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.
Study in Holland
The largest education abroad fair of Ukraine ‘Study Abroad’ held over the weekend at Fairmont Grand Hotel in Kiev, Ukraine. Thousands of prospective Ukrainian students attended this fair which was organised by one of our official representatives in Ukraine, Study.ua. There were present over 60 international universities, including Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences.
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences participates in many education fairs all-year round in many countries, but in the Netherlands as well. It is an excellent way to gain in-depth information about study programmes and application procedures.
Nuffic, the agency promoting Dutch higher education abroad, held a successful workshop on social media and storytelling with its Study in Holland student ambassadors at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences' campus in Apeldoorn recently.
Dutch universities have once again scored well in one of the most influential ranking lists in the world, the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings - with 12 of its 13 universities in the top 200.
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is having a successful week, after ICEF HE it is now attending the EAIE Conference. EAIE is The European Association of International Education and its annual conference attracts thousands of participants from colleges and universities across the globe.
Packing up and moving to another country to study can be challenging for some students. There are so many lingering questions and uncertainties that influence the decision-making process when deciding on the best choice of institution or city. This is why Study in Holland, a platform designed to promote the Netherlands as an attractive study destination for prospective international students, has assigned "ambassadors", such as Wittenborg student Romeissa Laib, to promote studying in the Netherlands.
Wittenborg's most recent graduates were asked why they chose to study in the Netherlands and some of the answers might surprise you.
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.
Non-EU student life in the Netherlands has become a little easier the past few weeks due to a host of changes in legislation - the latest being that the hours they are allowed to work have been increased from 10 to 16.