Do you experience a problem as a student or do you not know where to go? Then since September
2021 you can call or email the independent ombudsperson Carolijn Winnubst.
This new function is an addition to the existing social security support structure. Other actors in the
support structure include study advisers, study deans, PhD counselors, student psychologists and
complaints committees such as the Sexual Harassment, Aggression, Violence and Discrimination
Complaints Committee (SIAGD).
The ombudsperson is easy accessible, initially offers a listening ear where confidentiality is
guaranteed. In addition, the ombudsperson can mediate, offer advice and guidance and, if
necessary/desired, refer and conduct an investigation (or have it carried out).
The aim of this new function is to identify and investigate undesirable (behavioral) patterns that have
a negative impact on a healthy and safe learning and working climate at the university. In order to
increase the university’s learning capacity, the ombudsperson can also provide solicited and
Available: Mon to Thu
06 – 254 314 37