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Fontys School of Life

Where we redefine lifeskills education We're not your typical school – no dull lectures or stuffy classrooms here. Our mission is to equip you with the practical tools and knowledge you need to thrive in every aspect of life.

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Do you ever find yourself wondering ‘Why didn't they teach this in school?’ We feel you!

At Fontys School of Life, we believe that life skills are the foundation for success. From managing stress to effective communication, cooking a healthy meal, or mastering your finances, our programs are designed to boost you with the skills you need in life.

Join us on a journey of self-discovery and growth, where learning is engaging, interactive, and, most importantly, fun! Whether you're a student or a staff member, our dynamic community is here to support you every step of the way. We're all about bridging the gap between boring textbooks and actually knowing how to adult in the real world. 


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Our agenda is filled with events hosted by our own creators. Every event is in line with what we find important. It’s the stuff that they don’t teach you, but that you should learn at school.

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Workout Of the Day (WOD)

Whether you're fit or not, you're all welcome to join our tasty crossfit-style Workout of the Day (WOD). Kickstart the day with some shared exercise and that leaves you feeling fit and fulfilled for work or study afterward!

When and where?
Thursday - Eindhoven -07:30 to 08:30
Rachelsmolen 1, entrance of building R10.

Friday - Tilburg- 07:30 to 08:30
Professor Goossenslaan 1, entrance of building P7.

Email if you want to join in the group in Eindhoven or Tilburg!

Mail and join!

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Unlocking the Key to Workplace Bliss: A Workshop on Work Happiness

Ever wonder why some days at work feel like a breeze while others drag on endlessly? Dive into the best-kept secret for enhancing your study/work happiness with Rosalie Reichardt-Mulder and Danae Bodewes.

Join us as we delve into the intricacies of what drives and hinders you in the workplace. In this engaging workshop, we blend research on work happiness with the power of curiosity, seeking to foster connections within yourself and with others. Get ready to unlock a world of fulfillment and productivity like never before!

Event Details:
28 MAY 2024
15.30- 17.00
Held at Fontys Rachelsmolen Campus, location details are provided after registration

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Need sports equipment?

Want to get fit on your own with a workout but don't have the equipment? We've got you covered! At School of Life, you can borrow equipment for free! It's super easy, just send us an email with the items you want to borrow and when you'd like to use them :)

Download Equipment list

Borrow Equipment

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Pop-Up Kitchen

Introducing our initiative: Pop-up Kitchen! We focus on teaching healthy cooking on a limited budget or using leftovers from restaurants. In the upcoming event, we'll be teaming up with students from the circus academy to explore what constitutes a healthy and nutritious meal, and how to prepare it together.

Interested in hosting your own Pop-up Kitchen event? Let us know!

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Pop-up kitchen

Nourishing learning to cook with leftovers or on a limited budget, with our initiative Pop-up Kitchen! Together for more awareness about food waste and together for healthy, affordable meals, and social connection. Are you a student, teacher, or restaurant owner and do you want to join a Pop-up Kitchen? Let us know! Check out the video for the latest edition in collaboration with restaurant Anne&Max in Eindhoven, where we cooked with students using leftovers from local restaurants

I want to join Pop- up Kitchen!

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Skill Swap Showdown

An exciting adventure where students share skills and learn new skills from fellow students. In this program, students discovered their unique talents, improved their communication skills, and built new skills." Do you want more lifeskills in your curriculum? Let us know!

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Our ambassadors

Each of our ambassadors has their own reason to support Fontys School of Life. Additionally, some of them are also program makers! If you need assistance or want to tap into the expertise of our ambassadors, don't hesitate to ask them for help!

Four pillars: Head, Heart, Hands en Health.  

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It's all about boosting your leadership skills in how you think and act, getting you pumped up for personal growth. You'll sharpen your critical thinking, problem-solving, and management chops, gearing you up for an awesome ride in your life journey.

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We're all about emotions - teaching you how to understand your own and others' feelings, so you can stay cool in any situation. We focus on embracing diversity and rocking conflict resolution, aiming to create a place where everyone feels included and happy.

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Hands-on! In this line, you'll master communication and leadership skills that would impress even the CEO. It's all about becoming a thoughtful and active member of society. You'll dig into what drives you, polish up your leadership abilities, and be a great team player, making you a star in your field.

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Health is where we teach you how to kick stress to the curb and keep yourself physically and mentally fit. It's all about your personal journey of discovery, focusing on living consciously and harmoniously with yourself. Students aim for a healthy lifestyle by mastering emotions and managing personal boundaries like a pro.