Buddy Programme for the UAB Barcelona Summer School

The Buddy Programme for the UAB Barcelona Summer School has the objective to allow international students who participate in the UAB Summer School to meet UAB students, get to know our culture and participate in university activities.

Week 1

  • Tuesday 25 June/Monday 15 July:
    • 9-9.30am Welcome in the forecourt of the Cinema building
    • 9.30-10.30am Welcome session in the Cinema building
  • Wednesday 26 June/Wednesday 17 July: Here, with the excuse of practising your languages you can meet up with local and international students and exchange experiences through games and activities.
    • 2pm Tandem, language practice
  • Thursday 27 June/Thursday 18 July: Everyone should bring a dish that is typical in their country and we will all have lunch together. This is a great way of finding out about other cultures through food! You can also take avantage of the time to ask the buddies for information about the places you would like to visit, or organise activities with them.
    • 1pm International lunch. Meet the buddies!

Week 2

  • Tuesday 2 July/Tuesday 23 July: This workshop offers the opportunity to get closer to Catalan and learn a few words and phrases that will be helpful during your stay and make it much more interesting.
    • 2pm "Catalan from scratch" workshop, run by the Language Service in the room above the self-service restaurant in the plaça Cívica
  • Wednesday 3 July/Wednesday 24 July: Get to know the UAB campus from a different viewpoint and visit the green spaces and woodland and streamside pathways.
    • 2pm Campus walk
  • Thursday 4 de July/Thursday 25 July: The Ganàpies is the human castles team of the UAB and they will tell you all about the castles and show you some of the basic techniques for building them. Anyone who daares have a go can try yo be a 'casteller" for a day!
    • 2pm Human castles workshop, organised by the Ganàpies human castles team

Week 3

  • Tuesday 16 July/Tuesday 30 July:
    • 2pm Sports activities on the campus
  • Friday 12 July/Friday 2 August:
    • 12pm Closing session in the Cinema

Students from UAB Barcelona Summer School have free access to Servei d'Activitat Física - SAF (UAB Sport Facilities). In order to access to SAF students must contact to summer@uab.cat.