This blog is designed to keep you up-to-date with Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) available locally, nationally and through the school. I’ll be posting information about employment and training opportunities available locally as well as details of open days and useful websites. The world of education, employment and training opportunities is changing rapidly so keep checking in for the latest information.

Mr Cross

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Go Dutch!

There are 300 degree courses taught in English in the Netherlands. They are taught at Research Universities (RU) or Universities of Applied Science (UAS). RU cover more traditional academic areas and take three years, while UAS cover more vocational areas and usually take four years, including an internship. There are also university colleges, which are small campus institutions linked to an RU who and only offer Liberal Arts and Sciences. Most Dutch universities do not offer accommodation, except for university colleges. The tuition cost is around £1500 and EU students can apply for a government loan. Useful websites include:;; and

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