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PITSstop is the student information point at Plexus Student Centre. Here you can request information about study options, study skills and any other study-related matters.

You can contact PITSstop if you have questions about: 

  • study programme choice
  • study skills
  • study and internships abroad
  • internships, careers and the job market
  • regulations and your rights
  • finances

PITSstop staff members are on hand to answer any questions you might have. 


Frequent workshops are given on a range of study-related topics. Take a look here for further information. 

Making an appointment

You can visit PITSstop on weekdays between 9:00 and 17:00. If you want to make an appointment with a student counsellor or careers advisor you can do so in person at PITSstop. Appointments cannot be made by email.

Visa/residence permit consulting hours

If you have a question about, for example, extending or changing your student residence permit, you are welcome to come by during visa/residence permit consulting hours, held every Tuesday from 13:00 till 14:30 at PITSstop.

Study Abroad consulting hours

If you have a question about studying or doing an internship abroad, you are welcome to come by during study abroad consulting hours, held every Monday from 13:00 till 16:00 at PITSstop.