international students

Alumni Most Reliable Source of Info for International Students

Alumni are the most reliable source of information for prospective international students wanting to study in Europe and the UK, results from a new survey has shown. This relates to accuracy of life as a student in these countries, but also about job opportunities.

s00045 Fri, 17/01/2020 - 15:54
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Minister: Private Dutch HE Institutions not Obliged to Justify Use of English

While public universities in the Netherlands will likely have to justify why they offer programmes in English in the future, no such obligation will rest on private institutions like Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, the Dutch minister of education, culture and science, Ingrid van Engelshoven, assured Parliament this week.

s00045 Thu, 12/12/2019 - 17:32
"Regulate International Students through Marketing"

While Dutch universities continue to spend huge amounts of public funds on recruiting international students, any attempts by the government to curb their numbers will be futile, Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng warned in an interview published in the November issue of Onderwijsblad, a publication of the AOb - the Netherlands’ biggest teachers' union.

s00045 Tue, 19/11/2019 - 11:15
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Inflow of foreign students in the Netherlands continues to grow

The number of VWO students in the Netherlands starting a Dutch university study remains more or less the same, while the influx of international students continues to grow. This year 20 percent of university students come from abroad.

s00045 Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:53
Orientation Week Kick-Starts New Students' Involvement with Life at Wittenborg s00045 Tue, 22/10/2019 - 14:57
Wittenborg Students Flex Debate Muscles against American Students

Students from Wittenborg Amsterdam showed off their debating skills against a group of American students who are on a short-term, study-abroad programme at the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universiteit.

s00045 Tue, 08/10/2019 - 10:44
Netherlands Still One of World's Top Study Destinations - THE Rankings

The Netherlands has maintained its position as one of the top study destinations in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Together with Australia, it has the 4th highest number of universities in the Top 200.

s00045 Fri, 20/09/2019 - 15:42
Higher fees and Fewer Scholarships for Non-EU Students at Public Uni's

Fewer scholarships and higher fees are what non-EU students planning to study at public universities in the Netherlands face, should new cabinet proposals to deal with the influx of international students come into force. Whether this will also apply to private institutions like Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, that are not publicly funded, is unclear.

s00045 Wed, 11/09/2019 - 11:17
Foreign Students Give Dutch Economy a Huge Boost

Contrary to the idea that international students are a huge financial burden to the Netherlands, new figures from the Dutch Central Planning Bureau (CPB) has shown the opposite - in actual fact they add thousands of euros to the economy each year.

s00045 Sun, 08/09/2019 - 13:44