WUP 14/10/2013 “30 EC Credits -Minimum Speed Limit for Non-Eu students!” - Wittenborg Launches Study Speed Limit Campaign for its non-EU students! On the 1st of June this year, the new, Modern Migration Policy was introduced by the Netherlands government, that covers visa and residence permits for non-EU students.
WUP 25/7/2013 - Into the Modern Age of Immigration – Fast and easy visa system in place for international students - The Netherlands has wheeled out the welcome wagon for international students by officially adopting the Modern Migration Policy Act on 1 June this year, thus simplifying application procedures for students wanting to come and study here. But what are the real pros and cons of the MiMo?
WUP 27/5/2013 - Immigration Agency updates its information about the new Visa and Residence Card Procedure. -“It’s just getting better” is the reaction of Wittenborg students! “A residence card for the duration of my studies, without renewal fees – that’s great!”The Dutch Immigration Agency (IND) released some further information on next week’s implementation of the Modern Immigration Act, which will do away with the constant need for a residence card renewal and make visa applications for Study in Holland even easier and faster than they already are!
WUP 10/4/2013 Study in the Netherlands made easier and cheaper by new Dutch Visa Regulations! - The new visa and residence permit regulations that come into force as part of the Modern Migration Act on 1 June 2013 will make it more easy and financially attractive for international students to study in the Netherlands. The new regulations will ensure that students no longer have to wait for their residence card once arriving in Holland. The entry visa procedure (MVV) and the residence card procedure will all be started while the student is still in their home country. A real benefit of the new system will be that students are granted an ID card (Residence Permit) for the whole duration of their studies, which could be up to 5 years, including a preparation / foundation year if necesary. This will mean that students are no longer required to renew their permits, which will save them some considerable cost.
Whilst the French government today announced the re-instatement of the Search Year for Work after Graduation, many international students in the Netherlands graduating this summer are faced with the challenge of entering a so-called “search year” (In Dutch known as the Zoekjaa