Newmaninstitutet. Högskola för teologi, filosofi och kultur


Teologisk högskola i Uppsala

Fall Orientation Activities at the Newman Institute—open to all students!

Tuesday, Aug 23 – Welcome and Orientation Day

Spend all day with us getting to know the Newman Institute and Uppsala. If you already know Uppsala well, perhaps you can still join us for lunch or dinner or both! If you want to join for a meal, email Conner in advance at and bring 50kr please.


-10.45, tour of The Newman Institute. Meet in the Newman courtyard.

-11.30, scavenger hunt for those new to Uppsala. As a group, we will give you a list of things to find in Uppsala and a map and send you on your way!

-13.00, picnic lunch in Stadsparken, if you can find it! This will be one stop on the scavenger hunt, so time might change slightly.

-17.30, evening cookout. Let’s get to know each other over a tasty meal at Grillska Gården!


Wednesday, Aug 24 – Activity Day at Fjällnora

Join us for a day of hiking, swimming, canoeing, or whatever else you might find at the popular recreation area just 20 minutes outside of Uppsala. We will start with a relaxed 6 km hike to the park, with opportunities to swim and pick berries along the way. A simple lunch will be provided. We will be taking the bus in both directions, which is 40kr each way. If you want to join, please email Conner in advance at

-09.55, meet at central station stop B2 to catch bus 809.

-10.00, bus leaves.

-10.30, begin hike from Länna Bruksgatan to Fjällnora.

-17.00, return home.

Monday, Aug 29 – Official Opening of the Academic Year

-15.00 -15.15 Official welcome by Rector Philip Geister

-15.15-15.45 Introduction of different student groups :

-15.45-16.30 Lecture by Jasmina Nedevska

-16.30-17.00 Coffee break

-17.00-17.45 Information about Moodle and Urkund

-18.15-18.45 Optional evening Mass at St. Lars parish

Tuesday, Aug 30 – Guided Tour of Carolina Redaviva’s Treasures

-15.45-meet at Newman courtyard to walk to Carolina Redaviva

Friday, Sept 2 – Soccer tournament and Cookout

-16.30 meet at Newman courtyard