Starters Information

We are happy to welcome you as a new student at the School of Life Science, Engineering & Design. You will start your programme Applied Computer Science with us soon and we hope it will be an inspiring and successful period for you.

Classes will start on Monday 2 September. Your schedule will be available online at Xedule  in August. Please check all schedules, so you will have an idea about subjects and times on the first days of your study. You will receive detailed information upon arrival at Saxion University and online. 

On you will find all the tools you need for your studies at Saxion. You can find the following on MySaxion:

  • Your timetable and changes to your timetable;
  • Information about exams;
  • Your most recent e-mails, grades and Bison and Brightspace announcements;
  • Who’s who: easily search for a lecturer or fellow student;
  • Information about your degree programme and Saxion's facilities;
  • Urgent notices and news

Do you want to learn more about MySaxion? View the MySaxion video.

MySaxion Student App
Thanks to the new MySaxion Student App, you can now check your phone at any moment to see your current timetable and exam timetable. If a timetable changes, then you will receive a notification. Read on to see how to install the app and what you can expect of it.  

This is the first step towards offering you a smartphone app that has all the information you could need during your studies. Download the app, available in the store now!

You can order your textbooks for your studies at Saxion through  Order your entire book list or easily buy individual books with a 5% student discount.

The book list can be found via the link above or by using the steps below on the website of (in Dutch).

  • Select Saxion in the search bar
  • Then select the location of your course
  • Select your study programme
  • View the booklist

Of course you are free to order your textbooks through other channels and suppliers. Some books are also available second hand. Please make sure you order the correct version/ edition. We advise you to order the books for the first quarter now.

The INTRO is coming up! 💚 This is your first week at Saxion and your introduction to your education, fellow students and student city. In the week of August 27 to 29, you and your program will go out for an unforgettable start to your studies!

How to join the INTRO

1. Sign up ✅
Choose the location of your study program and sign up. You can also reserve a place to sleep, so be quick (full=full)!

2. Check out your INTRO program 📅
The timetable underneath is the program of your INTRO. Want more general information about all activities and sleeping places at your location? Go to the INTRO page

Timetable INTRO Applied Computer Science

Tuesday 27 August

Meet s.a. Watt
13.00 - 13.30 

Saxion Tour
13.30 - 14.30

Crazy 88
14.30 - 17.30
Klimaatplein Saxion

Foodtruck Festival
17.30 - 18.30
Parking Saxion
INTRO Relax & Connect
18.30 - 20.00
Saxion Klimaatplein
Pub crawl
20.00 - 01.00
City Centre

Wednesday 28 augustus

(Optional) Early bird program Swimming
9.30 - 11.30 
Lunch (provided by s.a. Watt)
12.00 - 13.00

Activities (Bowling, pool, glowgolf, squash, rock climbing)
13.00 - 19.00

Pizza Party
19.00 - 20.00
Parking Saxion
INTRO Relax & Connect 13.00 - 20.00
Saxion Klimaatplein

20.00 - 00.00

INTRO concert Lateesha, Turfy Gang, Roxy Dekker en de  Dirty Daddies
20.00 - 00.00
Oude Markt

Thursday 29 augustus

International information session
10.00 - 11.00
International fun activity
11.00 - 12.00 
Saxion Summer Festival
12.00 - 20.00
Volkspark Enschede
INTRO Afterparty
20.00 - 01.00 
HBO Sociëteit De Generaal & De Admiraal / Aspen Valley

Introduction program for 1st year students Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Applied Computer Science (ACS).

The introduction to your programme will take place from Tuesday 27 August to Thursday 29 August in collaboration with study association WATT in Enschede. The purpose of the introduction is to get acquainted with your academy, study programme and fellow students. Furthermore, you will receive information on all kinds of important matters concerning your studies and fun activities will be organised in which you will participate together with your fellow students.
The programme starts at 13:00 in room W3.47

For questions about your course, please contact
Paulien Smit. Room W2.28, E-mail:
Due to the summer holidays, she will not be available from 23 July to 16 August 2024.

If you have questions about your registration or your login account, please contact Saxion's Servicepoint. 088 - 019 3000 E-mail:


First things first

(Online) studying 

Ready to start!