slem alumni

slem alumni

Our graduates are holding influential positions within the innovative footwear industry. 
This reflects our commitment to embedding industry experience across our courses. We give students the opportunity to work with some of the most relevant, challenging and famous companies in the world. 

SLEM offer a wide range of alumni privileges to help them stay connected.

short course discount
SLEM alumni (Footwear Innovation programs) are entitled to a 15% discount on all other workshops or short courses. Please see the short courses pages for the upcoming program. 

events
Alumni are very welcome to attend SLEM events, such as the SLEMinars, which are great opportunities to network and develop professional relationships. Please ask for the alumni discount.

access to shoe labs
SLEM has a special discount rate for alumni who want to work in the technical shoe lab or 3D printing lab. For rates and schedule, please send an email. 

alumni projects

Ruben Lekkerkerker answered the question: Food and footwear have always been closely related; what is on the menu in 2025 and how will affect footwear? Please see his video answer below.



Pieter gave a very original answer to the question: How will 3D printing change the way we design, buy and sell shoes within the next 10 years? 



Tessa Groenewoud ook gift her vision on the future relationship of food and footwear. 



 
slem partners

slem partners


We are very fortunate to have many diverse partners support us from both inside and outside the footwear industry. Find out who they are here.