In this week's student column, MBA student Hanna Abdelwahab, contemplates whether pursuing a master's degree is a worthwhile investment - a question almost all undergraduates are confronted with at some point in their studies.
Linda Harwood is now studying at Wittenborg to complete an MBA in General Management at the age of 61 years young! She was born and raised in Western Australia and has not skipped a day ever since. Linda has a bachelor's and post-graduate degree in Accounting along with several business-related certificates.
During Wittenborg University of Applied Science's annual New Year Reception, Wittenborg's chair of the executive board, Peter Birdsall, gave an oversight of the past year's successes and what the focus will be in 2019.
Though students and staff already moved in around late August, the official celebration of Wittenborg Amsterdam's new building in the southeast part of the Dutch capital took place this weekend at a low-key event.
After two and a half years, the Robotics Experience Centre Testing Ground Project (RECap), of which Wittenborg was a proud partner, is nearing its end. Wittenborg's Quality Manager, Harry Maatjes, looks back on all that has been achieved.
Wittenborg representatives spent a successful weekend at the Begin Undergrad Fair in Russia, talking to prospective students.
Dutch universities are expecting record numbers of international students when the new academic year starts in September, the Dutch financial daily Het Financieel Dagblad (FD) reported this week. The paper even talks of an “explosion” of first year students from abroad. Technical studies and International Business Administration (IBA) programmes in particular are proving popular.
After a 5-year decline, enrolments in MBA programmes have doubled worldwide - including at Wittenborg.
When you study at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, you can do part of your studies at its international campus in Vienna, Austria. Of course, you can also apply to do your entire programme in Vienna - a city famous for its culture and rich history.
After graduating with top honors from Wittenborg's Bachelor programme, business partners Maike Nuyken and Marius Zürcher are back to do MBAs in Hospitality Management.