You can also read our FAQ (Veel Gestelde Vragen) in Dutch!
Q: What is Unexpected Journey?
A: Unexpected Journey is the introduction camp for new 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 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: What is the general language at the introduction week?
A: The general language at the introduction week is English. However, if you have a complete Dutch class you could communicate in Dutch.
Q: How long is the introduction?
A: The introduction will start in the morning of Tuesday 27 August, and will end in the afternoon on Friday 30 August (around 1 PM). The pool party on 30 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 506, Breda. A detailed route description can be found under Important Information Route.
Q: How can I pay for the intro?
A: You can make your payment on www.more.buas.nl where you need to log in with your student number and password which has been provided by Breda University of Applied Sciences. A complete guide can be found here.
Q: Where do we sleep and eat?
A: During the introduction all the students will be sleeping in a Leisure center, at the ‘Kunstijsbaan Breda’ everyone will 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.
Terheijdenseweg 506, 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):
AD Tourism Management (NL) – Associate degree
Tourism Management (NL) – Bachelor
Tourism Management – Bachelor
Bachelor of Science Tourism – Bachelor Academic
Leisure & Events Management (NL) – Bachelor including fasttrack students
Leisure & Events Management – Bachelor including fasttrack students
Bachelor of Science Leisure Studies (ILS) – Bachelor Academic
- Pre-master Leisure and Tourism Studies – Pre-master academic
Master of Science Leisure and Tourism Studies – Master Academic
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 Breda University of Applied Sciences 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 about. If you have any questions regarding any medical conditions you might have, please contact us via email@example.com, so we know of this and make this event as pleasant as possible for you.
Q: Is First Aid present at the introduction week?
A: First Aid will be present at the introduction week.
Q: Is there a spot to charge my phone?
A: yes, there is. But we recommend bringing a power bank to lower the queue.
Q: Help, I lost something. Is there a lost and found?
A: Yes there will be a lost and found at the organisation office. A week after the introduction all lost and found will be thrown away.
Q: Can I cancel my registration?
A: Yes, you can cancel your registration until 15 August with a refund. If you cancel your registration after 15 August, you will not get a refund.
Q: (Paper/plastic) Confetti?
A: It is not allowed to bring and/or use your own confetti during the introduction week. If you are caught you will be sent of.
Q: Is there an ATM available during Unexpected Journey?
A: No, there is no ATM available. Yet you can buy consumption coins with cash and pin (by card).
Q: Can I also participate to parts of the program?
A: No. You can only participate the entire four-day program.
Q: Can I become partner of Unexpected Journey?
A: Ofcourse you can, for more info you could send us a mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: Can I bring a pet?
A: No, unfortunately we can not take care of pets.