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Experience what it's like to study Software Engineering and Business Informatics at Fontys

This weeks calendar gives you an insight of student life, our project based programme and how we prepare you for your professional career. You can scroll through the week and get a sneak preview of what it's like to study Software Engineering and Business Informatics. You can do so by watching the presentations of the programme, the mini lecture, video´s assignments etc.

A typical Software Engineering and Business Informatics student:
• is detailed and has an analytical way of thinking
• is able to solve problems in a creative way (out-of-the-box thinking!)
• likes to work in teams

Are you (almost) convinced that this will be the programme of your choice? Get in touch with us, we can support you in making the right decision and help you enrol.

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Mon 10

08:30

Katharina shares her programme experiences

08:30

Learn more about the Software Engineering & Business Informatics study programme at Fontys Venlo through the eyes of our current, international student Katharina! What is the study programme about? And what advice does Katharina have for future students?

2 minutes

10:30

Study programme assignment

10:30

Executing a project in the right order is very important in the Software Engineering and Business Informatics programmes. To prepare you for this, you can take the short asignment in which you have to put the different design parts in the right order.

10 minutes

Life Long Learning

16:30

Going to an escape room with my classmates

16:30

After our day at Fontys Venlo, it's time to get to know my classmates a bit better by going to an escape room together.

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Tue 10

08:45

Become a student buddy

13:00

Lunch with friends the Dutch way

13:00

Sometimes international students are a bit surprised what the Dutch kitchen brings. Get a taste of Dutch specialties.

1 minutes

15:00

Group work

21:00

Student association party!

21:00

Have a drink with your fellow students in the city centre of Venlo. DaVince, one of the student associations at Fontys Venlo, organizes many parties throughout the year.

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Wed 10

08:30

Mini-lecture - basics of programming

08:30

This video was created using Scratch. There are lots of other examples available for clocks. You can now try to create a digital or analog clock with dials or big digital numbers.

7 minutes

10:00

Self-study

13:30

Create your own application with Scratch

13:30

Scratch is developed by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in the US. In this tool you can create simple (but also complex) applications. With a drag and drop interface, you can create applications without the need for programming language knowledge. All Object oriented (OO) concepts are available in the tool, but made easy for the user. Also connections to hardware can be made, like a robot or an Internet device (Internet of Things)

12 minutes

17:00

Career Day

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Thu 10

09:15

Bike ride to Fontys

09:15

If you think of Holland you think of bikes. There are in fact more bikes than citizens. How do our international students experience this typical Dutch habit...

1 minutes

Student life

13:00

Internships

13:00

Did you know that during your study programme you have to follow two internships? Akuffo Kelvin is a current third-year Software Engineering and Business Informatics student at Fontys Venlo. In this video, he shares his programme and internship experiences.

4 minutes

15:00

Appointment with my study coach

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Fri 10

10:00

Preparing a presentation

12:00

Check your English level

12:00

When applying for Software Engineering & Business Informatics, we will ask you to make an aptitude test for both English and Mathematics. These tests are not mandatory. Yet, the results will give you a good indication whether your English and Mathematics level is sufficient to successfully start our International Business programme.

The questions below, are examples of the questions from the English aptitude test. Good luck!

5 minutes

16:30

Wandering in the city of Venlo

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