The First Wittenborg Double Degree Student to have Graduated at the University of Brighton!
Final-year Dutch student, Marcos Voets, graduated this summer from the University of Brighton in the UK thanks to Wittenborg University’s partnership with the institute. Marcos will earn a double degree when he also graduates from Wittenborg later this year.Anesca Smith speaks to marcos, who will be finishing off his studies at Wittenborg with a dissertation in the coming Autumn term.
You are following an unconventional study route. Can you explain how it works? Wittenborg has developed a partnership with Brighton, which gave me the great opportunity to direct entry into the final year. Due to this partnership I’m entitled too a double degree if I meet the requirements.
When and why did you decide to do it this way?
I was immediately excited when I heard about this partnership in 2012. I acquired information from Wittenborg management and decided to take this study route. I like challenges, variety and I have a long-term goal. This opportunity was the perfect fit.
What was it like studying in England?
It was a very pleasurable worthwhile experience. I have learned many things both educational and on a social level. I stayed one week at the Moulsecoomb Campus in Brighton. I rented a private studio with a beach view. The nearest campus from where I was staying was the Welkin Campus in Eastbourne, which is next to the university.
Would you recommend the experience?
If you like challenges, variety and like to be distinctive, I would definitely recommend it! It may require perseverance, but the end result is very rewarding. After graduating from Wittenborg, I will have a double degree along with the experience I gained. This is a true life investment!
When will you graduate from Wittenborg?
I am now in the last stages where I have to finish amongst other things the dissertation...Read the rest of this topic