Hurry! Deadline to Complete NSE-survey This Week

Hurry! Deadline to Complete NSE-survey This Week There are only 4 days left for students to fill in the 2015 National Student Survey! The deadline for the NSE-survey is on Sunday, 8 March. By participating, students provide valuable information to WUAS which is used to improve services at the university. It also gives insight on how Wittenborg compares with other institutes - students can give their opinion on all sorts of matters such as the availability and affordability of accommodation in the city where they are located.

Did we mention there are also awesome prizes to win from the NSE and exclusive tickets to a Wittenborg party for students who fill in in the questionnaire and inform the Front Desk via

What is the NSE?

The National Student Survey (NSE: Nationale Studenten Enquête) is a nationwide survey researching students’ satisfaction with the higher education course they pursue in The Netherlands. Nearly all students in Dutch higher education are invited to participate every year.

How do students participate?

Students are asked to fill out a questionnaire on various aspects of their course programme, including its content, the skills they acquire, how well they are prepared for a career, the lecturers, the information and materials provided, the study facilities offered, testing and assessment, their programme schedule, study load and academic guidance and counselling. Students who have lost the invitation from the NSE – sent via an email from - can also access the survey here.

Why participate?

·         By completing the survey, students directly help WUAS improve the quality of its programmes and the student experience in general.

·         All data are collected anonymously.

·         All students in The Netherlands who participate inform the country’s higher education ranking system and provide valuable information to incoming students on making the right study choices.

What will WUAS do with the results?

Using the feedback, Wittenborg will decide which areas to focus on for improvements in the year to come.

*Additional Information for Students

How long does it take to complete the survey?

The survey takes 10 to 20 minutes to complete and covers all the aspects of studying at WUAS: from programme content to available study facilities.

When will the results be available?

The results for NSE 2015 will be made public on Thursday, 21 May 2015 via Wittenborg should also have the results available by then.

What are the incentives for completing the survey?

·         4 students will win a contribution of €953 towards their study fee

·         6 Apple Watches worth €400 are up for grabs

·         209 vouchers of €25 from

*Wittenborg students who take a selfie of them filling in the survey and send it to the Front Desk will receive tickets to an exclusive Wittenborg party on Friday, 13 March 2015.

What can I do if I did not receive an email invation from the NSE?

Students who have lost the invitation from the NSE can also access the survey here.

Who commissions the NSE?

The NSE is organised by Studiekeuze123. This foundation is an initiative of Vereniging Hogescholen (Higher Education Council), NRTO (Dutch Council of Training and Education), VSNU (University Association), as well as the student organisations LSVb and ISO. In this way, it aims to represent the entirety of Dutch higher education.

WUP 4/3/2015 

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