Programme for Master 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
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Meet-Your-Peers-Lounge
Get to know your fellow students!
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Registration
During the physical registration you will receive your participant band and bag. After this, you can walk along to the Meet-Your-Peers lounge to get to know your fellow students.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grand Opening
Through an amazing opening show your Kick-In will be started spectacularly!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Dutch Culture Class
During the Culture Class, a speaker will introduce you to the Dutch culture and the international environment at the University of Twente.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Pizza Dinner
Enjoy a pizza with your new do-group and get ready for the the Dance Workshop!
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Rico Latino Dance Workshop
Learn some new dance move to impress your fellow students during the Dance Workshop!
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM Karaoke
During the first evening of the Master Kick-In, a karaoke party will take place. So warm up your vocal cords and come grab a mic at this party!
Time Activity
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Facility Market
An informative marketplace for new international Master 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.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Campus Fair
During the Campus Fair, you can get in touch with, among others, the different sports and performing arts associations of the UT.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Campus Tours
During a tour on the green campus of the UT you will hear a lot of stories about everything happening on campus and the active student life on campus!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Lunch
Take a break with your do-group and enjoy a lunch!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Think Thank
Put your heads together and come up with something great during a Think Tank.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Master BBQ
Enjoy a nice barbecue with your do-group
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Sing Along Cantus
A cantus is a typical student activity that is all about singing, beer (or soda) and eloquence. This evening you will get to know the 'rules' of the student life (of Enschede) while singing and drinking, so make sure you will be there.
10:30 PM - 2:00 AM Bring your Flag party
This party is all about showing your roots! It can't be too much, think about; outfits, face paint, decoration...
Time Activity
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dish of the Day
Enjoy a dish of the day together with your friends!
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 Master 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, with some online additions and will introduce you to the student life of Enschede! The general programme takes place between Sunday the 29th of August and Thursday the 2nd of September. In addition, on Tuesday, the 31th of August and Wednesday, the 1st of September, the study-related programme will take place.  Please note: The entire programme is provisional, we will always adhere to the rules of the Dutch government regarding COVID-19, which might cause changes in the programme! Is it not possible for you to be in Enschede during the Kick-In or do you need to quarantine? Don’t worry! You can still participate in the online programme (you can separately sign up for this online programme).

Testing before Entry 
The activities with [TvT] in the name will take place with Testing before Entry. More information about this can be found here