TOP Week 2022 takes place from Monday, August 22 to Friday, August 26. This is the week before the start of your semester. In this week you will get to know your fellow students, the Netherlands, the city of Tilburg and life as a student. TOP Winter Week is the best start of your time as a student in Tilburg!

TOP Winter Week is the introduction week for all new students who start their studies at Tilburg University, Fontys or Avans in September. The registration fee is €85, – and for this price you will get access to all activities that are organized during the week. For this price you will also receive three lunches and five dinners.


The program for TOP Week 2022

Monday

Registration

TOP Week starts with your registration as a participant at the Tilburg University Sports Center. After you have registered online, you will receive your e-ticket by e-mail. On the weekend before TOP Week, you will receive an e-mail with the time slot in which you need to register. After the registration the Study Introductions will take place. The Study Introductions are organized by Tilburg University.

Spoorzone Dinner

This dinner will take place in the Spoorzone. You participate with your group and a team is waiting outside to prepare dinner for you. Make sure that you have clearly stated your allergy and dietary requirements when registering.

TOP Music Bingo

After a successful first edition, the bingo is back! In the evening it is time for the TOP Music Bingo. The numbers that are normally on a bingo card are exchanged for songs, which you check off during bingo to get bingo as quickly as possible. Enjoy fun music and get to know your fellow students even better. In addition to the bingo, there is also a chill area available for groups who would like to retreat for a while.

Tuesday

Explore 013 Fair

During the Explore 013 Fair, you will get to know various organizations through games. You can think of the university, study and student associations, bars or big companies. Moreover, you will be able to play various games with your group. Do you dare to enter the assault course? Or the belly sidetrack?

Meet the Big Four

In the afternoon you move with your group to 1 of the 4 student associations. Check in advance in the TOP application which association you are going to visit. The afternoon program consists of at least a tour of the club, dinner and additional introductory activities.

(Pre)Master Dinner

In the late afternoon there is an alternative program for pre-master and master students. They will enjoy dinner together at a different location.

Pub Crawl

To really feel at home in Tilburg, you need to know what the city has to offer at night. During the Pub Crawl, all the bars in the center of Tilburg have opened their bars to you. Your mentors will receive a map with a route that leads you through six different student bars.

Disco Jeu de Boules

For the participants who are not interested in the Pub Crawl, a fun activity has been organized at Boules Bites Bar. Here participants can enjoy disco jeu de boules while enjoying music and a drink.

Wednesday

Recharge Lunch

The Recharge Lunch takes place in the middle of the greenery of the Spoorpark. A lunch will be provided from TOP to ensure that you lay a good foundation for the rest of the day.

TOP Cantus

When everyone has laid a good foundation at the Recharge Lunch, it is time for the one and only TOP Cantus. This will take place in two shifts, check the TOP App to see which shift you are assigned to. The TOP Cantus is a singing festival, where all TOP Week participants sing along with the Cantusband while enjoying drinks. Be surprised and taste the great atmosphere during the highlight of TOP Week! Please note: the minimum age for participation in the TOP Cantus is 18 years. Are you not yet 18 years old? Then we refer you to the Boozeless Crew for a fantastic alternative. 

Boozeless Crew

For the participants who are not interested in the TOP Cantus or who are younger than 18, a fun activity has been organized at a different location.

Meet the Big Four

In the afternoon you move with your group to 1 of the 4 student associations. Check in advance in the TOP application which association you are going to visit. The afternoon program consists of at least a tour of the club, dinner and additional introductory activities.

Thursday

Sport Classes

After a week of partying, it’s time for some relaxation. The sports associations will provide various sports classes for the TOP participants on Thursday morning. Get to know the different sports clubs, there are 23 in total, so there is something for everyone. Don’t forget your sportswear and swimwear and participate in one of the sports activities.

TOP Festival

The TOP Festival is the perfect place to spend the afternoon with your TOP group. Are you choosing to go crazy near the stage or do you just want to relax in the beautiful surroundings of the Muzentuin. In addition, there are a number of areas in which the Tilburg cuisine and Tilburg culture are reflected.

Meet the Big Four

In the afternoon you move with your group to 1 of the 4 student associations. Check in advance in the TOP application which association you are going to visit. The afternoon program consists of at least a tour of the club, dinner and additional introductory activities.

(Pre)Master Dinner

In the late afternoon there is an alternative program for pre-master and master students. They will enjoy dinner together at a different location.

Outdoor Cinema

Thursday evening it’s time for a huge open-air cinema. Would you like to chill out with your TOP group for an evening, enjoy some fresh air outdoors and watch a movie with thousands of other students while enjoying a beer, drink and popcorn? Then come to the Outdoor Cinema. 

Open Parties

In the evening all associations will open their doors for the TOP participants during the Open Parties. As a participant you can visit associations that you may be interested in. Visit various sports, study or student associations.

Friday

TOP Beach Bar

On this last day of the TOP Week you can chill out. During the day you can relax from the intensive week, cool off in the water and sunbathe while enjoying music and tasty drinks, so that you are recharged for the dazzling final party The Big Bang. 

Meet the Big Four

In the afternoon you move with your group to 1 of the 4 student associations. Check in advance in the TOP application which association you are going to visit. The afternoon program consists of at least a tour of the club, dinner and additional introductory activities.

The Big Bang

After a week full of fun and educational activities, TOP Week ends with a big bang, the closing party. Show that you’ve made the most of your TOP Week by spending those last few coins and going crazy one more time!

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