Volunteering, Support, and Honors Programs
WU’s peer mentoring program pairs older, more experienced students with small groups of new students for an entire semester. The program is also aimed at students who may find themselves in a difficult situation (returning to university after a leave of absence, lack of motivation, etc.) and need some extra support.
The support program BeAble is intended for students with disabilities or chronic illness. Tutors are available to help participants master any issues and challenges that may come up during student life.
Study more effectively by applying scientific findings from a variety of disciplines such as sports, medicine or psychology. The Learning Ergonomics Program offers tips on preparing for exams and an exercise program during exam prep week, among other things.
The Student Counselling Program is there to help students strengthen the skills they need to successfully complete their degree programs and learn to deal with stress factors and other challenges presented by student life.
The Volunteering@WU program gives students interested in giving back to the community the opportunity to work with socially disadvantaged children and teens. Show your socially conscious side and benefit from the additional training provided to WU study or music buddies.
In this program you will learn useful strategies for improving your academic writing skills. These strategies include: doing research, reading and understanding scientific texts, writing a first draft, and editing your draft. You will participate in weekly meetings, discuss writing-related topics and get feedback on your texts from both your writing mentors and your peers, i.e. other bachelor students in the program.The program is held in German and is aimed at students writing papers in German.
With individual support for new students and highly relevant events on topics related to both academics and practice, this program is aimed at students with top academic qualifications and ambitious goals: in short, the best.
In cooperation with the KADA association, WU provides special support to selected elite student athletes to help them reconcile the demands of competitive sports and successful academic studies. WU’s goal is to give student athletes the support they need to make good progress in their business and economics education, laying the groundwork for later job market success after the end of their athletic careers.