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Tamara Buzyuk, student of Media and Entertainment Management (MEM) at Stenden University of Applied Sciences, tells about this Bachelor's programme, its importance, structure, facilities, and goals.


Hogeschool Zeeland (HZ), named the best University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands by the Keuzegids Student Guide 2014, invites prospective students to visit informational events that are scheduled throughout the academic year. These events include Open Days hosted by the Vlissingen university campus in The Netherlands, as well as Education Fairs which are organised in locations around the world.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences represents new full-time Master in Game Technology programme which will be taught in English. This course has already received accreditation of the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation and will accept first students on September 1st, 2014.


The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) named the Netherlands 6th overall out of 103 the countries in its rankings for the year. The report identified the Dutch as being very capable of attracting, developing, and keeping talent in the country.


Nyenrode Business Universiteit rewards remarkable talents with 5 revolving scholarships for the full-time International MBA program starting in October 2014 through the International MBA Scholarship Challenge. This online competition will start on 2nd March 2014.



Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen will begin to offer an English-taught major in Game Design & Development as of September 1st, 2014. The educational approach will focus on personal skills, innovations, entrepreneurship, and intercultural communication.


Many of international students in Holland tend to leave country upon completing degree programme, either due to the difficulties in finding work, or immigration and work visa problems. The Dutch government, industry, organisations, and educational institutions are hoping to make the changes necessary in order to reverse this trend and to help more international students remain in the country after graduating.


Finding accommodation in major Dutch student cities is not an easy task due to the gap between the number of students looking for a room and the number of available rooms. Browsing such websites as Kamers.nl is one of the valuable options to start your search for a room.


The 2013 Financial Times business school rankings for Europe, measuring business schools across the continent on their executive MBA, MBA, and Master in Management programmes, have been published. 4 Dutch institutions have made the ranking which lists 75 schools across the continent.


QS recently released their Best Student Cities 2013-2014 ranking, a list of the top 50 student cities in the world. Amsterdam ranked 5th in the quality of living category, taking 36th place overall.