Method of working Student Affairs Coaching & Counselling (SACC)

If you face obstacles during your PhD or feel you need some external advice, contact the PhD Counsellor. There you will find individual easy accessible coaching with the focus on staying on track.

the PhD Counsellor is independent and will maintain the strictest confidentiality.

Possible subjects:

  • productivity
  • motivation
  • cultural differences (for instance in your group)
  • combining personal life with the heavy workload
  • self-confidence
  • advice regarding difficult situations with your supervisor


The appointments are free of charge.

make an appointment

Appointments are held via telephone/Skype. Face-to-face conversations on-campus are limited possible. Contact the secretariat SACC by phone: +31 53 489 2035 and state whether you want the meeting by phone, Skype or on-campus.

If you come to the UT, stick to the 1.5 m distance. Do not come more than 5 minutes before your appointment and leave the building immediately after the appointment has been completed.
Location: Vrijhof, floor 3, room 311 (red desk).

Coping with Coronavirus/COVID-19

 PhD counsellors

Mrs Minke Klomp MSC,
Mrs Lucelle Dankbaar M.A.,