INKOM Programma 2019

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Monday

10:00-16:00 - Registrations 
You will register yourself for the INKOM during the Registrations. Here, you will receive your wristband, a fashionable Maastricht University bag containing a program booklet and different items and flyers. The Registrations is also the event where you will meet your mentors and fellow group members. The INKOM has now officially started!

12:00-17:00 - Welcome to Maastricht 
Only a five-minute walk away from The Registrations, you will find Welcome to Maastricht. At this event, you will get the chance to get to know your group. There is an information market, where you can receive all the information needed for your student life in Maastricht, ask questions to employees of the university and get acquainted with cultural, political, study and several other organisations. You can get your lunch and a free coffee or tea from Coffeelovers, enjoy the relaxing music of the Red Bull Hummer and participate in multiple teambuilding activities!

16:30-19:00 - Dinner of Choice 
Hungry after Welcome to Maastricht? Several student associations, sport associations, fraternities, sororities, and other student organizations offer meals. Check your booklet or the INKOM App to discover all available options. The price and whether a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free option is offered will also be mentioned here. Please note that some of the associations only accept cash payments.

19:00-23:00 - Opening 
The Opening will be the official start of the INKOM and your student life! At the Markt, the Workgroup INKOM will open INKOM 2019 with a great show. There will be performances of de Grote Vriendelijke Reus, the Shakin’ DJ’s from Limburg, the cover band The Hottub Heroes who will surprise you with their hits and mash-ups and last but nog least high energy artist Billy the Kit who will definitely make sure to get you on your feet. A great party atmosphere is guaranteed so make sure to come to the Opening to start Your INKOM!

23:00-05:00 - After Opening Parties
At 23:00 different associations will open the doors to their parties. In your booklet and the INKOM App, you can find which parties there are, where they will be held and where you can buy tickets!
!! Please note that these open parties are not organized by the INKOM, so the responsibility and liability are transferred to the organizing student associations. !!

Tuesday

10:30-12:30 - Your Workout
Run, jump, dance, balance, bend, stretch, play, hit, kick and have fun! UM Sports organizes workouts at the University Sport Centre (USC) for you to have an active start of your day! The Workout will last 1 – 1,5 hours and todays theme will be: Fun & Power! Please bring sportswear, clean indoor sport shoes and a towel. You can use the changing rooms and showers located in the USC.
Do you want to get fit during your student life? Start today!

11:30-13:00 - City Walk
Do you want to get to know Maastricht well, in a short amount of time? That’s possible! During the City Walk through the historic center of Maastricht you can see all the highlights of the city. Enthusiastic guides will take you through Maastricht for an hour and a half. All your questions about the city will be answered!

On the terrain of The Tapijnkazerne are three different events.  They can be visited independently of each other, but it is also possible to visit all three events!
12:00-15:00 - The Dutch Moment
Enjoy a Dutch afternoon at the Tapijnkazerne. This is your moment to find out more about the Netherlands and to participate in a Dutch language course or games. If you are insecure on your bicycle, come to this event! There will be a special bicycle workshop given by Swapfiets. You can also come here to pick up your free Dutch lunch. Come to the Tapijnkazerne and be surprised through the different Dutch activities!

12:00-15:00 - Student Debate
Have you always wanted to be present at a debate? Come to the Tapijnkazerne, because this is the moment to experience it! During the Student Debate, different groups will debate with each other. Guided by Maastricht University’s own Rianne Letschert, they will discuss current and social issues. At this manner, you can find out the differences between the groups and you can discover with which groups your interests match!
12:00 – 12:40    Debate between Student Representation Parties
12:50 – 13:50    Debate between Student Associations
14:00 – 15:00    Debate between Political Youth Parties

12:00-15:00 - Dare 2B Aware
The Student Life has many beautiful things, but there are also a lot of temptations. For example, the temptations surrounding alcohol and sex. Have you ever thought about the rising pressure that is being put on students? What is the best way to deal with this? During this event more awareness will be created through different activities of organizations from Maastricht. Try on our alcohol glasses, for example!

14:30-19:00 - The Festival
Haven’t gotten around to going to a festival this summer? Or looking forward to another one? Enjoy The Festival during the INKOM! On Tuesday, the Stadspark will be transformed into a land of music, dancing and relaxing, so you can enjoy The Festival in the way you want to. Several student associations will present themselves through exciting activities, whereas our stage will be filled with DJ JINK, a student band, This is the Firm and Team SWS, who will blow the speakers and turn the park upside down! There are of course many possibilities to get a drink or some food, maybe try a smoothie while you’re here?

19:00-22:00 - Tasty Maastricht
Maastricht knows many delicious restaurants and besides that, it is very important to eat a good meal before the MECC Tuesday Party: The Moment is Yours! We arranged a place for you at one of the participating restaurants to eat for only 7 euros per person! Your mentors will take you to the designated restaurant. The restaurants offer several options, so there is something delicious for everyone to eat.
Tasty Maastricht is organized in two shifts, in combination with the Comedy Night. You start either with your dinner or with comedy to get a good laugh! Make sure that you come at the right times!

19:00-22:00 - Comedy Night
After the Festival, it is time to relax and have a good laugh before the big party, MECC Tuesday: The Moment is Yours. We are very proud to present our stand-up comedy act: ‘Stranger Things Have Happened’. Stranger Things Have Happened improvises based on suggestions from the audience, so success is guaranteed. The event will take place at the Conservatorium.
The Comedy Night is organized in four shifts, scheduled according to group numbers. Furthermore, it is in combination with Tasty Maastricht. You either start with a meal or with the Comedy Night. You can only enter the theatre in the shift that is appointed to your group number. Please take note that in the case that you’re too late, you can no longer enter the theatre; and full is full. Please try to come by foot, since there is not much space to park you bike. Please keep in mind that food and drinks are not allowed inside the Conservatorium.

22:00-03:00 - MECC Tuesday: The Moment is Yours
During this night, the MECC is Yours! We have a local hero by the name of DJ WATRO to start your journey, followed by team T.N.T. playing the best memories of the last decades. Time will fly by with international stars like The Boy Next Door and Sophie Francis and the night will be closed by our headliner Kris Kross Amsterdam. A Moment full of memories and the perfect place to create new ones!

Wednesday

11:30-13:00 - City Walk
Do you want to get to know Maastricht well, in a short amount of time? That’s possible! During the City Walk through the historic center of Maastricht you can see all the highlights of the city. Enthusiastic guides will take you through Maastricht for an hour and a half. All your questions about the city will be answered.

12:30-16:30 - SportsEvent
Are you thinking of joining a Student Sports Association? This is the perfect event to meet them all! During the SportsEvent, UM Sports, all Student Sports Associations and a few other Sports Associations in Maastricht will present themselves. Stroll over the Griend and try out a few! There will be plenty of information, demonstrations and workshops! You don’t have to bring sports gear, you can also just watch all the sports and consider if you are interested in joining one of the associations. There will of course be a possibility to buy something to drink or eat with your INKOM bracelet. After an intensive beginning, the ‘third half’ will start at 14:30 and you can enjoy a beer at the bar!

16:30-19:30 - BBQ
After this intensive start of the day, it’s time to gain some new energy at the biggest barbecue of Maastricht. At the Onze Lieve Vrouwewal, one hundred BBQ’s will be waiting for you to enjoy some freshly prepared food. We have a meat-based, vegetarian or vegan meal ready according to your preference! If you have a food allergy or are on a special diet, please inform your mentors as well, because we also have a delicious meal ready for you. The BBQ is divided into two shifts, so be sure to stick to the schedule. Your mentors can pick up your crates off food at the distribution points.

20:00-23:00 - Cantus
Right now, it is time for the most famous Moment of the INKOM: The Biggest Cantus of the World! The Cantusband will play your favourite sing-alongs to raise the vibe to a next level. In addition to the regular cups, you can now order your beer in large Cantus Pitchers. Do not bring your best clothes to this event and make sure to wrap up your belongings in waterproof layers!
Note that the Cantus is only accessible for students that are 18+ and access will be denied if you do not wear the right age wristband. To keep things running smoothly, it is strictly necessary that everybody respects the Cantus rules, as will be explained in advance. However, most importantly: enjoy Your Moment at the INKOM Cantus!

20:00-23:00 - Movie Night
The Movie Night is an activity that takes place at the same time as the Cantus and the Rollerskate Disco. If you prefer to relax and watch one of the newly released movies, or if you are younger than 18 years old, you can come to the Movie Night at Euroscoop Maastricht (Wilhelminasingel 39). There is one cinema room reserved especially for the INKOM. So sit back and enjoy Your movie! Make sure you are on time, because there is a limited capacity for this event.

20:00-23:00 - Rollerskate Disco
The Rollerskate Disco is an activity that takes place at the same time as the Cantus and the Movie Night. If you want a different party than the Cantus, or if you are younger than 18 years old, you can come to the Rollerskate Disco at Complex Maastricht (Griend 6-7). Enjoy an evening full of hits on your rollerskates! Make sure to arrive early, because there is a limited capacity for this event.

23:00-05:00 - Open Parties
At 23:00 different associations will open the doors to their parties. In your booklet and the INKOM App, you can find which parties there are, where they will be held and where you can buy tickets!
!! Please note that these open parties are not organized by the INKOM, so the responsibility and liability are transferred to the organizing student associations. !!

Thursday

10:30-12:30 - Your Workout
Start your Thursday with some sports! UM Sports opens its doors again for you to start your day with a great workout. Work on your muscles? Or maybe your endurance? Or just want some physical activity with your friends? Join as at the University Sports Centre! The Workout will last 1 – 1,5 hours and today theme will be: Dance & Play! Please bring sportswear, clean indoor sport shoes and a towel. You can use the changing rooms and showers located in the USC.

11:30-15:00 - Maastricht is Yours
This is Your Moment to explore the city of Maastricht. You can choose different activities organized in Maastricht. On presentation of your INKOM bracelet, you can visit the different activities in Maastricht stated below for free. It is also possible to visit multiple activities, because some activities have a continuous walk-in and some activities start at specific times. So make sure you read the information of each activity carefully. Pay attention: activities can be full, so be on time! For all the different activities, see your booklet or the INKOM App.

14:00-18:00 - AquaLounge
Lounging and partying in a swimming pool? During AquaLounge it’s possible, since the Geusseltbad will open its doors to welcome you! Enjoy the sun and the water, while listening to the nicest lounge music. Food and drinks are also available. Looking for some action? Enjoy our assault course on water or have fun on the waterslide! You can make your way to the Geusselt by bike or by public transport with bus 6 from Maastricht Central Station. Be on time, because there is limited capacity. However, all mentors and INKOM participants are granted privileged access between 14:00 and 15:00 o’clock. Make sure to follow the suggested routing to the dressing rooms and lockers and always follow the instructions of the security.

13:30-19:30 - Mosae Master & Dinner
Part of a Master group? Than this event is set up especially for you! All participants and mentors of a Master group (no master students in a bachelor group) are welcomed for an afternoon of focusing on the future. This is Your Moment to establish yourself in the working world that will follow after your masters program. Learn to profile yourself on LinkedIn and follow a workshop to your liking focused on several topics about how to make it in the working world. 
After an eventful afternoon, you can enjoy a nice dinner in the Sint Janskerk on the Vrijthof. This dinner is only accessible if you attend the afternoon program. Besides a dinner, you will also have the opportunity to broaden your network by talking with the representatives of the parties that have given the workshops, in an informal atmosphere.

18:00-23:00 - Night at the Museum
Comedy, drama, theatre, opera, dance, art and various other types of acts will perform in the Bonnefantenmuseum on Thursday. The Bonnefantenmuseum will be turned into a true cultural playground: Night at the Museum. There will be a stage outside with great acts, but make sure you also visit the museum to look at all the surprise acts and activities you can find inside and the wonderful exposition of Andy Summers: A Certain Strangeness.
Indulge yourself in the different cultural activities Maastricht has to offer, and at the same time enjoy the food. You can get a free meal during Night at the Museum with a coupon from this booklet! Ipanema, one of INKOM’s sustainable partners, provides this meal.

23:00-05:00 - Open Parties
At 23:00 different associations will open the doors to their parties. In your booklet and the INKOM App, you can find which parties there are, where they will be held and where you can buy tickets!
!! Please note that these open parties are not organized by the INKOM, so the responsibility and liability are transferred to the organizing student associations. !!

Friday

10:30-12:30 - Your Workout
Give your last day of INKOM a boost by starting it off with some physical exercise! Haven’t been able to join one of the previous workouts? Or are you ready for yet another? The University Sports Centre is open for you to join one of their workouts! The Workout will last 1 – 1,5 hours, todays theme will be: Body & Mind Mix! Please bring sportswear, clean indoor sport shoes and a towel. You can use the changing rooms and showers located in the USC.

11:30-13:00 - City Walk
Do you want to get to know Maastricht well, in a short amount of time? That’s possible! During the City Walk through the historic center of Maastricht you can see all the highlights of the city. Enthusiastic guides will take you through Maastricht for an hour and a half. All your questions about the city will be answered.

11:30-15:00 - College Tour Maastricht
During this activity, you have the opportunity to work on your general study skills. There will be lots of different workshops that you can visit, for an overview, see your INKOM booklet or the App.
Furthermore, all study associations will participate and show you what they have to offer. You can hand in your coupon that you will find in your booklet to get a nice and free lunch!

15:00-18:30 - Activities of Choice
During the Activities of Choice different student associations, sport associations, fraternities, sororities, and other student organizations present their own activity. This will give you the chance to get to know the association/fraternity/sorority of your choice. Make sure you visit the activity that appeals most to you personally, as you do not have to be with your entire group during this activity. Check your booklet or the INKOM App for all of the available Activities of Choice.

18:30-22:00 - Meals on Wheels
You cannot enjoy Heineken Night without a good meal first, so take your time and come to the foodtruck festival: Meals on Wheels at the OLV-Wal. The foodtrucks offer different meals, so everyone can find something to their liking. Enjoy the delicious food and pleasant music and stick around because the Open Air Cinema will start here shortly after!

21:00-23:00 - Open Air Cinema
At 21:00 o’clock the Open Air Cinema will start. This is your (last) moment to relax and recharge before the big final MECC Party: Heineken Night. There will be a movie provided by Euroscoop. Come, sit back, relax and enjoy the movie with freshly popped popcorn!

23:00-05:00 - Heineken Night
You have reached the final moment of your INKOM! It is time to finish the start of your student life in style, with the biggest party in town. The winner of the INKOM DJ Contest, who warms up for the hottest line up ever, will kick off this night. DJ Nikki Nice will get you excited by playing violin along her groovy house sets to make you ready for the next live act: Band with Benefits. This band literally rocks your world upside down and inside out!
We are happy that our world class headliners are back in town! Lucas and Steve are coming down to their hometown to celebrate the start of your student life, so be prepared for the best beats from Maastricht. Last but not least, for Your final Moment, we invited DJ Admin to raise the roof one last time.