FHML 2022/2023

You have elected Yasemin Kaya, Yesim Kaya and Mahrukh Akhtar to represent you in the FHML Council for the academic year 2022-2023. Cheers to a year of improving student welfare!

Read the manifesto of our elected candidates for the 2022-2023

Education Quality

  • Ensure uniformity between tutorial groups through bullet points given by the course coordinator while promoting independent learning 
  • Reevaluate EPASS as the leading tool for formulating individual learning goals and be involved in this process to ensure the needs of students are being met
  • Create a more inviting and stimulating learning environment in the FHML library
  • Providing recorded lectures to students for both bachelor and master students to create equal learning opportunities
  • Enhance the student’s knowledge about anatomy to increase the quality of the medicine programme at FHML

Employability and Extracurricular Skills and Learning

  • Facilitate more skill learning opportunities through collaborations with other faculties, workshops by students for students and promoting already existing initiatives
  • Offering guidance for students who wish to start new initiatives
  • Encouraging student association members to take on more board responsibilities by allowing flexibility within the students’ timetable and deadlines
  • Make the FHML internships webpage more user friendly and create an overview of current research projects in and outside of Maastricht


  • Work with more divers PBL cases and ensure that stereotypes are not further stimulated
  • Increase diverse course material (e.g. skills and CORE sessions) on how diagnosis, treatment and patient contact can differ between religions, cultures, gender and sexualities
  • Improve the diversity training of student advisors and mentors
  • Raise awareness on neurodivergence within FHML and ensure that the students are being helped adequately 

Student well being

  • Make student wellbeing a priority again
  • Train mentors to recognize issues faced by students 
  • Increase the accessibility by creating an overview of UM (mental) health facilities
  • Implement reflection weeks/days after exam periods 
  • Give students the opportunity to manage unrealistic expectations with the help of a mentor/student advisor (e.g. help reduce workload, setting priorities)
  • Improve the communication between course coordinators to better distribute deadlines and the workload 


  • More diverse events at INKOM focused on the different background of students to encourage an intercultural exchange such as learning traditional dances from different cultures
  • Improving the FHML marketing strategy and encouraging new ways to reach prospective students for the European Public Health bachelor’s and master’s Program
  • Make students associations more accessible for Master students