Week of the International Student 2018

Nov. 6, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Hello fellow international students!

Every year Nuffic, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education, organises the week of the international student .

This means that in November there are several events taking place all over the Netherlands for international students like me and you.

Here is what we have prepared at Saxion:

16.11 Movie Night in Deventer: “The Guilty”

Filmhuis de Keizer in Deventer offers a special night for international students showing the movie “The Guilty” (with English subtitles) .

Saxion will giveaway 15 pairs of tickets. For the chance to win tag a friend on Instagram who you would like to bring to the movie and tell us why.

16.11 Open Day in Enschede

Maybe you have a friend who’d like to study at Saxion?

On 16 November we have an Open Day in Enschede !

Open Day - Saxion University of Applied Sciences #studyinholland

16 & 17.11 StartUp24 in Enschede

STARTUP24 IS BACK! Will you win the prize of €250?

On Friday and Saturday (16 & 17 November), several cities in The Netherlands will host the next edition of Startup 24: and of course Enschede will join!

Get a taste of entrepreneurship, develop an actual business plan together with team-mates, boost your skills with workshops given by experts and last but definitely not least, have an awesome 24-hours!

During Startup24 you will form a team with fellow participants and you will work on a business idea.

You will get all the knowledge and tips on how to start a business in three practice-oriented workshops about Lean Validation, Business Model Canvas and Pitching.

You and your team will develop a whole business concept in 24 hours, which you will pitch in front of a professional jury on Saturday afternoon.

  • When? Friday November 16, 3:30pm – Saturday November 17, 5:30pm.
  • Where? The Cee Spot, Brouwerijstraat 1, Enschede
  • For who? Saxion & UT students
  • Registration : saxion.nl/startup24

StartUp24 - Logo

18.11 Lazy Sunday and Breakfast – Concordia Enschede

Who’s up for a Lazy Sunday breakfast + movie at Concordia ? The choice of movies will be announced on Monday, 12 November at their website: https://www.concordia.nl/ 🎥

Instagram - Week of the InternationalStudent

20.11 Start of “Be My Guest Tour” in Deventer

Students of Hospitality Business School organise a Food Tour in Deventer.

The programme follows below:

  • Week 2.1: Tuesday 20 November 13.15 – 14.45 Kick off & payment (in Deventer & Apeldoorn)
  • Week 2.2: Tuesday 27 November 18.00-20.00 Dinner night 1 (at host)
  • Week 2.4: Tuesday 11 December 18.00-20.00 Dinner night 2 (at host)
  • Week 2.6: Tuesday 8 January 17.30-20.00 Dinner night 3 (New Year’s Special)
How to join: To join this unique experience you only pay 5 Euros for each dinner evening, so 15 Euros in total. This money is entirely used by the hosts to prepare your dinner.
Sign up for the Be My Guest Tour Edition 5 by leaving your details at: https://b.socrative.com/login/student/ (Choose Room Number 802520)
Be My Guest - Week of the International Student

20.11 Music Concert at Saxion Enschede

Music concert at the Theatre of Saxion in Enschede. This event has free entrance including small bites & drinks!

  • When? Tuesday, 20 November 2018, from 17:00 – 18:30
  • How much? FREE
  • Where? Saxion Enschede (H0.10)
  • Registration via MijnSaxion: saxion.edu/concert

Piano Concert Enschede - Week of the International Student

22.11 Stamppot buffet at Saxion Deventer

Find out why the Dutch like stamppot so much during this FREE BUFFET in Deventer.
  • When? Thursday, 22 November 2018, from 18:00 – 20:00
  • How much? FREE
  • Where? Saxion Deventer – Rollecate Restaurant, from 18:00 – 20:00
  • Registration via MijnSaxion: saxion.edu/stamppot (before 15 November!)

Stamppot Buffet - Week of the International Student

22.11 Omani Day – Saxion Grand Café Enschede

Get in touch with the Omani culture: Try food, take a picture in traditional clothes, find out the best places to visit in the country.

  • Organised by Saxion Students.
  • Free event. No registration needed!

Omani National Day


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