A study of international students' life situation - a case study of the international students in University of Twente

Chen, Sheng-He (2009) A study of international students' life situation - a case study of the international students in University of Twente.

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Abstract:The research aims to understand the life situation of the international student at University of Twente. The international trend is getting more popular in the Netherlands. There are many international universities in the Netherlands, and University of Twente is one of most active ones. In order to get more competencies, the university tries to improve the situation of the international students when they come to the Netherlands. A qualitative research has been investigated. Over 10 international students have been interviewed. Student Union and the University of Twente are actually doing their good job; however, there is always something to improve. After the interview and theory reviewed, conclusions are also made in the end, both for Student Union and the University of Twente. The conclusion aims to find out what workshops and efforts can be done to help the international students to adapt the life more easily. Based on theW-curve and the theory framework, the main conclusions are summarized: 1) Dutch language: It is recommended to learn basic Dutch even though the University is international and the major is an English program 2) Data/information gathering: It can be useful to know about the culture as much as possible before start the new life in the Netherlands 3) Time management: Managing the time wisely. It helps to join some club activities besides studying
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/60378
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