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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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FAQs on the coronavirus situation for students planning to start their studies in September 2020

No, the deadlines for application remain the same. One exception on this is for the programme Physiotherapy, the application deadline for this programme has been changed to 1 May 2020.

It’s important for you to know that you can continue the application for your desired study programme at Saxion with no restrictions from our side. When you apply for a study programme at Saxion for the academic year starting in September 2020, you will have the possibility to withdraw your application with no further costs and with no further obligations at any time before 31 Augustus 2020. Should you have already paid your tuition fee, housing fee and/or insurance fee at that moment then these fees will be refunded to you completely. The visa & residence permit fee will also be refunded to you when we have not yet started the procedure for the application of your visa and residence permit. We would like to highlight that we can inform you better about all the developments after your application, so it’s essential to finish the application for your desired programme and scholarship as soon as possible.

 

If necessary Saxion will soften the deadline for the submission of your documents after your application (high school diploma, language certificates etc.). The new deadline for submitting application documents is still to be determined. Please check this page regularly for more information and any changes. Please note: the deadline for your application will remain the same, you will have the possibility to withdraw your application with no further costs and with no further obligations at any time before 31 Augustus 2020. Should you have already paid your tuition fee, housing fee and/or insurance fee at that moment then these fees will be refunded to you completely. The visa & residence permit fee will also be refunded to you when we have not yet started the procedure for the application of your visa and residence permit. We would like to highlight that we can inform you better about all the developments after your application, so it’s essential to finish the application for your desired programme and scholarship as soon as possible.

There are no changes yet, however Saxion will monitor the developments closely and anticipate if necessary. When you apply for a study programme at Saxion for the academic year starting in September 2020, you will have the possibility to withdraw your application with no further costs and with no further obligations at any time before 31 Augustus 2020. Should you have already paid your tuition fee, housing fee and/or insurance fee at that moment then these fees will be refunded to you completely. The visa & residence permit fee will also be refunded to you when we have not yet started the procedure for the application of your visa and residence permit. Please check this page regularly for more information and any changes.

No, the deadline for scholarships remains the same. As a Non-EU student you can continue to apply for a scholarship until 1 May 2020. For more information please check the website.

The Immigration Services is taking this into consideration the coming weeks, as soon as there is more information this will be announced here.

That is a possibility, however that depends on the developments in the current situation. At the moment we expect the academic year at Saxion to start in September 2020, exactly as planned. Saxion is looking into other possibilities should the corona situation not improve until then, for example online education. We are already educating online for almost all lessons and students are very pleased with this. As soon as there is more information this will be announced here.

Yes, you will have the possibility to withdraw your application with no further costs and with no further obligations at any time before 31 Augustus 2020. Should you have already paid your tuition fee, housing fee and/or insurance fee at that moment then these fees will be refunded to you completely. The visa & residence permit fee will also be refunded to you when we have not yet started the procedure for the application of your visa and residence permit.

To meet the needs of students who are unable to take the TOEFL iBT® test at a test center due to public health concerns, ETS is temporarily offering the TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test in selected areas. The test is identical in content, format and on-screen experience to the TOEFL iBT test taken at a test center. It is taken on your own computer at home and is securely monitored by a human proctor online through ProctorU®. For further information check here.

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