stenden hotel management school


Invitation Study Start Week 2020

We are glad to welcome you at NHL Stenden Emmen*, 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!
When: between August 31th – September 3rd, 2020

During these days you will be introduced to the study program, your class and the systems/ facilities of NHL Stenden Emmen. There are also 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 31 9:00 AM till 2:00 PM

There will be a warm welcome for you at Fletcher hotel Emmen**, 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. The systems are also going to be explained. In the evening there will be an online escape room which you can join at home on your own laptop. This day is including a lunch.

Tuesday, September 1 / Wednesday, September 2

These days there are some workshops given at school and we are going to JOYTIME***. The group will be split in 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: 2:00 PM till 6:30 PM

There are workshops given related to your new study. This day register is in Stones. You can register between 1.30 PM and 2.00 PM. From there you will be directed to the workshops. This day is including a dinner.

Joy Time: 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
Transport on your own! This day is including a lunch.

Advice for clothing: Sportive and sportshoes. Look for the weather on forehand.

Thursday, September 3
Afternoon program, digitally. There is a possibility to meet your coach and the systems.

In the evening there will be a party at Limbo**** in Emmen with all the SHMS students


Friday, September 4
No program.

* NHL Stenden Emmen: Van Schaikweg 94, 7811 KL Emmen

** Fletcher Hotel Emmen: Van Schaikweg 55, 7811 HN Emmen

*** JOYTIME: Oostereind 12a, 9444 XD Grolloo

**** Limbo: Raadhuisplein/ Dalipassage 12, 7811 XZ Emmen


The program above gives you an indication. The exact program will be given to you during the SSW.

The Study Start Week is mandatory for all starting students. The participation costs are € 75,- which include all activities in the above mentioned program, except for beverages. So bring some cash with you.

TO DO before the Study Start Week 2020:

  • Check your registration at Studielink for Hotel Management, Associate Degree Emmen.
  • Register and pay your SSW participation before August 24th, 2020. Go to > login as a relation of Stenden > Stenden Hotel Management School > Study Startweek 2020 SHMS Ad Emmen
  • Make sure you finished all requirements (additional tests and intakes) for intake, check

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:
  • Do you have questions about the SSW during the summer break? Please contact Niek van der Tol (lecturer) at email ( or phone (06-400 289 60)
  • Do you have an urgent question about the educational program? Please contact Anne-Magreet Boerma (program coordinator) at phone (06-153 196 59)

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


Study Start Week 2020

Kylian Brust || Chimene Harms
Sanne Jager || Melissa Dekker
Students year 2