Columbian Student Records Dutch Life on Instagram Blog

Columbian Student Records Dutch Life on Instagram Blog

"Apeldoorn has a Lot of Hidden Treasures!" - Wittenborg International Student

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What is expat life like for an international student in a Dutch city? If you want a blow-by-blow account, one idea is to follow Colombian student, Lauro Serrano, who records her explorations in an around Apeldoorn, the city where Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is located, via an Instagram blog @insta.apeldoorn. Here, she gives advice on the best places to eat, shop and the general Dutch way of living. She even met the mayor of Apeldoorn, Ton Heerts, recently!

Student Mental Health a Pressing Issue for International Students

Student Mental Health a Pressing Issue for International Students

Wittenborg Students and Staff Conference Gives Unique Opportunity to Discuss Education Issues Together

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The second annual Students and Staff Conference at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences took place this week. The unique event gives both parties the opportunity to gather and discuss a range of education topics from their points of view. These topics include the overall teaching quality, learning facilities and tools, student accommodation, non-curricular activities and issues that are on the rise like student mental health.  

The day-long conference saw student representatives and Wittenborg staff meet separately in the morning before convening in the afternoon and exchanging ideas. Their proposals will be presented to management next.

Wittenborg Amsterdam Hosts Top AI Experts

Wittenborg Amsterdam Hosts Top AI Experts

Wittenborg CEO, Maggie Feng, Panellist at Women in AI Discussion

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Wittenborg Amsterdam was recently honoured to host a panel discussion organised by Women in AI Netherlands themed "Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development Goals 2030". Panellists, including Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng, spoke about how to ensure that AI business ideas are not only executed in a sustainable way but also have a high social impact.

Wittenborg Supports International Students and Staff in Face of Coronavirus

Wittenborg Supports International Students and Staff in Face of Coronavirus

University Makes Contingency Plans should Corona Situation Escalate

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As the Netherlands confirmed its first coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, and the number of countries affected rises, Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences has sought to reassure and support its students and staff who represent well over 100 nationalities, while at the same time making contingency plans should the situation escalate.

What Wittenborg's New Student Representatives Want to Achieve

Student Representatives Want to Act as Conduit Between Students and University

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Ten students from diverse backgrounds have been elected as Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences new Student Representatives.  They started their year-long tenure this month. The group encompasses a diversity of nationalities and cultures, both master's and bachelor's students, representing students from both Wittenborg's main campus in Apeldoorn and Wittenborg Amsterdam.

Chinese Students and Staff Sign Petition Against Discrimination

Chinese Students and Staff Sign Petition Against Discrimination

 

"They Started Blowing Smoke in Our Face" - Wittenborg Staff Member

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Chinese students and staff at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, who have fallen victim to discrimination fuelled by the coronavirus, are among more than 57,000 people who have signed a petition denouncing such behaviour.

People with an Asian appearance have had to endure insulting remarks, aggressiveness and even physical threats. One member of staff from Indonesia said: "I was waiting at Amstel station with friends and a group of people started blowing smoke in our faces, saying 'f@&*king coronavirus'. And I'm not even Chinese!"

Business Students should Learn about Cradle to Cradle Principles

Student Column

Culture of Producing Products that Become Obsolete, like Smartphones, should be Stopped

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Do you know what the “cradle to cradle” (C2C) business concept is?  What do you, as IBA or MBA students, need to know about this concept?

The term C2C was coined by an American architect, William McDonough and a German chemist, Michael Braungart in 2002, through their book “Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things”.  In the book, the authors demonstrated that integrating cradle to cradle into the business strategy can lead to enduring benefits for society and prevent waste.

Wittenborg Amsterdam Students Visit Home of Football Club Ajax

Wittenborg Amsterdam Students Visit Home of Football Club Ajax

 

Johan Cruijff Arena is One of Europe's Most Innovative Football Stadiums

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The Johan Cruijff Arena is one of the most recognisable landmarks of Amsterdam, and while it may not look strikingly unique from the outside, it is one of the most innovative stadiums in Europe - which is why it was such a privilege for 15 students of Wittenborg Amsterdam's double-degree programme to go on an excursion to the stadium this week as part of the People & Systems module.

Dutch Students can Apply for New Scholarship at Wittenborg

Dutch Students can Apply for New Scholarship at Wittenborg

Talented Dutch Hospitality Students Invited to Apply for New Scholarship at Wittenborg before 15 June, 2020

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Dutch students can apply for a brand-new scholarship announced by Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences this month which amounts to €5,000 per year for a maximum duration of 4 years. The scholarship is aimed at talented Dutch students with an international orientation who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management at Wittenborg's campus in Apeldoorn. The deadline for the September intake is 15 June, 2020.