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Dutch business culture: must knows before your first day on the job

Dutch business culture: must knows before your first day on the job

So you aced your interview and got yourself the right job offer. Well done! As your first day approaches, you're probably feeling a little nervous. Being the new person in the office is never easy, and doing it in a country other than your own can be particularly intimidating when you don't know what to expect. The Dutch business culture has its own quirks and peculiarities, and being aware of them might help you smoothly transition into your new job.

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What to ask during an internship interview?

What to ask during an internship interview?

This pile of questions will prepare you to carry yourself like a rockstar through the interview and help you find the right internship in the Netherlands.

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My top 5 reasons to #StudyInHolland

My top 5 reasons to #StudyInHolland

"You want to study abroad? Have you decided where? Why the Netherlands?" That’s what I usually hear when I talk about studying overseas. Well, you may be in a position similar to mine or, a few steps back, you might still be deciding where to study. This blog can help you with your decision.

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6 reasons to study in Holland

6 reasons to study in Holland

Going abroad is one of the most important, but also the best decisions a student can make. The greatest choice I have made is to start a new beginning in Holland after high school. There are a plethora of reasons as to why Holland is an excellent place for you to grow professionally and personally.

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Orientation Year visa: 5 tips for recent graduates

Orientation Year visa: 5 tips for recent graduates

Would you like to have a career in the Netherlands after your studies? Then you probably heard about the Orientation Year visa which gives an opportunity to non-EU students to start their own company or to find a job. I would like to share my experience of looking for a job as a recent Hotel School graduate.

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The Dutch and planning - a Russian perspective

The Dutch and planning - a Russian perspective

It's about this time of the year to spend hours in book shops to buy a perfect annual agenda for the upcoming year. At least in the Netherlands, there will be a bunch of people congregating in front of freshly printed 'Agenda' sections available in all colors, shapes, and sizes. The struggle is real!

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Leaving India for the Netherlands

Leaving India for the Netherlands

Anusha Mehendale is 23 years old and her adventure in the Netherlands began in 2017, when she started the master Chemical Engineering at the University of Twente. Before coming to the Netherlands, she followed a bachelor programme in Chemical Engineering at the Manipal Institute of Technology in India. She recently started a job as a product engineer.

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Taking Care of your Mental Health in Holland

Taking Care of your Mental Health in Holland

How do you take care of your mental health whilst being in a new country? Our student ambassador Karla Duarte wrote a blog about how to identify and deal with the most common mental health problems.

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Beating the Winter Blues

Denyse is from Malta and on that nice, warm island the winters are different than in Holland. Luckily, she can give us some tips on overcoming the winter blues.

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Vlog: Being a student in The Hague

Vlog: Being a student in The Hague

Have you always wondered what being a student in Holland would look like? Student Ambassador Liliana has made a vlog about living in The Hague.

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Improve your intercultural skills in a Dutch classroom

Fatima is a Dutch student that deliberately chose an international master. Studying with classmates from around 30 countries, she learns everyday. Not only about them, but also about herself.

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“Dutchies” and The World: Studying Abroad in Your Own Country

“Dutchies” and The World: Studying Abroad in Your Own Country

I come from a relatively small city in The Netherlands. When I was about 18, I had never looked beyond its borders, let alone the borders of “Dutchland”.

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Dickens Festival – Dutch town turns into Charles Dickens’s novels

Dickens Festival – Dutch town turns into Charles Dickens’s novels

Student ambassador Jane has been traveling Holland visiting museums and cultural events. This blog is about the Dickens Festival in Deventer, not the first thing you would think of, but definitely worth your consideration.

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Working part-time as a non EU student: A personal story

Student ambassador Chloe has been working part time to finance her studies in The Hague. It has not all been easy, so she shares her experiences in this blog. Disclaimer: Some of the parts in this blog post is from her own experience. Please do not generalize with the whole situation of this matter in Holland.

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Experiencing an international classroom

Experiencing an international classroom

Amber is an ambassador for WilWeg and has lived in South Africa and Ireland. Now she is studying at Breda UAS and picked an international programme. She shares her experiences in this blog.

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Meeting Dutch students

Meeting Dutch students

Eline is an ambassador for WilWeg and has lived in South Africa and Italy. Now she is studying at Radboud University and picked an international master. She introduces herself and the Dutch in her blog.

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Can you work while studying in the Netherlands?

Can you work while studying in the Netherlands?

Student Ambassador Nadhila from Indonesia has been working as at Saxion's international office next to her studies. In this blog she shares her experiences with working in Holland as a non-EU student.

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7 MUST-CHECK-OUT places with Museumkaart in hand

7 MUST-CHECK-OUT places with Museumkaart in hand

If you are a museum lover, the Netherlands has a great deal for you – the Museumkaart.

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Time for Sinterklaas

Time for Sinterklaas

The end of November and first week of December - it is an exciting time in Holland. Why? Because Sinterklaas is in the country! Student ambassador Denyse shares her experiences with this festive event.

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 Meet Student Ambassador Witney

Meet Student Ambassador Witney

Student Ambassadors are an important part of the Study in Holland promotion. They take over Instagram, write blogs and make vlogs. Time to introduce them to you!

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last modified Jan 11, 2019 09:45 AM