Welcome to Delft

Welcome To Delft

On 29 September, the City of Delft together with Delft University of Technology 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.

Time: 09:15
Location: Stadhuis, Markt, Delft



Arrival/coffee Comissiekamer in the old Stadhuis (Markt87)


Welcome by Deputy Mayor (Economic Affairs) Mr Ferrie Förster & President of the Executive Board of the TU Delft, Mr Tim van der Hagen

09:40 – 10:00

 Living in the Netherlands: Who are the Dutch? Presented by Caitriona Rush of At Home Abroad

10:00 - 10:20

 Introduction to local resources for sporting & cultural activities by Lucie Cunningham, local resident expat & runner-up of Expatica's Expat of the Year Award  

10:20 - 10:30

Introduction to ACCESS website: “What ACCESS can do for internationals,” presented by ACCESS volunteers  

10:30 – 12:00

Guided walking tour through the historic city centre

12:00 - 12:30

Coffee & networking


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



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


Testimonials - from the Welcome to The Hague Region programme

"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


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