TOP Winter Week 2020 will take place from Tuesday, January 21, to Friday, January 24. During these days, you will be introduced to all kinds of things that Tilburg has to offer to students. You participate in all activities with your group and the overall aim is to get to know your fellow students, since you will be visiting all activities together, and to discover Tilburg and its vibrant student life.
The activities are varied. You will explore Tilburg through a City Walk, a Pub Crawl, and city dinners, be introduced to the sports associations and to Dutch culture during the Dutch Culture & Sports Afternoon, sample some typically Dutch sports like ice skating on Thursday and experience exciting parties in the wee hours, such as the opening, TOP ON and closing parties, TOP OFF.
Below you can check out the preliminary program of TOP Winter Week 2020. For more information, read the program booklet here.
On Tuesday, getting to know the city of Tilburg is central. We start this exciting TOP Winter Week, full of activities, by showing you around with Explore Tilburg. You will find that Tilburg is a city that makes you feel at home right from the start. During Explore Tilburg you will visit 013, Lochal, Doloris and Hostel Roots. On the famous Piusplein square, in the center of Tilburg, TOP has arranged for you to eat at a restaurant located at the Piusplein. The first day of TOP Winter Week ends with the TOP ON opening party.
Wednesday is all about the introduction to Dutch culture and to sports in Tilburg. In the evening, the city is again central, with a City Dinner first and a Pub Crawl afterwards. During the Pub Crawl, you can join the Games Night in The Cat’s Back Café. If your preference is more a chill night.
On Thursday, the focus is again on Dutch culture combined with Tilburg student life. You will be introduced to skating as a typically Dutch sport and Dutch student sing-along activity: the Winter Cantus. Dinner tonight is central in the city centre. During the Winter Cantus, International Centre is a meeting point. The International Center will organize a Pub Quiz and can also give you some tips and information on your stay in Tilburg.
For Friday afternoon, a visit to Pathé cinema has been scheduled, to allow everyone to relax after an intensive week. The evening will be concluded with a city dinner and a closing party, TOP OFF, at I*ESN.