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VHL is a university of applied sciences. We train high-quality, ambitious and innovative professionals who contribute to a more sustainable world. The curricula of VHL University of Applied Sciences focus on the domains Delta Areas and Resources - Food and Dairy - Animal and Business.


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Feike Van der Leij guest at Naturalis

Feike van der Leij during Naturalis After Dark Festival

08-04-2015 • The well-known nature theme and event place Naturalis in Leiden is the centre of nature education for young and old. The Naturalis After Dark Festival is an event especially for adults, with evenings full of entertainment and a different theme every time.  read more

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Balance in nutrition is key

Inauguration Anne Schaafsma, lector Food Safety & Health

02-04-2015 • People can choose from a lot of nutrients to be able to stay alive and function. But in taking in those nutrients the balance is often missing. And exactly that balance is key, Anne Schaafsma argued in his inaugural lecture at VHL on 19 March in Leeuwarden.  read more

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Special soup for children

Jelmer Stoffelsma is a third year student Food Technology at VHL in Leeuwarden. In the module Food Product Development he was part of a project team concerned with the development of a soup especially for children.  read more

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A lot of freedom

Nathalie de Groot is a third year student Food Technology at VHL University of Applied Sciences. Last year she was president of a project group concerned with the development of a healthy, vegetarian snack.  read more

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