Opening Academic Year
The opening of the Academic Year marks the official start of the new academic year at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Students, employees and relations are most welcome to join the opening ceremony.
The official Opening of the 2017-2018 Academic Year took place on Monday, September 4, 2017, starting at 4 p.m. in the TU/e Auditorium.
The occasion could be followed by livestream on the day itself..
For Social Media, there were facebook updates and #OAJ17 for twitter.
Theme: The Magic of Science and Education
The Eindhoven University of Technology is host to many exceptionally bright minds. Brought together, we have an incredible ability to further science and technology, improve education and address pressing societal challenges. It is this miraculous capacity which will be at the heart of the festivities marking the start of a new year.
Program Opening Academic Year started at 4 p.m. at the Auditorium
- Opening by Lars Middel, President of the Federation of Study Associations Eindhoven.
- Talks by:
- Frank Baaijens, rector magnificus TU/e
- Tessie Hartjes (co-founder at Blue Jay and involved in Lightyear)
- Alexander Pechtold (D66)
- Daniël Lakens
- Tom de Greef
- Presentation of the Educational Awards, won by Ivo Roghair - best bachelor lecturer and Yvonne de Kort - best master lecturer.
- Opening of the new academic year with magic and science by Victor Mids illusionist
The party started at 5.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. at MetaForum. ID and student card were obligatory.
- The three winning DJ's of the DJ contest TU/e
- Tante Joke Karaoke Band
- Diss nie okay
- Lucas Hamming