Programme

The UIT2018 will take place from August 13 till August 17. During this week the UITboard will organize diverse activities for all new students in Utrecht. 

Monday

Openingsshow (09:30 - 14:00)
Start your week well with our spectacular Openinggshow in TivoliVredenburg, the centre of the UIT! Here, you get your UIT-wristband, important information and a first look into everything de UIT and Utrecht have to offer you!

The Openingsshow will take place in three shifts. On your ticket you can find the time when you are expected at TivoliVredenburg.

Introduction Lunch (11:15 - 15:15)
At the Introduction Lunch in Paardenveld you will meet your UIT-mentors and your fellow UIT-participants while enjoying a tasty lunch!

The Introduction Lunch will also take place in three shifts. 

City Introduction (12:00 - 18:00)
What are the nicest spots in Utrecht? You will find out during the City Introduction (stadsintroductie)! Join your fellow UIT-participants in a walk along the various squares and parks of Utrecht and collect as many points as possible!  Who knows, you might win a nice prize ;). There is a lot to do at the five squares, so don't miss out!

Dinner (17:15 - 20:00)
For only six euros you get to eat at one of the student associations or restaurants in Utrecht. Ask your UIT-mentors about the place and time you have to report. A schedule has been created for this. Enjoy your meal!

Opening Party (20:00 - 01:00)
The Opening Party in TivoliVredenburg will be the first party of the UIT 2018! In the Ronda and the Pandora many artist will perform. Artist playing during the opening party will be announced soon. 

Tuesday

Workshops (10:00 - 11:15)
Start your day with a workshop organised by the Green Office! You don't have to sign up so you can just drop by and join in!

Student Association Parade (11:30 - 12:30)
The Student Associations will introduce themselves during this colorful parade! Both student associations as sports clubs will present themselves in a fun and playful way. In this way you will get a good picture of what they have to offer! Don't miss out!

Lunch (12:30 - 14:45)
After enjoying the parade you can come and get your lunch at the Botanische Tuinen. Here you can enjoy a tasty lunch while you collect new energy for the rest of the day!

Symposium (12:00 - 17:00)
Do you want to know what alcohol does to your brain? What happens in your body when you have sex under influence? Join the LOS symposium and find out! Test your knowledge during the LOS Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n Roll Pubquiz or follow a lecture by the Hersenstichting or Jellinek Prevention. Join the condom race, go speed dating and drink a Happy Drink! This event is organised in collaboration with LOS and takes place in the Ruppert building at Utrecht Science Park!

Sports market (13:00 - 17:00)
Are you interested in practicing sports in addition to your study? During the Sports Market at Sportcentrum Olympos, all sports clubs wil present themselves. Gather your fellow UIT-participants and drop by!

Student Association Market (15:30 - 20:00)
More need for a social association in addition to your study? Drop by at the Student Association Market in the Wilhelminapark! Talk to the members of several associations and see which one appeals to you the most. International Associations wil be represented as well! 

Dinner (19:00 - 21:15)
For only six euros you get to eat at one of the student associations or restaurants in Utrecht. Ask your UIT-mentors about the place and time you have to report. A schedule has been created for this. Enjoy your meal!

Association Night (From 21:00)
This night, the many associations are up! The UIT will not organise a party this evening. Take a look at our app what's going on, and visit the association that you find most interesting!

Wednesday

Workshops (11:00 - 12:15)
Start your day with a workshop! You don't have to sign up so you can just drop by and join in!

Lunch (11:30 - 13:45)
Need a reboost? Come and collect your lunch at Park Lepelenburg! 

Culture Festival + Foodtrucks (12:00 - 20:00)
Curious about what Utrecht has to offer culturally? Come and see at the Cultural Festival in the Wilhelminapark! Various artist and bands will perform and you will be able to speak to many cultural institutions. Furthermore, you will be able to get some dinner at the Foodtruck Festival for only six euros! Enjoy all of the special performances!

Culture Night (20:00 - 01:00)
After the Culture Festival, your day will continue with the Culture Night! You can enjoy some cabaret, a magician and various other spectacular performances. The line-up promises a lot of excitement so come and see!

Thursday

Workshops (11:00 - 12:15)
Do you want to recover from all the hustle during the UIT? Start your day with a Yoga workshop organised by Yolanda Ketel from Park Yoga Utrecht! You don't have to sign up so you can just drop by and join in!

Lunch (11:30 - 13:45)
Need a reboost? Come and collect your lunch at Park Lepelenburg! 

Information Market, Speakers Stage & Playground (12:00 - 17:00)
What should you arrange when you're planning to live and study in Utrecht? Where can you earn some extra money? Where can you do some volunteering? You can find out at the information market! You can also listen to various speakers at the speakersstage and feel like a child again at the playground. In short: a fun and informative day that you should not miss!

Summer Party (16:30 - 21:00)
Play some voleyball, play some soccer or get yourself a tan at Zwembad de Kromme Rijn. Of course it is also possible to take a splash in the outdoor pool. The UITbestuur also offers you a free barbecue here. Tell your mentors to sign up for the barbecue! They know how. (For your own safety you are no longer allowed to swim after ordering an alcoholic consumption). 

UIT Thursday Party (21:00 - 02:00)
Party hard with our great line-up on our Thursday party. The Pandora and the Cloud Nine are the places to be this evening! 

Friday

Movie Morning at Pathé (11:00 - 13:00)
Do you want to start your last day quietly? Come and watch a movie at Pathé Rembrandt at the Oudegracht!  

Lunch (11:30 - 13:45)
Come and join our last lunch at Park Lepelenburg!

Festival (13:00 - 21:00)
The Festival will be the final part of the program of the UIT 2018! We have saved the best artists for last, so do not miss them! We will conclude with our fantastic endshow and one of our biggest artists. During the festival, every UITparticipant will receive a free pizza.