Information for parents
When your son or daughter decides to do a degree, the process will likely involve a lot of change.
As a parent, how can you help with the process of choosing a programme?
Given the staggering number of degree programmes available in higher education, your child might still be unsure about what he or she wants upon completing pre-university education. Tips for choosing a programme can help. The video below contains English subtitles.
How is the university degree programme structured?
Students are assigned far fewer lectures (classroom hours) at university than in secondary school. To a large extent they need to be autonomous, even if they do not always necessarily receive “homework.” They must take the initiative to prepare for lectures and subsequently tackle the material. Generally speaking, attendance is not taken. Nevertheless, the first year is relatively highly structured in order to create as seamless a transition as possible from pre-university education. First-year students have a full schedule, and attendance is mandatory for certain courses. Read more
Guidance and health
There are designated individuals and organisations at TU Delft to provide your son or daughter with guidance and health care. Please see the following for more information about: