When Maria Acosta started as the new student housing assistant at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences back in November 2020, it was just as the second COVID-19 wave hit the Netherlands and many international students were back to online studying from their student rooms. As someone who has lived in many countries, equipped with a good understanding of what it means to be an international, Acosta was able to help students make their living conditions as pleasant as possible.
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Wittenborg's Head of Research, Dr Nicolet Theunissen, recently attended an inspiring conference on character education - which is about instilling values like respect, justice and good citizenship in students. The conference took place at Eton College in England, (in)famous for educating the British elite, including 19 UK ministers as well as royals like Prince William and Prince Harry.
Florian Oosterberg has been announced as the new Student Registrar at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences. She will replace Santosh Aryal, who has been with Wittenborg for the past 13 years, on 1 December.
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences' new Head of Operations, Lasantha de Silva, received his second master's degree at the university's 2019 Summer Graduation Ceremony, along with fellow master's and bachelor's graduates from all over the world.
Wittenborg lecturer, Dr Muhammad Ashfaq, recently participated in the 7th Global Forum on Islamic Finance organised by the COMSATS University Islamabad held at its Lahore campus in Pakistan.
If you want to have a bigger voice in the national conversation on education, a master's degree in Education is one way to empower yourself. That was one of the messages at Wittenborg's recently held Symposium on its new MA in Education, which featured a host of inspiring speakers from the UK and the Netherlands.
Dr Jan-Albert Dop has been appointed as new Vice-President: Corporate Affairs at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences.
Wittenborg has announced new roles for two of its senior lecturers, George Bosire and Adeyemi Banjo.
Sanne de Jong has been appointed as the new Student Career Counsellor and Alumni Office Manager at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences. She will also be the facilitator between companies and students for internships.
Almost 30 MBA students from Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences were left in awe when they visited the Robotics Experience Centre (REC) in Almelo, in the Netherlands, this week as part of a Project Week company visit.