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Question:

Exams: Is there any difference between the Type 1 and Type 2 exams?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:43 AM)
Answer:

Type 1 exams are the written exams which are traditional classroom-based exams, where students are asked to answer several questions or analyse situations and cases in text form, without any study aids such as notes or textbooks. Written examinations are 3 hours unless otherwise indicated by the lecturer.

Type 2 exams are assignments completed individually or in groups.



Question:

Results: How does My Results page work?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:48 AM)
Answer:

My Results page gives you a complete overview of your study progress. The option further allows you enrolment and un-enrolment from courses, exams, specialisations, giving you access to the entire range of courses on offer.


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Weather in the Netherlands: What sort of weather can I expect in the Netherlands?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:49 AM)
Answer:

The type of weather depends on the wind direction: east winds in summer can be hot, around 30 degrees Celsius or more, and cold in winter around minus 10 Celsius or less. West winds in general are mild but can produce rain. The Netherlands is quite green. All four seasons have their own character.     



Question:

Work Placement/Internships: Where can I find the placement request form?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:50 AM)
Answer:

You need first to enrol in the WP module using the Enrolment key. Once in the work placement online area, you will find the Work Placement Request Form.



Question:

Work Placement/Internship: Does Wittenborg provide placements for internship or do I have to find it myself?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:51 AM)
Answer:

Wittenborg has two platforms where internship vacancies are published: WittenborgConnect and HOSCO  However, it is the responsibility of the student to contact the internship company personally.


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Support English: Is the Support English Assessment (SEA) connected to the Academic English Classes?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:54 AM)
Answer:

SEA has no direct connection to the Academic English classes of the PDP1 or PDP 2 modules. Whether pass or fail in SEA, students must attend Academic English classes, a component of PDP – entry points only in Bocks 1 and 5.



Question:

Module Enrolment: Should I enrol for all modules at once or only block-specific modules?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:55 AM)
Answer:

We encourage all students to enrol for block-specific modules only, as class attendance is directly linked to enrolled modules and will be marked accordingly.


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Support English: Where can I find information to help me understand about Support English (SE) and Support English Assessment (SEA)?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:56 AM)
Answer:

Wittenborg University's support English portal can be visited via your phone, tablet or computer. Please click on the link: https://www.wittenborg-online.com/course/view.php?id=1191.



Question:

Exam Registration: What happens if I forget to register for the exams?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:00 AM)
Answer:

It is compulsory to register for standard/retake exams. If you forget to register for the exam, you should get in contact with your process tutor as soon as possible. Otherwise, you cannot take the exam.



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Moodle: What is Moodle and how can I download it?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:00 AM)
Answer:

Moodle is a university-wide platform where you can find all the information on your modules, assignments, exam results and all other information in their latest versions. It’s a great communication tool to be in touch with the greater university community. You can use Moodle from any device as long as you have access to the Internet.

Note:

There is an app available both on App Store and Google Play that you can download for free.



Question:

Support English: What is Support English Assessment?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:01 AM)
Answer:

The purpose of Support English Assessment(SEA) is to identify as early as possible any students who display poor general writing skills. Due to the nature of an institution such as Wittenborg, where writing can take up a fair share of a student’s time, it is both extremely important and imperative that students grasp the fundamentals of general writing skills before a more complex application of the academic writing style.

Note:

All new students who enter the IBA/HBA/MCI/EBA programmes must undergo the SEA, and this includes native speakers of the English language.



Question:

Graduation Assignment (GA/FP):What is the deadline to upload my GA final version?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:02 AM)
Answer:

The Turnitin Upload area for GA Final Version of a block closes at 4 p.m. CET (16:00 Dutch Time) on the Monday of Week 4 of a block. Once it has closed, it will become hidden to students and the upload area in the next block will open. If you miss the deadline you will need to submit in the next block's submission area.


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EEG: What is the EEG and where can I find it?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:03 AM)
Answer:

The Education and Examination Guide (EEG) is the first thing you need to read before you start your classes. The EEG consists of all the crucial information you need for your studies, including handbooks on work placement, graduation assignment, academic writing, etc. 

EEGs are available for each study programme and can be found in the online Moodle area (https://www.wittenborg-online.com).



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Residence Permit Expired: What should I do if my residence permit has expired but I cannot leave the Netherlands at this moment?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:04 AM)
Answer:

Submit an extension application at the IND desk where possible. If this is not possible, you can ask for a return decision at the counter. With a return decision, you then have an additional 28 days to leave the country. You can make appointments at the counter in the usual way, but bear in mind the currently limited services at the IND counters.




Question:

Module List: Where can I find my complete module list?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:08 AM)
Answer:

You can find your study programme curriculum in Part 3 of the EEG. Please check your programme EEG on the Moodle area.

The EEG provides students with all relevant information programme curriculum. For year planning, timetabling, tutoring, assignment submission requirements, the use of Turnitin and information about the online learning resources, use Moodle (Blackboard at the University of Brighton if applicable).



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Module List: Where can I find my specialisation modules and curriculum?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:09 AM)
Answer:

You can find your specialisation modules and curriculum in the EEG – Part 3 Education and Examination Guides. In addition, you can also find additional information about examination type and ECs for each module in the EEG. You can find all module guides in the Module Guides for All Programmes online area.



Question:

COVID-19 Matters: Where can I find the updated information regarding Wittenborg’s policy on COVID-19?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:09 AM)
Answer:

You can follow our up-to-date news by clicking on the following link: 

https://www.wittenborg.eu/faq-corona-admissions-and-information-new-students.htm



Question:

Graduation Assignment (GA/FP) Submission:Where can I submit my GA hard copies?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:10 AM)
Answer:

Students must submit two properly bound (NO SPIRAL BINDING) copies of their GA/FP at least 3 days before the presentation. You can hand them in to the Front Desk at Laan vanMensenrechten 500.


Question:

Pre-Master Curriculum: Which Pre-Master's curriculum should I follow in the timetable?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:10 AM)
Answer:

You should select the relevant Pre-Master's programme in your timetable depending on the Master's Programme you are planning to undertake once you complete the Pre-Master's programme.



Question:

Work Placement/Internship: Who can I contact if my In-Company Training or Work Placement gets disrupted due to the ongoing Covid-19 crises?

(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:11 AM)
Answer:

Students who are currently doing or about to begin an In-Company Training or a Work Placement in Block 6 or 7 and might be affected by the hospitality industry closing down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic can fill in the form (http://tiny.cc/tn97lz). It is also recommended to keep your process tutor informed. 

Once the form is completely filled in and submitted, the External Relations & Work Placement teams will contact your Work Placement company and Education Department for a feasible solution to avoid any delays in your graduation.



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