The mandatory Orientation of the Faculty of Geosciences for exchange students will be on Saturday 1st February.

When:   Saturday February 1st 2020
Time:     10.30-12.00 hours
Place:     Koningsberger building, lecture hall Pangea

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  • 10.30 hours   Introduction EGEA (European Geography Association) - Koningsberger building lecture hall Pangea
  • 10.45 hours   Information for Exchange students (Mirjam van Deutekom)
  • 11.15 hours   Small lecture  - Geography of the Netherlands
  • 11.30 hours   Quiz EGEA
  • 12.00 hours   Orientation UU starts with lunch and mentor groups
  • 16.30 hours   End Orientation with drinks

Luggage and key pickup

There will be a room where you can store your luggage during the orientation and someone will be there to watch over it. Keys for the rooms of SSH can be picked up on Saturday between 14:00 en 19:00 hours at the location where you will be living during your exchange (on campus)

Signing documents

Having questions about courses, housing or documents (Erasmus, Arrival certificate etc) to sign, I strongly advice you to come by the EGEA room on Tuesday February 4rd Buys Ballot building room 2.74 (entrance through Koningsberger building first floor) from 14.30 onwards. Pancakes will be waiting for you.