The introduction is a chance for you to get to know your classmates, other students, the university area and the city as best as possible. Through competitions, sessions, games and parties you will see everything that Borås has to offer and all new students are welcome! To participate in the introduction, you get a bracelet from your student buddies on your first day, the bracelet serves as a ticket for the introduction. On some activities there is an 18-years age limit, especially when we visit pubs and nightclubs in Borås- so do not forget your ID at home!
Do not miss to follow @studentkareniboras at Instagram and like the Student Union in Borås on Facebook for further updates of the schedule during the week.
Monday 21st of January
Welcome to the University and your first day of student life.
10 am- 4 pm
During the day, you’ll meet your student buddies, attend presentations, a rope walk around campus and get a lot of useful information for your studies. We will met in “vardagsrummet” in the building called “Sandgärdet” 10:00 am. Where this is will be explained during the Orientations days. You can also see it on the map here at the letter J. You’ll also get your introduction bracelet that you’re going to need to participate in the fun activities of the week!
4.15-6.30 pm, The Kårner
Wekick start the introduction with a music quiz at the university´s own pub. So let outyour inner song bird, and come toThe Kårner! Don’t forget your ID, the bar offers a mixed range of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
6.30 pm – late, The Kårner
The evening continues at The Kårner with a classic beerpong tournament. Pick a partner, challenge the other students in how to throw a ball into a cup and make sure you’re on time, you don’t want to miss this activity!
Tuesday 22nd of January
Så funkar det: Tentamen
12:15-12:50 Sparbankssalen (M2)
Är du osäker på hur en tentamen går till? Vad är det för förberedelser som ska göras, hur går det till på plats och vad händer efteråt? Alla dessa frågor och en hel del till kommer du att få svar på! Studentkåren erbjuder alla nya studenter att komma och lyssna på när vi förklarar hur det går till före, under och efter en tenta. Det går utmärkt att äta under föreläsningen. Tiderna är även anpassade för att du som student ska hinna ordna din mat innan föreläsningen och sen hinna vidare till eftermiddagens föreläsningar. Det kommer erbjudas matigare fika och kaffe på plats!
4:15 – 6:30 pm
We meet by ”the lazy student” and now it’s time for you to meet your section! Our three sections Scientias, Novitas and Humanitas organize activities for all new students. Do not hesitate to ask any of your student buddies if you are unsure of which section you belong to.
7-9 pm, Katrinedal’s Bowling Hall
After an afternoon full of activities, the second day of the introduction ends at Katrinedal’s Bowling Hall. Lace your shoes and stretch your fingers, it’s time for a bowling tournament! We meet by ”The Lazy Student” to walk together to the bowling hall.
Wednesday 23rd of January
How it works: Examination (in english)
12:15 – 12:50 pm, Sparbankssalen (M2)
Are you not sure how the examination works? Which preparations that needs to be done, how it works when you are there, and what happens afterwards? You will get the answer to all of these questions, and more. The student union invites all of the new international students to listen when we explain how it works before, during and after an examination. You can bring your own lunch! There will be some fika, sandwiches and coffee during the event.
11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Vardagsrummet
Take the chance and rest with a good hangout before the introduction increases! The Student health is in place in the living room (outside the library) and explains what they do and Klubb Klemming offers typical Swedish kladdkaka! Do not miss to secure your ticket before Thursday’s seating!
4-7 om, The Kårner.
A perfect opportunity for you to get to know new friends, there will be a bunch of fun appearances, mingles, ping pong and board games of all its kind. See you there!
Thursday 24th of January
Food Rescue-fika outside the libary
12 -13 pm
In the depths of winter, Hållbar Student wants to push your vitamin level by offering you a fika of a special kind. In cooperation with supermarkets around Borås, they were on the rescue hunt for rejected and yet tasty fruits for you. Come by and grab a smoothie or a fair-trade coffee. Own-mug-bringers will be rewarded with honour!
6.30-10 pm, The Kårner
It’s time for your first seating with dinner, singing, performances and generous festivities in student spirit. You do not want to miss this! It is held at The Kårner by the student association groups SVINA and ESN. Tickets are purchased from 11:30 PM to 1.30 AM during wednesday.
10 pm – 2 am, XoY
After a fantastic seating with great food and delightful performances, XoY opens up to all new students with their classic concept, Club Broke! It is free entry with your introduction bracelet and 50% in the bar until 12 AM! Remember to include your ID, since it is a minimum age of 18.
Friday 25th of January
8 pm -2 am, The Kårner
The Kårner invites you to a theme party at the end of the introduction week. During the evening, we will appoint the student buddy of the year and finish the introduction in a spectacular way!
Saturday 26th of January
10 pm – 2:30 am, IVY nattklubb
For those who feel that you have more to take advantage of from the introduction, an extra night is offered at IVY nightclub here in Borås, with your introduction bracelet you are offered free entrance. Turn up for a final party night before seriousness and lectures get started again!