Saxion building in Deventer evacuated due to smoke
Around noon, the Saxion building in Deventer was evacuated due to smoke from a lab test. The smoke moved outside the extractor's range and triggered the alarm system. The company emergency response officers had the situation well under control, managing to evacuate the 1,000 students and employees who were present in the building. After ten minutes, everyone was allowed back in.
Ten million Erasmus+ grants, Saxion students are participating too
Riding a sled in the Finnish snow in-between lectures or basking in the sun at the Spanish Costa after a hard day's work during an internship. No less than ten million people have already taken advantage of the Erasmus+ grant programme to gain experience abroad, and each year there are also opportunities for Saxion students and lecturers.
COIL project - Finance Lab
The Project between Saxion University and his partners is designed to bring students from both Universities together to enhance intercultural learning and engagement. Every Saxion student will be connected to a student from an international partner and together they will play this Trading Simulation Game.
National public transport strike on Tuesday 28 May: lessons continue as normal, exams will be replaced
A national public transport strike has been announced for Tuesday 28 May. This means there will be no trains, buses, trams or metros in a large part of the country on that day. Teaching at Saxion will continue as scheduled. However exams will be replaced.
Resource-efficient soft exoskeleton for people with walking impediments
A lot of people have lower limb mobility impairments, but there are few wearable technolo-gies to enable them to walk normally while performing tasks of daily living. XoSoft, a Euro-pean funded project, has brought together partners from all over Europe to develop a flexi-ble, lightweight and resource-efficient soft exoskeleton prototype.
May holidays opening hours
Saxion has different opening hours during the May holidays April 29 to May 3.
Join the Student Team - Get valuable work experience!
Always dreamt about working in an international and dynamic team made up of Saxion students?
A Beer Brewed with Hope - Conscious Business Challenge
International Business students in Deventer are raising funds by selling a special beer to support Nepalese orphans with a one-year coaching & education programme.
Ilias and Daan are starting a temporary employment agency for refugees
'My dream is that we help as many people as possible into a job.'
Saxion staff donate to Sheltersuit
By relinquishing their Christmas hampers, Saxion staff have raised money for Sheltersuit, a charity that designs and distributes multifunctional coats to homeless people. On Tuesday afternoon, Anka Mulder, President of the Executive Board of Saxion, presented a cheque to the value of € 6,094.20 to a delighted Bas Timmer from the charitable organisation.