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Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 11:31 AM)
Student Housing; What should I bring with me to the student housing?
Wittenborg University student housing provides you with the basics items before you move in. This means you won’t need to carry items like a bed, wardrobe, bed cover/ bed sheets, pillow and pillow cover. There is also a blanket provided by Wittenborg student housing department. Some useful things like cups, bowl and plate is provided for each student on arrival in the student housing.
It is always worthy to check on Wittenborg’s website what your accommodation includes. Please click on Wittenborg Student Housing Fact Sheet for more information.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 8:34 AM)
Student Housing: How can I find suitable housing while in the Netherlands?
Finding accommodation as a student is always an exciting but sometimes daunting task! At Wittenborg we assist our students in finding suitable, local accommodation, often managed by the university.
For student housing in Amsterdam please refer to the relevant pages by clicking on the link: https://www.wittenborg.eu/student-accommodation.htm for further details about Wittenborg student housing.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 21 August 2020, 12:00 PM)
Student Housing: How can I see more details about the student housing rooms and facilities provided?
Apeldoorn Student Housing
Wittenborg offers accommodation in a number of different places in Apeldoorn, all relatively close to the university (1-5 km):
Please go to https://www.wittenborg.eu/sites/default/files/wittenborg/pdf/downloads/Other%20documents/2020_Student%20Housing%20Factsheet_v1.pdf to be able to see further details about each student housing facility provided by Wittenborg university.
Question:(Last edited: Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 11:25 AM)
Student Housing: I have undergone the PCR test before arriving at Schiphol airport. Do I still need to undergo the mandatory 10 days self quarantine upon arriving in the student housing? (COVID-19)
Yes. A negative test result is not a substitute for self-quarantining. People with a negative test result should still self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival in the Netherlands.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 21 August 2020, 2:20 PM)
Student Housing: What steps should newly arrived students follow at the Student Housing during the ongoing corona virus?
Steps to follow on arrival at Wittenborg Student Housing due to ongoing corona virus restrictions.
more details on the guidelines during corona virus can be assessed on the
Question:(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:35 AM)
Study Progress: I have questions regarding my study progress.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12:37 PM)
Submission Deadline: My submission deadline is at 16:00. How late can I submit my assignment on Turnitin?
Submissions of assignments just a few minutes before the deadline can be a risky issue. This is because it can take a few minutes before the system registers your uploaded work. Therefore, the student must always upload all assignments with sufficient time left in order for the work to be stamped in time. Submitting with sufficient time will also allow the student to correct any mistakes in the assignment. Consigning submissions at least 24 hours before the actual deadline may be a safe measure and can prevent any last-minute stress or failure of submissions.
For any technical reason for non-submission or failure to upload assignments, please contact your teacher and Helpdesk.
Source: The EEG Part 4 - Practical Information Guide
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 8:42 AM)
Submission Deadline: What should I do if I miss my submission deadline?
Contact your process tutor as well as the module teacher in the case of missing a submission deadline. They will decide on the next course of action. You cannot submit your work once the submission due deadline has passed.
Question:(Last edited: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:54 AM)
Support English: Is the Support English Assessment (SEA) connected to the Academic English Classes?
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:(Last edited: Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 12:32 PM)
Support English: Where can I find information to help me understand about Support English (SE) and Support English Assessment (SEA)?
Support English Assessment (SEA) is a mandatory Diagnostic Writing Test that every new student has to take. The purpose of this test is to recognise, at an early stage, the students who exhibit weak writing skills. Students who fail this test are then directed to join the Support English module in order to raise their English standards to enable them to take the Academic English module.
Wittenborg's Support English portal can be visited via your phone, tablet or computer. You have to enrol in the module using the enrolment key. For Apeldoorn campus, please click this link: https://www.wittenborg-online.com/course/view.php?id=1191. For Amsterdam campus, please click this link: https://www.wittenborg-online.com/course/view.php?id=1199.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:10 PM)
Timetable Access: I am trying to access my timetable on my mobile phone but can't see the class details. What should I do?
When accessing your timetable from mobile phones, users will need to scroll down to see the button. On the next page, you will have different options to view the calendar: month view, week view, day view, etc.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 25 February 2021, 4:51 PM)
Timetable: How can I access my timetable?
For accessing and creating your course timetable please go to https://timetable.wittenborg.eu.
You can find and add modules in 2 ways.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:33 PM)
Timetable: How can I add courses in the timetable?
order to add courses to your timetable please go to timetable.wittenborg.eu,
log in with your student account and choose your study programme and phase (for bachelor's degree students only). Once the courses are selected add them to your
timetable. Then you will be able to view your schedule in a day/week/month
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 13 July 2020, 11:53 AM)
Timetable: How often should I update my timetable?
We strongly recommend updating your timetable at the beginning of each block to ensure you have an up-to-date class schedule and at least one week before exam week for the most up-to-date exam location/timing.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:31 PM)
Top-Up Student: Is it compulsory for Top-Up students to do internships?
students have 3 options that they can choose from. They can take on an internship, or choose modules to replace
the equivalent ECs (European credits), or request the internship exemption
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, 4:34 PM)
Travel during Corona: Can I go back to my country during the ongoing corona crisis?
You can follow the modules online from the Netherlands or another country. However, it is the student’s responsibility if he/she wishes to travel to the high-risk countries/areas at the moment, as the university and Dutch authorities have highly discouraged doing so. During the crisis there will be NO study-intermission option offered, nor can the tuition fee be frozen in such a situation. As long as the student is registered at the university and IND, the financial requirements must be fulfilled.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:34 PM)
Travel during Corona: Can I travel outside the Netherlands during the ongoing crisis?
During the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, as per the Dutch government's advice, any overseas travel must be avoided unless extremely necessary. More importantly it must be kept in mind that the current circumstances have made it even more difficult to return to the Netherlands due to strict travel blockages introduced by several countries across the globe.
The university advises students against any overseas travel until further notice.
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?