Programme for Winter Kick-In 2021

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
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Registration
Finalize your registration! This is possible from 12.00 on Saturday, January 30, and the deadline is Sunday, January 31 at 15.00.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Central Opening
The president of the Kick-In Committee, the Board of the Student Union and the Rector Magnificus of the University of Twente will welcome all students to the University of Twente.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Welcome Games
Some welcome games to get to know your mentor group!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Dinner
Join us with a pizza dinner! We would be on campus if it wasn't for these circumstances, but together with Domino's we found a way to enjoy pizzas together: a 30% discount on their whole menu! Join in with your mentor group and enjoy a delicious pizza Margaritha, Hawaii or whatever you want from the Domino's menu.
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Pub Quiz
Test your knowledge during the pub quiz!
Time Activity
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Faculty Day
On this day, you will be informed of practical information that you need for starting your study, hosted by the faculty of your specific study. You will be informed of all kinds of information regarding schedules, books, and other necessities. More information about this day will be provided by your faculty. Additionally, more information can be found per Faculty on these websites: BMS: https://www.utwente.nl/en/bms/kick-in/ TNW: https://www.utwente.nl/en/tnw/master-kick-in/ EEMCS: https://www.utwente.nl/en/eemcs/education/kickin/ ET: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bPulQqseDavun3lY-NrL4s64tKy4oTKZ/view?usp=sharing
Time Activity
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Faculty Day
On this day, you will be informed of practical information that you need for starting your study, hosted by the faculty of your specific study. You will be informed of all kinds of information regarding schedules, books, and other necessities. More information about this day will be provided by your faculty. Additionally, more information can be found per Faculty on these websites: BMS: https://www.utwente.nl/en/bms/kick-in/ TNW: https://www.utwente.nl/en/tnw/master-kick-in/ EEMCS: https://www.utwente.nl/en/eemcs/education/kickin/ ET: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bPulQqseDavun3lY-NrL4s64tKy4oTKZ/view?usp=sharing
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Dutch Workshop
Join CĂ©line Schouten from the UT Language Centre for an online introduction to the Dutch language and culture. Register here: https://app.livestorm.co/university-of-twente-soir/dutch-workshop
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Facility Market
The Facility Market is an informative event for new international students held during the Kick-In introduction week. During the event, you will hear from a Student Services Officer, Visa Officer and AON Insurance Officer and have the opportunity to ask them questions. In addition, you will have the chance to find out about the various facilities, services and student associations the UT has to offer. Attendance is highly recommended, so please ensure that you will be able to join. The Facility Market is free and you do not need to be a participant of the Kick-In to join. However, you need to register for this event separately. You can register for this event here: https://www.utwente.nl/facility-market/
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cooking Workshop
Learn how to cook some typical Dutch dishes!
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM Speeddates
Get to know your fellow students during online speeddates!
Time Activity
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Picking up participant bag
You get a bag full of goodies which you can pick up on the campus. Please note: you have to subscribe for this activity via a so called 'datumprikker'. This link is send to you via email and you can find it on the Canvas page.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Studium Generale Talk
Several speakers with different backgrounds will give insights into the Dutch culture.
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM Game Night
Show off your game skills in the game night, including board games!
Time Activity
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Picking up participant bags
You get a bag full of goodies which you can pick up on the campus. Please note: you have to subscribe for this activity via a so called 'datumprikker'. This link is send to you via email and you can find it on the Canvas page.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Novel-T Workshop
Get a glimpse of the entrepreneurial side of our university during the Novel-T workshop.
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Concordia Movie Night
Grab some popcorn and enjoy a relaxing (interactive) movie night!
Time Activity
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Picking up participant bags
You get a bag full of goodies which you can pick up on the campus. Please note: you have to subscribe for this activity via a so called 'datumprikker'. This link is send to you via email and you can find it on the Canvas page.
9:30 PM - 11:30 PM Escape Room
See if you and your team can escape, before it is too late..
Time Activity
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sport Workshops
Get to know the sport associations in online workshops!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Culture Workshops
Get to know the culture associations in online workshops!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM World Workshops
Get to know the world associations in online workshops!
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Scavenger Hunt
Join the scavenger hunt with a lot of fun activities. Will you get the most points?
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner in the City
It is time to go to the city centre of Enschede to pick up a nice dinner!
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM Cup Pong
During this fun activity, you will be matched with your fellow master students to play some fun rounds of Online Cup Pong!
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Final activities
Draft activities

Programme information

The Winter Kick-In is intended for all (pre-)master and exchange students starting their studies in February. During this week you will get to know your fellow students and the possibilities of studying in Enschede. Beside this, you will join a lot of fun activities!