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September 18, 19 & 20 · Main campus

Over the course of three days, the main hall will be buzzing with a multitude of engaging activities. Engage in profound conversations with Oscar, embark on an art tour, or get a free tattoo. Drop by to connect with fellow students and lecturers, and prepare to be inspired. Remember, life is like a circus! ;-)

Francine Oomen - Hoe overleef ik - copyright Gerlinde de Geus

Hoe-overleef-ik is terug!

Survivaltips van Francine Oomen voor Gen Z en Millenials

(Dutch) Las jij vroeger ook de Hoe-overleef-ik-boeken van Francine Oomen? Van je eerste zoen tot een gebroken hart en van irritante ouders tot de brugklas: Francine had voor al onze puberproblemen een oplossing. Francine Oomen is terug en geeft in haar nieuwe boekenreeks dit keer survivaltips voor het volwassen leven. Volwassen worden in een tijd van burn-outs, studieschuld, identiteitscrises, mentale problemen, overspannen huizenmarkt, toekomststress en nog veel meer…

September 18 · 16:00 - 17:00 · Speakers' Corner

Crash Course Dutch Politics

Crash Course Dutch Politics

Since this summer, the Dutch political landscape has shifted remarkably. Beyond Mark Rutte's exit as prime minister, several politicians from different parties won't return to government or parliament. Join a lunch session with European Studies lecturer Dave van Ginhoven, a Dutch-Canadian, to grasp this transformation. Learn about Dutch parties spanning left to right, the tendency for three to four-party coalitions in governance, and the unique 'polderen' concept in Dutch politics.

September 19 · 12:00 - 13:00 · Speakers' Corner

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Art tour with Jurriaan

At The Hague University of Applied Sciences, you can find various forms of art. Sometimes, this art goes unnoticed! To change that, we're hosting a quick and captivating lunchtime art tour! Come along with our guide, Jurriaan, and explore the richness of our art collection. Let's gather in the central hall near the lighthouse.

September 19 & 20 · 12:15 - 13:15 · Start in Atrium

The Lighthouse Pub Quiz


Feeling like some brain exercise and a good time? Join our pub quiz, hosted by quizmaster Matthijs! Sharpen your knowledge, challenge your friends, and have a chance to win great prizes. Come over for an afternoon filled with questions, laughter, and fun! No need to sign up.

September 19 · 17:00 - 17:45 · Atrium

The Lighthouse - Post op Pootjes

Post op Pootjes

Sending a card doesn't happen often anymore in this digital age. But it's so much fun! Joska creates a unique postcard just for you based on your story. All you need to do is write a message for the recipient. Joska will make sure it gets a stamp and the card will actually be sent out in the mail the next day! Pretty cool, right?

September 20 · 11:30 - 14:30 · Atrium

Sander Palm, co-auteur van het boek Golden Behaviors

Workshop Golden Behaviors

Successfully and happily studying requires a healthy lifestyle. This isn't always easy, as temptations abound. So, what motivates you to actually go to the gym, what helps you eat healthier, and how can you quit smoking or drinking excessively? Lecturer Sander Palm will conduct an inspiring and interactive workshop on 'Golden Behaviors.' During the workshop, you will learn to employ nudges to positively influence behavior, both in yourself and in others!

September 20 · 14:00 - 15:00 · Innovation Playground

Café op The Lighthouse Festival

The Lighthouse Café

Come join us for a refreshing drink at our pop-up café in the main hall, meet new people, win prizes and discover more about The Lighthouse.

September 18, 19 & 20 · Check opening hours at the bar · Atrium

Samen tekenen

Drawing together

We are laying out a large canvas on a spacious table. Alongside, there's a table stocked with pencils, markers, paint, and much more! Whether you're an experienced artist or have never held a brush in your hand, come join us in contributing to the creation of this grand piece of art. Take a moment, grab some paint, pencils, or markers, and unleash your creativity! Guided by Corrien van Buuren and Margot Drosten from Atelier de Pleijsterplaats.

September 18 & 19 · 12:00 - 14:00 · Atrium

Fake tattoo shop

Tattoo shop

Unique tattoos, masterfully crafted. Our team of experienced tattoo artists is ready for a full three-day session to "immortalize" a masterpiece on your skin. You wouldn't want to miss this opportunity! Act quickly, as there are only a limited number of spots available (first come, first served). Let yourself be inspired!

September 18, 19 & 20 · 12:00 - 13:00 · Atrium

The Lighthouse - Gesprekkerette

Nice conversation with Oscar

Oscar Prinsen is open to having a good conversation with anyone who's interested. Feel free to drop by for a chat! You'll spot him easily in his white suit, sitting on a high chair in the central hall. If the chair next to him is empty, don't hesitate to take a seat! Oscar is an artist with a strong commitment to social issues and a philosophical perspective. He operates from Het Instituut voor de Loslopende Mens.

September 18, 19 & 20 · 12:00 - 14:00 · Atrium

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Exhibition Photos of Freedom

In May, we collaborated with photographer Jeroen Swolfs to host a smartphone photography contest. Participants received both theoretical and practical lessons in smartphone photography and were tasked with capturing the theme of freedom. Come visit the exhibition to admire the works of the four award-winning photographers!

September 18, 19 & 20 · Atrium

Café op The Lighthouse Festival
Fake tattoo shop
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The Lighthouse - Post op Pootjes
The Lighthouse - Blue Pearl in de maak
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The Lighthouse - Gesprekkerette

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