Student Days 2008

The 5 th edition of the ALCS Dutch Student Days 2008 took place at the University of Nottingham on 28-29 February 2008. Over one hundred university students of Dutch in Great Britain and Ireland flocked to Nottingham for two days of culture and fun.

This involved speed dating in Dutch and a workshop to prepare for an evening performance with among others Wilfried de Jong (author and television producer) and Ernest van der Kwast (author). Day Two had a more practical slant and saw a presentation of the available resources on the Virtual Dutch site as well as an interactive presentation on ‘Working as a translator’.

A small group of student also had a meeting with Mr Pim Waldeck, Dutch Ambassador in London and Ms Jacqueline Balteau, representative of the Taalunie.