You can also read our FAQ (Veel Gestelde Vragen) in Dutch!
Q: What is Unexpected Journey?
A: Unexpected Journey is the introduction camp for the first year students of (International) Leisure Management, (International) Tourism Management, Bachelor of Science Leisure Studies, Bachelor of Science Tourism and Function-based Bachelor Tourism and Recreation at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. Unexpected Journey is annually organised for the new students.
Q: Why should I participate in the Introduction?
A: The Intro is a great start of your school year! You’ll learn a lot about your fellow classmates during awesome parties and team activities. Next to that you will be familiarized with Breda. After the intro you will know all the hotspots of Breda, where you can go clubbing, grab a nice dinner or anything else that Breda has to offer!
Q: How long is the introduction?
A: The introduction will start in the morning of Tuesday the 28th of August, and will end in the afternoon on Friday the 31st of August (around 1 PM). The pool party on the 31st of August is optional, but will certainly be an epic last party to end your introduction.
Q: How do I travel to the camp?
A: Unexpected Journey will take place at Kunstijsbaan Breda. The address is Terheijdenseweg 500, Breda. A detailed route description can be found under Unexpected Journey 2018 – Route.
Q: How can I pay for the intro?
A: You can make your payment on www.more.nhtv.nl where you need to log in with your student number and password which has been provided by the NHTV. A complete guide can be found here.
Q: Where do we sleep and eat?
A: During the introduction all the students will be sleeping at the Racket Centre in Breda and the employees will sleep at the ‘Kunstijsbaan’ in Breda, where everyone will also have breakfast and dinner. The lunch will be provided on different locations due to the activities during the day. At night, security will be present around the sleeping accommodations.
Kunstijsbaan Breda: https://www.optisport.nl/schaatsbaanbreda
Racketcenter Breda: http://www.optisport.nl/racketcentrumbreda
Terheijdenseweg 500 4826 AB Breda
Q: I have a room in Breda, can I sleep there?
A: No, during the introduction you are not allowed to sleep at your own, or a friends place at any time. The school is responsible for your well being, meaning we have to be able to keep you in our sight. If you decide to disobey this simple rule, we have no choice but to send you away from the introduction.
Q: What are the alcohol/drug-policies of Unexpected Journey?
A: In the Netherlands, it is strictly forbidden to serve any alcoholic drink to people under the age of 18. This rule also applies to Unexpected Journey! It is allowed to smoke cigarettes in the outside areas at Unexpected Journey – If you are at least 18 years old!
Drugs, such as weed, XTC, etc., are strictly forbidden during Unexpected Journey! If you are caught with any variant of drugs, you will be immediately removed from Unexpected Journey!
Q: I am allergic to something or I have a special diet. Will this be taken into account?
A: Certainly, at the registration form there is a special section in which you can fill out any special diets, allergies or medication that you need. During the intro we will do our best to provide appropriate meals that will suit everyone. If you are still not able to eat these meals, we will make sure that you will have a different meal. If you are on medication, please state this in the appropriate section as well.
Q: Which studies can participate in this introduction?
A: The following studies can participate in this introduction (Unexpected Journey):
- Leisure Management (LM) – excluding fasttrack students
- Tourism Management (TM) – including fasttrack students
- International Tourism Management (ITM) – excluding fasttrack students
- International Leisure Management (ILM) – excluding fasttrack students
- Bachelor of Science Leisure Studies (ILS) – excluding fasttrack students
- Bachelor of Science Tourism (BTO) – excluding fasttrack students
- Function-based Bachelor Tourism and Recreation (FBTR) – excluding fasttrack students
Didn’t find your study in the list above? Then try one of the other awesome introductions!
For Games and Media studies (Camp Lost) Link:
For Facility and Hotel studies (InterSib) Link:
For Logistics and Built Environment studies (Intro SLM) Link:
Q: Where can I find my student number?
A: You will receive your student number from the NHTV in a letter through the mail. This letter will also contain your password. If you do not have your student number yet, you can still register for the introduction.
Q: What if I have a disability?
A: In the registration form you will be asked if you any medical conditions that we need to know. If you have any questions regarding any medical conditions you might have, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org, so we know of this and make this event as pleasant as possible for you.