House restores free transition from senior secondary vocational education to universities of applied sciences

The so-called ‘relationship requirements’ are being deleted.

Women as highly educated as men

For the first time, there are as many women as men with a university of applied sciences or research university degree.

Master’s Study Guide: selection less of a determining factor than small scale

Being small scale is still a better predictor of quality than a strict selection process.

Crisis had no negative impact on transition from senior secondary vocational education to universities of applied sciences

An ambitious senior secondary vocational education student would not be deterred by student loans during the economic crisis

Minister: ‘Open access is not a done deal’

Significant hurdles must be overcome to achieve open access by 2020.

Admissions to higher professional education reach all-time high

The growth is evident in nearly all sectors of higher professional education and in every type of programme.

‘Unable to better predict student numbers’

Minister Van Engelshoven was once again forced to conclude that there is unfortunately little scope for improvement.

Inspectorate carries out investigation into complaints about Stenden University of Applied Sciences in Qatar

Foreign students at the foreign campus of Stenden University of Applied Sciences alleged to have been wrongfully awarded with Dutch higher education degrees.

The Netherlands leads the way in open access

A great deal still needs to be done to reach the target of 100 percent in 2020.