Thursday afternoon around 13:30. The faculty introduction is in full swing, in the inner city and at the other site of the Maas. The staff of the front desk of the Student Service Centre has to deal with a lot of questions. The official opening of the academic year will be on Monday 3 September 2012 (15:30) in the Theater aan 't Vrijthof. With lectures, the presentation of the Student Award, the Edmond Hustinx price for science and the Rabobank Dissertation Prize. Everybody is invited.