Checkpoint For Students, The Netherlands

Checkpoint helps students…
…with all matters related to studying and living in Venlo. We understand that it can be quite challenging to find your way and get organized in a new city. That’s where we come in!

We can help you find a room, job, bicycle, phone, furniture etc… But we’re also here for any other questions you may have.

If there’s anything we can do for you, just let us know!


Koninginnesingel 29
5911 KC Venlo
The Netherlands
+31 773905944

Our team

Baer Born

Baer (1980) is all about hospitality. After studying Small Business & Retail Management in Eindhoven, he owned his own restaurant in the city center of Venlo –he is a great cook! Now he helps students feeling at home in Venlo. Baer will help you find a room, gets you started on a job and can even tell you what to make for dinner.

Nina Bellen

Nina (1986) is a pro in organizing. She studied Event management in Haarlem and founded her own event company after. From students to bachelorettes, Nina makes sure they have a great time in Venlo.  She is the sunshine in our office, a passionate dancer and always in for a party.

Funs Pollux

Funs (1983) gets the message across. He finished his Bachelor in Leisure Management in Breda, where he lived in a dormitory for three years. As a sports reporter he worked in television for five years, before making a transfer to Checkpoint. Besides sports, he really likes to cook, travel and have drinks with friends.

Keanu van Eijk

Keanu (1991) is our troubleshooter during the weekends. He lived in Haarlem for some years during his study, but decided to return to his roots in Venlo. When he is not working, you can find him in the kitchen, preparing his favorite Indonesian food.

Stan Sampers

Stan (1994) is our other troubleshooter during the weekends. This part-time musician was born with a guitar stuck in his hands. If you attend Fontys, you might have seen him on campus. Stan studies International Marketing and hopes to get his bachelor next year.

Corine Bartels

Corine (1989) is in charge of all matters related to housing. Looking for a room or having troubles with a cloughed drain? Corine is there for you! She may look sweet, but looks can be deceiving. Corine loves loud music, preferably at concerts, where you find her in the middle of the mosh pit.

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