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Activities for New Students

There are a range of activities happening during the semester. Get to know the University, the city of Gävle and your new university friends by taking part in the activities listed below!  

17 August - Kick-off

Kick-off (Inspark)

Kick-off (in Swedish: inspark) is the student union's and the student association's introduction week. It is a week full of fun and crazy adventures where you get the chance to get to know other students and the city of Gävle.

Time and place: 17 August at the University of Gävle

25 August - Digital Introduction Session

Digital introduction Session

The International Office welcome you to a information and introduction hour online via Zoom on the 25th of August. We recommend all international students to participate.

Time and place: 25 August 11.00 online via Zoom.

26 August - Welcome to Campus

Welcome to campus

On Friday 26 August we roll out the red carpet and welcome you to campus. Go on a campus tour, meet the student union, collect your HiG card, listen to our dj and just chill on the grass. Welcome!

Time and place: 26 August 10.00-14.00 at University of Gävle.

27 August - Welcome weeks

Welcome weeks

29 August - Start of the Semester

Start of the Semester

This week the semester starts, with lectures, seminars, exams and everything else that forms part of university life.

Time and place: 29 August, at the University of Gävle

29 August - Campus tour

Campus Tour

Get to know campus through the eyes of a current student. Take a campus tour! The campus tour is an opportunity to explore the university campus and learn more about the facilities.

Time and place: 29 August. Start at the Student Centre, building 22.

5 September - Campus tour

Campus Tour

  • Get to know campus through the eyes of a current student. Take a campus tour! The campus tour is an opportunity to explore the university campus and learn more about the facilities.

Time and place: 5 September. Start at the Student Centre, building 22.

28 September - Learn more about study counselling and guidance

Learn more about study counselling and guidance at the University of Gävle

  • For you who study at the University of Gävle there are several forms of support, among these, student health service, student counselling, student ombudsman and International Office.
  • Come and meet us and learn more about what sort of support is available for you in order to feel good and finish your studies in the best way possible. We will also have some funny competitions with fine prizes.
  • Time and place: 28 September at 08.30-13.00 at The Student Centre, building 22
14-18 November - International Week

International Week

  • A international week at campus is planned 14-18th November. You will be able to take part in information and activities about studying abroad and other international opportunities. Planning is in progress.

Time and place: 14-18 November at the University of Gävle

Published by: Satu Moberg Page responsible: Satu Moberg Updated: 2022-08-25
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