Ready for your new student life? To experience your new study, city and your fellow classmates? The StudyStartWeek is hosted by NHL Stenden to give you a warm welcome in your student city. In this week you will find your way around the campus and city. Several activities will be held to bond with your classmates and you will get to know our education system. A (student)host will be there to show you around and answer all your questions. We hope that you will have a lot of fun during this week!

NHL Stenden guide

The NHL Stenden guide (Leeuwarden site) is intented to help you with:

  • Handy maps;
  • Information on facilities within NHL Stenden;
  • Relevant contact details on information points.

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Drinks & Food

The programme of your course will explain what to expect when it comes to food & drinks.

Stay overnight

Are you still looking for a room in your student city? No worries, there are enough alternatives for you! Next to classmates, who might have an extra place for a fellow student, there are several websites to book a room for a night. Some studies offer other ways to make sure that you have a place to sleep! Check your course.

For Leeuwarden there is a Facebook page for students that are looking for student housing, click here for the link. You also have the possibility to rent a room on campus, the link can be found here.

In Emmen you have the possibility to find a room in this link.


Do not forget to bring:

You can find a standard list on points you really can not forget to bring during the SSW:

  • ID/pasport
  • Cash or pin card
  • Sportclothes (depends on the course)
  • Backpack
  • Bicycle (if possible)
  • Snacks

More information about your programme and StudyStartWeek? Find the programme specific to your course.