Intro parents 2020

Like every year there will be an introduction week for all the new students that are going to study at the TUE next academic year. In order to guide all these new students, we are looking for students who will act as parents to these new students (kiddos) and show them how it is to study (digitally) in Eindhoven. This year, the intro will look way different than previous years, with both offline and online components. If you think you have it in you to become a good (online) parent then please subscribe here to become an intro-parent!
You may have heard that the intro parent role and student mentor would be combined, however this is not the case anymore!

What is your job as a parent?

When you become a parent you’ll be appointed to a group of new students that are going to study either Electrical Engineering or Automotive Technology next year. This group has a size of +- 10 new students plus you and your partner. It will be your job, together with your partner, to guide these students through the introduction program. This involves for example;

  • Making sure your kiddos know what the program looks like
  • Let the students get to know each other in various new ways
  • Let the students get to know the possibilities of Eindhoven
  • Let the students have a great time and become an amazing group/family of friends
  • And more!

How do you become a parent?

You can become a parent by filling in the form on this page. We will register your subscription and contact you later for more information.

What does an online intro mean for you?

Sadly we do not yet know what the online platform would look like, but the idea is that you guide your kids through the online activities as you normally would with offline activities. The schedule at this point can be found at the top of this page, we do not know a lot more about the exact content of this yet.
During the offline days, you get to interact with your kids as usual, however of course taking the 1.5 m into account. The offline activities will be arranged such that 1.5 m distance can be kept, so you do not have to make plans for this yourself, however it is of course nice if you remember your kids where necessary about the 1.5m if the organizer of the activity does not notice this.

Important remarks:

  • We’re only looking for Electrical Engineering or Automotive Technology students.
  • If you are a first-year student and we have too many parents then you’ll have a lower priority than 2nd, 3rd or master students.
  • We might invite you to ask a few questions about your motivation.
  • A parent should be available for the whole week, both offline and on the digital platform! See the program above for the times.
  • You have to be available from the 17th to the 21th of August and also the weekend before the intro, especially on Saturday the 15th, otherwise, you CANNOT be an intro-parent. (This is extra strict this year, because of the corona virus!)


Friday, June 19, 2020 - 12:00 to Friday, July 17, 2020 - 18:00

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The size for the polo that you'll get, the sizes are unisex
Your partner during the intro
Polo size your partner will get
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