Mindfulness at work… Onderzoek van Harvard psycholoog Matthew Killingsworth liet zien dat mensen gemiddeld 47% van de tijd qua aandacht niet aanwezig zijn bij wat ze op dat moment doen. Hij sprak van een ‘wandering mind’. In het onderzoek bleek dat als de aandacht wel gericht was op wat men deed, de deelnemers aan het […]
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About University of Aruba
The University of Aruba (UA) is a modern University offering higher education, research and social services to Aruba and the surrounding regions.
Established in 1988, the UA provides undergraduate and postgraduate education in four faculties: Law; Accounting, Finance and Marketing; Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies; and Arts and Science.
The current four Faculties and the various University Centers strive to contribute to academic discussion, participate in the sustainable development of Aruba, and promote critical open-minded thinking.
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Dear UA Community, We are extremely proud to announce that our colleague Ryçond Santos do Nascimento from the Law Faculty has obtained his PhD on the 15th of December 2016 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. We are proud to present to you Dr. Ryçond Santos do Nascimento.
University of Aruba Toastmasters Club UATC District 81, Division A, Area 6 “The University of Aruba Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” says Dorshon Salmon, UATC Club President.
About SUA The Studenten Raad van Universiteit van Aruba (SUA) was founded in 2013 with the main focus of advocating, representing students, and planning activities that encourage participation of all the students across the different faculties of the University of Aruba.
Kiwanis Circle K of the University of Aruba is a service organization formed to help the community through various service projects. It is part of an international organization led by Kiwanis International. With more than 13,770 members in 17 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world every day. CKI’s mission is to […]
Going abroad to a different country, with different language and culture can be challenging depending on how you handle it. Before going abroad a lot of preparation needs to be done. The period before I went abroad was a bit hectic, due to the fact that it was one week after the exams in January.
Hoe komen rechters en officieren van justitie tot hun oordeel over de straf, welke factoren spelen daarbij een rol en wat zijn de dilemma’s waartegen zij aanlopen? Dit soort vragen stond centraal tijdens de themadag straftoemeting die werd georganiseerd door de Universiteit van Aruba op 4 november jl.
My name is Josette Burke, I am 23 years old and I am currently in my first year of the Social Work and Development Program at the UA. On May 17th I had the privilege to partake in The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) training on Capacity Building for the Safeguarding of […]
Major changes have recently been implemented in the Dutch accountancy programs to become a registered AA or RA accountant.
Geraldo Milton, tax auditor, Aruba tax authorities When did you study at the UA? I attended the University of Aruba for the first time in 1997-1998. I completed my first year successfully and then decided that I wanted to study something else. I returned 10 years later and studied at the University of Aruba from […]