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Study Help

To help you along with your studies, Saxion has the Study Success Centre (SSC).  On this page you find multiple tips, information and initiatives to help you. Learn all about study skills, the study platform or coaching options. Click on 'Things to know' for more information about the examination board for example.

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Do you have doubts about your study? Do you want to change your study? Or just feel stuck? 


It is only normal to feel stuck at times or discover that you are not on the right track. Do you want to look for purpose in life and find the route to get there? Discover it during the CHANCE process. What are your talents? You can discover them here!

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Financial stuff

If you need help with the financial aspects of your study, Saxion offers a few options and more information. Maybe you need extra help because you are dealing with a disability or you have questions about the course money. Or maybe something happened and you want to know if you can get some of your course money back. Here are a couple links to help you along. 

Student Counselor

Student counselors can help you with study delay, with financial problems, with studying with a support request (e.g. functional limitation, top sport, informal care) or other special circumstances. You can also ask about your choice of study.

For any questions you can send an email to

Blackboard Help

Blackboard has an entire page filled with tips and tricks about study skills. It's called the Study Platform. Do you want to know  more about motivation? You can find more information here.  Do you want to know what to do if things don't go as planned? Or just help in general? Find out here! Click on Enroll/Sign up on the left to sign up for the environment, no password is required for this.


Saxion offers a few coaches that can help you along with your study. You can find help with a student counsellor, a student psychologist or a language coach. So do you want or need help with something? There is always someone that wants to help you!

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The Study Success Centre of Saxion offers training and workshops in study skills, personal development and language. See if there is a training that can help you and sign up!

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Saxion Career service

Do you want to be prepared for the next step in your career?

Are you considering continuing your studies?

Do you want to start your own business?


Saxion offers training courses and workshops to help you find your way.

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Keeping your study on track with a planning sounds easy enough. But is it really? Planning your day to day tasks is for a lot of students really difficult. So much to do and so little time to do it in. Luckily there are things that could help and help you learn how to plan. You can use tools like Google Agenda or Trello to keep track of your tasks. Find out what works for you!

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How to plan

How to begin

Step by step

What to look out for

First Six Weeks Programme

You have arrived in the Netherlands, in one of the Saxion cities, and are about to start your first year of university.  Saxion's First Six Weeks Programme will prepare you for a kick-start to your academic adventure. Feel welcomed, inspired and ready for all the opportunities that will arise in the coming period.

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Top Talent

Are you a first-year student, are your studies on track, and are you willing to put in the extra time and effort? Then a Top Talent Program is just the thing for you! You can get more out of your studies and yourself by broadening or deepening your knowledge. 

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Meet the student counselors