Starting your studies

Starting your studies

When starting your studies at Fontys, it is nice to know when we expect to meet you on campus for the first time and what you will experience in the first months at Academy of Music and Performing Arts.

Your introduction week (Purple)

The introweek is from August 22 to 26. You can find all information through this link.

The introduction week is over. You are now really going to start your studies.
1st week of classes (week of August 29, 2022)

The schedules will be explained during the introduction week.

If you want to plan holidays or other activities, it is useful to know when there are no classes.

Before starting, I couldn't have imagined neither all the ups, neither the downs that awaited me. But if I could, I would do it again."

Alumnus about his experiences

  • Your introduction week
  •   Programme
    The new academic year starts in September... But before your studies start, you'll first take part in the introduction week. That's Purple 2022! During this introduction week (Monday 22 to Friday 26 August), getting to know each other is key.


    Get to know your course and make friends for life

    You get to know your fellow students and meet friends for life. You will be introduced to your study programme and study city. You will eat together, discover the city together, get to know each other and the study programme, make memories together and much more... What that will look like, what you need, where you need to be, who you can contact, you can find all that here! We will make it a fantastic week, of course within the Corona rules.

    * If necessary, the programme may be changed to take account of the Corona measures in force at the time. Check this page regularly to stay informed.


    Programme

    Below you can see all the activities in which you will participate:

    TimeActivityLocation
    09:00 - 10:00start introductionFHK
    10:00 - 11:00info meeting head of studiesFHK
    11:00 - 12.30speed dates - gamesFHK garden or A2.01
    12:30 - 14:30lunchMuzentuin
    14:30 - 16:00school tour - question and coffeeFHK
    17:00 - 18:00preparing your camping visitCamping Walhoeve
    18:00 - 19:00dinerCamping Walhoeve
    19:00 - 24:00evening programCamping Walhoeve

    TimeActivityLocation
    09:00 - 10:00breakfastCamping Walhoeve
    10:00 - 12:30Bonding with eachotherFHK Refter
    12:30 - 14:30lunch / picknickSpoorpark
    14:30 - 16:00city tourcity
    16:00 - 21:00Handshake and dinerFHK
    22:00 - 24:00evening programCamping Walhoeve

    TimeActivityLocation
    09:00 - 10:00breakfastCamping Walhoeve
    10.00 - 12.00quiz gamesA2.01
    12:00 - 17:00city daycity
    17:00 - 23:00horeca partycity
    23:00 - 01:00pub crawlcity

    TimeActivityLocation
    09:00 - 10:00breakfastcamping Walhoeve
    10:00 - 12:00moment of question and activatescamping Walhoeve / city
    12:00 - 14:00lunchcamping Walhoeve / city
    14:00 - 23:00Purple festivalSpoorzone

    TimeActivityLocation
    09:00 - 10:00breakfastCamping Walhoeve
    10:00 - 11:00end of introductionCamping Walhoeve

    Your introduction week is done! Time to pack your things and head home. We hope you enjoyed it and made many new friends. Good luck during your studies and see you at Fontys!


    The Introduction Day

    On August 26th, from4PM to 8PM, Fontys organizes the Introduction Day. This event is all about getting to know fellow international students. From 4 PM to 8 PM the campussites will be filled with conversations, info and 'gezelligheid' as the Dutch would say. We would like to invite you to the Fontys Introduction Day!

    Be aware that this is a Fontys event and not a study or institute-specific event!

    Costs to participate

    Participating in the International day will cost you only 5 euros. In return for that, you will get food from the BBQ and 3 drinks!

    Where?

    Campus Stappegoor, prof. Goossenslaan 1, Tilburg

    Register

    Please let us know if you will join the BBQ & drinks before August 19th. You can do this via Eventbrite.

    Questions and more info

    For any questions that you may have, send an e-mail to purple@fontys.nl

    More information can be found in this flyer.

    Ambience photo Fontys


    Photos and videos

    During this introduction week, many photos and videos will be made. They will include selfies and videos made by students on mobile phones as well as photos and videos made by professional photographers. By participating in this introduction week you automatically agree that these photos and/or videos are being published (i.a. social media, flyers, ads and websites).

    #purple2022

    We would love yo see how you experience Purple. Add #purple2022 to your photo's and videos on Social Media!

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  •   Registration

    Sign up introduction

    Cost for participation: €87,50 per person.

    What do you get?

    * All participating students will sleep 4 nights on the Purple camping (we will arrange the tents, you have to bring your own sleeping gear like air mattress, sleeping bag and pillow).

    * Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    * Full week program of activities

    * An FHK introduction T-shirt.

    Sign up for the FHK Purple introduction by filling out the registration form accurately and paying before August 15, 2022.

    Do you have any questions? Please ask them via fhkpurple@fontys.nl


  •   Additional information

    Additional information

    If you follow a diet for medical reasons, have certain (food) allergies or are vegetarian, please indicate this on the registration form. We try to take this into account as much as possible. If you have any questions about this, please email them to FHKpurple@fontys.nl.
    It is forbidden to consume strong drink and drugs. Alcohol is only served and drunk from 4 p.m. In addition to soft drinks, beer and wine are served at the overnight locations during the festivities (from 4 p.m.). If we do find liquor and/or drugs, they will be confiscated and we may send you home. Under the age of 18, alcohol is completely prohibited. Students aged 18 or older will receive an 18+ wristband at the start of the introduction week upon presentation of their ID card.
    During the entire introduction week, First Aid / In-house Emergency and First Aid is present. Employees can be recognized by their yellow vests.

    Cost for participation: €87,50 per person

    What do you get for this?
    * All participating students will sleep for 4 nights at the Purple camping (we will arrange the tents, you have to bring your own sleeping gear like air mattress, sleeping bag and pillow)
    * Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    * Full week program of activities
    * A FHK T-shirt

    We would like to be informed in advance if there are medical matters that we need to be aware of. This includes illnesses, (food) allergies (epipen) etc. You can report this to FHKpurple@fontys.nl
    Photos will be taken during the entire introduction week. These may be made public or used for promotional purposes. By participating in the introduction you agree to this (give permission for this).


  •   Packing list

    Packing list

    To make sure you are optimally prepared for Purple, you can check off the packing list below and nothing will stand in your way of having a great introduction week.

    For the Purple program, make sure you have at least the following ready when the intro starts:

    identification paper
    bicycle
    medication
    fitted sheet
    sleeping bag
    pillow
    charger
    airbed

    And of course, don't forget your good sense and a bulk of energy!

    See you on Purple!

  •   Contact

    Contact

    Questions about your introduction? Send an e-mail to FHKpurple@fontys.nl