Opening Festivities of the Academic Year 2017-2018

 

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 - Opening Fair for All Students (below)


Ceremonial Opening of the Academic Year 2017-2018 and the Academic Procession
Wednesday, 6 September 2017

at 12:00 noon
Opening Service
Seminarium (S212), Seminaarinmäki

at 1:00 p.m.
Ceremonial Opening of the Academic Year 2017-2018 and the Academic Procession
Main Building (C1), Seminaarinmäki
The audience is requested to be seated by 1 p.m.

The programme includes an academic procession, Rector’s opening speech, music and sports performances and the speeches of the Student Union and the University Board. Sign up for the Academic Procession by 4 September at the latest

at 7:00 p.m.
Banquet for Personnel
Main Building (C)
For personnel and their companions.

 

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Opening Fair for All Students
Agora, Mattilanniemi campus
All students are invited to this event. For the newcomers to the University it will be a unique opportunity to get acquainted with other students, the Student Union, and activities to be found at University and in the Jyväskylä region.

at 3.30 p.m.
Welcome Picnic for All Students
Agora, Mattilanniemi campus
A Get-together picnic for old and new students on the yard of the Agora building at 3.30-6 pm. There is an easy-going programme of music and light refreshments.

at 3:00 p.m.
EduFutura Rowing Event
Agora lakeside, Mattilanniemi
Event opens the season of Academic Sports of Jyväskylä. Come and join us to cheer JYU's rowing team to the victory!

at 6:00 p.m.
Rector's Reception for New Students – Semmarit in Concert!
Lounaispuisto
All new degree students are invited to a reception hosted by the rectors of the University of Jyväskylä. Semmarit, Seminaarinmäen mieslaulajat - a male show choir which has its origins at the University of Jyväskylä, will give a live show during the evening. Ask for a ticket from your tutor.