70 Students depart for Netherlands on Sunday

POSTED: 07/25/13 1:05 PM

St. Maarten – On Sunday 70 students from St. Maarten will depart on the 12.30 p.m. flight to Amsterdam where they will continue their studies in the capital, in nearby Diemen, The Hague or Rotterdam. Two representatives of the study financing department accompany the students on their trip.

The department gives a final information session today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of Saint Martin.

In the Netherlands the students will b received by representatives of the student support organization S4 and St. Maarten House.

“During the orientation week they will stay at a hotel at Schiphol,” Education Minister Patricia Lourens said yesterday. “They will deal with opening bank accounts, signing housing contracts, registering at their schools, and do shopping for household essentials. The students will also be assigned a mentor.”

On Friday at 5 p.m. the census office will be open for the students to deregister from St. Maarten.

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  1. I am not sure about different shops.