OMG! We're Going Dutch 4: GALWAY
18:30 - 21:30
With over 1000 Irish students now registered on degree programmes, taught through English, in Dutch universities, the universities themselves are starting to notice.
On foot of a recent series successful OMG events, accross the country, organised by EUNiCAS, Dutch universities are visiting Galway, to speak to prospective Irish students and their families. Importantly, Irish students, currently studying in the Netherlands, will be available for a chat on the night.
So why the Netherlands? Guy Flouch of the Irish-based EUNiCAS application support service, comments that:
“Dutch Research Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences have a very high global reputation. Despite that, they are not particularly interested in your Leaving Cert points [or your grades, for postgraduate progrmmes] for entry, since they embrace the notion of you having a "right to an education". Tuition Fees which, at EUR2083 (2019), are already very low, can be recouped by way of a low-interest loan from the Dutch government. Add to that, the attractiveness of graduates from these institutions, to employers, in an increasingly globalised employment market, it is definitely worth thinking about”
Speaking at the event, in addition to representatives of the universities, and their students, will also be the Dutch Embassy and mulinational employers.
Subject areas offered by these institutions, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, include International Law, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Business, Game Design, Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy, Biomedicine, International Relations/European Studies, Languages, Natural Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Hotel Management, Communication/Media, Music, Fine Art, Design, and many more
The following institutions are partcipating, and more will join in coming weeks:
Fontrys University of Applied Sciences
Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen
In Holland University of Applied Sciences
University College Roosevelt (UCR)
University College Utrecht (UCU)
University of Groningen
University of Leiden
University of Maastricht
University of Twente
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences
18.30 - 19.45
Presentations on Studying in the Netherlands, including Q&A with Irish students currently studying in the Netherlands
20.00 - 21.30
Exhibition of participating universities, giving you an opportunity to discuss with them, informally, their programmes and admissions procedures.