The annual festive celebration of the Start of the Academic Year takes place in the Dom Church on the first Monday of the new academic year.
Aside from a welcoming speech by the President of the Executive Board, there will be prominent speakers who are passionate about the world of education and/or research. In addition, the annual Student Awards will be presented to students who perform exceptionally both inside and outside their degree programmes.
Read the laudatio of the student awards or watch the video:
The Utrechts Studententen Koor en Ortkest provided a musical interlude (video).