Embed yourself in the vibrant Northern Netherlands
It's your community too! Starting from scratch in a new city can be daunting, but we're here to help you settle in
If you’ve been accepted at one of the campuses and have secured a room in Groningen, Leeuwarden, Assen or Emmen - you’re well on your way to having a fantastic time at some of the top student cities in the Netherlands!
The Make it in the North team has compiled some handy links to get you settled into your new home.
UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES
TRY BEFORE YOU FLY!
Get acquainted with Groningen from the comfort of your couch by becoming a Virtual Groninger! Explore Groningen virtually and discover the streets of the city centre, see how students in Groningen live, explore the Zernike campus, and enjoy Groningen’s vibrant nightlife.
BECOME PART OF A COMMUNITY
The amazing people you will meet in Groningen will play a big role during your studies and you’ll make friends for life. There’s an organisation or a community for everyone – the fitness enthusiast, the PC gamer, the budding artist, and everyone in between.
STAY UP-TO-DATE WITH WHAT’S HAPPENING
There’s always something going on in Groningen and we don’t want you to miss out on anything fun!
Check out Here & Now in Groningen for the latest events in music, art and performance, film, and more.
Don’t forget to keep your eyes on the local news, provided in English of course, at The Northern Times.
SERVICES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Moving to a new place can be overwhelming but help is one click away. You can have a look at these services for your various needs