Programme for Bachelor Kick-In - General programme

On this page you can preview the activities of the Kick-In. By default we only show the activities of a single programme, but it is possible to register for multiple programmes. When logged in and applying for the Kick-In, we show you exactly for which programmes you can apply. After application we also provide an personal programme for you.

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Program activities

Time Activity
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Group A: Central Registration
During the time slot of group A students of the following studies will be registered: Creative Technology, Psychology, European Public Administration, Health Science
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Registration
When you arrive on the campus, on the Drienerlolaan, registration for the Kick-In will take place in the registration tent. Here you will receive some information about the Kick-In, a participants bracelet and a nice goody bag.
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM Opening Fair
Kick-off to a flying start at the Opening Fair! After you have registered for the Kick-In, you can discover all the sports, culture and social associations that the University of Twente has to offer. Next to the associations, which will present themselves enthusiastically, you can get in touch with various companies. Have you become curious as well? Look around and take your first steps towards an amazing student life!
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Group B: Central Registration
During the time slot of group B students of the following studies will be registered: Industrial Design, Biomedical Technology, Technical Medicine, Civil Engineering, Applied Mathematics
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Group C: Central Registration
During the time slot of group C students of the following studies will be registered: Electrical Engineering, Advanced Technology, Technical Computer Sciences, Business & IT
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Group D: Central Registration
During the time slot of group D students of the following studies will be registered: Industrial Engineering, International Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Applied Physics
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Group E: Central Registration
During the time slot of group E students of the following studies will be registered: ATLAS (University College Twente), Communication Science, Mechanical Engineering
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Grand Opening
After the Opening fair there will be a central opening with an amazing show that will make sure that you have a perfect start of your Kick-In!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Flashing Moment
After the official opening a picture will be made with all participants! The theme of the Kick-In 2018, Ready to Ignite, is represented in the shape of a picture. After this, everyone will be guided in groups per study to the Do-group market.
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM Do-group market (Kick-In)
This is the first moment in which you will become acquainted with your do-group, your parents, and classmates you will enjoy the rest of the Kick-In with!
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM Cnødde City Tour
Tonight the first party of the Kick-In will take place in the center of Enschede. You can travel by bike or you can join the Cnødde City Tour! During this activity participants travel from the campus to the city center in a big procession provided with music.
11:00 PM - 4:00 AM Kick-Off @Aspen Valley
To celebrate the start of the Kick-In, there will be a big party at Aspen Valley. This will be the first party together with your do-group and hopefully a night you won't forget soon!
Time Activity
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Warming Up
Start of your day with an energizing warming up.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Sports Lunch
Get your own bag with tasty lunch and find a place where you can have lunch with your whole do-group. Every bag has a different content so share and trade with other do-groups. Do you need more lunch, get it at the refill counter.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sports games
Meet the sport associations during the Sports Games. Play games with as many sports associations as possible to score points and compete to win a prize!
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Ticket Market
An important moment for the main do-group parents. At the Ticket Market they can pick up the tickets for certain activities. These tickets must be reserved in advance. Payments will proceed using cash money.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM World record: Water Fight
Prepare yourself for the biggest water fight of all time! Please note that you are only allowed to join if you're wearing shoes.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sports BBQ
After the Sports Games you can chill and eat with your do-group enjoying a BBQ. There are different locations at and outside the Campus. For this activity a coupon is mandatory.
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Piranha Poolparty
ZPV Piranha has once again transformed the outdoor swimming pool of the UT into a splashing open-air party location. You can take a fresh dive into the swimming pool and order a drink at the bar in the water. The DJ will take care of some great music, a good moment to relax with your do-group and to get into the party mood!
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM Sports Singalong Party
Sing along to all the greatest hits in the big tent, accompanied by a live band on this party organized by four sports associations. Don't worry about not knowing the lyrics, they will be provided on-screen!
10:00 PM - 4:00 AM Vestingbar Foam Party
The Vestingbar has organised an amazing foam party, os come on and party in the foam!
Time Activity
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Open Class
An open class featuring Berit Companjen is organised in cooperation with Vrijhof Cultuur! Be there on time because seats are limited!
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Culture Lunch Show
During the Culture Lunch Show, you can enjoy a Subway lunch and get to know the Culture associations! They will entertain you with all kinds of performances: singing, music and dance!
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Apollo Festival
During this festival all culture associations will present themselves through workshops and shows. You can get in touch with all these associations at the information market.
1:00 PM - 5:00 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 assault course, water event and finally the climbing of 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!
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Euros Paradise
You are cordially invited by the association Euros Rowing, Euros Sailing and Euros Kano to enjoy their watersportscomplex!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Domino's Pizza Dinner Show
Enjoy a good pizza while watching and listening to a variety of performances of many different culture associations. At the Domino's Pizza Dinner Show the focus will be on the (improvisation)theatre and cabaret. Besides this the Oompah Band of the student brassband will be performing too.
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Campus Crawl
At the Campus there are five student pubs run by the study associations. Tonight you can discover them all! At every location you can have a drink and there will be an activity as well. If you visit all the pubs you will get a free goodie!
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Taste Cantus
This evening A.S.V. Taste is organizing the Taste Cantus. The cantus is a typical student activity that is all about beer, singing and eloquence. The whole evening will be singing, drinking and partying, so make sure you will be there. The cantus will be in Dutch, however the codex will be available in English. A ticket is mandatory for this activity.
10:15 PM - 4:30 AM Buses to Hengelo
On Friday the 24th of August you do not have to bike all the way to Hengelo, you can take the bus! Take the bus at 't Bolke at the Molenstraat in Enschede at 22:30 h, 23:00 h or 23:00 h or in front of the Spiegel (building at the campus) 15 minutes after departure from 't Boke. You can also take the bus back from Hengelo to campus or city centre. The first bus from Hengelo to Enschede departs at 1:00 h and the last at 4:30 h in front of the Rabotheater at the Beurstraat in Hengelo. For this activity a ticket is mandatory.
10:30 PM - 4:00 AM Party @ VIOS
Tonight we are going to party hard at VIOS. It will be an amazing student party on different floors with a variety of music and lasershows.
Time Activity
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Crazy 88
Through a fun game you will discover the city of Enschede with your do-group.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Luxury Lunch
Enjoy a luxury lunch in the Volkspark.
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM "It's a Fact!" Forum
Get to know the ins and outs of the four largest social student associations during this interactive event. Learn all about their traditions, values and differences. This activity is in Dutch!
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM AEGEE Pubquiz
Join AEGEE in a pubquiz. Take your do-group to one of the many pubs in Enschede, show off your general knowledge, and win some nice prices! The pubquiz is English spoken, except the pubquiz at Central Pak, Café Friends and Sociëteit Asterion.
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner @Pakkerij
During this dinner you can get acquainted with the student associations and experience the Pakkerij in another setting! For this activity a ticket is mandatory.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Alpha's After Dinner Dance
After a delicious meal it's time to relax at C.S.V. Alpha. Learn how to dance the Salsa and enjoy live music on our terrace.
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM Audentis Party
Join Audentis in an epic party on the Oude Markt!
11:55 PM - 4:00 AM Parallel Party
In addition to the party at the Pakkerij, another amazing party will been organized in the city centre!
11:55 PM - 4:00 AM Party @ Pakkerij
Want to know how to party with the four student associations from the Pakkerij? Come to the Pakkerij tonight and experience how they party!
Time Activity
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Free activities
Today will be all about chilling after some busy days. Take it easy and enjoy free activities in the city centre and around campus. De volgende locaties zijn gratis toegankelijk met een deelnemersbandje van de Kick-In: Poolcafé the Bridge Starballs Bowling Aquadrome Outdoor pool Rijksmuseum Twenthe Museumfabriek Cube Bouldergym ZERO55 (except for karting) See the programme booklet for more information!
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lay Back @Rutbeek
Lay back at Rutbeek with your do-group.
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Formality Market BSc
Various organizations will be present at the Formality Market to help international students handle all kinds of administrative matters. The checklist will guide you to organize all those things!
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM ChOOSE Church Service & Dinner
The Christian student associations will organise a church service. These service is open for all Kick-In participants: both Christian and non-Christians. After the service there will be a free meal where you can get to know the various Christian student associations of Enschede.The Church service will be held in English.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Analog Gaming Night
Enjoy the best games Fanaat has to offer! Challenge yourself during a more complex game inside the Drakenkelder, or chill with an easier game and a drink in the Atrium
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Concordia Open Air Cinema
Enjoy a movie in the centre of Enschede. Don't forget to bring your own seat!
Time Activity
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Extra Registration Bachelor Students
Registration of Bachelor students for the Faculty days and the last part of the general Kick-In
Time Activity
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Dish of the Day
Before the concert you can enjoy a 'Dish of the Day' in one of Enschede's restaurants. For this activity a ticket (€5,- including one drink) is mandatory.
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM 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 wil start at 21:00. The line-up is still a secret, but we are sure you are going to have the time of your lives! The concert is a joint effort of the University of Twente, Saxion University of Applied Sciences Enschede, Vereniging Horeca Stad Enschede and the municipality of Enschede in cooperation with Enschede Promotie.
11:55 PM - 4:00 AM Afterparty
Did you also enjoy the Concert at the Oude Markt so much? The party won't stop there. After the concert, we continue with a spectacular afterparty!
Time Activity
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Active Student Lunch
Enjoy a wonderful lunch and be inspired by everything the University has to offer for broadening your horizons during your student life! During this lunch you can get to know more about being active at the University of Twente.
1:30 PM - 8:00 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, games and lounging will keep you occupied for the entire afternoon!
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Studium Generale
Fifteen students of the University of Twente and Saxion designed and created an electric superbike in just nine months. The race monster is called Liion GP and it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in only 3 seconds! From June 2018 the bike was ready and was used in several races. Team manager Tim Veldhuis: "It is incredibly cool to show the world what is possible with the current technology. " Come and see this inventive and lightning-fast vehicle. Veldhuis and his team will explain the details.
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM Foodtruck Festival
During the Foodtruck Festival, you can get all kinds of food to enjoy with your Do-Group!
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Puzzle hunt
A puzzle hunt across campus.
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Justdiggit Lottery & Closing Show
Find out if it's your lucky day and win amazing prices at the Justdiggit lottery! Following the lottery there will be a mindblowing closing show.
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM Grolsch Final 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. The Final party will take place in the tent and at the Fact terrace. Afterwards there is the possibility to continue the evening in the Vestingbar.
Final activities
Draft activities

Programme information

During the general programme you'll get to know your fellow students, the Campus, the cities of Enschede and Hengelo and all the various student associations at our university. Activities range from a scavenger hunt and brunch to a concert and big party that will last until the early hours.

The general programme of the Kick-In consists of two parts: from 22 August until 27 August and from the evening of 29 August until 30 August. The gap is filled by the faculty programme organized by your study association.