Moroccan selected as Netherlands’ student of the year

Rabia Bouzian, a 24 year old woman of Moroccan origin, has been chosen “Student of 2009” by the Student Unions LSVb and ISO and the ScienceGuide website in the Netherlands. She will be awarded by minister of education Ronald Plasterk (PvdA) Thursday afternoon.

Bouzian studies at Rotterdam University and was selected based on her work to reverse a high drop out rate among Moroccan students.