The satisfaction of HAN students with their degree program is in line with university of applied sciences students in general, with a positive accent. Lecturer quality was rated higher than the national average. This also applies to the commitment students experience and the contact with lecturers.
The very first virtual edition of the ISB Talent Event on 3 & 4 June was a great success! During the online event, we hosted 24 lecturers from 16 partner universities around the world, who assessed the project presentations of 67 International Business and Communication students.
International Business students Chingiskhan Kazakhstan and Max Schalow are now the proud owners of a TOR certificate. That's HAN's Top Entrepreneur Scheme for students. The scheme gives them the best possible chance to build their start-up, just like top athletes build their sports careers.
On Thursday 8 April, 400 HAN student volunteers began using rapid self-tests for coronavirus. They are part of a pilot study to investigate how we can enable more in-person education in the upcoming academic year.
Working together on HAN’s new strategic plan: that was the goal of the Future Festival, which took place on 1 April. Staff, lecturers, professors and student members of the Participation Council came together online to share knowledge and put their ideas in writing.
Since the lockdown and curfew, social life for students has been on the back burner. This applies even more to the international students who cannot rely on friends and family. What is the International School of Business doing to keep this group of students from getting lonely?
This year's Week of the International Student is from 16 to 21 November. This year's theme? 'Changing Times - Connecting Worlds'. At HAN, the week is all about encounters between international and Dutch students. Students with international experience are put in the spotlight.
Vacancies and networking opportunities are in decline for international graduates due to the corona crisis. So graduates started a petition to extend the search year. Minister Koolmees for Social Affairs couldn't give them exactly this, but did make an important concession.
Rob Verhofstad has been appointed chair of the Executive Board by the HAN Supervisory Board. He will start on 1 October, and if possible already in September. Verhofstad is succeeding Kees Boele, who was chair of the Executive Board of HAN until 16 March 2020.
Total Design won an important international prize for the design of the new HAN-brand and corporate identity. They were 3rd in the category ‘Print - Corporate Identity’ at the prestigious American International Design Awards (IDA).