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Dear students,

If you want to improve student welfare at Maastricht University, join NovUM!
We have been a student representation party at UM since 2003. Progressive, inNOVative, international, our formula has remained the same: we represent you in the university and faculty councils, and strive for what you believe in.

We have been the fastest growing party since 2021: we have been the only party representing you in all councils since 2021 and, in the 2022 elections, we were the only party to gain votes and seats. We are now the 3rd most popular party at UM.  Together, we strive for change: from improving healthcare and administrative support to international students, to making UM provide and strive for more accessible housing, to implementing a sustainability minor in each and every faculty. If you believe in a better UM, join us!

Learn more about how you can get involved (check out the menu at the top of our website) and our vision.


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Student Representation

University 2022/2023
You have elected Charles de Groot and Amien Abid to represent you in the University Council for the...
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FASoS 2022/2023
You have elected Dylan Seijmonsbergen and Maaike van Uum to represent you in the FAS...
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FHML 2022/2023
You have elected Yasemin Kaya, Yesim Kaya and Mahrukh Akhtar to represent you in the...
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FPN 2022/2023
You have elected Maike Hinrichs to represent you in the FPN Council for the academic year...
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FSE 2022/2023
You have elected Jan Super and Daniel Foldes to represent you in the FSE Counci...
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FoL 2022/2023
You have elected Zuzanna Wesierska to represent you in the FoL Council for the academic y...
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novum student representatives (one or plus in each council!)
years of experience in student representation at UM
Different Nationalities Among our Members
party for each and every student
Our NovUM New Confidential Advisor
January 19, 2023
✨ This is Alexander, our NovUM Confidential Advisor. His role as confidential advisor is to be a designated safe person within NovUM who has received training to support members with psycho...
Students and the Energy Crisis – What Do You Need To Know?
January 19, 2023
👉🏽 What is Energietoeslag and how can you receive it? ⭐️ In October, NovUM along with several local parties co-signed a petition to the Dutch government urging them to take rapid and dec...
AD(H)D and Gender Research Gap
November 2, 2022
👉🏼 Did you know that AD(H)D symptoms and associated support needs differ between men and women? 👉🏼 Did you also know that the research is mainly focused on the male brain and body? ...