FAQ Studying @ Wittenborg
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Question:(Last edited: Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:28 PM)
Travel Discount: Can I avail of discounts while travelling in the Netherlands?
You can get more information or apply
for the travel card at www.duo.nl (ONLY for EU
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:35 PM)
Travel Information: Do I need to inform the university if I have travelled back to my country?
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 5 February 2021, 9:33 AM)
Travel to Netherlands: Can I still travel to the Netherlands during the corona crisis?
At the moment, due to Covid19, the Netherlands has strict conditions for those who wish to travel to the country.
These measures do not apply to:
You are requested to follow the link https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/negative-test-result-and-declaration/travellers-from-outside-eu-and-schengen-countries in order to keep yourself updated with the latest rules in place during the ongoing Corona pandemic.Wittenborg University still continues the procedure of visa application as normal.
Question:(Last edited: Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 8:44 AM)
Tuition Fees: Do I need to pay the tuition fees during an internship?
It is important to note that internships are part
of the education programme. Therefore, yes, as long as you are registered at the
university, all financial requirements need to be fulfilled.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 19 November 2020, 10:10 AM)
Turnitin Assignment Submissions: What are my responsibilities as a student while submitting a file to Turnitin?
It is your responsibility to ensure that the electronic submission of your work is successful and completed on time.
Not knowing what is expected of you is not an excuse for a late submission, make sure you understand what to do, well before the deadline and read the Assignment Submission Help provided.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 19 November 2020, 10:11 AM)
Turnitin Report: I cannot see my originality report even after 24 hours. What should I do?
Please contact Helpdesk and your (teacher) @wittenborg.eu for further resolution to the problem.
Question:(Last edited: Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 8:46 AM)
Turnitin Sign In: How do I sign in into Turnitin?
You can make all Turnitin submissions on the module area in wittenborg-online and you do not need to sign in separately. It is your teacher's responsibility to place the Turnitin submission area inside the module. Always ask the teacher/lecturer in case of doubt or inability to find the upload area.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 19 November 2020, 10:11 AM)
Turnitin Submissions: Why can't I upload my assignment on Turnitin while there is still sufficient time for the deadline?
There could be errors in the upload area. Should you face this difficulty, contact your module teacher as soon as possible, as well as Helpdesk.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 19 November 2020, 10:12 AM)
Turnitin Upload: Why does the upload status show "processing" even after I have submitted my work?
If you are getting a status report "processing", it means your work has yet to be checked by Turnitin. Therefore, the work has been submitted but not yet checked. During the first 3 submissions, it takes anywhere between a
few seconds to a few hours to see your report. It will take 24 hours for the 4th submission onward to reflect the report.
You can write to firstname.lastname@example.org or put a request to Helpdesk to share any further concerns.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 16 August 2021, 9:23 AM)
Vaccination: Can I be vaccinated in the Netherlands with my MVV visa/ Residence Permit?
Yes, for more information check the Dutch Vaccination Program:
Question:(Last edited: Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 8:54 AM)
Virtual Events: I am interested participating in the virtual events. What steps should I follow?
You may join the event that you are interested in by following the steps below.
Monday DanceFit with Wilma Albertus: LINK Update your Facebook info and show that you are one of Wittenborg's current students or staff for speedy approval.
#WorkoutWednesday with Sepanta Zamani: LINK
#FridayLunch chit-chat with students, teachers and other Wittenborg staff: LINK
Please send an email to email@example.com for the ID and password to join an event.
The video platform Zoom is being used for this non-educational, online-socialising event. Zoom collects user details and shares them with third parties. Wittenborg cannot be held liable in any way for Zoom’s data collection. For more information, please read: https://www.wittenborg.eu/wuas-abandons-using-videoconferencing-tool-zoom-due-privacy-fears.htm.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:35 PM)
WittenborgConnect: What is WittenborgConnect?
WittenborgConnect (https://wittenborgconnect.com/) is a career searching platform, which covers all business fields in general. Students searching for a work placement or internship opportunities can register on this platform. They can then search for suitable companies of their choices and send their CVs and cover letters directly to the companies. Please refer to the Work Placement Handbook (EEG Part 7) for more details.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 31 August 2020, 2:37 PM)
Work Placement: Where can I find the work placement information?
You can find the work placement-related information in the Education and Examination Guide, EEG PART 7 - Work Placement
Handbook of the respective Bachelor and Master's EEG. You can access these documents on your Wittenborg-online dashboard.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 2:38 PM)
Work Placement/Internship and Part-Time Jobs: Is there any difference between internships and part-time jobs?
A Work Placement (WP) is a curriculum module for all Bachelor students and is an essential part of your study programme, however, a part-time job is an additional extracurricular option. During the WP, you will be assigned a company supervisor who will monitor your progress throughout the internship. The company supervisor will update the Work Placement Coordinator at the university of your progress periodically. You will also be assessed at the end of your internship by the company supervisor and the grade will be included in your WP final mark. As for a part-time job, there is no assessment and it is purely your own personal undertaking. Students can take a part-time job while doing a Work Placement/Internship.
Take note that you will not be allowed to present your Graduation Assignment if you have not passed your Work Placement/Internship module.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 3:39 PM)
Work Placement/Internship: Can I replace Work Placement credits with other modules?
Replacement of credits is ONLY applicable for Direct Entry Final Year students. Students can take modules from phase 2 in their own specialisation and/or phase 3 modules from other specialisations to replace the Work Placement with equivalent ECs. Please notice that students cannot choose modules and specialisation across different campuses (e.g. Apeldoorn students cannot choose EBA modules offered in Amsterdam). Students must make an agreement for possible modules with their process tutor. Once the modules have been chosen, the student needs to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and CC process tutor with the subject: Replace Work Placement_snumber or Replace In-company Training. List the modules with the full module name and module code in the email.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 29 October 2020, 5:15 PM)
Work Placement/Internship: Can I still do an internship/WP after graduation?
No, you cannot do an internship/work placement after graduation. For an internship in the Netherlands, Dutch law requires applicants to be either a European Citizen OR to be currently enrolled in an educational institution as a student. It should be noted that after graduation, you will in general no longer be able to take an internship in the Netherlands. Your Work Placement ending date must be within the period of your registration at Wittenborg.
What shall I do if it's not possible to do so?
You are highly recommended to discuss your situation of the current student status and changes in the near future and come up with a feasible solution with your Internship company. And then come back to email@example.com for paper works if your internship duration has been revised to meet the requirement.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:38 PM)
Work Placement/Internship: Does Wittenborg provide placements for internship or do I have to find it myself?
Wittenborg has a platform where internship vacancies are published: WittenborgConnect (www.wittenborgconnect.com). However, it is the responsibility of the student to contact the internship company personally.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 3:37 PM)
Work Placement/Internship: How shall I prepare for the Work Placement if I am a direct-entry Phase 3 student?
Work placement is not obligatory for students with direct entry into the final phase (Phase 3). However, they must complete 15 ECs for this module, either by undertaking a standard internship as per our procedure, or they can replace these credits with other taught modules. For this they must make an agreement for possible modules with their process tutor through their study agreement.
Please refer to the Bachelor's EEG PART 7 - Work Placement Handbook Bachelor's, Page 9.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 2 July 2020, 10:00 AM)
Work Placement/Internship: Is the Work Placement compulsory for master's students?
No, the Work Placement is a non-curriculum required activity, thus it is not compulsory for master's students.