Unincontro, Unipd welcomes its first-year students


On October 1 (Palazzo Bo, Aula Magna, h.16), the University of Padova welcomes its first-year students to Unincontro 2019, led by Federico Taddia with greetings from Rector Rosario Rizzuto and the Mayor of Padua, Sergio Giordani.

University life, the challenges, the satisfactions, and the studies behind it all are told through the voices of four research protagonists: Elena Desiderà, PhD student in Marine Biology, Martha Pamato, researcher in Geological Sciences, Diego De Stefani, researcher in Biochemistry, and Marco Liviero, professor of English language and literature at Eton College.

Held in the prestigious setting of the Aula Magna of Palazzo Bo, Simone Savogin and Flavia Neri will challenge each other to the sound of words in an unprecedented poetry slam.  A poetry slam is a friendly competition in which poets are judged on their performance.   This first of such an event for our University, the poets, one of which performed on Italia's Got Talent will compete against a young challenger from Genoa.  A jury chaired by Annalisa Oboe, Director of Social, Cultural and Gender Relations, and a group of first year students will evaluate the performance of the two poets.

During the meeting, Dutch Nazari's cantautoRAP (singing and rapping) will be accompanied by Sick et Simpliciter as they raid the Aula Magna with their music. Afterwards, all the participants of the afternoon meeting are welcome to Caffè Pedrocchi for an aperitivo: the Academy Night VII with the concert by Dutch Nazari is always accompanied by Sick et Simpliciter, along with the entertainment of, the webradio of the University of Padova.

Registration is required to participate in Unincontro, please follow the link communicated via email to register.

Free guided tours are dedicated to first year students on the follow dates:

- at Palazzo Bo, Wednesday Oct. 2 and Thursday Oct 3: in two rounds of guided tours lasting about an hour, the first at 16.30 (in English) and the second at 17.30.

- at the Botanical Garden, Wednesday Oct. 2 : in two rounds of guided tours lasting about an hour, the first at 16.00 and the second at 17.00

Throughout the year students of the University of Padova have free access to visit Palazzo Bo and the Botanical Garden (with a cost of € 5 for non-students); reservation are not required, but all students must show their badge.

Please note that the meeting will take place in Italian.

Partecipation is free with registration.