Our Odibuddy's are ready for you!

Starting at college can be quite exciting! Are you curious about student life at Odisee? Do you have difficulties using Toledo, Teams or the student platform? Do you not know how to arrange your study programme? Do you feel a slight stress to find your way in your student city or campus?  Well, know that our Odibuddy's are here for you! 

Odibuddy's are students who try to guide and support (new) students as much as possible during their college career at Odisee! They are happy to help and are eager to get to know you and show you the way! 

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Like to have an Odibuddy?

Why should I get an Odibuddy?

  • Study and programme related questions 

    Not sure how to tackle your studies? An Odibuddy is available for specific programme and study questions: how do I best tackle a task, how do I best study for a subject, how do I compose a good e-mail... It is not the intention that the buddies only send summaries. What we do want, is to give you tips and tricks on how to tackle a certain subject or your studies in general. 

  • Someone to talk to 

    An Odibuddy is a fellow student who is ready for a good chat, someone with whom you can share your experiences and concerns. There is an openness to speak and listen to each other, even when things are difficult. 

  • Do fun stuff together inside and outside university college 

    An Odibuddy helps you find your way inside and outside the college university. Having a coffee between classes, cooking together, playing sports together, going to a party together... You and your buddy are free to choose how you meet, where and how often! 

  • Referrals 

    An Odibuddy is not a replacement for a student advisor, student psychologist... Sometimes it really gets too much for you and you need some extra help. An Odibuddy can then, always in consultation with you, refer you to the right services. 

How does it work?

  • Odibuddy is for all students. You can ask for a buddy during the whole academic year. Some Odibuddy's are even ready for you at the beginning of September!

  • You fill in the contact form to sign up for an Odibuddy. We ask a few questions in order to provide the best possible match. Filling in your interests can help, but is certainly not required. 

  • The contact form is sent to the Odibuddy project group.

  • Based on the obtained information we will match you to an Odibuddy. We start matching from the end of August 2021.

  • Your Odibuddy will contact you at the beginning of September and you are free to choose how you meet, where and how often you meet!

  • Do you still have questions? Feel free to send us an e-mail!

Become an Odibuddy yourself?

Do you like to help (international) fellow students? Do you like to offer a listening ear? Do you like to answer practical questions and make the (new) students' college career as pleasant as possible? Then become an Odibuddy!

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The intention is mainly that students can approach a fellow student for numerous questions in an accessible way. This can be about practical questions, but also to study together online, or just for a chat. The need for social contact is high and the Odibuddy's can play a great role in that.
Robbe Van Leemput
Project Manager & Odibuddy
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