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.
Location: Stadhuis, Markt, Delft
|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|
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