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Creative Technology Students kick off EPIC project in Spain

Last week, as part of the Erasmus+ project EPIC, five Saxion students from the School of Creative Technology travelled to Barcelona. During the project planning week, they became acquainted with their fellow international students, with whom they will work on assignments for different companies over the next few months.

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The Expat Center Twente is expanding

Expat Center East Netherlands is the central point for companies and their highly skilled migrants in the east of the Netherlands.

Studenten vinden duurzame fintech-oplossingen voor regionale ondernemers Education

Students find sustainable Fintech solutions for regional enterprises

For months, students studying the Business Models & Financial Technology minor debated organisational issues with regard to economics, financial technology and sustainability.

Saxion Top Talent Programme Student life

Upgrade your bachelor: Top Talent Programme

Solar Freezer winnaar Serendipity Award 2019 Entrepreneurship

Solar Freezer Serendipity Award winner 2019

Last Friday, the Serendipity Award was issued for the eighth time to the most entrepreneurial team of the LED International Project Week. The winners are the creators of an innovative heat exchanger for solar panels. With their product innovation, they won the Serendipity Award in the amount of € 500,- .

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Festival Report: Smart Solutions Festival 2019

On Tuesday 15 January it was time for: the third edition of the Saxion Smart Solutions Festival. Did you attend? Then you know how cool it was! Couldn't come? Don’t panic: you can read all about it in this festival report. Not much of a reader? Then check out the aftermovie!

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Davey Groothedde: from student to businessman

Davey has been repairing iPhones since he was seventeen. What started as a hobby, quickly grew into a serious business. Since 2013, Davey has been making repairs under the business name FixjeiPhone; where he puts in between 40-50 hours per week . Meanwhile, he has started the final year of his degree programme: Entrepreneurship and Retail Management, and we are very curious about this business man's success story.

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National Student Survey 2019

How do you rate your course programme? 🤔 ✏️ The National Student Survey is the chance you have to suggest improvements and point out what is (not) working!

André Kuipers opent International Project Week bij Saxion Education

Astronaut André Kuipers kicks off International Project Week at Saxion

On Monday 4 February 2019 the International Project Week at Saxion starts. Nearly 1,100 students of several technical and economic studies will work together in interdisciplinary teams with international and high school students, solving dozens of cases from local businesses over a time span of a week.

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Blockchain is going to make our lives safer and simpler

"Blockchain is actually all around us already. We use the technology in our daily lives, without realising it,” explains Jan Veuger. On 1 February he will start as professor in Blockchain at the new Saxion research group, which, together with three schools, will develop research and teaching in this new technology. The multidisciplinary combination of three schools and a research group is a novel development at Saxion.