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Uploading your photo

First year students are requested to upload their photo in Nestor for their student card. You can do this via the ‘Enrollment and Photo’ tool in the RUG Tools module in Nestor.

Nestorsupport has no access to data entered in the 'Enrolment and Photo upload' module, such as the photo you uploaded. Please contact Student Information and Administration for changes regarding information you entered. You can find their contact details by clicking here.


  1. Log in to with the student number and password you've received when you enrolled for the university. It was sent to you by email. Haven't received your credentials? First check your SPAM folder. If you cannot find your username and password there, please contact the CIT Servicedesk: or call (+31) 050 363 3232.

  2. Go to the tab My Nestor and look for the RUG Tools module.

  3. Click on Enrollment and Photo

  4. You can now upload your photo by clicking Browse. Please note that photos have a maximum file size of 4MB. For larger photo files, please rescale your photo to a smaller file size in a program such as Paint or Photoshop before uploading.

  5. You now return to your My Nestor page. If the upload was succesful, the uploaded photo will appear in the module.

Please note that photos have a maximum allowed file size of 4MB!

Technical issues with photo upload

If you question is not shown below, please visit the University of Groningen’s website page about the university card by clicking here.



I forgot to check"I agree to provide my data to the "Enrollment (Nestor)" and now I'm stuck

Your browser remembers this setting. To upload your photo, first empty your browser's cache. In Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet Options > Browsing History > Delete. In Mozilla Firefox, the option can be found at Tools > Clear Recent Browsing History. For Google Chrome: Tools > Delete Browsing History.

I can reach the screen where I upload my photo, but am receiving an error.

Check your photo's file size. This can be 4MB maximum.

Last modified: 6 December 08:09 AM
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