Life at AUAS

international student life

Amsterdam is an incredible city, and the backdrop to your studies at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Here's how we help you make the most of the city.

Student life

Discover our student networks' great programme of cultural and social events to enrich your time at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. The student-run programmes give you ways to expand your skills, make friends and enjoy some of the best music and culture in Amsterdam.

Discover student networks

Student care

Everyone needs support. There are several ways to access support if you are struggling with an academic, personal or health issue. You can also improve your study habits with our dedicated workshops.

Find out about student support

Getting active

Keeping your mind and body fit is a priority for many students. Find out what AUAS' sports centre can offer you, from gyms, yoga, bootcamps, football mini-leagues and dodgeball. You're sure to find your favourite way to stay active.

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A day in the life of exchange student

Amsterdam life

Daneica was part of a six-month exchange programme in High Performance Sport. She shares what a day in the life of a minor student consists of, as well as a few comparisons between Amsterdam and Singapore.

Read Daneica's story

The student guide to grocery shopping

Shopping for groceries

Here is a list of places where you can buy your groceries and stock up your pantry, and a recipe to help you stay track.

Read Aisha's story

Surviving Dutch gastronomy

Dutch food

Dutch gastronomy can be a little bit simple most of the time - even the locals admit it. That’s why I’m going to tell you about some cool places to visit while you live here. Let’s go!

Read Jorge's story