International Business Administration

a Wittenborg Ukrainian Student on Life in a War Zone

WUP 18/4/2015 -a Wittenborg Ukrainian Student on Life in a War Zone

Wittenborg University attracts students from all over the world, including Ukraine - the Eastern European country locked in severe military conflict since last year. New Wittenborg student, Iryna Bernatska, described in an interview how the ongoing fighting impacts Ukraine’s economy and its people - like herself - for who there is no reprieve from fear and worry except hoping for a better future.



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Work Experience at MTV! Anesca Smith talks to a Wittenborg student from Indonesia about her experiences at MTV!

1 Anesca Smith talks to a Wittenborg student from Indonesia about her experiences at MTV.jpgWUP 7/7/2014 – Work Experience at MTV! Anesca Smith talks to a Wittenborg student from Indonesia about her experiences at MTV! - Talk about a cool job. When Wittenborg student, Rebecca Wambrauw, started looking for an internship she never imagined she would end up at MTV (now part of Viacom Media Networks). In an interview she dishes about what she did, who she met and where she’s going next.



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New Bachelor of International Business Administration Students Starting in Block 7 talk to WUP

New Bachelor of International Business Administration Students Starting in Block 7 talk to WUPWUP 26/5/2014 – New Bachelor of International Business Administration Students Starting in Block 7 talk to WUP  - One of the new students starting Block 7 at Wittenborg University last week is Maureen Jakpa, from Nigeria where the recent abduction of 200 schoolgirls captured worldwide attention. Maureen spoke to Wittenborg News about the mood in the country and not allowing the incident to hold young girls like her in a prison of fear.



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More Information - More Choice - information overload for university students?

More Information - More Choice, - information overload for international studentsWUP 4/5/2014 More Information - More Choice, - information overload for university students? Like the Dutch government, the UK Higher Education authorities have been urging for more and more information to be provided to prospective University students to help them make the right decisions about the course they intend to take. However, are students being overloaded with information, that is clouding their decisions.



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Swiss Vote! Study in Holland!

Swiss Vote! Study in Holland! - The European Students’ Union (ESU) have warned Switzerland is on a “slippery slope” of isolating its students and academics from the outside world. The Netherlands rejoice as one of the most popular mainland European destinations for students as the Swiss shockingly vote against immigration. Whilst a few extremist Dutch politicians such as the right-wing Wilders call for a similar poll, the Dutch seem to have a better sense of “the bigger picture”.WUP 24/2/2014 – Swiss Vote! Study in Holland! - The European Students’ Union (ESU) have warned Switzerland is on a “slippery slope” of isolating its students and academics from the outside world. The Netherlands rejoice as one of the most popular mainland European destinations for students as the Swiss shockingly vote against immigration. Whilst a few extremist Dutch politicians such as the right-wing Wilders call for a similar poll, the Dutch seem to have a better sense of “the bigger picture”. This scenario follows after more than half of Swiss voters this month backed a referendum proposal to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries.



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Behind the Scenes with IBA Student Rafael Pokorny

Behind the Scenes with Wittenborg University Business Student Rafael PokornyWUP 10/5/2013 - Behind the Scenes with IBA Student Rafael Pokorny: - Rafael, or Raf as his friends call him, is native to Graz, a medium-sized city in southeast Austria. The Netherlands was one of several countries in which he was interested in studying, though Raf admits he knew almost nothing about the country other than its bike, cheese and blond hair stereotypes.  Since arriving in Apeldoorn in October, Raf’s perception of the Netherlands has already changed in a number of ways.



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Personal Development Plan - Daniel O'Connell - Wittenborg UniversityWUP 7/2/13 - Daniel O'Connell on Increasing the employability factor.

According to a 2012 International Labour Organization (ILO) report, the number of jobless people around the world rose by 4 million in 2012 to 197 million, and is expected to grow further  -  indeed, as of this time of writing, that number has jumped to approx 205 million. Furthermore, as revealed by Global Employment Trends (2013), 6% of the world’s workforce was without a job in 2012, with long-term unemployment continuing to grow. Further data pointed out that a third of Europe's jobless had been without work for more than a year.

Exams at Wittenborg!

Examinations in Dutch Higher Education: opportunity to balance and compensate or one single examination?WUP 21/01/2013- Exams at Wittenborg! Examinations in Dutch Higher Education: opportunity to balance and compensate or one single examination? Examinations in higher education are often the focus of social and political discussion, and never more so than in the Netherlands. At Wittenborg University, the majority of modules is examined through written papers and reports or sat examinations.



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