If you enrol in the Hotel Management or Security Management programmes, you will be studying in Apeldoorn.
Apeldoorn is a very green city – there is a park or woodland area on almost every street corner. However, the city has much more to offer than that. For example, did you know that Apeldoorn has about 150,000 inhabitants, making it one of the ten largest cities in the Netherlands? This city on the edge of the Veluwe national park is booming and investing large sums in culture, education, sports and leisure. As a result, you will notice that there is always something going on in Apeldoorn. The intimate city centre is a great place for shopping and going out.
The Caterplein is where you can find the funkiest pubs and hippest dining spots. Lots of well-known artists perform in and around the square in the summer. If you are into culture and the arts, the CODA Museum or the Huis voor Schoone Kunsten are the places to be. The Orpheus theatre offers an extensive and varied bill each year.
Sports fans should head to Omnisport Apeldoorn, which consists of an athletics hall doubling as an indoor velodrome, a venue for top-class sports and other sports facilities. Omnisport Apeldoorn is the only venue in the Netherlands that meets international standards for indoor athletics and track cycling.
Check out the timetable for the HOI in Apeldoorn. More information about the programme wil follow.
On Wednesday 28th of august you can join the Saxion wide introduction: the HOI. You are expected between 9:30 – 10:00 AM at Saxion. You will meet group members and your so-called “mom(s) and dad(s). These older year students will be your guides. Next you will upgrade your T-shirt while enjoying a good lunch. Now the HOI can really begin!
You are going to explore Apeldoorn with your group by doing all kinds of fun exercises, the scavenger hunt. After your experiences in the city center you will return to Saxion to have a BBQ together. At the end of the night we end the introduction week with an awesome end-party at Teun. When you are done partying, you can return to the sleeping location. It is possible to sleepover at a designated sleeping location. If you decided to stayover there will be a tasty breakfast for you. Afterwards you can go back into the city on your own occasion or go back home.
You can now register for HOI 2019Register!
To keep the HOI possible and affordable for participants, we work together with companies. For example, companies provide a activity on the thursday for all participants to enjoy, or advertise during the week.
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Saxion protects the privacy of all parties involved in its educational and research activities. It considers it to be its duty to handle the personal data of its stakeholders with extreme precision and transparency.
For this reason, Saxion takes organizational and technical measures to prevent violations of the privacy of its current and prospective students as well as alumni, current and former employees and applicants, third parties and temporary employees, guests, and field representatives. Saxion wants to serve as an example for its students, who will have to take on this responsibility in their own professional practice at some point.
When you participate at HOI 2019, we ask you to provide some personal information to us. This data contains your name, address, email, phone number, date of birth, study, student number, Emergency number, medical information (allergies, medicines, diseases, diet, etc).
This data is shared (partially) in case of possible calamities with parties like HOI organization, security, caterers. There have been made agreements among these parties about the handling of this data.
Two months after HOI 2019 the data will be removed at all third parties.
During HOI 2019 photo and video recordings are made. Participating at the HOI means that footage (photo and video) with your image can be used for publicity purposes.