|Q: Do I need to have a refugee status to be able to take part in Radboud Welcomes Newcomers?
|A: No, all newcomers, despite their status, are welcome. This programme might even be specifically interesting for people who are still in procedure to already get to know the educational system.|
|Q: What are the entry requirements?|
A: The admission requirements are briefly listed below:
|Q: How and when can I register for a course?|
|A: First of all, you scan through the list of courses. Which course suits your background, interests and ambition? Once selected, fill in the registration form. We will contact you as soon as possible (within 5 working days). You will find the deadlines for registration at the top of this page. Registration after the deadline has passed is not possible. You are more than welcome to register for the next period.|
|Q: How can I pay my travel expenses to Radboud University?|
|A: We advise you to first ask COA (if relevant) to cover for your travel expenses. We can send a proof of acceptance for this. If you already have a status and you live in social housing, you can ask your case manager at the municipality. If this is not possible, we have (limited) resources available to compensate for your travel expenses. Please contact your contact person at Radboud University after registration for this.|
|Q: Can I register for more than one course?|
|A: No, it is not possible to register for multiple courses per period. If there is still space in the next period, you are more than welcome to register for another course in the new period. You can follow up to 2 courses per academic year.
|Q: Can I borrow a laptop during the course?
|A: Yes, we have laptops available to borrow. You can indicate this in your registration form and your contact person will arrange this together with you.|
|Q: How will you help me during the course?|
A: When you follow the course, you will be supported in several ways.
|Q: I am experiencing hardships with academic writing or other academic skills. Can someone help me with this?|
|A: Take a look at the website of the Radboud writing lab. Radboud University offers several (free) workshops to improve your academic skills. You can register with your student number.|
|Q: What is the buddy project for Radboud Welcomes Newcomers?|
|A: We aim to match all students from Radboud Welcomes Newcomers with a buddy. This is a regular Dutch or International student at Radboud University that offered voluntarily to be a buddy within the programme. You buddy can help you with:
|Q: Do I have to share my refugee background with the lecturer and my fellow students?|
|A: No. Nobody except for the coordinator of the course knows that you have a refugee background. The coordinator received this information for registration purposes. You can decide for yourself what you want to share and what you don’t want to share.|
|Q: Do I get a certificate?|
|A: Yes, there are two types of certificates:
|Q: Can I follow another course or apply for a bachelor of master programme?|
|A: After completion of the course, you can register for a new one if you like.
Applying to a bachelor or master programme is only possible if you have a status and meet the entry requirements for the programme. You can find these on the web page of every programme. If you have any additional questions about admission, you can contact email@example.com
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