‘’The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do.’ – Bill Phillips

Rob van Schaijk

Job and background

Rob joined the Studyportals family in October 2015, as a business development advisor he is part of the University Value Team that is dedicated to the UK, Ireland and Balkan regions. His responsibilities are creating and maintaining healthy relationships with the different universities and institutions.


Rob studied Advanced Business Creation at the Avans University of Applied Sciences in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. His education had a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship which led to Rob studying in Japan for a semester and leading a project with other international students in Poland. The desire to work for an international company first manifest through these experiences.


Personal goal

Rob has made it his mission to truly be of significance for the clients of Studyportals, to help the clients reach their goals and to make sure they are happy with the results.  A pleasant work atmosphere and a positive relationship with the clients and colleagues are his number one priority, his enthusiasm and humor are his main tools in achieving this.


Key Challenge

Rob’s biggest challenge is to really get to know his clients on a personal level. To be of significance to them he must know their goals, their needs and of course the people who work there. Rob is only happy when the clients are too.