One minute on Facebook and the fight is on: “Pick me”. “I’m clean and sociable”. “I can pay extra rent”. “PM sent”. “Check your PM”. “Love me”. “Save me from homelessness”. Welcome to a normal day in the life of a student searching for a room in Amsterdam.
The University of Amsterdam is planning on offering more and more educational programmes in English. In the last year however, there has been a lot more media attention for the fact that that change might not be entirely positive.