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Welcome in Venlo

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all new students who will be studying in Venlo in the near future. How cool that you have chosen Venlo as your student city! But that is not surprising, because there is a lot to do, see & experience in Venlo.

But what do you need to arrange as a prospective student? And what should you take into account? We answer all your questions in our FAQ.
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Student discounts

The new school season is about to start.. That means new students in a new city, who still have to discover all the hotspots. And we have something nice for that; great discounts from the best hotspots that you can take advantage of!

VID - Venlo Introduction Day

On Wednesday 25 August, the Venlo Introduction Day took place at Sportpark Vrijenbroek. During a joint sports day, the three universities of applied sciences in Venlo competed against each other. In total, more than 800 students were present from Fontys Venlo, HAS Venlo, and Maastricht University - Campus Venlo. It was a very successful day with plenty of sun and lots of fun! Curious about a recap of this day?

Student map

Do you want to know where the student hotspots are in Venlo? Are you new in town and do you have no clue where to go to? Look no further, we have made a student map for you! In this map all the hotspots are highlighted so you can easily settle in Venlo!


Studying in Venlo

Are you also curious about how our students experience studying and the student life in Venlo? Check out their stories below!


Nils is studying electronics and mechanics - Fontys Venlo


Leon is studying mechatronics - Fontys Venlo


Anouk is following the master Health Food Innovation Management at Maastricht University - Campus Venlo


Dogan is following the master Health Food and Innovation Management at Maastricht University - Campus Venlo


Linda is now in the third year of the study called University College Venlo


Bram studies Applied Biology at the HAS

See, do & experience it in Venlo

There is a lot to see, do and experience in Venlo. To help you on your way and to find your way in the city, we have worked out everything for you per theme. Whether you are looking for the best tips for: living, studying, working, sports or life.

You can find all the information on CheckVenlo. Are you missing something or do you have a question? Send us a message via Instagram or by email.

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De Parade - Venlo

Parade is one of the best place to have a drink and enjoy a nice meal!

Sexual Assault Center

Have you ever found yourself in an unpleasant situation? And do you want to talk about it with someone (anonymously)?

Surroundings from Venlo - Maasbree

Maasbree is a 45-minute bike ride from Venlo

Surroundings Venlo - Kessel

Kessel is 45 minutes by bike from Venlo

Surroundings Venlo - Tegelen

Tegelen is a 15-minute bike ride from Venlo

Surroundings from Venlo - Horst aan de Maas

Horst aan de Maas, diverse and something for everyone

Student Startup - Bitez

With our company we would like to make healthy and sustainable snack products.

Surroundings from Venlo - Baarlo

Baarlo, village next to the Meuse with a amazing view towards Steyl

Student Startup - Banana Business

Reduce food waste by making tasty products from banana peels

Surroundings from Venlo - Arcen

A picturesque village on the Maas in North Limburg

May 4 and 5

Remembrance Day and Liberation Day

King's day

The national orange holiday in the Netherlands

Food & drinks

The best places for a bite to eat or a beer.

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Must see's & do's

Some things you simply can't skip.

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Arts & Culture

All year long Venlo bubbles with activities, events and traditions.

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Student associations

Make your study time unforgettable and join one of the student and study associations.

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