Programme for Bachelor Kick-In - General programme

On this page you can preview the conceptprogramme 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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Program activities

Time Activity
9:30 AM - 3:00 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, performing arts 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!
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Registration
During the registration, you will receive your participant band and bag. After this, you can walk onto the Opening Fair, where you can explore all associations and companies from in and around Enschede! The registration will happen in shifts. Make sure you are there on the right shift! [09:30 - 11:00] Group A entails the people of the following studies: - Applied Mathematics - Chemical Science and Engineering - Applied Physics - Creative Technology - ATLAS - Civil Engineering - Industrial Design Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Technical Medicine - Biomedical Technology - Electrical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Management [12:30 - 14:00] Group B entails the people of the following studies: - Communication Sciences - Psychology - Business and Information Technology - Technical Computer Science - Advanced Technology - Health Sciences - Membrane Science and Technology - International Business Administration
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Grand Opening
At Grand Opening, a splashing opening show will be performed and you will be welcomed by the Kick-In Committee, the Student Union and the Rector Magnificus. We will kick off this fantastic period together!
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM Do-group Market
This is the first moment in which you will become acquainted with your do-group, your do-group 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 centre 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 centre in a big procession provided with music.
10:00 PM - 4:00 AM Kick-Off Party @ 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
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM 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, or by debit card.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Culture Brunch
During the Culture Brunch, you can enjoy a nice brunch and get to know the culture associations! They will entertain you with all kinds of performances: singing, music and dance!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Apollo Culture 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 opening 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!
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Euros Paradise
You are invited by the associations Euros Rowing, Euros Sailing and Euros Kano to enjoy their Watersportscomplex and a pizza!
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Domino's Pizza Dinner
Enjoy a good pizza for dinner.
7:30 PM - 9:30 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.
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Campus Crawl
At the Campus there are five student pubs run by study associations. Tonight you can discover them all during the Campus Crawl.
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM Celebrate our Differences Party
Come to VIOS in Hengelo and let's party the night away, together! You'll have free entrance by showing the Kick-In wristband. It will be an amazing student party on several floors with a variety of music and lasershows.
10:30 PM - 4:30 AM Buses to Hengelo
On Thursday the 25th of August you do not have to bike all the way to Hengelo, you can take the bus! Take the bus from the city centre of 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 the centre. 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.
Time Activity
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Warming-Up
Start of your day with an energising warming up.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Food Fair
Enjoy a great lunch with food from different cultures!
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Sport Games
Meet the sport associations during the Sports Games. Sports and/or swimwear might be useful!
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Charity Challenge
Give your all for charity!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Kick-In Stunt
Doe mee aan een enorme stoelendans!
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Sports BBQs
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.
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Piranha Pool Party
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. An excellent moment to relax with your do-group and to get into the party mood!
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM Foam Party
The Vestingbar has organised an amazing foam party, so come on 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
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Crazy 88
Discover the City Center of Enschede whilst participating in challenges
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Picknick
Have a picknick together with your do-group!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Global Fair
Meet the world associations during the Global Fair. Play games with as many world associations as possible and learn all about their multicultural traditions and how being active can enrich your student life!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Factivity
Get to know the different Fact associations
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM AEGEE Pub Quiz
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!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Pakkerij Dinner
During this dinner you get to know the student associations and experience the Pakkerij in a different setting! A voucher is required for this part of the program.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Alpha 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.
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Audentis Party
Party together with Audentis at the Oude Markt!
11:00 PM - 2:00 AM Pakkerij Party
Want to know how to party with the four social associations from the Pakkerij? Come to the Pakkerij tonight and experience it!
11:00 PM - 2:00 AM Aspen Party
Party throught the night at Aspen Valley
Time Activity
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Campus Hunt
Discover the Campus by participating in this puzzle hunt that takes you across the Campus
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Facility Market
An informative marketplace for new international Bachelor students. You will find out about the various facilities, services and student associations the UT has to offer, such 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.
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Activities around Enschede
Today will be all about chilling after some busy days. Take it easy and enjoy activities in the city centre and around campus.
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 - 11:00 PM Apollo Theatre
Sit back, relax and enjoy the different performances given by the performing arts associations.
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Concordia Movie Night
Come chill out and watch a movie during this open-air cinema!
Time Activity
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Extra Registration for Bachelor Students
Registration of Bachelor students for the study-related Kick-In and the last part of the General Kick-In
Time Activity
5:00 PM - 8:00 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 is mandatory.
8:00 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 will start at 20:00. The line-up is still a secret, but we are sure you are going to have the time of your lives!
1:00 AM - 4:00 AM After Party
Did you enjoy the Concert at the Oude Markt? Continue the partying at the after party!
Time Activity
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM More Than a Degree Lunch
Enjoy a wonderful lunch and be inspired by everything the University has to offer during your student life! During this lunch you can get to know more about being active at the University of Twente.
2:00 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!
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Do-Group Battles
Take on other do-groups in a variety of battles and get the most points!
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Foodtruck Festival
During the Foodtruck Festival, you can get all kinds of food to enjoy with your Do-Group!
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.
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Closing Show
The Kick-In will be closed with an amazing closing show!
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!