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Cultural Courses Quartile 3  2017/2018

Start 2018 by giving it a Cultural Boost! 

With your UnionCard/CampusCard  it’s all possible!

The Student Union in co-operation with Culture&Events and the AKI are offering you several cultural courses. All courses are supervised by professional and enthusiastic teachers.

With your Unioncard you can participate in the courses or workshops at a very reduced price!


Most courses are once a week for 8 weeks, every Quartile new courses will start. The courses for Quartile 3 are going to start in week 6 of 2018. These  courses will be online as of Wednesday 13 December, you can subscribe by clicking the link below.


Below you'll find  information about the content of the courses, starting date and continued lessons, conditions for registration and so on.

More information?

Do you want to know more about the courses? Contact: Joke Sanchez


This course is an introduction to Theatre Engineering. How can we add value to a play or product presentation using theatre engineering? What are the effects of dramatic lighting, music and images? In this course you will learn the pure basics about theatre engineering and our basic stage lighting and live sound materials, what you can and cannot do with it. We will cover the basics of Light and Sound Engineering in our Theatre Halls on our Campus.

  • Start Tuesday 6 February, follow-up 13, 20 February, 6, 13, 27 March, 3 and 10 April, time 19.00-22.00 hrs
  • 8 weeks, 3 hrs
  • Teacher: Neel Nandkoemar
  • Location: Theatre Hall in the Vrijhof
  • Course Fee UnionCard € 50,00 / CampusCard € 150,00
  • Subscription and payment


Sometimes while walking in a museum,  secretly admiring a particular painting and struck by the feeling it gives you, you wonder  how the painter succeeded in bringing this feeling across. This and more you will learn in the course ‘drawing and painting’.
By getting to know  different  art styles you learn to develop various skills that stimulate your creativity. Of course there is also the possibility to work on your own subjects and themes. If you are for example interested in model drawing, then that’s possible. You get acquainted with all kinds of motives and material and are supported and facilitated in finding your own personal way  in this creative process.

  • Start Monday 5 February,  follow-up 12, 19 February, 5, 12, 19, 26 March and 9 April, time 19.00-22.00 hrs
  • 8 weeks, 3 hrs
  • Teacher: Louis van Aarle
  • Location: Atelier in the Vrijhof
  • Course fee UnionCard: €50,00 / CampusCard € 150,00
  • Subscription and payment


If you want to develop your welding skills and creativity further, then this follow-up course Creative Welding gives you the possibility to create your own metal artworks. This is a low-budget course and covers the basic costs only. In other words, you can make your design as expensive as you can afford.
(To participate in this course you need to have already the basic welding skills or you must have followed the basic Welding course.) 

  • Start Thursday 8 February, follow-up 15, 22 February, 8, 15, 22, 29 March and 5 April, time 19.00-22.00 hrs
  • 8 weeks, 3 hrs
  • Teacher: Henk Maassen
  • Location: Metal workshop in the Vrijhof
  • Course fee UnionCard €50,00 / CampusCard €150,00
  • Subscription and payment


In this workshop you will use a variation of graphic techniques as used with printmaking. 

All techniques will be combined and the process of making and experimenting is key. History of printmaking will be weaved in with the program as much as practice.

  • Start Thursday 8 February,  follow-up 15, 22 February, 8,15, 22, 29 March and 5 April, time 19.00-21.30 hrs
  • 8 weeks, 2,5 hrs.
  • Teacher: Patrick Magnus
  • Location: AKI/Artez
  • Course fee UnionCard / CampusCard: €50,00
  • Subscription and payment


In this workshop we explore the meaning, possibilities and development of patterns. 
In this workshop we will design, produce and print patterns. With these printed goods we will explore the different ways of putting them into practice.

  • Start Wednesday 7 February, follow-up 14, 21, 28 February, 7-14-21-28 March
  • Time 19.00-21.00
  • 8 weeks, 2 hrs
  • Teacher: Christine van der Heide
  • Location: AKI/Artez
  • Course fee UnionCard / CampusCard: €50,00
  • Subscription and payment