Schedule

The introduction is the best way for you to meet your classmates, other students, Studentkåren i Borås, our university and its campus, and Borås as a city! Through competitions, seatings, games and parties you will experience everything that Borås student life has to offer, and all of the new students are welcome. To participate in the introduction you will need an introduction bracelet, which Studentkåren i Borås and the introduction project group will give you on the first day, the bracelet will work as an entry ticket to the introduction activities. On some activities there is an 18 year age limit, especially when we visits pubs and such in Borås, so don’t forget your ID at home!

Keep an eye out for any changes or additions in the schedule! If you have any questions, ask your student buddies.

 

Week 1


Monday 2nd of September

Welcoming in the courtyard o the Swedish school of Textiles and the first day of the semester

09:00 – 17:00

Welcome to the University of Borås and your first day in the student life. You will meet your class and student buddies at the courtyard of the Textile Fashion Centre, if you are unsure of where it is, student buddies will be placed around campus to guide you right! During the day you will meet your student buddies, see presentations, rope-walk around campus and receive a lot of important information for your upcoming studies. If you bring lunch, your student buddies will show you where you can heat and eat it. Or if you want to have lunch in town, your student buddies will guide you to the best places and eat with you. Your student buddies will take care of you the entire day!

Barbeque and pre-party at the Balder Courtyard

17:00 – 20:00, Balder Courtyard

After spending a day with a lot of new information and impressions it is nice to relax. Come and join us for a barbeque at the courtyard and start the party evening of with pre’s! It is also here where you will receive the introduction bracelets which works as your entrance ticket to all events during the introduction.

Pub and music quiz at The Kårner

20:00 – 02:00, The Kårner, Yxhammarsgatan 9, 503 31 Borås

After a long first day we end the night at the student pub The Kårner! Let loose with other new students during an amazing night with an exiting music quiz! Your introduction bracelet works as your entrance ticket along with your identification since we have an age limit of 18.

Tuesday 3rd of September

Sales of tickets for the seatings

12:00-13:00, Vardagsrummet

The sales of tickets to the three different intro-seatings will commence. Come and buy your ticket and experience a true student tradition!

Play day with Sexmästeriet i Borås (6-1)
16:30-20:00

Games on the courtyard of Balder with Sexet i Borås (6-1). Put on comfortable clothes and your best mood!

Pub, game night and workshop

18:00-22:00 The Kårner

Spelföreningen, Looking for Brew and Klubb Klemming arrange a game and nerd night at The Kårner. Spelföreningen do what it does best and bring their huge range of board games for you to try as well as a workshop where you will bring out your inner crafts nerd and create props for parties to come! Looking for Brew will arrange tournaments in Supersmash Bros and in Worms, as well as some other digital games, such as Guitar Hero. Klubb Klemming invites you for a Fika to make the night even better. The bar will be open the entire night so bring your identification! A perfect night for hanging out with new friends and making more ones.

Wednesday 4th of September

How it works: Examination – SWEDISH ONLY

12:10-12:50, M204

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 this event.

Meet The Student center

11:30-13:00 Entrance Balder

Are you new to the university and wonder how everything works? The Student Center provides support, guidance and service to all students. Come by and ask us about health, career, exams, functional variations and further studies.

Section day

16:30-20:00, Section activities

It is time to meet your section! During the afternoon the three branches of the Student Union, Novitas, Humanitas and Scientias, arrange activities for its members. So tag along with your section and go on an adventure! Put on comfortable clothes! If you unsure about what section your program belong to you can always ask your student buddy! You can read more about every section on our section page.

Novitas go to the pub Cheers where there will be Musikquiz, Shuffle board, Pool, Dart and mingle.

Scientias will meet you at the statue Late studenten (the lazy student). From here you will get to know the city better by going for a quiz walk which ends with pub hang at the pub Wisers.

Humanitas will be arranging activities in Vårdcafét in the balder building starting at the statue Late studenten (The lazy student) at 16:30-16:40.

Barbeque and hangout at Annelundsparken

20:00 – Late, Annelundsparken

If the weather allows it we will have a barbecue in Annelundsparken (depending on if there is a current ban on putting up fires or not).

Thursday 5th of September

How it works: Examination – SWEDISH ONLY

12:10-12:50, M204

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 this event.

Meet The Student center

11:30-13:00 Vardagsrummet

Are you new to the university and wonder how everything works? The Student Center provides support, guidance and service to all students. Come by and ask us about health, career, exams, functional variations and further studies.

Pub-crawl

17:30 – 22:00, Gathering by the Lazy Student

This afternoon we will have our anticipated pub-crawl! Are you new in town and want to find your favourite bar for future after schools? Or are you a returning student and just want to see what has changed in the city since you left? Every stop will take approximately 45 minutes. Of course there are alcohol free options during the entire night! Do not forget to bring your introduction bracelet and identification since there is an age limit of 18!

Grupp 1 – Engineering & Textiles

Grupp 2 – Internationella & Economics

Grupp 3 – Scientias

Grupp 4 – Humanitas

Club at X&Y

22:00 – 02:00, X&Y

The night ends at X&Y with their Thursday concept, Klubb Pank! Klubb Pank means free entrance and half the price in the bar for students until 00:00 o’clock. Introduction bracelets and student buddy t-shirts work as your student-ID during the introduction, however do not forget your regular identification! Thursday nights at X&Y are given for the student life in Borås and also for our pub-crawl!

Friday 6th of September

Sales of tickets for the seatings

12:00-13:00, Vardagsrummet

The sales of tickets to the three different intro-seatings. Come and buy your ticket and experience a true student tradition!

Color run

Due to the bad weather tomorrow we are cancelling the color run and BBQ but will hopefully be able to arrange it after the introduction!

Take the opportunity to do missions or hang out with your student buddies and then we will continue on Saturday!

16:30-19:00, Kypesjön

Do you want to participate in an activity that entails both training and a reason to take a dip in Kypesjön after? 7k-skriven arrange the most colourful race of the year, Color Run! Where you most definitely will become colourful while making your way around the course. The race is 1,2 km or 2,4 km long and will be held at Kypegården which is one of the recreational areas of Borås.

Barbeque and hangout at Kypesjön

19:00 – 22:00 Kypesjön

Barbeque (depending on if there is a current ban on putting up fires or not).

Saturday 7th of September

Second hand-tour

10:00-14:00

Are you looking for unique interior decor or just a more sustainable option when furnishing your new accommodation? The Hållbar student (sustainable student) society arrange a second hand tour for all new students with an urge for shopping!

Boat building

15:00-18:00, gathering at the Lazy Student

The annual boat race is one of the introductions highlights! Together with other new students from your section, you will build a boat that should be the fastest in the water and first to cross the finish line to win. There is also a price for the ones who have pimped their boat the best! Upon arrival at Sandwalls plats your student buddies will inform you on how the building process will proceed. From there the building will commence at Stadsparken at 16:00 and you will have two hours to build a boat!

The section will provide its own material for the building process, so start collecting good material early! Another tip is to bring real tools, there will be simpler tools available.

Boat race

18:00-19:00, Viskan

Two brave students will represent their section and “sail” their boat across the finish line in Viskan. For those who willingly sign up to be captain’s of the boats, comfortable clothes and shoes that you are willing to swim in are recommended. The Student Union will provide the life jackets. Even if you do not want to participate make sure to be there and cheer for your section!

Club Kårner

20:00-late

We will end the night at The Kårner which is the Studentkåren i Borås own pub, available for you students.

Sunday 8th of September

Whole day

Make sure to get some rest because just around the corner is another introduction week with fun activities!

Week 2


Monday 9th of September

How it works: Examination – ENGLISH ONLY

12:10 – 12:50, M204

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 this event.

Meet the Student center

11:30-13:00 School of textiles, 4th level

Are you new to the university and wonder how everything works? the Student Center provides support, guidance and service to all students. Come by and ask us about health, career, exams, functional variations and further studies.

Association group day on campus

16:30 – 18:30, Vardagsrummet

Have you not had the chance to meet all the association groups yet? In that case this is your chance! At the association group day you can meet all of our association groups to find out more about what student life in Borås have to offer after the introduction and whish one suits you best. Mingle, play some games, ask your questions and have a shot at the grad prize!

Adventure games

18:30-21:30, Swedish School of Textiles courtyard

Are you ready for a challenge? The association group Otyg arrange an exiting afternoon with several amazing activities including an obstacle course, electric bull and a 2m dartboard. Bring all your new friends and challenge them in the toughest competition yet!

Documentary showing

18:30-20:30 The Kårner

Are you a fan of documentaries? That’s fantastic. Hållbar Student provides you with popcorn and Fika, and exciting 1.5 hours of ‘Before the Flood’ by Leonardo DiCaprio. Bring your friends and let’s hang out, you don’t want to miss this.

It is okay to bring your own food but no alcohol allowed.

Tuesday 10th of September

Sales of tickets for the seatings

12:00-13:00, Vardagsrummet

SOLD OUT!!

Football tournament

16:30-20:00, gathering at the Lazy Student, Sjöbovallen

Time for a classic, football tournament! The tournament will be held in co-operation with Studentsport and IF Elfsborg.

Club Kårner with a magical theme

20:00-02:00, The Kårner

Come to the student pub The Kårner and get lost in a magical theme night. You will be transported to Hogwarts for the night so throw on a robe, bring a wand and order a drink in your house color!

Wednesday 11th of September

Beer pong-tournament

16:30-late, The Kårner

The student association for engineers in Borås (Boring) gathers students life around one of the most noble of sports, Beer pong! Find a partner, sign up and showcase your talent for tossing balls into glasses. There is a limited amount of spots in the tournament so make sure to be on time to get your spot!

Sign up starts at 16:30 at The Kårner, the bar will open at 17:00!

Thursday 12th of September

Seatings

19:00 – 21:30

A seating is a dinner with singing, performances and general celebrations in the right student spirit. The event associations at campus arrange these seatings and you will find information about them on posters on campus or on the Facebook-events for each seating. Ask your student buddies if you have any questions or the associations who arrange the seatings directly.

A list of seatings and their Facebook-events will be posted here at a later time!

Black & White: Red dining hall. This seating is hosted by Sexet i Borås and Klubb Klemming. 

Click here to get to the event.

Peace and Love: Green dining hall. This seating is hosted by 7k-skriven och Otyg.

Click here to get to the event.

Pyjama Party: The Kårner. This seating is hosted by ESN and SVINA.

Click here to get to the event.

Club Pank at X&Y

22:00 – 02:00, X&Y

After an amazing seating with good food and great performances, X&Y open its doors for all new students and student buddies with it’s classic concept Klubb Pank! It is free entrance with Introduction bracelets and student buddy t-shirts or another student-ID such as mecenat and 50% off in the bar for students untill 00:00 o’clock. Remember to bring your regular identification since the age limit is 18 years of age!

Friday 13th of September

Pre-party

20:00-21:45, The Kårner

Kick off the last evening of the introduction with us before we head to X&Y!

Closing Party at X&Y

22:00 – 23:30, X&Y

The introduction is coming to an end and we will celebrate this with a closing party at X&Y night club with special offers in the bar until 23:30! With your introduction bracelet you will get in for free before 23:30. Get there in very good time so you do not miss the biggest night of the introduction! After 23:30 you will be allowed to rip your student buddies t-shirts (if they are okay with it).

The winners of the section competition will be announced at 23:30!

Saturday 14th of September

Member exclusive pizza party with Studentkåren i Borås

12:00-18:00, The Kårner

Come and hangout with your new friends. The student union invites all new members for pizza and a relaxing hungover hangout!