We met up with Tim to ask what he had been doing in Vietnam.
According to Tim, Vietnam has been a very significant
addition to Wittenborg’s internationally diverse
environment. Wittenborg has dealt regularly with Vietnam
and built up relationships with local country
representatives, which has influenced the large number of
Vietnamese students coming to study here in the
At the 2017 International College Economics and Finance (ICEF) Fair in Ho Chi Minh City, Wittenborg secured over 20 applications. It was a clear decision to attend again this year, with Tim in the role of Sales Director and part-time explorer.
Tim the Sales Director
The Sales Director explained that this year's visit was
"mainly just to reconnect with local country
representatives and continue the process of what Wittenborg
University of Applied Sciences does well – building
international relationships. I also spent my time
conducting workshops and small training sessions on
presentation skills for potential students, and even the
country representatives themselves, which was very
Tim's workshops focused on the important rules of body language and position when doing a PowerPoint or flipchart presentation. At Wittenborg, students will get the opportunity to hone these skills further during the 12 project week presentations, work placements and final graduation assignment presentations.
With around 25 meetings over the course of the week, plus a few spontaneous conversations during the training sessions, Tim thought he had deserved some time out.