This summer, Ukranian student Illia Kupris became the youngest student ever to graduate from Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences at the age of 19 years.
Wittenborg is delighted to highlight Dutch student Philippe Beumers' new business venture. Philippe is currently in the first year of his bachelor's degree program in Economics & Management. However, his passion revolves around football and sports in general. With that in mind, Philippe has started a business called Panna that will primarily sell sports memorabilia along with the brand's very own merchandising.
For those of you who don’t know, I am Canadian, born and raised in both Montreal and Toronto. I visited the Netherlands twice before moving here last August. When I first got here, the Dutch would mention many stereotypes regarding Canadians. That in mind, we are associated with so many stereotypes of which most are untrue. However, the most interesting thing said about Canada is the one involving our monetary bills; they are 100% water proof and if you scratch the shiny silver part like a lotto ticket, it will smell like maple syrup.
You might do a double take when you run into Vietnamese brothers Xuong Long Truong and The Long Truong (18) at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences’ Apeldoorn campus – the pair represent the first set of twins to study here.
Have a question about what it’s really like to study in the Netherlands? Then meet Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences’ new Student Ambassadors – who among them speak at least 10 different languages!
During her ongoing journey as an entrepreneur, MSc student Pahal Nopani has learned many lessons - including that failure is an important element to growth and that "a start-up might fail, but an entrepreneur never does".
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.
Culture is something Wittenborg encourages and is part of the university's DNA. Cultural diversity is embraced in everything the university stands for. Earlier this month, local high-school students visited the Wittenborg campus as part of their global citizenship program. During this visit Wittenborg staff prepared an engaging program, including presentations and interactive sessions to share the importance of and the values required for true cultural diversity.
Students at Wittenborg Amsterdam recently got a lesson on how owning their personal space by simply taking on a more powerful stand, can boost their confidence in business.
Ten master's students from Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences recently visited German city Münster where they got to watch a professional volleyball match between USC Münster and Nawaro Straubing, as well as gaining valuable insight into the management of a sport club and the organisation of an event of that magnitude.