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Timothy is finding his passion

Timothy Karl Elia Iborg (19) is a first year student from Germany. "When I was applying for universities, I was searching for Human Resources majors which were international and used English as the main language. This is how I discovered Saxion University of Applied Sciences, located in the small yet cozy town of Enschede, the Netherlands."

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Bang Duong loves intercultural communication

Bang Duong (also called Nancy) is a 19 year-old student from Vietnam. "I decided to study in the Netherlands because its quality of education is highly appreciated and because it offers attractive scholarships for international students. Moreover, I was impressed that 95% of the Dutch can speak English, which means communication would not be a worrying problem. And above all, I believed that my characteristics quite fit with the Dutch."

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Iolanda enjoys the social aspect of things

Iolanda Andreea Rusu (19) is a first year student rom Romania. “I knew that I wanted to study abroad but I wasn’t sure which country I should pick. After a lot of thinking and reviewing dozens of universities, I decided that Saxion was best for me. Everything about it made me excited to want to study.”

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Studentlife in Enschede

Your new international student life isn't only about studying. It's also about discovering and living in a new city, exploring a new culture and meeting new people. Find out more what's it like to life in Enschede as an international student.

Davide is now a Talent Acquisition Partner at Viasat in Amsterdam

Davide comes from Italy and is now a Talent Acquisition Partner at Viasat in Amsterdam. He studied International Human Resource Management at Saxion and graduated in 2020. He shares his experience at Saxion and in the Netherlands, as a space where he could be truly himself and leverage his own strengths.