Programme for Bachelor Kick-In - General programme

On this page, you can preview the concept programme of the Kick-In. This means that some changes in the programme can still occur. Kies-Op-Maat students, Exchange students and Pre-Master students will participate in the Master Kick-In.

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Programme activities

Time Activity
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Opening Fair
Get to know all associations the UT has to offer at the Opening Fair! Next to the associations presenting themselves, you can also get in touch with various companies. Have you become curious as well? Look around and take your first steps towards an amazing student life!
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Registration
The registration is the start of the Kick-In! Here, you will receive your goodie bag and participant bracelet which gives you access to the activities of the Kick-In.
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Grand Opening
At Grand Opening you will be welcomed to the Univeristy of Twente by the Kick-In Committee, the Student Union and the Rector Magnificus. In addition, an opening show will be performed! We will kick off this fantastic period together.
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Do-Group Market + Dinner
At the do-group market you will pick your do-group! Afterwards, you will get acquainted with your do-group and your do-group parents, who you will enjoy the entire Kick-In with!
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Do-Group Lounge
Play some games and drink some (soft) drinks to get to know your Do-Group!
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Road to Enschede Ft. Cnødde
Walk to the city centre in a big parade! Many associations and do-groups will walk together across the Hengelosestraat to the city for the first party of the Kick-In!
10:30 PM - 4:00 AM Kick-off Party @Aspen Valley
To celebrate the start of the Kick-In there will be a party at Aspen Valley. This will be the first party together with your do-group, and a night you won't forget soon!
Time Activity
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Culture Brunch
During the Culture Brunch you can enjoy good food while getting to know the culture associations! You will be entertained with all kinds of performances: singing, music and dance! [DO-GROUP TICKET]
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Apollo Culture Festival & Workshops
Get to know the Culture associations by looking at the information market and participating in workshops! you can sign up for workshops beforehand or sign up during the market.
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Storming of the Bastille
The Storming of the Bastille is considered the start of the fabulous student life at our University! In a spectacular obstacle course and water events, you will be storming the Bastille. The other do-groups become your arch-rivals and you will give it all to show that you can work together and have the best endurance. It certainly won’t be easy to complete the trail, even some soldiers will be present! For this activity, a ticket can be obtained to enter via the fast lane. Head do-group parents can pick-up the fast-lane tickets between at the start of the Storming of the Bastille, whilst stock lasts. Nonetheless, you also can join this activity without a ticket!
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Apollo Culture Workshops
Get to know the culture associations by participating in workshops! You can sign up at the festival beforehand.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Domino's Dinner Show A
Enjoy a pizza for dinner, while being entertained by the culture associations! [TICKET]
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Domino's Dinner Show B
Enjoy a pizza for dinner, while being entertained by the culture associations! [TICKET]
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Taste Cantus
A.S.V. Taste will organise an amazing introduction to student life in the form of a cantus! A cantus is a typical student activity, which is all about drinking, singing and eloquence. Make sure you are there to take a look at this student spectacle. [TICKET]
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Campus Crawl
On campus we have five student pubs run by study associations. Tonight you can discover them all during the Campus Crawl!
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Game Night
Get to know the Analogue and Digital Game Associations at the Game Night! Here you can play some games as an alternative to the parties.
10:30 PM - 4:00 AM Party @Club Roxx
You will be introduced to Hengelo by a party at Club Roxx! It will be an amazing party on several floors with a variety of music and laser shows.
Time Activity
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM FACT Brunch
Enjoy a brunch while hanging out with the FACT associations!
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Global Fair
Meet the world associations during the Global Fair. Play games with the associations to get to know the different cultures of the University of Twente!
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM Scavenger Hunt
Discover the City Center of Enschede whilst participating in some fun challenges!
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Alpha Activity
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM AEGEE Pubquiz
Join AEGEE in a Pub Quiz. Take your do-group to one of the many pubs in Enschede, show off your general knowledge, and win some great prices!
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Dish of the Day
Enjoy a dish of the day at one of the restaurants in Enschede together with your do-group! [TICKET]
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Watersport Paradise
Explore the Watersportcomplex by enjoying dinner and watersport! Euros Rowing, Sailing and Kayaking will introduce you to everything the watersportcomplex has to offer.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Audentis Party
At night, the student association Audentis will organise a spectacular party!
10:00 PM - 4:00 AM Party @Pakkerij
Want to know how to party with the four biggest social associations in Enschede? Come to the Pakkerij tonight and experience it!
Time Activity
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Warming Up
Get ready for the sports day by joining the warming up!
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Sport Lunch
Get ready for a day full of sports with a good lunch!
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM KWF Charity Challenge
Support the KWF by participating in the Charity Challenge!
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sport Games
Try out every sport at the sport games! All sport associations have a game ready to give you the best impression of their association.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cooling Down
Calm down after a day full of activities with some refreshing drinks, bean bags and a lounge!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eat & Greet @Sport Associations
Chill and eat with your do-group at the different sport associations! [TICKET]
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Pool Party
ZPV Piranha has transformed the outdoor pool to a beautiful place to party in the open air. You can take a nice swim here and order a drink from the bar submerged in the pool. A DJ will play good music while you swim and party, a good moment to party with your do-group during the Piranha Pool Party!
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM Foam Party
The Vestingbar has organised an amazing foam party, so come and party in the foam!
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM Sport Party
Sing along to all the greatest hits in the big tent, accompanied by a live band on this party organized by five sports associations!
Time Activity
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Facility Market
An informative marketplace which is highly recommended for new international Bachelor students. You will find out about the various facilities, services and student associations the UT has to offer, such as on-campus medical services, career services, the library, UnionCard and student world associations. UT Student Services will also be present to answer your questions about visa, housing, formality appointments and other student administrative matters. Furthermore, there is also the opportunity to buy a bike at the Hogekampplein!
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Concordia Open Air Cinema
Come chill out and watch a movie during this open-air cinema! For this activity, a ticket can be bought to obtain popcorn and a drink. Nonetheless, you also can join this activity without a ticket!
Time Activity
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM Introduction Concert @Oude Markt
It is time to enjoy a massive concert at the Oude Markt, at the heart of Enschede’s city center! The awesome performances will start at 20:00.
12:00 AM - 4:00 AM Afterparty @Aspen Valley
Did you enjoy the Concert at the Oude Markt? Continue the partying at the after party!
Time Activity
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM More than a Degree Lunch
Explore activism of at the UT at the More Than a Degree Lunch, organised by the Student Union!
2:30 PM - 7:00 PM Do-Group Battles
Challenge other do-groups in a variety of games and battles!
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM World Record Attempt
We will try to get into the Guiness Book of World Records by attempting to break a World Record! You do not want to miss this!
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Kick-Out Festival
The Kick-Out Festival will once more show you everything the student life can offer you. A mix of music, sports and games will keep you occupied for the entire afternoon!
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Food Truck Festival
During the Food Truck Festival, you can get all different kinds of food to enjoy with your Do-Group! [TICKET]
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM Kick-Out Party
After nine days full of activities dedicated to get to know the university, the campus, the city and your fellow students, it is time for the Final party! There will be a Closing Show and an epic light show created by the crew.
Final activities
Draft activities

Programme information

During the general programme you'll get to know your fellow students, the Campus, the city of Enschede, and all the various student associations at our university. The programme will take place in Enschede and will introduce you to the student life of Enschede! The general programme takes place between Wednesday the 24th of August until Sunday the 28th of August and from the evening of the 31st of August until the 1st of September. The gap is filled by the study-related programme organised by your study association!