'Welcome to Delft' Information MorningView all


Description

On 29 September, the City of Delft together with Delft Technical University and ACCESS will be providing a Welcome to Delft programme. Designed to welcome, inform and introduce new internationals coming to live and or work in Delft, this is a ‘not to be missed’ event.

The morning is organised to help give you a better understanding of the city, the Dutch culture and people, and how the services of ACCESS can make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable. It will also give you an opportunity to broaden your network of contacts and to meet other expatriates.

Children are welcome although no special children's programme will be organised.

Registration

The information morning is free however registration is required. To register, please go to: http://register.access-nl.org/delft

Programme

09:30-09:40 - Arrival/coffee Comissiekamer in old Stadhuis
09:40-09:50 - Welcome by Tim van der Hagen, Chair of TU Delft’s Board of Governors
09:50-10:00 - TBC Welcome by City Official, Municipality of Delft
10:00-10:20 - Living in the Netherlands: who are the Dutch?
10:20-10:30 - Introduction to local resources for sporting & cultural activities
10:30-10:40 - Introduction to ACCESS website: what ACCESS can do for internationals
10:40-10:50 - Preparation for guided Tour
10:50-12:00 - Visit to DOK, Delft Public Library & Guided walk through historic centre
12:00-12:35 - Coffee, Delft treat & networking

Testimonials

"Thanks for your welcome. The people were very nice, and this day was a very important introduction to beginning your life and your career here. I recommend this opportunity to anybody who needs it." - Giuseppe Randisi, Italy

"It was really very informative and now I know where to go for my queries. I feel more comfortable living in this city now, knowing that I have ACCESS as a resource for information." - Aarti Chavan, India

"Today’s expat’s introductory was fantastic. It was full of important facts covering areas of history to present day requirements for our daily lives." - Stephen Caruana, Australia

"I was amazed how much I learned in terms of the history of The Hague. The tour to The Hague city centre was very good and interesting. I’d definitely recommend it to all new residents!" - Willieth Mussa, Tanzania

 

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