Programme for Winter Kick-In

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
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Registration
Finalise your registration! Here you will receive your participant bag and wristband.
2:35 PM - 5:30 PM Campus Market
A market where you can meet everything the studentlife at the University of Twente has to offer. Walk past the stands and find out what fits you!
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Central Opening
The president of the Kick-In Committee, the Board of the Student Union and someone from of the University of Twente will welcome all students to the University of Twente.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Group Photo
We will take a picture with all participants of the Kick-In!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Domino's Pizza Welcome Dinner
A great opportunity to get to know your peers over a lovely dinner!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Welcome Games
Games will be provided to get to know your peers during dinner!
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Vestingbar Pubquiz
Test your knowledge with your groupmates during the Pubquiz! Which group knows the most?
Time Activity
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Subway Lunch
Start the day with a lunch provided by the Subway!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Facility Market
Are you a new international student? Join us at the Facility Market at the Vrijhof Audiozaal to find out about all the things you need to arrange when you arrive in Enschede. But don't worry, there are many facilities, services and student associations to support you at UT. At the Facility Market you can meet representatives from the UT and external organisations and ask questions about formalities, visa, housing, insurance, public transport, medical services, language courses and support services. For more information visit
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Campus Tours
A tour of the campus to get to know the place you will be studying at.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bike Market
New to the Netherlands? Maybe you’ve noticed that travel by bicycle is very popular and convenient! If you don’t have a bike yet, come to the bicycle market at the Hogekamp Plein to check out the selection of second-hand bikes for sale. For more information visit
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Think Tank
During this activity you will work together in groups to create innovative ideas for topics concerning sustainability.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Food Fair
A dinner to get to know the different cultures of the UT.
9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Concordia Movie Night
A chill Sunday Evening, movie time!
Time Activity
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Faculty Day
The Programme for the Faculty Day can be found by switching to your faculty in the programme selection box at the start of this page.
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Ice Skating
Experience a typical Dutch activity, Ice Skating! For this activity a small fee is required of €5,-
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7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Karaoke
Sing your heart out at the Karaoke Night!
10:30 PM - 4:00 AM Open Party at Aspen Valley
Get to know the parties of the city centre at the Aspen Valley Open Party!
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7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Analog & Digital Game Night
Get cozy and play some amazing games!
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8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Sing Along Cantus
Drink some drinks and sing at a typical Dutch Student event: A Cantus!
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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Scavanger Hunt
Explore the city by means of a scavanger hunt.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Dish of the Day
Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants Enschede has to offer.
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM Central Closing
The closing of the Kick-In
9:00 PM - 3:00 AM Closing Party
End the Kick-In with an amazing party!
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!