Open days and study advisory - Bachelor

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In order to allow prospective students to know more about the Università della Svizzera italiana and its study curricula, the Study Advisory Service organizes several open days during which interested people can follow detailed presentations, visit the campus and meet students and professors.

Moreover, USI takes part in a number of fairs and open day events in high school.

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  • Bachelor Info Day – Get to know USI in half a day

    Follow the presentations of the Bachelor programmes and get more information about possible future Master studies and job opportunities.

    Spring 2022

    • 25 March 2022: Bachelor in Comunicazione / Bachelor in Lingua, letteratura e civiltà italiana / Bachelor in Scienze economiche / Bachelor in Informatics
      Registration is closed.
    • 14 May 2022: Bachelor in Comunicazione / Bachelor in Lingua, letteratura e civiltà italiana / Bachelor in Scienze economiche / Bachelor in Informatics
      Registration is compulsory. 

    Registration form

    Programme:

    From 9:45

    Check-in, West Campus Lugano

     
    10:15-11:05

    Presentation of USI and of Students' Services (in Italian)

     
    11:10-11:50

    Presentation of the Bachelor in Comunicazione (in Italian) and Campus tour guided by USI students

    Presentation of the Bachelor in Informatics (in English) and Campus tour guided by USI students

     
     
    12:00-12:40

    Presentation of the Bachelor in Lingua, letteratura e civiltà italiana (in Italian) and Campus tour guided by USI students

    Presentation of the Bachelor in Scienze economiche (in Italian) and Campus tour guided by USI students

     
     
    From 12:00

    Q&A session for parents

     

    • 25 April 2022: Bachelor in Architecture
      Registration is compulsory.

    Registration form (registration closed - it will be possible to attend the event even without having completed the online registration form).

    Programme:

    From 09:45

    Check-in at Palazzo Canavèe entrance hall. Academy of Architecture, entrance from Via Buffi

    9:45-10:00

    Division into groups (Italian/English)

    10:00-10:15

    Welcome from the Director of the Academy of Architecture, Walter Angonese

    10:15-11:15

    Presentation of the Bachelor in Architecture

    11:15-11:30

    Q&A session

    11:30-12:30

    Campus Tour

    COVID-19 Protection provisions

    Visitors and guests coming from abroad are required to comply individually with the federal regulations when entering Switzerland. For all information, please refer to the >> website of the Federal Office of Public Health, the diagram shows a general overview, the text below illustrates it in detail.
    Visitors and guests arriving at USI should be aware that they will have to consider not only the rules for entering Switzerland, but also the rules in force for entering each country crossed during the journey, that means both for the arrival at USI and for the return home, or for a possible continuation of the journey. USI cannot be held responsible for any consequences due to the non-observance of these rules and will not bear any eventual costs related to the obtaining of required medical certificates.

     

  • Bachelor Ministage – Get to know USI in two days

    Spend two days as a USI student immersing yourself in the everyday life of USI and attending the Bachelor's degree courses of your chosen faculty together with USI students.

    The final programme of the Ministage is sent to all registered students by e-mail one week before the event.

    A certificate of participation is issued on the second day of the Ministage.

    Spring 2022

    • 5-6 May 2022: Bachelor in Architecture (for organisational reasons, the event is open only to students attending a high school in Switzerland).
      Registration required - registration is closed.

    Programme:

    Thursday 5 May 2022

     

    11:00

    Meeting at the entrance of Palazzo Canavèe

    Palazzo Canavèe

    11.15

    Presentation of the Academy of Architecture and of the study plan
    Testimony from students studying at the Academy

    Palazzo Canavèe. Room C0.61

    12.30

    Lunch at the Academy snack bar accompanied by USI students

    Osteria Vignetta

    14:00

    Campus Tour
    Visit of the buildings
    Visit of the design ateliers
    Visit of the exhibition at the Theater of Architecture

    Mendrisio Campus

    15:30

    Workshop: “The architectural project, how an idea is born and develops”

    Palazzo Canavèe. Room C3.88

    17:30

    End of the activities

     

    17:35

    Transfer to the hotel*

    Mendrisio

    19:00

    Dinner in Mendrisio with some USI students*

    Mendrisio

    Friday 6 May 2022

     

    09:30

    Meeting at the entrance of Palazzo Canavèe Palazzo Canavèe
    09.45

    Lesson on Ticino architecture and the birth of the Academy of Architecture

    Palazzo Canavèe. Room C0.61
    10:45

    Tour of Mendrisio
    Visit of the Casa dell'Accademia accompanied by USI students

    Mendrisio
    Casa dell’Accademia

    12.00

    End of the event

     

    *only for students participating in the two-days event.
    Accommodation and dinner are offered to students from outside Canton Ticino.

    In view of the current COVID-19 regulations, the Bachelor Ministage are suspended in Academic Year 2020/21.

  • USI in fairs and high school

    USI participates as an exhibitor in the following fairs: you are all invited to visit our booths!
    The Study Advisory and Promotion Service team will answer with pleasure your questions and curiosity and will provide you with all the useful information to proceed with an application. 
    In the A.A. 2021/2022 USI participates in several online or in-presence orientation events, in compliance with the COVID-19 security measures:

    When Event Where

    01.09.2021

    Maturanden-Messe Zürich

    27.09.2021

    Gymnasium Muttenz

    02.10.2021

    QS Virtual Connect Masters UK & Ireland (online)

    04-07.10.2021

    Salone dello Studente Puglia e Basilicata (online)

    12.10.2021

    QS World Grad School Tour South Italy (online)

    13.10.2021

    QS World Grad School Tour North Italy (online)

    18-21.10.2021

    Salone dello Studente Sicilia (online)

    25-28.10.2021

    Salone dello Studente Toscana, Emilia Romagna (online)

    26-28.10.2021

    OrientaSicilia - pt. 1 Sicilia (online)

    26.10.2021

    QS Virtual Connect Masters Switzerland (online)

    26.10.2021

    Global Study Abroad Fair - Master EMEA (online)

    02.11.2021

    Global Study Abroad Fair - Master Americas (online)

    02-04-11.2021

    Salone dello Studente Piemonte, Liguria, Valle d'Aosta (online)

    05.11.2021

    Journée d'orientation Collège Calvin  Genève

    08-11.11.2021

    Salone dello Studente Abruzzo, Molise, Marche (online)
    09-11.11.2021

    OrientaSicilia - pt. 2

    Sicilia (online)
    09.11.2021

    Global Study Abroad Fair - Master

    Asia (online)

    12.11.2021

    Journée d'orientation Porrentruy

    14.11.2021

    ZEBI Messe Luzern

    15-18.11.2020

    Salone dello Studente Lazio, Umbria, Sardegna (online)

    17.11.2021

    Master Messe Zürich

    23.11.2021

    Kantonsschule  Solothurn 

    25-27.11.2021

    Job&Orienta Verona

    29.11-02.12.2021

    Salone dello Studente Lombardia (online)

    01.12.2021

    Salon des maturantes Lausanne

    13-16.12.2021

    Salone dello Studente Campagna, Calabria (online)

    14-16.12.2021

    OrientaLombardia Lombardia (online)

    08.01.2022

    Forum des étudiants Sierre

    09.01.2022

    Forum Bildung Sierre

    17-18.02.2022

    Forum Horizon Lausanne (online)

    Last update: October 2021

    Do you want to schedule a virtual orientation meeting? Contact us!

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