Wittenborg Students

Meet the Author: Students Treated to Q&A with Acclaimed Writer Dave McKeown

MBA students at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences recently had the rare privilege of meeting the author of one of their textbooks - the acclaimed Irish writer and speaker Dave McKeown. During the hour long session, McKeown, who is an expert on the topic of leadership, unpacked some of the concepts in his book The Self-Evolved Leader.

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Wittenborg MBA Student Opens Online Business-to-Business Food Shop

It was with great pride that Wittenborg MBA student Linda Setiawati recently opened her own online shop, Tokopoint, selling Asian food supplies both to other businesses and directly to consumers. But she said her struggle to find information about the practicalities of importing to Europe points to a gap between what international entrepreneurs like her learn in theory and the realities of actually starting an import business.

Wittenborg Entrepreneurial Students to Host 'Top Entrepreneurs' Free Masterclass in Amsterdam

On May 6th, Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences will host a masterclass for graduates of two afterschool programmes in Amsterdam Zuidoost, Ala Kondre and Swazoom. The event, entitled ‘Top Ondernemers’ (Top Entrepreneurs), is designed for 16 to 24-year-old alumni who are interested in learning more about pitching, investing, and starting their own companies. 

Sustainability: Selling Coffee Cups from Recycled Coffee Grounds

A group of students from Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences recently did a project on a local business from Apeldoorn, You Lucky Bird, which reduces waste by selling coffee cups made from re-cycled coffee grounds. The students drew up a marketing plan to help the company launch a new product line: making orange juice bottles from waste orange peels.

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One International Student on Why He Decided to Study in Netherlands Despite COVID-19

In May, he deferred his studies because there were no flights from Indonesia to the Netherlands. Now, international student Michael Juan (20) has finally made it to the land of bicycles, tulips and clogs. The ups and downs of his journey towards being a student at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences was shared this weekend in an article by Dutch daily De Stentor. The paper was curious about how he plucked up the courage to study abroad despite the lingering presence of COVID-19 around the world.

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Students from 21 Countries Participate in Wittenborg's Survey on Remote Learning

Most students at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences are confident that they will achieve their study goals and sufficient credits to proceed to the next academic year, despite the inconveniences caused by COVID-19, a survey has revealed. Wittenborg also received high praise from most students for its swift response to the pandemic and the measures put in place in March to ensure that the education programme for the remainder of the academic year was not disrupted. Just over 96% felt they were adequately informed by Wittenborg about how COVID-19 will affect the study programme.