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News articles for international students, Holland Alumni, associations and institutions.

  • Alumni Get-together in Istanbul

    In Turkey, Holland Alumni Network members celebrated the coming year! Nuffic Neso Turkey brought together Holland Alumni Network Turkey - HANT at the 2nd Borrel / Social Gathering in December to celebrate the coming year, 2017. The first one took place in July 2016. The feedback for the first one was so positive that Neso Turkey was encouraged to organise the 2nd one before 2017 arrives.

    Dec 22, 2016
  • New HAASA board selected

    On 30 November, the Annual General meeting and a networking event of the Holland Alumni Association South Africa (HAASA) took place. The reception was co-hosted by Ambassador Marisa Gerards.

    Dec 19, 2016
  • Job opportunity (part-time)

    Did you study in the Netherlands for at least six months and do you feel others should too? Because it was fun, an experience that will last a life time and will help shape your future? Then NHTV would like to offer you a part-time job as an agent for the University for about 15 hours a week.

    Dec 19, 2016
  • SMS technology to make justice accessible everywhere

    A recent dutch documentary called "Recht voor allen" (Justice for all) shows that sms technology can be used to disseminate legal information to clients in remote area.

    Dec 13, 2016
  • Prime minister Rutte meets Indonesian Alumni

    During the trade mission to Indonesia in the last week of November, Prime Minister Rutte met with 400 Indonesian alumni. The visit underlined not only the importance of trade between Indonesia and the Netherlands, but also the value of cooperation in the field of education.

    Dec 05, 2016
  • Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter launched in São Paulo

    Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter launched in São Paulo

    A new Holland Alumni Logistics Chapter was launched at the first Dutch Sector Dialogue, on Logistics, in São Paulo on 1 December. The networking event gave Brazilian alumni an opportunity to meet companies that share their passion for the Netherlands and for the logistics sector.

    Dec 05, 2016
  • NFP/ MSP alumni event in Jordan

    On 16 and 17 November 2016 an alumni event was held by EP-Nuffic at the dead sea in Jordan for alumni of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP), MENA Scholarship programme (MSP) and Shiraka (former MATRA-South) programmes. Around 40 Jordanian alumni attended the event, which was opened by the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Jordan, Mr. Paul van den IJssel.

    Nov 29, 2016
  • Happy Birthday NANR!

    Last week the Netherlands Alumni Network in Russia celebrated its birthday with friends from all over Russia, colleagues from EP-Nuffic and guests from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Russia.

    Nov 28, 2016
  • King meets international students and alumni at nl4talents

    King meets international students and alumni at nl4talents

    In the presence of King Willem-Alexander 530 international students visited the fifth edition of the yearly event nl4talents in Rotterdam.

    Nov 28, 2016
  • Successful career event in Istanbul

    Successful career event in Istanbul

    Last week, Nuffic Neso Turkey in collaboration with Economic Diplomatic Network of the Netherlands in Turkey organised a conference addressing most recent trends in employee recruitment processes, creating personal branding on social media, new graduate skills vs. employer expectations as well as managing and sustaining talent with the generation Y.

    Nov 22, 2016
  • NFP Alumni event in Vietnam

    NFP Alumni event in Vietnam

    On 26 and 27 October 2016, a thematic alumni event with the focus on Water took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The theme of the conference was ‘Challenges that are posed to sustainable development and livelihood in the Mekong Delta’.

    Nov 17, 2016
  • Holland Alumni Dinners in Indonesia

    Holland Alumni Dinners in Indonesia

    More than 300 alumni and representatives from 25 Dutch higher education institutions gathered at the Holland Alumni Dinners in four cities last month. The dinners were held in conjunction with the Dutch Placement Days and European Higher Education Fairs, the annual education fairs held in different cities throughout Indonesia.

    Dec 07, 2016
  • Alumni Event in Lagos, Nigeria

    The Netherlands Alumni event held at Netherlands Consulate office, 14B Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday 9th November 2016, with the theme: Closing the Knowledge gap between the Developing and Developed Nations.

    Nov 15, 2016
  • Week of the International Student

    Ep-Nuffic is organising the week of the International Student from 21 to 25 November 2016. This week aims at highlighting the value of international students and alumni, by celebrating them in various ways.

    Nov 10, 2016
  • Get in the Ring wildcards

    Get in the Ring wildcards

    Do you have an innovative idea for a startup or business idea? Do you want to take the challenge and pitch your idea before an expert panel and live audience? Then you should apply for a wild card to nl4talents' 'Get in the Ring'!

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Find your research job in the Netherlands

    Are you looking into a new job in the field of research and do you want to move to the Netherlands? You can simplify your search easily by downloading Welcome2NLResearch. This new app will help you by providing all kinds of useful information.

    Nov 03, 2016
  • King to visit international students at nl4talents

    King Willem-Alexander will be attending the fifth edition of nl4talents on 23 November. This event, organised by EP-Nuffic, is intended for talented international students who wish to stay connected with the Netherlands once their study programme has come to an end.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • First alumni event in Mozambique

    First alumni event in Mozambique

    On 27 October, NAAMozambique and the Netherlands Embassy in Maputo succesfully organised the first alumni networking event in the country.

    Oct 31, 2016
  • Successful Global Alumni Dutch Café in Quito, Ecuador

    Successful Global Alumni Dutch Café in Quito, Ecuador

    On 20 oktober, the Global Alumni Dutch Café took place in Quito and was very successful. The Dutch Pavilion was fully packed with around 60-70 alumni that were present. UNESCO-IHE, ISS, IHS, ITC, Wageningen University, Utrecht University and Leiden University were well represented.

    Oct 31, 2016
  • Welcome Back event in St. Petersburg: how it was

    Welcome Back event in St. Petersburg: how it was

    On 8 October NANR and the Consul General of the Netherlands hosted a Welcome Back event in St. Petersburg.

    Oct 27, 2016
  • Next week: alumni conference in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

    Next week: alumni conference in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

    An alumni conference will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on 26 and 27 October 2016. Over 50 alumni, who are specialized in the field of water, will take part in this conference. All of them have studied in the Netherlands and most of these alumni received a scholarship of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP).

    Oct 27, 2016
  • Renewed orientation year offers international talent more opportunities

    Since 1 March 2016, the Orientation year for graduates and the Orientation year for highly educated migrants have been merged into a single, improved scheme. The renewed Orientation year for highly educated persons offers the best of two worlds. The criteria of the scheme have been relaxed, offering international talent more opportunities to look for work in the Netherlands.

    Oct 13, 2016
  • Call for NFP alumni events

    Alumni activities are an important part of both the NFP programme and EP-Nuffic. One of these activities are the (regional) thematic alumni events that EP-Nuffic has organszed in the last few years. If your institution is looking to organise an event in an NFP country this fall, let us work together!

    Oct 17, 2016
  • Be a Study in Holland Ambassador in Indonesia

    Be a Study in Holland Ambassador in Indonesia

    Nuffic Neso Indonesia is currently looking for enthusiastic and committed alumni to become Study in Holland Ambassadors. Those selected will support us in promoting Dutch Higher Education and the Netherlands as study destinations for prospective students. At the same time, the ambassadors will be involved in various Study in Holland (eg. education fairs) and Holland Alumni events in Indonesia.

    Oct 11, 2016
  • Pasar Belanda 2016

    Pasar Belanda 2016

    Pasar Belanda 2016 last Sunday was indeed a big success, as shown by the number of its visitors – a total of 4,120 by the end of the day. This number was almost 2.5 times higher than last year’s Pasar Belanda, with 1,700 visitors.

    Oct 11, 2016
  • Watch the new video 'Orientation year in Holland'

    In the summer of 2016 the renewed ‘Orientation year for highly educated persons’ was introduced and offers the best of two worlds. International talent will have more opportunities to find employment here, while the Netherlands will be able to retain international students and researchers more easily.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Thinking of Holland: faces of internationalisation in education

    There are over 90,000 international students in Holland. And more than 60,000 members of the Holland Alumni Network. How did studying in Holland change their lives? From now on, you will be able to read their stories on the EP-Nuffic website, in the new bi-weekly series ‘Thinking of Holland’.

    Aug 23, 2016
  • Take part in thematic alumni networks

    EP-Nuffic stimulates international students and alumni to form networks based on discipline, sector or theme. The development of thematic alumni networks is one of the key projects within the Holland Alumni Programme. The coming year, the focus will be on the themes Agri & Food, Water, and Logistics. and Finance. These networks will be launched as smaller networks within the Holland Alumni network in close collaboration with Dutch higher education institutions and other relevant organisations in the sectors and are initially supposed to be self-supportive.

    Sep 08, 2016
  • Holland Alumni network welcomes new students

    Did you just arrive in Holland and are you looking to get in touch with other new arrivals or experienced international students and alumni? Are you ready to explore Dutch culture and festivies? Then join the Holland Alumni network now and win tickets to the Amsterdam Dance Event!

    Aug 12, 2016
  • More flexibility for highly skilled migrants

    As of July 1 2016, it has become easier for highly skilled migrants to switch to a new employer (with recognized sponsorship) after becoming unemployed.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Income requirements internationals in Holland adjusted per 1 July

    As of 1 July 2016, the income requirements for internationals wanting to work in Holland have been adjusted. These income requirements (the so-called standard amounts) are reviewed each year on 1 January and 1 July.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • First Holland Alumni Career Café in NL was a success

    On Friday 24 June EP-Nuffic's Holland Career Ambassadors organised the first of a series of Holland Alumni Career Cafés to be held throughout the Netherlands. The café provided an informal setting for international students and alumni who are interested in starting a career in the Netherlands to get in touch with Holland Career Ambassadors who are eager to share their experiences and tips on various career related issues in the Netherlands.

    Jul 01, 2016
  • 1st thematic EP-Nuffic alumni conference on Food Security in Ethiopia

    1st thematic EP-Nuffic alumni conference on Food Security in Ethiopia

    Nov 02, 2016
  • Engaging Dutch Alumni Day held in St. Petersburg

    Engaging Dutch Alumni Day held in St. Petersburg

    As one alum noted, Dutch Alumni Day in St.Petersburg is quickly becoming a memorable tradition for all. Last weekend alumni spent an interesting day together with NANR members and representatives of Dutch community in St. Petersburg.

    Jun 08, 2016
  • Alumni help preserve Russian-Dutch cultural herritage site

    Alumni help preserve Russian-Dutch cultural herritage site

    Last weekend a diverse group of Dutch-Russian cultural heritage supporters went to Rostov Veliky to help manually clean up the 17th century earth fortress located there. The group included NANR members and the representatives of the Dutch Embassy, the Russian Ministry of Culture and the Tsaritsyno Museum in Moscow organized a subbotnik (volunteer day) at the site. The Rostov city administration and local businessmen greatly supported us in this initiative.

    May 23, 2016
  • City Deal Warm Welcome Talent is looking for entrepreneurs among Holland Alumni

    During the Innovation Relay in Amsterdam on 14 April, Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp signed the City Deal Warm Welcome Talent. The goal of this City Deal is to increase the Netherlands’ attractiveness for ambitious international entrepreneurs. The project focusses on start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs in the creative sector, as this group contributes significantly to the economy and enriches the Dutch business sector with innovative ideas and valuable networks.

    May 19, 2016
  • International Student- Alumni Association the Netherlands

    Founding the International Student Alumni Association the Netherlands is one of the projects that is part of the Holland Alumni programme. This association is aimed at creating a community for international students and graduates of all Higher Education Institutions in the Netherlands to facilitate international students (pre- alumni) in building a network while they are still here.

    May 17, 2016
  • Holland Career Ambassador Programme

    EP-Nuffic trained 27 selected Holland Alumni who are currently working in the Netherlands to support international students and alumni who also want to start a career in the Netherlands.

    Nov 05, 2016
  • Launch of Holland Logistics Library

    The Logistics Top Sector conference held on 22 April at the Amsterdam ArenA saw the official launch of the Holland Logistics Library. This unique digital portal was developed to strengthen the international leadership role of businesses in the Dutch logistics sector. The library offers presentations, videos, infographics and other tools that can be used internationally to attract cargo flows and logistics investments to the Netherlands and to promote Dutch knowledge and know-how in the logistics field.

    May 10, 2016
  • Female Talent Development Toolbox online

    An online Female Talent Development Toolbox has been launched in support of increasing the number of women in academia and leadership positions at higher education institutions in Ethiopia and strengthening their position. The toolkit has been made possible with financial support of EP-Nuffic.

    May 10, 2016
  • Focus on thematic alumni activities

    Through the Holland Alumni programme, EP-Nuffic will start with the development of thematic networks on Water, Logistics and Agri & Food to connect Holland Alumni, Dutch Higher Education institutions, businesses and other relevant organisations worldwide.

    May 03, 2016
  • Amsterdam is the European Capital of Innovation 2016

    Amsterdam is the European Capital of Innovation 2016

    The European Commission awarded the title of European Capital of Innovation 2016 to Amsterdam for its holistic vision of innovation related to four areas of urban life: governance, economics, social inclusion and quality of life.Amsterdam was chosen by a panel of independent experts in a close competition with eight more finalists that included much larger cities such as Berlin and Paris. The Netherlands had one more finalist with Eindhoven.

    May 03, 2016
  • Successful welcome back events in Vietnam

    Welcome back reception is an annual event organized by Neso office in Vietnam. This year, the events were organized in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. It was a great success with many guests from different parties arrived.

    May 03, 2016
  • Celebrate King’s Day around the world with the Holland Alumni network

    King’s Day may be a Dutch holiday, but it is celebrated all over the world. Join up with the Holland Alumni network in your country to celebrate this day the Dutch way.

    Apr 19, 2016
  • The Netherlands most attractive country in western Europe for businesses

    The Netherlands is the most attractive country for foreign companies looking to establish themselves in western Europe, according to KPMG’s Competitive Alternatives survey 2016 into international business location costs faced by companies starting up in different countries.

    Mar 30, 2016
  • And the winners are ... Orange Carpet Awards 2016, Initiatives for internationalising education

    Every year EP-Nuffic organises the Orange Carpet Awards, awards for the best initiatives of internationalisation in the education field in the Netherlands. This year, the total number of submitted projects were doubled, making a total of 67 amazing programmes and projects.

    Mar 25, 2016
  • 16 June: next Holland Alumni network meeting for institutions

    EP-Nuffic organises meetings for alumni officers of Dutch higher education institutions twice a year. Meetings are free of charge and cover updates on Holland Alumni network activities and a sharing experiences part for institutions to exchange good practices in international alumni relations.

    Jun 15, 2016
  • Improvements to the Orientation Year

    Since 1 March 2016, the Orientation year for graduates and the Orientation year for highly educated migrants have been merged into a single, improved scheme. The renewed Orientation year for highly educated persons offers the best of two worlds. The criteria of the scheme have been relaxed, offering international talent more opportunities to look for work in the Netherlands.

    Mar 11, 2016
  • A BIG thank you to our Holland Ambassadors on World Compliment Day

    The 1st of March is World Compliment Day! There is no better day to celebrate the efforts and enthusiasm of our Holland Ambassadors! Compliments to all of our Holland Ambassadors for your support, inspiration and motivation to support internationals in their Dutch adventures! You are a great source of inspiration, motivation and support for many!

    Mar 01, 2016
  • Outcomes on the Lunch meeting on the Holland Alumni programme

    Career support is the biggest need for international alumni. EP-Nuffic can support alumni in building up a network while they are in the Netherlands and abroad. These were the main outcomes of the Lunchmeeting on International alumni relations that took place on 26 January, hosted by alumni expert Andrew Shaindlin.

    Feb 23, 2016
  • Thai Graduate Programme

    If you are interested in gaining work experience or pursuing your future career for a Dutch enterprise in the Netherlands or Thailand, then this programme is for you!

    Feb 17, 2016
  • The Netherlands in European top 5 of ‘lifelong learning’

    According to figures released today by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the Netherlands ranks among the EU top 5 with highest participation rates in lifelong learning.

    Feb 23, 2016
  • Holland Alumni network creates awareness on Emancipation Issues

    Around the world, emancipation often leaves a great deal to be desired. In the Netherlands, too, the process of female, male, gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender emancipation is not finished. As progressive as the Netherlands may be, women’s incomes, for example, are still eight per cent lower than men’s. EP-Nuffic zoomed in on these issues through an Emancipation Pilot Project.

    Feb 09, 2016
  • Videoconference on international alumni relations

    On 26 January 16 Embassies and CGs in Asia discussed international alumni relations in a videoconference with staff members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representatives of Dutch higher education institutions and EP-Nuffic.

    Feb 02, 2016
  • Netherlands Circular Hotspot ambitions

    Netherlands Circular Hotspot ambitions

    On 21 January the Netherlands kicks off the Week of the Circular Economy by launching Netherlands Circular Hotspot (NLCH), a campaign spearheading the transition to a circular economy. Only one month since the world agreed to combat climate change at the COP21 in Paris, the Netherlands underscores its ambition to maintain - but also expand - its position as a hub for innovation and implementation of a circular economy and to share knowledge and learn from others across the world.

    Jan 21, 2016
  • EU Presidency 2016 for The Netherlands

    As of 1 January 2016 The Netherlands holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union until 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society.

    Jan 04, 2016
  • New income requirements for highly skilled migrants

    The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has announced new income requirements per 1 January 2016 for highly skilled migrants in order to become eligible for a residence permit in the Netherlands.

    Jan 04, 2016
  • Season's greetings and happy new year!

    Season's greetings and happy new year!

    Best wishes to all members of the Holland Alumni network. Thank you for staying in touch!

    Dec 22, 2015
  • The Netherlands is No. 9 Best Country for Business

    The Netherlands is No. 9 Best Country for Business

    The Netherlands is ranked no. 9 on Forbes’ 2015 ranking of the Best Countries for Business. Climbing two spots from last year, the Netherlands is now one of the top 10 countries in the world for doing business.

    Dec 21, 2015
  • UM Star Lectures 2016

    This year, Maastricht University added a new event to stay in touch with its alumni: the 'UM Star Lectures'. In 2016 Maastricht University would like to celebrate its 40th anniversary together with you, with a special series of lectures on 21 January.

    Dec 15, 2015
  • Thai Holland Alumni Tulip Night

    The Netherlands Alumni Association Thailand (NAAT) continues its yearly Holland Alumni Tulip Night tradition.

    Dec 15, 2015
  • Holland Career Ambassadors leading the way

    Holland Career Ambassadors leading the way

    In November EP-Nuffic trained 26 selected Holland Alumni who are currently working in the Netherlands to support international students and alumni who also want to start a career in the Netherlands. With their various backgrounds, experience and enthusiasm these international professionals are ready to prepare, motivate and inspire international students and alumni for the Dutch labour market.

    Dec 17, 2015
  • Sinterklaas visits Mexico City

    Sinterklaas visits Mexico City

    On Thursday 3 december Sinterklaas arrived at the Dutch Ambassador's residence in Mexico City, where around sixty members of the Holland Alumni network Mexico met to celebrate this traditional event.

    Dec 11, 2015
  • Follow-up Career in Holland meeting

    Follow-up Career in Holland meeting

    On 10 December representatives of EP-Nuffic, career, international and alumni officers as well as representatives of municipalities and expatcenters met in Amersfoort for a meeting of minds to discuss the topic 'Career in Holland'.

    Dec 21, 2015
  • Launch Tomorrow is Green & Holland Alumni Network!

    Launch Tomorrow is Green & Holland Alumni Network!

    Shouldn’t tomorrow be greener than today?

    Dec 01, 2015
  • The Netherlands up one place in Global Gender Gap Index 2015

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual Global Gender Gap Index provides an insight into the inequality between males and females which affects more than 90 per cent of the world’s population. After dropping from 11th to 14th place last year, the Netherlands has climbed to a 13th place again this year.

    Dec 01, 2015
  • Regional alumni network Southeast Asia

    Regional alumni network Southeast Asia

    How do you motivate alumni to come to local events? How do you get regional alumni networks to co-organise activities and to jointly create a valuable Holland alumni network? Board members of alumni associations in the ASEAN region discussed this at the start of the NFP alumni conference in Jakarta.

    Nov 04, 2015
  • Wanted: Holland Career Ambassadors

    Wanted: Holland Career Ambassadors

    Holland Career Ambassadors support international students and alumni in starting a career in Holland or with a Dutch company abroad.

    Nov 23, 2015
  • Holland Alumni Reception Islamabad,Pakistan

    Holland Alumni Reception Islamabad,Pakistan

    Did you study at a Dutch higher education institution and are you currently residing in Pakistan, in the Islamabad area?

    Oct 29, 2015
  • EP-Nuffic launches student mobility website

    EP-Nuffic launches student mobility website

    EP-Nuffic has compiled all available data on student mobility in a single website. This interactive website will provide universal access to the large volume of figures and analyses on student mobility.

    Oct 28, 2015
  • YEP agrofood position VDS ACAMPO

    Are you a Dutch Holland alumn and would you like to work abroad? YEP is currently looking for a Dutch Young expert for a project in Rwanda for the duration of 2 years.

    Oct 27, 2015
  • Holland Alumnus Dr. Antonio Leon-Reyes elected ASPB top author

    Holland Alumnus Dr. Antonio Leon-Reyes elected ASPB top author

    Dr. Antonio Leon-Reyes, who studied at both Wageningen University (MSc) as well as Utrecht University (PhD), was recognized as one of the most highly cited authors of Latin-America by the internationally renowned American Society for Plant Biology (ASPB).

    Nov 02, 2015
  • Emancipation Ambassadors trained

    Emancipation Ambassadors trained

    On 14 October an Emancipation Ambassador training took place in the Hague, the Netherlands. A group of eleven highly motivated international students who are currently studying at several Dutch higher education institutions, were trained on gender equality, sexual and gender diversity themes. They also fine-tuned their presentation skills during a ‘Spice your speech’ workshop. Congratulations to our newly trained ambassadors!

    Oct 21, 2016
  • Neso Turkey now open

    Neso Turkey now open

    On 12 October the Netherlands Education Support Office (Neso) officially opened its doors in Turkey. The office will promote Dutch higher education in Turkey and will function as primary contact for Dutch companies to get in touch with Turkish alumni of Dutch higher education institutions.

    Oct 14, 2015
  • Alumni gathering Jakarta during Dutch Placement Days and EHEF

    We look forward to welcoming a high number of Dutch institutions (back) in Indonesia towards the end of October for the Dutch Placement Days and EHEF 2015.

    Oct 08, 2015
  • Support Neso Russia at educational fairs

    Support Neso Russia at educational fairs

    Come to share your experience at educational fairs in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

    Sep 03, 2015
  • Make your city better: waste-sorting in St. Petersburg

    On 5 September NANR invites you to volunteer at a waste-sorting day, which is organised by the RazDelny Sbor movement every month in Saint Petersburg.

    Sep 03, 2015
  • Rotterdam cherishes relations with Indonesian Holland alumni

    Rotterdam cherishes relations with Indonesian Holland alumni

    On 24 August more than 200 guests gathered at the Erasmus Huis in Jakarta for a special Rotterdam Alumni event. Next to a diverse group of alumni, of diverse ages, the event was attended by Rotterdam’s Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, Ambassador Rob Swartbol, and several Dutch CEOs. The event was hosted by the Embassy, education institutions from Rotterdam, and Nuffic Neso Indonesia.

    Oct 11, 2016
  • Call for Holland Alumni in USA, Boston region

    Did you study at a Dutch higher education institution and are you currently residing in the USA, Boston area? Then join the recently launched LinkedIn group!

    Aug 18, 2015
  • Welcome to Netherlands Alumni Network in Russia

    Welcome to Netherlands Alumni Network in Russia

    Netherlands alumni network in Russia (NANR) is a vibrant community that offers Russian alumni of Dutch universities the unique opportunity to develop professionally, stay in touch with fellow alumni and participate in a wide variety of activities.

    Aug 18, 2015
  • Make yourself visible with NANR!

    Make yourself visible with NANR!

    Do you want to find a person who studied at the same university as you did? Or meet new potential business partners and make yourself visible for Dutch recruiters in Russia?

    Aug 13, 2015
  • Colombian students ready for departure to Holland

    On the 30th of July a record number of 80 Colombian incoming students joined the ‘pre-departure event’ in Bogotá which was co-organized by EP-Nuffic, the Netherlands Alumni Association of Colombia (NAAC), the Tilburg alumni community in Colombia, and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Bogotá.

    Aug 04, 2015
  • EP-Nuffic evaluates permit fees for search year candidates

    With a short survey EP-Nuffic aims to ascertain how often the orientation year scheme is used by non-EU/EEA students and alumni, and why or why not? The results of the survey will be input for discussions with the Ministry of Security and Justice which is currently scrutinizing the scheme and the fees charged for the necessary permits.

    Sep 22, 2015
  • Charity project NANR: Creative Saturday

    Charity project NANR: Creative Saturday

    On July 25 NANR members together with the fund Happiness in the Old Age visited the home for elderly in Moscow Region for the third time

    Jul 28, 2015
  • 80 Study in Holland Ambassadors trained!

    80 international students from 25 countries were trained in the Study in Holland Ambassador Programme over the past half year.

    Jul 24, 2015
  • Successful 2nd Holland Alumni gathering in Bogotá, Colombia

    On July 16, 2015 more than a hundred students and alumni joined the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Colombia, Robert van Embden, at a reception at his residence. The meeting, co-organized by the Embassy, EP-Nuffic and NAAC, was aimed at strengthening the ties between the Embassy and alumni from different institutions of higher education in the Netherlands.

    Jul 23, 2015
  • International students share their thoughts on gender equality themes

    International students from Brazil, the United States, Mexico, China and Nigeria joined us at the Gelijk=Anders festival in Amsterdam 27 June, where they shared their thoughts about gender equality themes in the Netherlands.

    Oct 21, 2016
  • Expat center services expanded

    Expat centres are one stop shops for knowledge migrants who want to arrange their registration and residence status. From 1st July, they will also open their doors to graduates from higher education institutes who want to apply for a search year. They can help with procedures, answer questions and if necessary, scan biometric information.

    Nov 07, 2016
  • Did you apply for the orientation year for graduates?

    The orientation year for graduates with a Dutch degree is a scheme that enables foreign nationals from outside the EU/EEA to stay in the Netherlands for an extended period after obtaining their degree in order to look for a job.

    Mar 11, 2016
  • Pre-Departure briefings: Alumni support is needed!

    Pre-Departure briefings: Alumni support is needed!

    Alumni support is needed! Share your experience with students who are just taking off to study in the Netherlands.

    Jun 23, 2015
  • Equity in Access: Mind the Gender Gap

    Despite all good intentions, gaps in access to higher education opportunities remain persistent. This issue is addressed in EAIE Forum magazine’s Spring 2015 edition.

    Oct 21, 2016
  • Holland meets Mumbai cultural week

    In the first week of June Mumbai hosted ‘Holland Meets Mumbai’, the first ever Indian-Dutch cultural week, jointly organised by the Dutch Consulate in Mumbai and the Embassy in New Delhi. The event ran parallel to a trade delegation visit headed by the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

    Jun 17, 2015
  • Erasmus+ Students and Alumni Association launched

    On 10 June, the Erasmus Students and Alumni Association was officialy launched. A kick-off event takes place on June 11 and 12 in Brussels.

    Jun 11, 2015
  • NANR charitable project plan for 2015

    NANR charitable project plan for 2015

    NANR unites Russian alumni of Dutch universities, a dynamic group of people with diverse professional and personal experiences. We are well educated, professional and are capable of achieving anything we set out to do. We believe that we can bring positive changes to other people’s lives.

    Jun 11, 2015
  • A new chapter for Netherlands Alumni in South Africa

    A new chapter for Netherlands Alumni in South Africa

    South Africans who have spent time studying or doing research in the Netherlands have a new ‘home’: the Holland Alumni Association of South Africa (HAASA), which is currently being established. The HAASA, whose board members first met in early December 2014, organised its first gathering of mostly Gauteng-based alumni on 9 May 2015. The alumni got together in Pretoria for a networking session and first discussion on how they could work together to ‘ignite possibilities’, in line with the Association’s motto.

    Jun 10, 2015
  • Holland Alumni network Canada launched

    Holland Alumni network Canada launched

    The first Holland Alumni event in Canada took place at Ryerson University, Toronto on 29 May as part of the higher education mission to Canada, led by the Dutch minister of Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker.

    Jun 09, 2015
  • The creation of the Chilean Holland Alumni network

    The creation of the Chilean Holland Alumni network

    On April 17th, 2015, the Honorable Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Chile, Ms. Marion S. Kappeyne van de Coppello in cooperation with EP–Nuffic hosted a Chilean Holland Alumni gathering in the residence.

    Jun 03, 2015
  • SANEC General Manager position opening up

    SANEC, the Southern African Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, is looking for a General Manager to plan, direct and coordinate the operations of SANEC South Africa.

    Jun 02, 2015
  • Holland Alumni meet in New York and Boston

    Holland Alumni meet in New York and Boston

    Last week, EP-Nuffic wrapped up a successful Holland Alumni tour in the US meeting Holland alumni from the New York City and Boston area.

    Jun 02, 2015
  • Winner iPad web study!

    Winner iPad web study!

    Oana Liță from Romania is the lucky winner of an iPad by participating in the web study to improve our websites www.hollandalumni.nl and www.careerinholland.nl.

    May 20, 2015
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