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Kickoff Etterbeek

Thursday, 5 October, 2017 - 14:00 to Thursday, 5 October, 2017 - 20:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Party tent behind Auditorium Aula Q
party tent

Mark your calendars for Thursday 5 October 2017 and join us together with some 3,000 other students for a fantastic kick-off to the new academic year! What about the following options you’ll be presented with:

  • Get some tasty bites at the foodmarket, prepared by our very own students! From African to Chinese to simple burgers… you’ll be spoilt for choise!

  • Get some second hand outfits or nic nacs at the 2nd hand flea market

  • Get swept off your feet by the ridiculous universe offered by cirq (www.cirq.be)

  • Get informed about all the VUB and Brussels have to offer the coming year.

  • Get some pints of beer pulled by our very own professors

… in other words, ENJOY!!!!

Meet-up at the white party tent behind auditorium aula Q!

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Professors "on tap"

We finish off the afternoon with a serious DJ-set by the BRUZZ DJs between 18u00 & 20u00. Our very own professors and even our rector Caroline Pauwels will be back (after last year’s success) behind the bar, ‘beer-tapping”. 


  • 14:00 - 18:00: Information market with loads of goodies, VUB departments and partners from across Brussels

  • 14:00 - 20:00: Food market with a world-menu (until availability runs out!)

  • 14:00 - 17:00: 2nd hand flea market in room “Mandela”

  • 14:00 - 18:00: Cirq: Discover the weird universe of the theatre collective that is CIRQ and be surprised, amazed. Nothing or no one will be safe!

  • 18:00 – 20:00: Professors ‘on tap’ and after work drinks to the sound of the beat provided by BRUZZ’s DJs.

Music For Life

The VUB will participate this year in the charity event, Music for Life. You will discover exactly what is involved or what we’ll do at the Kick-off,so join us there. We’ll be collecting the first coins in a very spectacular fashion – that we can guarantee, so come and check it out!