Leisure & Events Management


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Hello adventurers,

Are you ready to go on an adventure for a week? Our rangers are eager to welcome you to Leeuwarden and to take you on an adventure through various activities. Get to know your fellow adventurers and get to know Leisure & Events Management.

We are very excited to receive you and to experience a great week together.

On this page you will find more information about the Study Start Week of Leisure & Events Management 2022.


The Study Start Week will take place from Monday 22nd of August up to Thursday 25th of August. Duly note, the program includes a night program on the Thursday so please arrange your stay for that night too.

We want to keep the program a bit of a surprise, but we are sure to guarantee fun. Below you will find a short description of some the activities that are organized during the week.

Monday 22nd of August 

Start and end time Activity Description Location
08.00 – 09.30 Registration Registration for the StudyStartWeek. Don’t forget to bring your proof of payment.


Please make sure you completed the payment in advance via the webshop.

NHL Stenden, Future Lab
10.00 – 11.00 Warm welcome NHL Stenden
11.00 – 12.00 Break Bring your own lunch NHL Stenden
12.00 – 13.00 Hop on! Kick-off LEM A 2.11
13.00 – 14.00 TBA TBA
15.00 – 16.00 Campus tour Get to know the campus NHL Stenden
18.15 – 20.05 Diner Do you have any dietary requirements? Then let us know, contact us. TBA
20.30 – 00.30 The Big Nine Safari trip along the Big Nine Gerechtshof
00.30 Afterparty Closing of the Big Nine Shooters
End of programme

 Tuesday 23rd of August 

Start and end time Activity Description Location
10.30 – 10.45 Gathering Sportpark Nylan
10.45 – 11.00 Opening sportsday Sportpark Nylan
11.00– 13.00 Battle of the Savannah Part 1 Bring your sport clothes Sportpark Nylan
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch time Bring your own lunch Sportpark Nylan
14.00 – 16.00 Battle of the Savannah Part 2 Sportpark Nylan
End of programme

 Wednesday 24th of August 

Start and end time Activity Description Location
07.30 – 08.00 Gathering Gather at the buses NHL Stenden
08.00 Departure NHL Stenden
10.00 – 16.00 Walibi World Walibi Holland
16.00 Departure buses Please make sure you’re back in time at the buses Walibi Holland
18.30 Arrival Leeuwarden NHL Stenden
19.00 – 20.30 Pub quiz NHL Stenden, Canteen
21.00 Color party Bascule
End of programme

 Thursday 25th of August

Start and end time Activity Description Location
09.30 – 11.00 River cruise Prinsentuin
11.30 – 13.00 Act normal! Tryater
13.00 – 14.00 Break
14.00 – 17.30 Exploration of the Savannah Gerechtshof
20.00 – 23.00 Ritual of the Savannah Dress up in the Safari theme Shooters
End of programme

Good to bring list    

During the week various activities will be organized where it is useful to pack the following items:

  • Lunch for the first day
  • ID card or passport
  • Bank card and/or cash
  • 2 sets of sports clothes – one that can get wet
  • Swimwear
  • Sporty shoes
  • Towel
  • Bag/Backpack
  • Clothing/items in Safari theme
  • Check the weather forecast – be prepared
  • Sunscreen

Price and payment

The price of the Study Start Week is €95, – and can be paid by clicking on this link.

Booklist and ordering

The booklist can be found on Studystore.nl. Please select the following:

  • Location: Location of your NHL Stenden University
  • Course: Choose the course that you are going to follow
  • Booklist: Course name + Year 1.

Because the curriculum can change during your study, order your books per year. It’s possible to get your studybooks second hand.


If you have any questions about the Study Start Week or specific comments, please email ssw.lem@student.nhlstenden.com

Social media

Leisure & Events Management has various social media channels where you can find us.

Instagram LEM: nhlstendenleisureandevents

Instagram SSW: LEMSafari_ssw2022

Facebook: NHL Stenden Leisure & Events Management

It is useful to at least follow the Instagram page of the Study Start Week, as updates can also be posted here during the week.