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
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. You will reveive 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 what the University of Twente has to offer in the field of sports, culture and social associations. 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
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. You will reveive a participants bracelet and a nice goody bag.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Group C: 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. You will reveive a participants bracelet and a nice goody bag.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Group D: 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. You will reveive a participants bracelet and a nice goody bag.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Group E: Central gegistration
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. You will reveive a participants bracelet and a nice goody bag.
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 2017, Find your Rhythm, is represented in the shape of the picture.
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM Do-group market and dinner
This is the first moment in which you will become acquainted with your do-group, your parents and with classmates with whom you will enjoy the rest of the Kick-In!
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
Today the Kick-In officially started and to celebrate this, there will be a big party! This will be the first party together with your do-group and hopefully a night you won't forget soon... And this is only the beginning! Come to the Aspen Valley and the Crazy Kangeroe and experience an unforgettable Kick-Off!
Time Activity
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Activism 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 multiple activities such as Messy Twister will be present and you can get to know more about activism at the University of Twente.
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Storming of the Bastille
Just the way the storming of the Bastille in Paris was seen as the start of the French Revolution, the storming of the Bastille on the campus 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 well together and have the best endurance. It certainly won’t be easy to complete the trail, even some soldiers will be present!
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Culture minigames
This day is dedicated to the culture associations. Every culture association will organize a minigame where you can participate in with your do-group. By participating in the minigames you can get in contact with all the culture associations but above all you can join fun minigames! During all the minigames you can collect points which count in the overall competition between the kiddos of your do-group. Together with the points you will collect during the sports day you can become the winner of your do-group. So participate in all minigames and enjoy the culture day!
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Domino's Pizza dinner show
Listen to the performances of various culture associations while enjoying a nice pizza dinner.
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Grolsch 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. A ticket is mandatory for this activity.
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM Cabaret
During the cabaret night in Hengelo you will be entertained by three stand up comedians who have prepared a hilarious programme for you. This cabaret night is interesting for national and international students!
10:30 PM - 4:00 AM Party @VIOS
After an inspiring and cultural day it's time to see what the nightlife of Hengelo has to offer! At the VIOS there will be organized a big student party, where you can enjoy on multiple floors lasershows, high dance podia and good beats.
Time Activity
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Warming up
The day begins with a warming up with a game of dodgeball to be completely prepared for the rest of this sportive day.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Albert Heijn Lunch
Go get your own bag with tasty lunch and find a place where you can eat it with your whole do-group.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sports minigames
This day is dedicated to the sports associations. Every sports association will organize a minigame where you can participate in with your do-group. By participating in the minigames you can get in contact with all the sports associations but above all you can join fun minigames! During all the minigames you can collect points which count in the overall competition between the kiddos of your do-group. Together with the points you will collect during the culture day you can become the winner of your do-group. So participate in all minigames and enjoy the sports day!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Union BBQ
After a busy sports day, you can enjoy a nice barbecue with your do-goup with the sport associations at different locations. Your do-group parents can take away the coupons for one of the barbecues at the Coupon Fair. For this activity a ticket is mandatory.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Kronos Student mile
During the Kronos run you are going to run a mile with your do-group, student style. You need a ticket from the Ticket market to participate.
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 party
The sports associations will show you how to party!
10:00 PM - 4:00 AM Vestingbar Foam party
The Vestingbar has organised an amazing foam party, so come on and party in the foam!
Time Activity
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Discover Enschede
Through a fun game you will discover the city of Enschede with your do-group.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch
This Saturday we will have lunch in the Volkspark, a lovely park in the centre of Enschede. A relaxing lounge will be present, and after the lunch the Culture quiz will also take place here!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Fact Forum
Join the Fact forum to discover the four largest student associations in Enschede. Here they will discuss how they feature themselves and how they differ. This activity is in Dutch.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Culture quiz
During every round of this hilarious game show about the different continents you can win a great prize! Come see this in the Volkspark and battle with the other gender.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM AEGEE Pubquiz
This year AEGEE organizes 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 - 7:30 PM Dinner @Pakkerij
During this delicious dinner you can get acquainted with the student associations and experience the Pakkerij in another setting! For this activity a ticket is mandatory.
7:30 PM - 9:30 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.
9:30 PM - 11:30 PM Audentis Party
Audentis has arranged an amazing party for you, so bring your whole do-group!
11:30 PM - 4:00 AM Party @Pakkerij
Want to know how to party with the four students associations from the Pakkerij? Come to the Pakkerij tonight and experience how they drink and party!
11:30 PM - 4:00 AM Parallel party @Crazy Kangeroe
In addition to the party at the Pakkerij, the four student associations organize an amazing party at the Crazy Kangeroe!
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11:00 AM - 6:30 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. By showing your Kick-In wristband, you can freely enter the following locations: swimming at the Aquadrome (12:00 - 19:00), pooling at Poolcafé The Bridge Enschede (14:00 - 00:00), Rijksmuseam Twenthe (11:00 – 17:00) or go bowling at Starballs (11:00 - 18:30). At Poolcafé the Bridge one consumption per person is mandatory, these are especially for today very fairly priced!
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Formality market & bicycle sale
Various organisations will be present at the Formality Market to help you handle all kinds of administrative matters. The checklist and your mentor will guide you to organise all those things. Next to this market you can buy a bicycle, if you did not already have one.
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM ChOOSE Church service & dinner
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Concordia Open air cinema
Are you in need of a relaxing evening? Come and chill in the open air theatre! The Concordia Open air cinema is waiting for you. Hand in your ticket and receive fresh popcorn and a drink, sit back and relax!
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 many restaurants. For this activity a ticket (€5 including 1 free drink) is mandatory.
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM Concert
It is time to enjoy a massive concert at the Oude Markt, at the heart of Enschede’s downtown! You can join the Oude Markt from 7:00 PM for some awesome performances. 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.
1:00 AM - 4:00 AM Afterparty @'t Bölke
Did you also enjoy the Concert on the Oude Markt so much? The party won't stop there. After the concert, we continue with a spectacular afterparty at ‘t Bölke!
Time Activity
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Euros Paradise Lunch
You are cordially invited by the association Euros Rowing, Euros Sailing and Euros Kano to enjoy their watersportscomplex!
2:30 PM - 9:00 PM Novel-T 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! The Kick-Out Festival is brought to you by Novel-T.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kick-Out show
Studium Generale will offer you a thrilling show by Edwin Dertien this afternoon! He will show you what is possible with robotics these days, how technique can feel human in a way. Thus, all come to ‘De Veste’ tent this Thursday!
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM Final show
Finish the Kick-In in a bursting way with our booming closing show!
9:30 PM - 4:00 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.
Legend
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 August 23 till August 27 and from the evening of August 30 till August 31. The gap is filled by the faculty programme organized by your study association.