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14th - 20th september 2020

Get in Touch! Pre-Register Now!

Help and Support

When you arrive, you'll be assigned a Mentor (a Portuguese student from Técnico) that will help you during your stay!

Great Venue

Lisbon is an amazing city and we're thrilled to welcome you! Come and explore all these beautiful places!

Get Connected

You'll get the chance to know the different students' associations at Técnico and even collaborate with them!

Party

Get to know the Portuguese nightlife in Lisbon's finest clubs and enjoy it along with all the other mobility students!

Get Involved, Get In Touch and Join Us!

The Orientation Week is an ideal opportunity to get to know Técnico and Lisbon!

Reception Days

During this week, the Student Support Unit (NAPE) and the Mobility and International Cooperation Office (NMCI) will welcome you to Técnico!

Your processing of your enrollment will be done via e-mail with the staff from the Mobility and International Cooperation Office, who will be available to help you during this week, namely give you information about the registration for the Portuguese course, meetings with the course coordinators and also changes to your study plan.

Also, the staff from the Student Support Unit will be available to help you with any problem you may have during your first days in Lisbon (e.g. help with the courses registration and timetable, finding a room/flat, etc.)

Mentoring Programme

Implemented with the support of older students (Mentors) who welcome and support new students (Mentees) in order to facilitate their integration.

You'll be assigned a Mentor who will be available to help you during your entire stay in Lisbon - don't hesitate to get in touch whenever you need!

Welcome Ceremony

On the Welcome Session you’ll be officially welcomed by the Vice-President of the International Area, the Mobility and International Cooperation Office, and the NAPE Team. This is an enrollment celebratory event for new international students, so you are all highly encouraged to participate. Afterwards, you will be divided by your degree, according to this document.

Campus Quest

Get to know the Alameda Campus along with your Mentor and new colleagues. You'll be welcomed by some of the student associations in our School. You will find both cultural and sports associations here, as well as other student societies, which can offer you lots of activities to do during this semester/year. Also, in one of the stops you will be able to register in the Orientation Week activities you wish to participate in. To sign into the Campus Quest, register here.

Surf Lesson

Have you ever tried surfng before? Well, if not, here's your chance to have a surf lesson and learn how! This activity is also a great opportunity to get to know one of Portugal's most famous beaches: Carcavelos!
Meeting Point: Cais do Sodré - Train Station

Bike Tour

Get ready for a long and amusing ride on two wheels! And don't worry, the bicycles are electric!
Meeting Point: Rua Jardim do Tabaco, 4 (Map)

Visit to São Jorge Castle

Get to know one of the most iconic sights in Lisbon - a medieval castle on top of a hill in the middle of the city. Get ready for a great panoramic view and a guided tour through this marvelous ancient building that stood the test of time.
Shifts

1A - 2PM

1B - 3PM

1C - 4PM

Meeting Point: R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo 10 (Map)

Lisbon Tour

Enjoy this guided tour through some of the most well-known places in Lisbon. Take a walk around what will be your home city for some time while learning about its history and culture.

Meeting Point: Rossio Square (Map)

Surf Lesson

Have you ever tried surfng before? Well, if not, here's your chance to have a surf lesson and learn how! This activity is also a great opportunity to get to know one of Portugal's most famous beaches: Carcavelos!
Meeting Point: Cais do Sodré - Train Station

Lisbon Tour

Enjoy this guided tour through some of the most well-known places in Lisbon. Take a walk around what will be your home city for some time while learning about its history and culture.

Meeting Point: Rossio Square (Map)

City Rally

First time in Lisbon? No worries, we have planned the perfect activity to enrich your experience here! In collaboration with our Mentors, we'll take you to some of the most emblematic and historic places of our beautiful city, while daring you to do lots of fun challenges!

Complete all the challenges and get ready for some awesome prizes.

Visit to São Jorge Castle

Get to know one of the most iconic sights in Lisbon - a medieval castle on top of a hill in the middle of the city. Get ready for a great panoramic view and a guided tour through this marvelous ancient building that stood the test of time.
Shifts

2A - 10AM

2B - 11AM

2C - 12PM

Meeting Point: R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo 10 (Map)

Culture Clash

This workshop will be very helpful for you to get to know the Portuguese culture and to learn more about Fénix, our Técnico online platform. If you are having troubles, bring your laptop and join us!

TAGUSPARK - Welcome Session

ONLY FOR TAGUSPARK STUDENTS: All degrees that have Taguspark as their corresponding campus will be welcomed in this session. The program is available above.

ActivitiesDon't wait any longer! Pre-register now, choose your activities and make your own Orientation Week! 😄

Orientation Week Activities

Culture Clash
City Rally
Campus Quest
Lisbon Tour
Surf Lesson
Bike Tour
Castle Visit
Each activity may have a fee that will depend on the associated cost
(Limited seats available in each activity)
Stay tuned for more activities we are organizing throughout the semester!



Orientation Week in videoStill not convinced? Just let our video speak for itself and be amazed by what you'll be experiencing!

Our TeamMeet the team behind the Orientation Week 2020/21 Fall Semester!

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Student Support Unit - NAPE

Instituto Superior Técnico, Alameda Campus

Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa

(+351) 218 417 251

nape@tecnico.ulisboa.pt



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