“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
― Aristotle

Melvin Bostelaar

Job summary/responsibilities

Melvin is responsible to some of our key partnerships in the EMEA region. Through honest and clear communication, as well as meticulous analysis, he is dedicated to ensuring our partnerships flourish.

General introduction/background

Melvin has over 5 years of experience in the Higher Education industry, having worked at Studyportals between 2018 and 2022 after finishing his master’s degree at Newcastle University. He then proceeded to work at IU International University of Applied Sciences between 2022 and 2024 before re-joining Studyportals. Having experienced the enriching effects that international studies can bring, he is dedicated to Studyportals’ mission of making study choice transparent.

Key challenge

Navigating the current global political landscape is not easy and requires a constant vigilance on many actors. It is Melvin’s belief that this is pivotal in order to guarantee the transparency and quality of information.

Favourite Listed Programme

Any programme with a focus on ancient history and culture.