Education and training

Bachelor in Communication | 01 Aug 11 – 31 Jul 15
Major Game Design & Development
Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Netherlands)
During the first year of my Bachelor degree, classes included Multimedia Design & Branding, Web Design, and Game Design & Development. Over the subsequent three years I majored in Game Design & Development. During my second year I was part of the Honours Programme, where I ran several projects concerning healthy ageing.

During my penultimate year I undertook an international internship in China and studied in New Zealand, increasing my knowledge of computer hardware. My final year thesis is on the subject of international storytelling and the influence it has on the emotional state of the player, written under the guidance of Dr. Jef Folkerts (Lecturer, Hanzehogeschool). This thesis is currently nominated for the thesis award of my school.

Study Abroad | 01 Feb 14 – 31 Jul 14
Unitec, Auckland (New Zealand)
Subjects included Hardware Fundamentals, Maori Culture and Sport Psychology.

Higher general secondary education | 01 Aug 03 – 01 Jul 10
Alfa College, Groningen (Netherlands)
I earned my HAVO diploma in the subjects of Dutch, English and other sciences.

Praedinius Gymnasium, Groningen (Netherlands)
During my six years at grammar school I took several language classes, including ancient Latin and Greek, and multiple science classes.

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