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TOP Winter Week 2020 in Tilburg

Published: 20th January 2020 Last updated: 20th January 2020

TOP Winter Week is the introduction week for all the new students who will start their second semester at Tilburg University. More than 400 new international students, who will start their studies at Tilburg University in February, will be introduced to Dutch culture and the city of Tilburg this week. TOP Winter Week will take place from January 21 to January 24, 2020, in the Tilburg city center. Particular attention will be devoted to Tilburg's hotspots, sports facilities, and cultural centers in this week. In short, it is the best way for new students to start their adventure in Tilburg.

Below is an overview of some of the activities.

  • Tuesday, January 21: Registration, Explore Tilburg and TOP ON
    Location: Tilburg University Sports Center and city center

The participants get to know their group and explore the city center during Explore Tilburg. This activity is in collaboration with City Marketing. They take the students to bustling cultural and culinary hotspots in the center of Tilburg. The evening ends with TOP ON, a lively opening party at Vrienden van Tilburg.

  • Wednesday, January 22: Dutch Culture & Sports Afternoon, Pub Crawl & Games Night
    Location: city center

During the Dutch Culture & Sports Afternoon, Dutch games are played and the participants are introduced to the student sports associations in Tilburg. Naturally, students also need to know where they can celebrate when the exams are over. A wide selection of cafés and bars therefore cannot be missed during TOP Winter Week. During the Pub Crawl, all groups go to different pubs, each with its own character. For the student who is less interested in this, there is the possibility to play board games at The Cat’s Back.

  • Thursday, January 23: Ice skating, TOP Winter Cantus and International Pub Quiz
    Location: Stappegoor and Koepelhal

Participants can enjoy a skating workshop and will see the Tilburg Trappers in action. Afterwards the participants sing together in the evening under the guidance of a cantus band during the TOP Winter Cantus. An information evening and international pub quiz is organized in collaboration with the International Center for students who do not want to attend the TOP Winter Cantus.

  • Friday, January 24: Pathé Program and TOP OFF
    Location: Pathé and I*ESN

The participants start the last day at Pathé, where they go to the movies together. The week ends with TOP OFF, the closing party, at I*ESN.

Go to the full program and more information

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