Yesterday morning first thing we tried to get in touch with all 5 interns in the affected area. Four students are on St. Maarten and one is on St. Eustatius.  read more

AgriProFocus and VHL sign a MoU

26-07-2017 • With pride, AgriProFocus and Van Hall Larenstein have signed a MoU to further strengthen the cooperation!  read more

Living Lab FHS expands in China

23-06-2017 • This week a delegation of the University of Applied Sciences Van Hall Larenstein visits China to take some important steps toward a Living Lab Food, Health & Safety.  read more

Close collaboration with India on Masters

Welingkar-MOU-1

13-06-2017 • University of Applied Sciences Van Hall Larenstein, Welingkar University in Mumbai (India) and the Agricultural Development Trust Baramati have all signed a declaration of intent to collaborate closely on their master’s degree programs.  read more

VHL wins contest incoming trade delegations

VHL-winner-contest incoming trade delegations LC 2018

02-06-2017 • Thuesday, May 23rd Van Hall Larenstein won one out of five awards for the organization of an incoming trade delegation of the Province of Fryslan. There was a total of 17 submissions.  read more

American students visit Leeuwarden

Visit american students

02-06-2017 • Last week a group of students of Food and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wisconsin (UWRF – River Falls Campus)visited Van Hall Larenstein in Leeuwarden. Here they attended a programme befitting their own academic course.   read more

Student exchange week VHL – Sichuan University

Group picture Chinese and VHL students in Chengdu (China)

24-05-2017 • The Institute of Disaster Response and Reconstruction (Sichuan University – the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and the specialization Disaster Risk Management (International Development and Management – Van Hall Larenstein Velp) have organized an exchange week.  read more

We are celebrating the holidays

22-12-2017 • Welcome on our website! At the moment we are enjoying the holidays. We will be back on Monday, January 8th to provide you with the latest news. See you soon!  read more

South African tourists disturb birds

Holiday maker at beach in South Africa

01-09-2017 • Shirley van de Voorde, a Coastal and Marine Management student at VHL University of Applied Sciences studied the African Black Oystercatcher and Kelp Gull during her work placement in South Africa. Shirley examined when these birds are disturbed by people.  read more

Leeuwarden Schools for a healthier Wadden Sea

Students doing fieldwork on the coast

01-09-2017 • VHL University of Applied Sciences, NHL Hogeschool, Stenden Hogeschool and the Waddenzeevereniging (Association for the Wadden Sea) work together in charting the possible pollution by oil in the Wadden Sea in an innovative way.  read more

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