Second of three-part seriesMindfulness: Success in Studying in the Netherlands workshop

The Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs is hosting the second workshop, of the three-part series, entitled “Mindfulness: Success in Studying in The Netherlands (Part II)” on May 28, 2024 at the University of St. Martin from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
This free workshop, focusing on the psycho-social aspects of studying in the Netherlands, is
geared at secondary school students who are in their exam class, those who recently graduated
and planning to pursue their studies in the Netherlands.
According to SSSD officials, many of our students experience difficulties because they are
unprepared for many of the realities of studying and living in the Netherlands. Consequently,
these workshops are aimed at helping to equip them to be successful. The topics that will be
covered in this workshop include dealing with adjustment difficulties, (emotional) distress,
depression, anxiety, and other relevant topics.
Persons who attended the first workshop are also encouraged to attend this one. SSSD officials
also indicated that all topics that will be covered in this second session are inter-related to those
in the first but have different dynamics. They emphasized that the workshops are inter-active
and participants will also be provided with tips and their questions will also be answered. The
SSSD officials urged all participants to be on time.

Students and parents are encouraged to contact SSSD at 543-1235 or
st********************@si************.org to register for the workshop on May 28, 2024 or to
obtain more information. Interested persons can also visit the SSSD office which is in the Gatspy
Building across from the Police Station and next to WIB. However, pre-registration is not
The Student Support Services Division (SSSD) provides services to students referred by the
schools such as psychological services, counseling services, social work services, educational
diagnostic services, speech language pathology services. SSSD also provides general services
such as career services, parent sessions and crisis response.