Stories from International Agribusiness and Trade students

Students and graduates talk about their experiences with the International Agribusiness and Trade programme in Velp:

“The difference between the cultures is interesting”

Nynke Schaafsma, who is studying International Agribusiness and Trade in Velp, talks about her choice for and experience with the programme. She finds the English language aspect of the programme and working with her fellow foreign students particularly interesting.
Read her story here.

“You get the chance to develop your broader outlook and entrepreneurship”

Tom Wiegmans graduated in Business Administration and Agribusiness in 2009. His assignment was to map all processes and develop an improvement plan for an international company. His client became his employer and he has since risen to Category Manager.
Read his story here.

“How I was able to contribute to solving a difficult issue in Kazakhstan!”

Klaas Groenen seized his opportunity and has already been to Canada and Kazakhstan during his International Agribusiness and Trade programme. “For me, it’s the perfect combination of my personal interest and a good education.”
Read his story here.

“You learn a lot about cultural differences”

Bjard Schoots talks about the many advantages of the International Agribusiness and Trade programme at VHL University of Applied Sciences (VHL), such as the way you gain practical knowledge. Bjard did his internship in India.
Read/see his story here.

“The food business offers a good future perspective for a sustainable company”

Alan Husum is from California and is studying International Agribusiness and Trade in Velp. He conducted research into the marketing of a healthy Vitamin C drink with a twist. He is contemplating starting a business with this.
Read his story here.