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Introduction Week: 31 August 2021

Programme for Day 2

You can find the series of events and activities, including descriptions and links, for the second day of Introduction Week below.

  • 08.00 - 08.45 | Morning activity: Yoga class [limited spaces, registration required]

    *Please note that there are limited spaces for this activity and you must register in advance. This activity is limited to 30 participants.

    After the virtual nature of the first day, it’s good to get up and get active! Kickstart your day by joining an outdoor morning yoga session led by a professional instructor from De Nieuwe Yogaschool. No yoga experience? Don't worry. This lesson is suitable for all levels. 

    • Format: in-person.
    • Location: Meet at the tent outside of the entrance of the AUC Academic Building (Science Park 113, Amsterdam 1098 XG).
  • 09.15 - 10.45 | Tutor Workshop 1: You and your tutor

    During this session, you will meet classmates and be introduced to your tutor, who will act as your academic advisor for the next three years, and learn more about the tutoring programme and academic support systems at AUC. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the workshop.

    • Format: in-person. 

    You will be sent the name of your tutor during the week before Introduction Week. The room locations per tutor can be found in the table below. We also ask that you remember that wearing a facemask is mandatory when arriving at the AUC building, remember to follow the designated walking routes and remember to check the coronavirus measures in place at the AUC building before arrival.

    Tutor Workshop Locations

    Exchange students and Inter-UC Exchange students should report Room 3.07.

    Tutor  Room
    Alexandra Brown 2.02
    Allard den Dulk 3.01
    Anco Lankreijer 2.02
    Angelika Port 3.02
    Bart Verheggen 2.03
    Cor Zonneveld 1.04
    Daan van Schalkwijk 0.08 (Common Room)
    Dawn Skorczewski 1.04
    Exchange students 3.07
    Jonathan Gill 3.03
    Joost Krijnen 1.05
    Julia Hulsken 1.02
    Kat Newell 2.01
    Lara Mazurski 3.04
    Lorenzo Galeotti 1.01 AB
    Lotte Tavecchio 2.06
    Luis Aguilar Suarez 1.06
    Maurits de Klepper 2.01
    Maxim Kupovykh 2.03
    Melanie Eijberts 2.04
    Melvin Schut Meetings will take place online (meeting link will be sent by email by tutor).
    Michael McAssey 1.06
    Nosa Imaghodo 0.08 (Common Room)
    Olaf Tans 2.05
    Pedram Dibazar 2.06
    Sidra Shahid 1.07
    Tamara Dobler 3.04
    Vessela Chakarova 1.02
    Wade Geary 1.07
    Ydwine Zanstra 3.01
    Yurii Khomskii 1.01 AB
  • 12.00 - 13.00 | Your major [Webinar]

    In these sessions, the Heads of Studies for the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities will highlight the most important things for you to know about your major, the subjects you'll study and the course options within them. You should attend the major session for which you applied to AUC via the Social Sciences, Sciences or Humanities links via the link list.

    • Format: Zoom meetings.
  • 12.30 - 15.00 | Open office hours at the Academic Building

    During Introduction Week it’s normal to have some practical questions regarding your study programme and new home. For this reason, there will be various open office hours during the week. 

    For Tuesday, the following representatives will be present: 

    AUC Student Council: 12.30 to 14.00

    AUC Student Association: 12.30 to 14.00

    UvA ICT Services: 13.00 to 15.00 

    • Format: in-person.
    • Location: AUC Academic Building.
  • 14.00 - 16.00 | Explore Science Park: self-guided audio tour

    Learn more about the fascinating research institutes, need-to-know shops, best cafes, study spots and more amenities at Science Park by following this self-guided audio tour put together in collaboration with the AUC Podcast Network! Put on your headphones and get acquainted with the campus you'll call home for the next three years. 

    • Format: in-person (individual activity).
    • Location: In and around Amsterdam Science Park. The Podcast comes with instructions about where to start and how to find the individual locations.
  • 16.00 - 18.00 | Collect your free cooking kit

    Stop by the AUC Academic Building and collect your free cooking kit that will be used to make a meal with a fellow first-year later in the evening. You can find the time slot when you can collect your meal kit in the table below. 

    • Location: AUC Academic Building
    Mentor Group numbers Time slot
    1-7 16.00-16.30
    8-16 16.30-17.00
    17-21 17.00-17.30
    22-26 17.30-18.00
  • 18.00 - 20.00 | Meet your neighbors & cook with a fellow first-year

    Get to know your new neighbours and string-mates in the student residences with the help of AUCSA and Peer Support. You'll team up with a fellow first-year student to cook a vegetarian dinner (with vegan options) where AUC supplies the ingredients. 

    • Format: in-person.
    • Location: Student Residences.