This year Unexpected Journey will take place between Tuesday 31 August and Friday 3 September. The introduction program for each Academy consists of two introduction days: a campus day on the BUas-campus and a city day in Breda.
To offer the program fully corona-proof, the program is divided over multiple days. This way the RIVM-guidelines can be wielded and the safety of all participants will be warranted. On which day you will have your introduction, depends on the education you enrolled in:
- Tuesday 31 August: campus day for the programmes of the Academy for Leisure & Events;
- Wednesday 1 September: campus day for the programmes of the Academy for Tourism;
- Thursday 2 September: city day for the programmes of the Academy for Leisure & Events;
- Friday 3 September: city day for the programmes of the Academy for Tourism;
A full programme will be organised for you and your fellow students. In the morning between 9.00 and 10.00 hrs. you will be expected at our Campus. After which, you will get acquainted with your classmates and study coach.
From 12.00 to 13.00 hrs. all classes will come together for a big lunch at the center of campus. In the afternoon emphasis will be placed on getting to know the campus with various sports and games. Furthermore, you will participate in a big pub quiz, discover what the campus has to offer and get to know various partners such as sports- and student societies.
During dinner, we will festively close the programme on our campus with a small warm-up in preparation for the evening program. In the evening a big Music Bingo is organised together with the restaurants and bars in Breda. This evening programme is optional, so all students are free to travel home after dinner. The Music Bingo consists of two rounds.The first round will take place from 20.00 to 21.30 hrs. The second round will start soon after and will end at 23.00 hrs. This entire evening will be presented by De Rubberen Schuimboten and will take place at the Havermarkt. This is the ultimate place to get to know the lively city center of Breda and create a bond with your classmates and fellow students.
During the city day you and your classmates will participate in various activities in the city center of Breda. The morning starts with a walk-in moment from 8.30 to 9.15 hrs. From 9.30 hrs. onwards you will experience fun activities, such as sailing on ‘the singels’ in Breda, getting acquainted with the local restaurants and bars, go on a city walk through the center and discover all the student hotspots in Breda! At 12.00 hrs. all classes will come to Valkenberg Park to enjoy some Lunch together. After lunch the same programme continues throughout the day.
After dinner all first-year students will be free to go home. However, for those who are interested there will be an optional evening programme!
Between 19.00 and 23.00 hrs. a party will be organised at Belcrum Beach Breda. The evening programme will be filled with drinks, a lot of fun and cool artists! As of 14 August, the Dutch Government decided that events like evening festivities can only take place under strict conditions. Events in the open air with a maximum of 750 people are allowed to take place IF everyone shows a COVID Certificate through the CoronaCheck App. As a result, everyone that enters the event with the CoronaCheck App no longer has to keep 1.5 meter distance or wear a face mask. Please check the following document for the full guidelines if you wish to attend this party!
If you don’t wish to participate in the evening programme, you don’t need a COVID Certificate via the CoronaCheck App!
Thursday 2 September – Leisure & Events
19.00 – 20.00 Unexpected Journey DJ Team
20.00 – 21.00 Matt Ardeo
21.00 – 22.00 Grens&Loos
22.00 – 23.00 di.ve
Friday 3 September -Tourism
19.00 – 20.00 Unexpected Journey DJ Team
20.00 – 21.00 Grens&Loos
21.00 – 22.00 Matt Ardeo
22.00 – 23.00 RSCL
If you are curious to see how previous introduction weeks of Unexpected Journey were organised, be sure to check out the pictures on our website or visit our Instagram- and Facebook Page. In addition you can find all aftermovies of previous years on our website!