The Dutch are not only famous for their cheese and millions of bicycles, but also
Unless doing a work placement was a compulsory part of their school curriculum, students from outside the EU were not allowed to do an internship in Holland
Struggling to find an internship?
New students from 13 different countries started their studies at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences this week - including its first student from Syria.
International students who continue to work in the Netherlands after graduation contribute €1.57 billion annually to the Dutch treasury.
Wittenborg alumnus, Alex Gu, has built a highly successful career in Hong Kong – testifying to the value multinational companies place on graduates who have an international education.
Less than 10% of international students say they are likely to study in the US if Republican candidate Donald Trump wins Tuesday’s crucial presidential election.
Almost half of the doctoral students who work at universities in the Netherlands are international, a study released by the Association for Dutch Universities (VSNU) has shown.
At Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, the coordinator of its School of Business, Dr Rauf Abdul, and the coordinator of its School for Hospitality, Esther Gitonga, both fall into this category, as does Wittenborg tutor and lecturer George Bosire.
It is mainly the international student who will ensure the Netherlands maintains a robust growth in its student population in the next decade or so.
New Master of Science students from across the world arrived at Wittenborg’s Apeldoorn campus this week for 3 packed days of Introduction Week activities before they formally start their programmes.