Living in the Netherlands
WUP 31/1/2015 Wittenborg students, staff to run Apeldoorn 'marathon' - Several students and staff members of Wittenborg University will take part in the Apeldoorn Midwinter Marathon on Sunday and they need your support!
WUP 15/1/2015 - Changes to income requirements for international students and workers in the Netherlands - New changes to the income criteria for international students wishing to Study in Holland and migrants wishing to work in the Netherlands have kicked in from the 1st of January 2015.
WUP 25/6/2014- The economy in the Netherlands is doing better, thanks in part to a global upswing in sectors such as ICT and hospitality services - two of the programmes offered at Wittenborg University on a bachelor and master level. An increased number of student applications reflect the economic growth! The Dutch budget deficit looks to be improved after a new method of calculating economic indicators has been implemented by the CBS (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek).
WUP 12/3/2014 - Nuffic’s new webapp called Pathfinder – a ‘study in holland’ web application for international students! This new WebApp will provide information about visa for the Netherlands, insurance, residence permits for the Netherlands, and working in the Netherlands for International Students! This new web application is aimed at Universities in the Netherlands and student organisations.
WUP 2/6/2013 - Will Dutch education minister Bussemaker's planned cost cutting in international education support affect Wittenborg University? Dutch education minister, Bussemaker last week announced a further round of government cuts in higher education spending, this time on internationalization services. These won't have much effect at Wittenborg.
WUP 21/10/12 - International Students see an intercultural Environment as a Safe Place to Study! According to a recent survey undertaken by the British Council in more than 80 countries, the UK has come out on-top as the safest place to study, according to students asked. The main reason given for this was that the UK is seen to have a rich multi-cultural society, where students feel safe and accepted, without the risk of being discriminated against, and with more opportunity to find communities of their own origin. Personal safety, 5 years ago at number 17 on the list has remarkably risen straight to number 1 on a student's checklist for where to study, according to the report, Student Insight Hot Topics: The Rise in Global Student Safety Concerns.
This year, the Bachelor International Business Administration module 'World Wide Business and Law' has been given by Italian guest lecturer Valeria Paganizza, a Visiting PhD Researcher at Wageningen University.
Wittenborg is to publish its yearly student stats to all applying undergraduate students as part of a national campaign to better inform students of their study choice.