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Question:(Last edited: Monday, 13 July 2020, 5:02 PM)
School Holidays: How to know my school holidays: general year planning?
All year plannings are published on the wittenborg.eu website: https://www.wittenborg.eu/downloads.htm
You can find study period, exam period and vacation plannings there.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 12:04 PM)
Sharing room: do you offer single room or do I have to share my room?
Wittenborg Housing department provides living student housing service in Apeldoorn. Most of the bedrooms are single bedrooms, though you may have to share a large bedroom with another student, depending on the accommodation available and your budget. Usually younger student, just graduated from high school, is advised to take share room.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 25 June 2021, 2:22 PM)
Similarity Report: How much time will Turnitin take to generate similarity report for my submitted file?
Students are eligible for a similarity report within 30 minutes (by standard) for the first three uploads of the assignment via Turn-it-in. However, from the 4th submission, the similarity report may take up to 24 hours to generate.
Students are strongly advised to upload their final reports at least 30 minutes before the deadline.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 8:13 AM)
Smoking Policy: Am I allowed to smoke inside the student housing?
No. Smoking is strictly not allowed inside Wittenborg student accommodation.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 8:16 AM)
Soft Drugs in Accommodation: Is it allowed to use or possess soft drugs in the student housing?
Dealing in, using or possessing soft or hard drugs is forbidden in all Wittenborg housing.
Using, growing, or dealing drugs, as per Dutch Law, or possession thereof, is strictly forbidden, as is any other illegal activity. This will lead to a fine of €100, immediate eviction from Wittenborg housing and the matter will be reported to the police.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 13 July 2020, 11:52 AM)
Student Account: How do I activate my Student Account?
Once you are accepted to Wittenborg University you will receive an email with your student account details (login and password). You need to log in with these credentials via office.wittenborg.eu. Please remember to change your password once you have activated your account.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 10 February 2022, 1:17 PM)
Student Account: Who can I contact in case of loss of access to my student account?
If a student’s account denies access, this can have multiple reasons. Below the 3 most common reasons are highlighted.
For further information ask the Front Desk for support. This can be done either via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Helpdesk or by going to the Front Desk in person.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 8:24 AM)
Student Card Lost: I lost my student card. How can I get a new one?
In the event of losing a student card, you must go to the Aventus main reception on the ground floor for a replacement card at a charge of €7.50 by debit card. Cash will not be accepted.
Without a student card, you cannot enter an exam room or certain parts of the Wittenborg campus.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 8:44 AM)
Student Card: I am a new student and wish to obtain a new student card.
A student card is an identification card to show that someone is enrolled as a student of Wittenborg. A student card also allows students to use the elevator in the Aventus building and to access the rooms downstairs in the Aventus building.
Some companies give discounts to students if they can show their student ID.
How to obtain a student card
The Front Office will apply for student cards for new students.Once you have taken all the steps on the new student checklist, go to the Front Desk to collect the pick-up slip. With this pick-up slip, you can go to the central reception area of Aventus to have your student card made immediately.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 13 January 2023, 9:49 AM)
Student Housing: I am a current student. Can I extend my current housing contract?
We are aware of the housing crisis within the Netherlands. Therefore, we are glad to inform you that your student housing contract can be extended. Be advised there are additional costs and requirements for extending a student’s housing contract.
Please fill in the Wittenborg Student Housing Application Form. You will be informed by the Student Housing Department via e-mail whether your extension is approved or rejected.
Please be advised this is dependent on room availability and note there will be no room availability after the 15th of July 2023.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 17 March 2022, 9:43 AM)
Student Housing in Apeldoorn: What types of housing options can I choose from in the university housing in Apeldoorn?
Wittenborg offers accommodation in a number of different types and places, all enjoying close proximity to the university:
Dutch or other EU-national students are encouraged to find their own accommodation; however, they can opt for Wittenborg’s own accommodation if available.
If you are a non-EU or EU ‘package-fee’-paying student who needs Wittenborg to arrange your study visa to be able to join us in Apeldoorn, part of your package fee is the first 2 blocks* of your accommodation fee, plus administration fee for new-arrival students.
You will be allocated a room in either an apartment or a house sharing a common area and all facilities, such as a bathroom, toilet, kitchen, etc., with other students, both male and female.
After the end of the original housing package * you are free to move out of Wittenborg accommodation and move into other housing of your choice.
For more details please click on the link: https://www.wittenborg.eu/student-accommodation.htm.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 9 April 2021, 1:38 PM)
Student Housing WiFi: Will I be able to use WiFi while staying in Wittenborg student housing?
Yes. All dorms as well as the school facilities have a WiFi connection. For more details as well as the signing in procedure, please check the information displayed in the student housing that you are currently living in.
For further details or issues about the WiFi or other facilities send an email to: email@example.com.
Question:(Last edited: Thursday, 8 April 2021, 3:00 PM)
Student Housing; Can my spouse/ partner stay with me in the student housing?
No. Unfortunately we do not support couples in Wittenborg student housing unless both of them happen to be registered students with us. These properties have been specifically built for students.
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: Monday, 28 February 2022, 10:15 AM)
Student Housing: How can I find my own house in Apeldoorn?
Finding a house can be quite challenging in the Netherlands and the best way is to start by enquiring among fellow students or house mates. If you stay in the student housing at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, it is best advised to start looking for a house well before the end of your current student housing package. You will find available housing or local real estate companies details on websites or by just walking into a real estate agent company.
There are a huge number of property websites where you can begin the search for your new home. Popular national sites include:
There are some other ways present to help you in your house search:
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: Thursday, 17 March 2022, 10:24 AM)
Student Housing: I am a new student and currently live with a relative. Can I still opt for student housing in Apeldoorn?
Yes you can opt to live in the Wittenborg student housing. You will need to contact firstname.lastname@example.org in order to fulfil the financial requirements apart from filling up the room application form Wittenborg Apeldoorn as a start.
Students from the EU
Students from non-EU countries
You will be allocated a room in either an apartment or campus complex, sharing a common area and all facilities with other students, both male and female.
After the package-fee period, which means after the first 2 blocks (approximately 3-3.5 months), we encourage you to find your own accommodation. Many students decide to find accommodation together with their newly made friends! This also means that our rooms will then be available again to new students arriving at Wittenborg.
On the FAQ page of Wittenborg-Online, you will find contact information of local real estate companies and student housing providers/agencies in Apeldoorn, so you will have plenty of time to arrange your next accommodation.
If, after the first rental period, you decide to stay on in one of the rooms provided by Wittenborg, the deadline of your rental extension has to be followed as stated in your Student Housing Contract.
Question:(Last edited: Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 9:43 AM)
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 accessed on the www.nederlandwereldwijd.nl link .