Curious about how I experienced my board year? In this article, I will tell you a bit more about being the External Affairs Officer of Asset | International Business & Management. First thing first, let me introduce myself; My name is Laura van Wesel, I…
Being a first year student at a university is an exciting experience, but also a completely new experience. Therefore, I (an experienced first year student) would like to share some tips with you. These tips definitely helped me during my first year as an IBA student. They vary from public transport to study associations, so be prepared to take notes!
#1 TOP week
TOP stands for Tilburg Orientation Program. TOP week is an introduction week for first year students, where you can meet other students and explore the city of Tilburg. There are also lots of activities where you can explore the sport and study associations. You can have drinks, play games, but you also get information about your study. Therefore, I would advise you to participate in the TOP week. It is the perfect kick-off for your first year!
#2 Study and student associations
Study and student associations are the perfect place to meet with students, also from other years, and to improve some of your skills. These associations organize lots of informal activities (pub quizzes, parties, bowling, etc.) where you can get to know other students. There is Asset | Tilburg, Olof, I*ESN, and many more. You canRead more »
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Dr. Sue Park teaches Organizational Behavior (OB) to first-year IBA students. She lived and worked in multiple countries and has a lot of experience with different (organizational) behaviours in different cultures. In this interview you will get to know more about her very international career. …
IBA students know him from his phrase: “profit is an opinion, cash is reality”. He has been a teacher at Tilburg University for more than 20 years and is still teaching. Of course I am talking about drs. Dirk Leysen. Dirk grew up in Dessel, a small village in Belgium 45 kilometers from Tilburg. He became familiar with Dutch culture from quite a young age by attending a European school in Mol where 70% of his class was Dutch. He was also nominated for the best teacher in Tilburg University. In this interview you will learn more about the background of the enthusiastic Financial Accounting teacher of Tilburg University.
Where did you study yourself?
I started university in 1975 at the RUCA which stands for Rijks Universitair Centrum Antwerpen. Today this is known as the University of Antwerp. I graduated university in applied sciences in 1979 after 4 years of university.
What were you like as a student?
The first year I was quite afraid and a little bit nervous if I would be able to succeed so I studied quite a lot in myRead more »