From Monday, the 5th of October the wearing of face masks at all Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences locations in the Netherlands will be compulsory unless sitting in a classroom, teaching, or sitting behind a desk with 1.5-m distance from others.
Wittenborg prides itself on another of its MBA students' theses being published this year. The thesis, entitled 'Financing Alignment and Financing Performance of Chinese Companies within Buyer-Supplier Relationships: The Moderate Effect of Supply Chain Finance Challenges', was written by Chinese student Aoer Zhang and supervised by Wittenborg lecturer Dr Muhammad Ashfaq.
Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng was invited this month to join an online event marking 75 years of the United Nations (UN). The event highlighted 75 years of peace and freedom as well as the sustainable development goals of the UN's 2030 Agenda. Fellow speakers included the mayor of Apeldoorn, Ton Heerts, and other dignitaries, including Director International Organizations & Human Rights of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gerard Steeghs and Climate Envoy for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Marcel Beukeboom.
Students of Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences have received an online coaching workshop from executive coach Hamid Safaei for tips on how to write a successful CV, cover letter and the dos and don’ts of job-seeking in the Netherlands. The 90-minute coaching session was both attention grabbing and dynamic with numerous students participating from all over the globe.
In 2019, Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences was represented by over 100 different nationalities. Wittenborg’s three pillars of ‘Internationalisation, Diversity and Ethics’ have become ‘the global theme of 2020’, not just for Wittenborg, but for the whole planet. Whilst we are dealing with COVID-19 and Global Warming in 2020, racism has also again been pushed to the forefront by the Black Lives Matter protests, resulting from events in the USA. It has always been there, and everywhere, and has never gone away.