The well-being of every student is a primary focus. We realize that students invest in us as an education facility. Therefore we invest in our students to help them make the most of their higher educational experience.
During your time studying at HZ, you will be faced with many choices regarding everything from course selection to research project topics, work placements and more. These choices can be difficult and confusing. This is why lecturers and staff at the HZ put great emphasis on individual student coaching and counselling.
Study Career Coach
Beginning in your first year with the HZ, you will be assigned a personal study career coach to assist with mapping out your individual study plan.
When you are looking for accommodation in Vlissingen, there are possibilities to find a good and affordable room. Most student houses are near the city centre and within cycling distance of HZ. You are also close to the Vlissingen Boulevard and beach when you want to get a breath of fresh air.
Make sure you book a room in time (preferably in the early spring), so you have the best chances to book the room that suits your wishes. You have several options regarding to renting a room. Accommodation varies from single units to three to nine-bedroom apartments with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.
HZ has partnered housing company APV to make it easier for students to find a place to live in.
The multimedia library serves the entire HZ University of Applied Sciences. It provides information in different forms of media for students, lecturers and other members of staff. It is also possible to work on assignments and projects at the multimedia library. Alongside general topics, the main focus of the collection is the degree programmes and their associated professional fields.
The HZ has +/- 400 computers available for its students. These computers can be found in the library, classrooms and course-related areas, such as laboratories and simulation rooms. The computers and software are continuously renewed and adapted in order to keep up with the rapid developments in the computer sector.
The HZ has a number of facilities for students with a disability. These include accessible areas, an arrangement for students with dyslexia, available areas for students with diabetes, and adjustments during examinations. Feel free to contact us with any question you may have about studying with a disability.
The HZ has modern provisions at your disposal. Our lecture halls and superbly designed laboratories all boast excellent equipment. You will find student work areas throughout the HZ and we have an interactive information network, InfoNet, that helps to optimise your study environment.The modern facilities we offer contribute to the high quality education you receive.
Fun, sports and being together with like-minded friends and going on trips: that is the reward for hard work. Vlissingen and Middelburg offer you everything you need to enjoy student life. Within cycling distance you will find shops, bars, the beach and loads of activities at HZ itself.
Join HZ’s sports club HZ Sport for all your sporting activities. Take part in weekly sports such as tennis, volleyball, indoor and outdoor football, swimming, or get discounts on activities such as kite surfing, climbing, go karting and mountain biking.
HZ students run a number of different student unions each with its own identity. They all organize events such as patties, excursions and pub crawls.These are the three students' unions of HZ:
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.