PODCAST

Written by Esther Wundsam, 19th March 2023

How is it to work as a student in the Netherlands? What are the differences between the Dutch working culture and other countries? Click to get to know Demi’s and Danna’s perspectives.

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 5th March 2023

How to get into the social life in the Netherlands? Our international and Dutch guests share their experiences and tips on the podcast. 

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 19th February 2023

Are you struggling to find accommodation in the Netherlands? Get useful tips, does and don’ts in our new podcast episode. 

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 6th February 2023

What are the biggest culture shocks when coming to the Netherlands? Get to know Matheus Santana’s experience in our first Brewing Student Cultures Podcast episode.

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RULES & REGULATIONS

Written by Laurien Schimmer, 3rd April 2022

Are you overwhelmed by the Dutch rules when it comes to working in the Netherlands? We made a list that will help you with the process to work legally in the Netherlands. Here’s what you need to do:

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 30th January 2023

Did you know that DUO is not only accessible to Dutch students? Through DUO, you could get free public transportation, a tuition fee loan, and other benefits. Find out if you are eligible and how you can get it!

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 2nd October 2022

First time cycling in the Netherlands? Avoid fines up to EUR 150 by being aware of these fines and the basic rules of cycling.

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 27th October 2022

General practitioners are the first point of contact when it comes to getting medical help in non-emergency cases in the Netherlands. What many do not know is that you should register with a general practitioner. We tell you how:

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 8th January 2023

What are the first steps for students after arriving in the Netherlands from abroad? Check out our checklist with six important steps!

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 30th January 2023

Getting a job as a student often seems to be a challenge, especially as an international. Some students are therefore happy to take any job offer they can get ignoring the downsides. Dutch laws and regulations can be tricky. That is why we want to share a few don’ts with you after Angelos shared his story working in a restaurant in Arnhem. 

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FINANCE HACKS

Written by Esther Wundsam, 13th September 2022

Where to get free items, cheap books, and secondhand bikes in the Netherlands? There are ways to save money for students who live on a budget. Check out our local tips on this blog!

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 30th January 2023

Are you traveling to the university by public transport daily or do you regularly visit cities throughout the Netherlands? Then, we have great ways to save money for you!

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 20th November 2022

Living a sustainable lifestyle as a student doesn’t have to be expensive. Make more conscious choices as a student and save money at the same time with these apps!

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 13th October 2022

Are you paying more energy costs? Prices are currently raising, also for students. We have tips for you to save some money.

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STUDENT LIFE

Written by Esther Wundsam, 16th January 2023

Are you searching for places to study in the centre of Nijmegen? We have a list of the best off-campus spots for you. 

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 30th December 2022

Are you curious about what Dutchies do for New Year’s? We let you know about typical traditions like food, music and going for a swim. 

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 2nd October 2022

Feeling lonely is common when international students live alone and far away from home. Discover ways of connecting through campus activities and communities in Nijmegen. 

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 7th November 2022

Celebrating Carnival is a must-experience in the Netherlands! Carnival is one of the biggest festive Dutch occasions. Dress up in costumes, dance on the streets, visit small towns, and many more. Here’s how you could have fun during Carnival season.

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 6th October 2022

In need of tips for rainy days? Here are some exciting indoor activities you can do with your friends in Nijmegen that not everyone seems to know.

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 29th November 2022

Still in doubt about how to become vegan? Or do you need tips about sustainability? Here are 5 hacks for you!

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Written by Esther Wundsam, 14th August 2022

Coming to the Netherlands to study from abroad is a challenge itself. We help you making your arrival easier by providing a packing list catered to your needs in the Netherlands.

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Written by Laurien Schimmer, 30th May 2022

Imagine, you are standing in a crowd of one of the biggest free festivals in the Netherlands, enjoying more than 1000 different performances and earning 3200 euros in 6 weeks! Isn’t it a terrific opportunity? 

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International Students Work

Since 2019, ISW has helped more than 400 international students get (part-time) jobs in the Netherlands.

We stimulate the integration of international students into Dutch society through work.

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6512 AB Nijmegen
The Netherlands