Stenden Hotel Management School Ad


Best prospective student

We are glad to welcome you at NHL Stenden, you are currently at the start of the study Stenden Hotel Management School (SHMS). We would like to invite you for the Study Start Week of the Associate degree!

When? Between August 31th – September 4th, 2020

During these days you will be introduced to the study program, your class and the systems/ facilities. There is a mix of workshops and leisure activities to get to know each other. During these days you will be guided by hosts; 2nd year students with experience in the SHMS program.


  • Monday, August 24

Earlier communicated with the fitting day, any inquiries about this specifically you can send to

  • Monday, August 31 (9:00 till 17:00)

There will be a warm welcome for you at NHL-Stenden, you have to register there. A host is waiting for you, who is the whole week together with you and your group. You can register between 9 and 9:30. We start with an introduction of the study and lectures. This day is including a lunch, afterwards you will have a tour through campus. And all the online systems are also going to be explained.

  • Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday, September 2 (11.30-20.00)

These two days will be organised as a joint partnership with our campus site in Stenden HMS Emmen. The coach will depart at 11.30, from the NHL-Stenden building (Rengerslaan 8). We will be back at around 20.00. During these days some workshops will be given at school and we are going to JOYTIME**. The group will be split into two groups.

  • Group 1 follows workshops on Tuesday and goes to JOYTIME on Wednesday.
  • Group 2 is going to JOYTIME on Tuesday and follows the workshops at Wednesday. You will be told in which group you are on Monday.

Workshops at school: There are workshops given related to your new study. This day starts in Restaurant Stones (Emmen). From there you will be directed to the workshops. This day is including a dinner.
Joy Time: This day is including a lunch. Advice for clothing: Sportive with strong footwear. Look for the weather on forehand.

  • Thursday, September 3 (12.00 – 19.00)

In the afternoon we will organize a virtual escape room. After this part of the programme is voluntary; in the evening together with your host you will be guided through the Leeuwarden city center by night.

  • Friday, September 4 (12.30 – 20.00)

City tour trough Leeuwarden from a complete different perspective with a closing dinner.


*NHL Stenden Rengerslaan 8, 8917 DD Leeuwarden

** JOYTIME: Oostereind 12a, 9444 XD Grolloo
The program above gives you an indication. The exact program will be given to you during the SSW. Therefore no rights can be derived from this.

Price and payment

The Study Start Week is mandatory for all starting students. The participation costs are € 75,- which include all above program items, with the exception of the party by night in Leeuwarden. The program is created on the basis of the measures of the RIVM.

TO DO before the Study Start Week 2020

  • Check your registration at Studielink for Hotel Management, Associate Degree Leeuwarden.
  • Register and pay for the SSW, this is possible until August 15 at: > register as a relation of Stenden > Stenden Hotel Management School > Emmen > Studiestartweek 2020 SHMS AD.

During the Study start week the guidelines from the RIVM and Dutch Government will be followed.

Do you have questions or a diet? Please contact:

We look forward to see you at the Study Start Week!

Organization Study Start Week 2020
Stefan Rienstra
Yvanna Karsten
Tyrell Pronk