Information technologies


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In August you start your new study Information Technology at NHL Stenden Emmen. In the week before your study starts, the “StudyStartWeek” takes place, the introduction week for all new first year students of Information Technology.


This week is full of fun and educational activities. We introduce you to the school, the city, your fellow students, and the study programme. It promises to be a super week! We wish you a warm welcome to our programme!


On you will find the study start week programme per study programme. You will also find more information about a free app that you can use during the first week of your studies (in the App Store or Google Play Store), with all kinds of great offers.



Tuesday, August 23 to Thursday, August 25


Tuesday 23 August

Start and end time


Activity Description Location
9.00 – 9.30 Walk-in Attendance registration Studylandscape
9.30 – 10.15


Opening Opening of study start week and general information on the programme. Explanation of programme guide 1.036
10.15 – 10.30 Break Studylandscape
10.30 – 11.30


Who are you? Get to know your new fellow students.
11.30 – 12.15


Explanation SCC Study career guidance within the study programme Information Technology 1.036
12.15 – 13.00 Stones lunch Meet other students and teachers while enjoying lunch Stones
13.00 – 15.00 Geek power – Keep talking and nobody explodes Teamwork games School
End of programme





Wednesday 24 August

Start and end time


Activity Description Location
8:30 – 9.00 Walk in Attendance registration Studylandscape
9.00 – 10.00 Who were you?


Do you remember who you were? 1.036
10.00 – 10.15 Break Studylandscape
10.15 – 11.15 As long as your hair looks good Make sure your hair is well done. We will take a photo so that we can recognise you more quickly. This photo will only be used internally by teachers. 1.036
11.15 – 12.15 NHL Survival guide How do you make your career in Information Technology as relaxed as possible? During this session, we discuss important issues such as the schedule, grade registration, Blackboard / Teams etc. 1.036
12.15 – 13.00 Stones lunch Meet other students and teachers while enjoying lunch. Stones
13.00 – 15.00 Discover IT Interactive session to get to know our school better 1.012/1.015/1.016/1.007
19.30 – .. The great NHL Stenden Pub Quiz


Win great prizes with the Pub Quiz Fysiek en online
End of programme




Thursday 25 August

Start and end time


Activity Description Location
8.30 – 9.00 Walk in Attendance registration Studylandscape
9.00 – 9.30




Find out your group for the first period and discuss your schedule 1.012/1.015/1.016/1.007
9.30 – 10.00


Micro:bits Teamwork games




10.00 – 12.30 Think Wireless


Study Association Activity 1.012/1.015/1.016/1.007


12.30 – 13:00 Gathering “Kennispoort” The game is explained in groups of 8 plus an instructor. Kennispoort
13.00 – 14:45 Escape the City Escape the city with prize-giving ceremony afterwards Emmen
15.00 – 17.00 Foodtrucks + festival vibe A nice ending to StudyStartWeek, with food trucks and a DJ NHL Stenden
End of programme


Good to bring

  1. ID or passport
  2. Bank card or cash
  3. Sun cream
  4. Pen and paper
  5. Mobile for Discover IT and for the joint activity
  6. Bring your own lunch on Thursday

Price and payment

Participation in the study start-up week is strongly recommended. The programme includes lunch and all activities. There are no additional costs for this week.


Booklist and ordering

The book list can be found at Choose your study programme and year on the website. Note: There are also books that do not have to be purchased until after consultation.



The following teachers are available during the study start week:


Martijn Pomp


mobile: +31 6 8280 3986


Gerjan van Oenen


mobile: +31 6 1227 6938


Jaqueline Berghout


mobile:  +31 6 2393 0395


Team leader: Arvid Fens



If for any reason you cannot participate, please send an email to the secretariat:




Additional documents are not required for the study start week.


Social media

Instagram: @nhlstendeninformatica

LinkedIn: NHL Stenden Hogeschool Emmen


Study start

The first week of classes starts on Monday, August 29, 2022