Starters Information

We look forward to welcoming you to Saxion University of Applied Sciences. You have chosen to study Fashion and Textile Technologies. On this page you will find all the important information for a great start at Saxion!

During the introduction you will receive more information about your class and schedule.

My Saxion

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

The booklist for your study will be available around July at studystore.

Study materials

Before the start of your study it is mandatory to purchase a number of study materials. The Fashion and Textile Technologies course has set up a list of materials, necessary during the practicum lessons in the atelier and in the labs. Be prepared!

Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 August 2019: Introduction of your study 

These two days are mandatory and designed to get acquainted with Saxion, the School, your study and classmates. 


Monday 26 August

Time Activity Location
09.15 – 10.00 Registration and class division Central hall Epy Drost
10.00 - 12.00  Kick off Multiple rooms
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch    Third floor
13.00 - 15.00 Activity             H.05
Afternoon Drinks Ground floor

Tuesday 27 August

Time Activity Location
12.30 – 17.00 Assignment

Multiple rooms

17.00 – 18.45   Dinner               
18.45 – 21.00 Closing Assignment Harry Bannink Theatre
21.00 - Join drinks of Crazy Linky Link (optional) Enschede city

Address: Epy Drost (glass building): Van Galenstraat 19, 7511 JL in Enschede.

On Wednesday the 28th and Thursday the 29th of August the Saxion HOI introduction will take place. This introduction is for every first year student from Saxion and it is not mandatory. The HOI introduction is a great opportunity to get to know the city, the student life and to meet students from other studies. More information about this can be found here

This introduction is highly recommended! If you want to participate, don’t forget to register on Monday the 26th or Tuesday the 27th of August. 

Introduction weekend LiNKtro - Saturday 24 until Monday 26 August 2019 

Start your study time with the introduction weekend of study association LiNK (LiNKtro). From August 24 till 26, LiNK organises an introduction camp for the students of the School of Creative Technology. The Saxion introduction time starts immediately after LiNKtro! 

During this weekend you can enjoy fun activities and games while getting to know your fellow students. Don't worry if you don't know anybody yet, everybody is new! You'll make friends for life and you'll meet senior students who can help you with problems you encounter during your studies. 

You can apply through this link.

On behalf of the School of Creative Technology, we wish you a very nice summer holiday. We hope to see you on Monday 26th of August 2019!

Contact information during the summer 

Our School of Creative Technology is closed from 29th of July - 16th of August 2019, but you can reach us by phone or email between 08.30 – 13.00. 
You can email your questions about your registration to:

5 tips om de HOI te overleven

The HOI-week: meet new students and explore the city during the introduction of Saxion!

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