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Student life

There is more to just studying when you choose to study abroad. You will start a whole new life, meet new people and make new friends. Current Saxion students from all over the world can tell you much more about this and share their own experiences with you. Check out the livestream sessions at the bottom of this page, if you want to meet our international students!

The differences between a university of applied sciences and a research university

The higher education system in the Netherlands might be slightly different in comparison to your national education system. Therefore, you might ask yourself what the differences are between a university of applied sciences versus a research university.

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Life in the Netherlands

Moving to a different country is exciting! There are many things to discover and learn about the country and culture before you move to the Netherlands. You might be wondering if your future life here is going to be vastly different from life in your country? Find out more about our student cities and life in the Netherlands!

Go Dutch!
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Housing at Saxion

In the Netherlands, students usually don't live on campus but in student houses across the cities. Saxion offers housing accomodations for international students. Get a sneak peek of what it's like to live in a Saxion accomodation! Finance and Accounting student Dion from Indonesia takes you on a tour at his Saxion housing accomodation. 

More about housing

Top Talent programme

Are you looking for a way of broadening or deepening your knowledge as a first-year student? The Top Talent programme might be a good fit for you! This programme help you to get more out of studies and your own talents expanding your knowledge and professional experience. They're fun and a great way to boost your personal development. Get your career off to a flying start with an upgraded bachelor!

Top Talent programme