Starters Information

The time has almost come! Soon you will start the study Fashion and Textile Technologies. On this page you will find all the important information you need to know to get off to a good start!

Students who have not yet registered for a class during a Meet & Greet can still do so through the Eventbrite app from Tuesday, August 23 through Thursday, August 25.

You will receive a link for this on Monday, August 22.

Before you start...

During your study you will make extensive use of; the portal to all systems and information concerning your study. is of great importance during your entire study, so make sure to set your profile right.

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!  

On the page Knowledge base Students you can find your study programme information and useful information about all Saxion's facilities. You can get to Know & Regulate via 'Quick link' or 'My apps' on the homepage of My Saxion.


During the introduction we show you how to look up your class schedule.

Lessons & Holidays

Curious about the timetable and holidays at Saxion? You can check them here!

On the website of Studystore you will find the book list of your study programme. Here you can order your books with a 5% discount. 
You can also order books from other suppliers. Some books are also available second-hand. Please make sure that you order the correct version/edition. 

Mandatory purchase study materials

The F&TT course has set up a list of materials, necessary during the practicum lessons in the atelier and in the labs. You can order the complete package by using this link. Be prepared!

Notice! The material package is obliged for all F&TT students and mentioned on the booklist of 2022-2023

On Monday 29 August and Tuesday 30 August, the F&TT course introduction will take place. This is the programme:

Monday 29 August



Arrival at the Epy Drost building


Welcome by FTT team leaders (Epy Drost building)


Introduction activity – Get to know your class (Epy Drost building)


General info curriculum & systems / Introduction to study association LiNK (Saxion main building)


Lunch, will be provided by FTT (Epy Drost building)


Introduction activity – Get to know your class + the systems (Epy Drost building)


Tuesday 30 August



Kick-off + instruction (Epy Drost building)


Fashion show – making  a collection (Epy Drost building)


Dinner (Mystiek Theater)


Fashion Show - with special guest Sheltersuit (Mystiek Theater)






Address Epy Drost building: Van Galenstraat 19, 7511 JL Enschede 
Address Mystiek Theater: Rigtersbleek-Zandvoort 10, 7521 BE Enschede


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LiNK is the study association of the Academy Creative Technology of Saxion, Enschede. This includes students of the studies Creative Media & Game Technologies, Creative Business and Fashion & Textile Technologies. LiNK was founded on the 21st of september 2001 and counts more than 700 members at this moment.

LiNK introduction weekend

Every year LiNK organises an introduction weekend before the course introduction. This weekend is meant to get to know your fellow students better. This way the start of your study will be one step easier!

The introduction weekend, also known as LiNKtro, will take place from 20 till 22 august. Our introcommittee is already busy with the preparations and we are looking forward to it! Don't be afraid, this camp is not about hazing. It's all about having a fantastic start of your student life. During the introweekend you will meet all your fellow students and maybe even classmates.

NB: the LINK activities are optional and for both members and non-members!
Please note: do not forget to bring a valid ID because of the NIX18 legislation.

Click here for more information and registration!

Become a member!

Are you already thinking "hey, this is super fun!" ? Then sign up here!

If you have any questions about your registration, tuition fees, etc., please send an e-mail to:  
If you have any questions about your intake, you can also send an e-mail to: 

First things first

(Online) studying 

Ready to start!