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Welcome new students!!!! Welcome to Växjö, LNU and VIS :)
It's a pleasure to have you here.

Additionally to the official introduction program provided by the university VIS has prepared a bunch of activities for you to get to know us, our campus, the university and meet a lot of new people and have fun :)
Our goal is to make your stay here as nice and fun as possible.

All activities mentioned here are for free and you can attend them without pre-registration (except for shopping trip & IKEA Trip). Also, feel free to bring your buddy and friends.

Here's the full schedule:

DATE: 29/08- 31/08
TIME: 18:00
WHERE?: Tufvanängen (Next to the construction site close to Tufvan)
WHAT: VIS Student Kickoff Fest
Every year, the week before studies begin is dedicated to parties and fun activities. Gathering to celebrate the upcoming academic year and meet new colleagues. Take this opportunity with VIS to relax after the orientation and meet new people, make friends and learn how to party in Sweden!

DATE: 30/08
TIME: 11:00-12:00
WHERE?: Meeting point: In front of Kristina’s (H-Building)
WHAT: Guided Tour on Växjö Campus
Explore all important spots on campus with a guide.

DATE: 01/09
TIME: 09:30-16:30
WHERE: Meeting Point: Pressbyrån on campus & Vallgatan
WHAT: Shopping Trip
Shop groceries, electronics, and other things from the stores in Växjö at special offers for VIS Members (shuttle bus provided).

DATE: 02/09
TIME: 19:00 – 22:00
WHERE: H Building
WHAT: Game Night & Fika
Join us for some Swedish fika and card- and board games and mingle after the first day of class
(feel free to bring your own games as well)

DATE: 03/09
TIME: 11:00 – 13:00
WHERE: VIS Office, 2nd floor of Café Tufvan on campus
WHAT: Office Hours
Every Tuesday from 11:00 to 13:00 we have our office open for everyone who wants to come and say hello or/and buy VIS memberships, overalls, patches, tickets for trips and events)

TIME: 17:30 – 20:00
WHERE: IKEA Room (N-Building)
WHAT: VIS Evening
Buy VIS memberships, receive information about and purchase tickets for our events/trips, meet our committees, mingle time

DATE: 04/09
TIME: 10:00-14:00
WHERE: K-Building
WHAT: Welcome Fair
The Welcome Fair gives the opportunity to get special offers, win nice prizes and network with future employers and most importantly the chance to be a part of VIS! See you there!

TIME: 17:00-19:00
WHERE: K-Building
WHAT: “How to survive in Sweden”
Interesting knowledge sharing from an experienced survivor about Sweden with fika to prepare you for your stay here!

DATE: 05/09
TIME: 18:30-21:30
WHERE: K-Building
WHAT: Movie Night
With free snacks!

DATE: 06/09
TIME: 08:00 – 18:00
WHERE: Meeting Point: Pressbyrån on campus & Vallgatan
What could be better than going to IKEA at the end of your first week of classes in Sweden! Come with us to meet the first ever IKEA, have Swedish meatballs and see the IKEA museum in Älmhult, Växjö.

DATE: 07/09
TIME: 16:00 – 18:00
WHERE: Meeting Point: at 16:00 sharp at the white trumpet in front of the H-Building
[when joining later, please go to Olympen directly (Gym on Campus, J-Building)]
WHAT: Sport Saturday
Want to be active and get to know us? Come and try out some sports with us and know more about getting involved in our Sports Committee
(Please bring sport clothes & shoes)

For more detailed information regarding the activities and also about other events and trips please, check out our Facebook page:
Don’t forget to check out our website as well for more information:
We in VIS welcome you to Växjö, Sweden! We hope you will enjoy your stay here with us!

Valkömmen till Sverige och Växjö!

29/08/2019 - 18:00 to 07/09/2019 - 18:00
  • Everyone is invited.