Online Bachelor’s Open Days and Virtually Orange!

Greetings from Leiden!

In spite of Covid-19’s best efforts, the new academic year is now upon us and Studielink opened on October 1st. There’s no need to panic, Leiden curated the most important information for students to know about studying one of the 14 English-taught programmes at Leiden University in 2021-2022.


Points to remember

Application deadlines range from December 1 to June 15 depending on citizenship, scholarship application, and programme.


Online Bachelor’s Open Days this month!

This year things are different, but Leiden has created an Online Open Day platform where students can build their own personalised itinerary to target their attention at sessions and information market booths that interest them most.

» Online Bachelor’s Open Days – October 30-31

Can’t attend the Open Days? Check out other online activities such as our virtual tours, chatting with a student or online taster modules (Online Experiences) here.


Admission Requirements

In the Netherlands, admission eligibility is based upon diploma equivalencies. Though Nuffic gives a basic recommendation, each institution can determine their requirements.

Need to know more about the diploma your school offers and if your students qualify for Leiden University’s programmes? Check the Diploma Equivalencies list here.

Leiden University College has their own Diploma Equivalencies page and you can find it here.

For the general guide to admissions and application at Leiden University, click here.


Humanitas University Medical School

Humanitas University is an international University dedicated to the Life Sciences in Milan (offering courses only in English).


From University representatives and German students you will learn more about the entry requirements, the admission test and all the services offered by the University. Humanitas University is delighted to invite you and your students to join their virtual presentation on October 29th.  The free event will be done in collaboration with a Humanitas Medical Doctor from Austria and a four-year German student.

More Details: https://www.hunimed.eu/


International University Fair

The virtual university booths and their resources, recordings of the live sessions are available until the end of 2020. In addition to these recordings, you can also watch recordings of sessions which took place at previous CIS fairs.


The following session recordings are now available:

Mixing the Best of Both Worlds: The Benefits of Pursuing an American Education in Europe:

  • Kathryn Angelotti, Admissions Counselor, Franklin University Switzerland, Switzerland
  • Stefania Corrado, Assistant Director of Degree-Seeking Admissions, John Cabot University, Italy
  • Tom Biedermann, Associate Director of Admission – Madrid Campus, Suffolk University

Designing careers of the future by building creative confidence:

  • Daniel RukareProfesor of Practice, Hult International Business School, United Kingdom

Solving the growing environmental crisis: tackling a greater threat to our survival than any pandemic:

  • John BullAssociate Professor Environmental Science, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom

Connecting The Liberal Arts and Selective Holistic Admissions Through Unprecedented Times:

  • Pamela TanDeputy Director, Cornell University, United States
  • Whitney GreenDirector of International Recruitment, Columbia University in the City of New York, United States

All the World’s a Screen: Using Art & Creativity to Succeed in a Technological Future:

  • Dr. Sarah Bay-ChengDean of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University, Canada

Log-in at any time to view the booths and sessions recordings.


Major in Maths and Physics

École Polytechnique is offering a Bachelor of Science, with a double major in Maths & Physics!

We have opened a number of webinar sessions to get into the Bachelor program’s key aspects with you, such as this double-major. Whether you are a future student, future candidate, a student’s relative or school counselor, register now to this webinar dedicated to this double-major on October 14.

Take this opportunity to meet the team at École Polytechnique, hear their insights and ask your questions live to students.

Register Now


University of Reading – October 2020

Virtual Undergraduate Open Day:

Due to current government advice regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Reading are sadly unable to run on-campus events. However, they are working hard to provide a range of online resources and virtual events in place.

The Virtual Undergraduate Open Day will take place on Saturday 10 October. Find out more about subjects of interest or attend a talk about halls, finance, study abroad, student life, or careers. This is a great opportunity for students interested in Reading on finding out first-hand what life is like being a Reading student and ask questions to our staff and current students.



Study in the UK Virtual Week:

The University of Reading is taking part in the Study in the UK Virtual Week from 12-16 October 2020, in collaboration with more than 20 UK universities.

Throughout the week, they’ll be running a series of free webinars, live chats and Q&As aimed at offering information, advice, and guidance to prospective students. These sessions will include top tips on applications, preparing for university life and academic subject talks.



British Council Gateway to the UK (EU) Event:

You may already be aware that the British Council will be offering a virtual event this autumn as it is not possible for the usual in country events to take place. Reading will be joining the Gateway to the UK event which starts on 19 October and will run until 13 November 2020.

Students will also have the opportunity to book an individual appointment with me during the 4 weeks of the event. They can do this from the website and there are lots of times available. It will be a good chance for them to find out more and ask any questions they may have.



Virtual 1-2-1 Meetings with International Students:

The international recruitment team is pleased to offer international students the opportunity to book a virtual 1-2-1 meeting with a regional specialist about our entry requirements, courses or living and studying in Reading in general. This will provide prospects with a personal counselling experience.



École Polytechnique Virtual Open Day

Videos, conferences, interviews, and a campus tour are on the program! Come and exchange with our Program Directors, our students, our academic teams and many more guests, all present on videoconference to answer questions.


Schedule of Events for October 10th:

PDT 01:00: Executive Education Webinar (for professionals only)

PDT 02:00: Executive Master Webinar (for professionals only)

PDT 05:00: Opening Address by Eric Labaye, President of École Polytechnique

PDT 05:10: Masters of Science & Technology

PDT 05:40: Entrepreneurship (In French + English translation)

PDT 06:00: Ingénieur Polytechnicien Program (In French + English translation)

PDT 06:50: Campus Tour (In French + English translation)

PDT 07:00: Institut Polytechnique de Paris (In French + English translation)

PDT 07:15: Bachelor of Science

PDT 07:45: Closing Address by François Bouchet, General Manager of École Polytechnique


Dutch Universities at Virtually Orange!

Join the ‘study in Holland’ fair as more than 20 Dutch higher education institutions collaborate to bring you the biggest, undergraduate only, free Study in Holland event this Fall: “Virtually Orange”. You can roam around the platform just like you would at the in-person fair. Visit booths from different universities, download information materials, watch videos, and, most importantly, chat with uni representatives!


Participating Research Universities: Eindhoven University of Technology | Erasmus University | Erasmus University College | Groningen University | Leiden University | Maastricht University | Radboud University | Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University | Tilburg University | Twente University of Technology | University College Roosevelt | University College Utrecht | Utrecht University | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam | Wageningen University

Participating Universities of Applied Sciences: Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences | Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen | Hotelschool the Hague | HZ University of Applied Sciences | NHL Stenden | Rotterdam Business School, part of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences | The Hague University of Applied Sciences | Windesheim University of Applied Sciences | Zuyd University of Applied Sciences


Register now to join on November 8th!



Virtual Open Campus Day – Berlin International

Given the current situation and for the sake of your safety, our next Open Campus Day will take place exclusively online on the 18th of April, 11am-12:30pm. We invite you take part in this informative event from the comfort of your own home.

By participating in the virtual Open Campus Day, you will be comprehensively informed about our university and our degree programs. You will also learn the most exciting details about student life at our campus and have the chance to talk to our professors and admissions specialists. Don’t forget to ask your questions directly in our live Q&A session.
We expect the fall 2020 intake to go ahead as planned, with classes taking place on our Berlin campus, but, for the meantime, we can only welcome you online, and hope you’ll join us for a virtual introduction to our academic community!

Please register here, after registration, you will receive a link, which allows you to participate in the event.

Stay safe, stay at home and stay healthy,

Student Affairs
Berlin International – University of Applied Sciences


Webinar: Study Medicine at the University of Nicosia

Over the coming weeks, Medical Doorway are hosting a series of FREE Webinars. We understand many students are now self-isolating and with the suspension of A-levels and other exams are wondering how they will be graded. While we all await updates Medical Doorway are here to provide advise on the options for students to enter medical school in September 2020.

On Friday 27th March at 1pm (13:00) GMT we will start with an introduction to the University of Nicosia in Cyprus.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • The curricula
  • Application procedures
  • Interview process
  • Entry criteria
  • Tuition fees
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Living in Cyprus


Book your place on this webinar



Jacobs University: 5 Student Scholarships

Greetings from Bremen, Germany!

In view of the current Corona virus (COVID-19) situation, we decided to extend the application deadline for our Full Tuition Scholarships.*
To be considered for the scholarships, students need to complete the application for admission by May 1, 2020. There is no extra application necessary.

We would also like to reassure you that we continue to welcome applications from all students. Aiming for a regular start of the Fall semester 2020 and to avoid all delays for incoming students, we are taking all possible measures to help and accommodate the needs of those who are affected by school and test center closures. We will continue to keep you updated.

More information on the scholarships we offer can be found below:

Women in STEM

This scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate female students who apply for a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

1 per Focus Area

One scholarship per Focus area will be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student. Find out more about our Focus area scholarships.

Complete an application by May 1, 2020
(Students who have already been admitted for the Fall 2020 intake will automatically be considered for the scholarship)


Short-listed candidates will be informed by May 12, 2020 & invited for a Skype interview with our Scholarship Committee.


Final decisions will be communicated by May 20, 2020




Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Take care and stay healthy.

Best wishes,
Your Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions Team