FACILITY MARKET

The Facility Market is an informative event for new international students held during the Kick-In introduction week. During the event, you will hear from a Student Services Officer, Visa Officer and AON Insurance Officer and have the opportunity to ask them questions. In addition, you will have the chance to find out about the various facilities, services and international associations the UT has to offer. Attendance is highly recommended, so please ensure that you will be able to join. The Facility Market is free and you do not need to be registered for Kick-In to attend. 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Click the ''register'' buttons below to sign up for the webinars you wish to attend. 

EVENT DETAILS

The next Facility Market will be held online over two days.


Dates

Thursday 20 August & Friday 21 August 2020

Time

10:00 - 12:30 each day (CEST)

Location

Livestorm online platform

Students

International Bachelor, Master & Exchange

More information

events-soir@utwente.nl 

In addition, there will be a limited number of on-campus activities held on Thursday 27 August, including a bike marketplace. You can also find photocopying services on campus to prepare for your formality appointments. 

PROGRAMME 

ONLINE FACILITY MARKET: WEBINAR 1

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 (CEST)

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Time

Session

Presenter

10:00

Welcome

Host: Janke Rademaker, Faculty Coordinator of International Affairs 

10:05

UT Student Services, Housing & Visa

Angelique Holtkamp, Visa Officer, Student Affairs & Services

10:15

AON Insurance

Arti Pancham, Senior Client Consultant, AON Insurance

10:20

Covid-19 in the Netherlands and UT regulations

Jelle Ferwerda, Faculty Coordinator of International Affairs & Daniel de Vries, President of Student Union 

10:23

Student Wellbeing during Covid-19

Annet de Kiewit, Project Manager, Student Wellbeing  

10:25

On-Campus Medical Services

Jolien Hensen, GP's Assistant, Campus Huisarts 

10:30

UT Language Centre

Céline Schouten, Coordinator Dutch, UT Language Centre   

10:35

Career Services  

Hemo Oumanad, Coordinator, Career Services  

10:40

Notebook Service Centre (LISA)  

Stef Nijhuis, Library ICT Services & Archive   

10:45

Student Affairs, Coaching & Counselling (SACC) 

Minke Klomp, Career Counsellor, Annemarie Klanderman, Student Psychologist & Carla Bruynel, Diversity Coordinator    

11:00

Student Wellbeing: the importance of sharing your story

Annet de Kiewit, Project Manager, Student Wellbeing

11:05

Closing

Janke Rademaker, Faculty Coordinator of International Affairs 

online FACILITY MARKET: WEBINAR 2

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Time: 11:30 - 12:30 (CEST)

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Time

Session

Presenter

11:30

Opening

Host: Saikiran Samudrala, Board of Student Union (Communication & Internationalisation)

11:35

Housing: Camelot

Abdu Munie, Camelot  

11:37

Swapfiets

Selwyn Nijpels, Swapfiets

11:40

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

Ivo Kneepkens, ISIC 

11:45

UnionCard

Koliyn Georgieva, UnionCard

11:50

Buddy Programme

Yvan Ndeh & Floor Kerkhof, Buddy

11:55

Erasmus Student Network Twente (ESN)

Fabian Jazbek, External Affairs, ESN Twente

12:00

Student World Associations (Unite)

Saumya Vijaykumar, External Affairs, Unite  

12:05

Student Study Associations (OS)

Lieke Pullen, OS

12:10

Fraunhofer Project Centre Expertise Student Team (FEST)

Irfan Pottachola, Event Manager, FEST

12:15

Closing 

Saikiran Samudrala  

DUTCH IS FUN! WORKSHOP

Join Céline Schouten from the UT Language Centre for an online introduction to the Dutch language. 

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Date

Friday 21 August 2020

Time

10:00 - 10:20 (CEST)

Presenter

Céline Schouten, Dutch Coordinator, UT Language Centre    

INSURANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 

An online presentation about insurance for international students, by AON Insurance. You can ask questions via the online chat box.

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Date

Friday 21 August 2020

Time

11:00 - 11:20 (CEST)

Presenter

Arti Pancham, Senior Client Consultant, AON Insurance 

ORGANISATIONS 

At the online Facility Market, you will have the opportunity to hear from representatives from a number of organisations and ask them questions via the online chat box.

UT Student Services & Visa

Find out about administrative matters for new students, including topics such as the visa process, housing, formalities and the UT student card

AON Insurance

Receive information about how to be insured in the Netherlands, and find out about the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) coverage in the Netherlands (EU students only.)

Housing

Hear from representatives of some of the housing providers in Enschede, including Camelot. Camelot provides fully furnished rooms and studio apartments, ready for you to use.

Student Affairs, Coaching & Counselling

Receive information about the services SACC has to offer, for example, student counselling and financial support. Also find out about student wellbeing and coping during Covid-19.

On-Campus Medical Services

The UT offers general health services on campus, including an emergency service, a general practitioner, dentist and physiotherapist.

Career Services

Find out about the Career Services available at UT and register for the online platform JobTeaser to find information about vacancies, student jobs, internships, thesis projects etc.

UT Language Centre

Get information about and register for free language courses and language support, skills workshops in the Skills Lab and free writing support in the Writing Centre.

Library, ICT Services & Archive (LISA)

Find out about the many facilities available at the UT Library and Notebook Service Centre.

UnionCard

Find out about the advantages of a Student UnionCard. The card provides you with discounts on several sport and cultural activities. You will also need it to become a member of a sport or cultural association or to join fitness activities at the UT Sports Centre.

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

The ISIC card is the only internationally accepted proof of bona fide student status. The card gives students preferential and discounted access to a number of products, services and experiences relevant to all aspects of student life. UT and ISIC have arranged a special public transport card with a discount for international students. Sign-up for your card here.

Buddy Program

Register with the Student Union’s Buddy program. Find your Dutch Buddy or become a Buddy to an international student and build a lasting international friendship.

ESN Twente

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is an international student organisation which aims to support and develop student exchange and facilitate the social and personal integration of students.

Student World Associations

The university has a number of student-driven world associations that fall under the umbrella of Unite. Find out how to join upcoming activities.

Student Study Associations

Join the student association for your study area. The student study associations fall under the umbrella of OS.

Enschede Police

Our local police can provide information about drug laws and traffic rules in the Netherlands. Do you have a question? Send a message via: https://www.facebook.com/politie.enschede/ 

on-campus activities

BIKE MARKETPLACE

In the Netherlands, the bicycle is one of the most popular and convenient transportation methods. Visit the on-campus bike marketplace to view the selection of second-hand bikes for sale, or find out about hiring a bike through Swapfiets. Registration is not required to attend the bike marketplace. 


Date

Thursday 27 August 2020

Time

11:00 - 15:00 

Location

Hogekamp Plein (outdoor courtyard between the Vrijhof and U-Park Hotel), University of Twente 

Vendors

Swapfiets & Twente Bike Support 

Payment for the second-hand bikes is by bank card or cash (card is preferred.) An ATM can be found on campus next to the Coop Supermarket (Sky building.) Note that you will require a Dutch bank account to subscribe for Swapfiets.

photocopying 

Do you need to photocopy documents to prepare for your formality appointments? Below you can find information about the various photocopying services available in Enschede. Please ensure you allow sufficient time for photocopying and arrive at your appointments on time and with all the necessary documents in hard copy (not electronic.) 

Union Shop, Bastille Building

The Union Shop is located in the Bastille building, and offers printing and copying. The shop is open from 17 August, Monday to Friday from 11.00 - 15.00.

Xerox Copy Shop, Carré Building

The Xerox Copy Shop is located in the Carré building (at the top of the right-hand central stairway.) The shop is open for printing, copying and scanning from 10 August, Monday to Friday 8:30 - 12:30.

UT Library, Vrijhof Building

If you have a student card, you can use the student photocopiers situated in UT buildings across the campus (for example, in the library.) The library is located in the Vrijhof building on Level 2, west side. You need to activate your card in order to use the student photocopiers. Please read the manual for further instructions. Due to the Covid-19 regulations, students should reserve a print place in the library in advance. 

Enschede Municipality

There is a photocopier available for use at the municipality building in the city centre: Gemeente Enschede, Hengelosestraat 51.