ŠtartUPMeet & Greet event for all UP students will take place on Saturday, 8 October 2022, from 10am onwards in the new Žusterna Seaside Park, Koper.

An event full of sport activities organised by SportUP, socialising, meeting and making new connections among UP students, presentations of local organizations and activities organised by UP faculties will keep us entertained until late afternoon.

We have also organised a bus shuttle service for the students, which will run between Portorož-Izola-Koper (and vice versa). The exact timetable will be announced at a later date.

You must register for the event >

ŠtartUP 2022 event trailer here >

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  • There will be drinking fountains with running water at the venue, so please bring your own water bottle for hydration (glasses will not be available).
  • Lunch will be provided for all participants, but in the interest of “zero waste” sustainability we encourage you to bring your own cutlery and a deeper plate or bowl.
  • At registration you will also receive an activity card to collect stamps at the various presentation points. Each student with 20+ stamps (out of 30) will be entered into a raffle with generous prizes, so we encourage you to actively collect and participate.
  • The location of the event provides ample opportunities for lounging in the sun, so keep a bath towel or picnic blanket in your rucksack or bag.
  • Alcohol and other illegal substances are not allowed on site. Violators will be asked to leave by security.
  • All participants are responsible for the order and cleanliness of the venue, so please dispose of your rubbish in the designated areas.

The EVENT SCHEDULE will be as follows:

  • 00Registration for the event, at which you will receive a wristband, an activity card and a UP T-shirt. (open till 11.00)
  • 00 – Official start of the event with a speech by the UP Rector Prof. Klavdija Kutnar
  • 00-13.00SportUP sports and social activities, activities at different presentation points around the venue
  • 00 – Lunch
  • 00-17.00SportUP sports and social activities, activities at different presentation points around the venue

We kindly ask all those who have registered for the BUS SHUTTLE to respect the announced times and instructions due to the high interest, otherwise, we cannot guarantee your transport. The bus will not wait for anyone. For this reason, we recommend you to be on the bus 15 minutes before departure.

Departure times in the morning:

  • 00PORTOROŽ (bus station in front of UP FTŠ Turistica)
  • 30 – IZOLA (bus station in the center of Izola (by the Post office)

Departure times in the afternoon

  • 00 – bus station Žusterna for IZOLA
  • 30 – bus station Žusterna for PORTOROŽ

***If you are registered for a bus but do not need it, please let us know as soon as possible to the number +386 31 713 527 stating your first and last name, e-mail and where you will wait for the bus (Portorož or Izola). Also, if you have not registered and would like to take the bus, please let us know.

We have no doubt that this event will be a great start to the new academic year for you and for us.

See you on Saturday!