Starters Information

Welcome to Creative Media and Game Technologies (CMGT)! On this page you will find more information about the introduction and the start of your study programme.

Classes will start on Monday 4 September 2023. 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 Blackboard 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!  

Download the list of study materials here.

In this list, you will also find more information on buying books, a laptop, headset, drawing tablet and software.

Soon you will find here the information about the CMGT first years introduction.

Saxion Introduction

We want to make sure that your academic career is off to a flying start and there’s only one way to do this: with a spectacular INTRO!

Check the programme on the Saxion Introduction page!

Hello new first years, and welcome to XP!

XP is a study association for CMGT students, internationals, nerds and all others who wish to join our community. We are an Enschede-based study association for creative students with 249 members.

Here at XP we host things like Game Nights at our office, have a drink at Spacebar and have run events like Pub Quizes, Movies Nights and even a GameJam. But also on study related like homework sessions, museum visits, company visits, & more! And outside of events we have our office at WARP Technopolis in which you can always join us for a casual hang-out and meet people from the industry.

If this sounds like the place for you, come and check out our Discord and maybe one of our events soon:

With love,
Study Association XP

If you have any questions please contact CMGT Team Support +31 (0)88 019 68 64,

Or the Front office of the Academy of Creative Technologies (ACT) +31 (0)88 019 6363,

For more information about housing details, you can contact the International Office:

With questions about your registration, visa, etc. you can email:, or you can contact Saxion International Student Registration: +31 (0)88 019 3789.

For login help and Studylink issues contact our Servicepoint Enschede.

First things first

(Online) studying 

Ready to start!