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The Welcome Week which will take place from 14th to 20th February is divided into two parts: the Week (Monday to Thursday) and the Weekend (Friday to Sunday). The Week and the Weekend are divided into two packages: Day and Day + Night. You can find an image of the planning with the different event categories in the photo gallery below. *Exact hours might be changed a little bit. Attention: Attention: Do not buy the two different packages (Day and Day + Night) from the same category (Week/Weekend)! Indeed, Day + Night includes the events of Day. Week Welcome Week (Week) will take place from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th February. It includes the following two packages: Week (Day) and Week (Day + Night). Week (Day) For the events in this package, the highest level of Covid certificate that you will need to present is 2G. This package includes the following events: Speedfriending: The first event of the week, here you will get to meet other exchange students, get to know our wonderful ESN staff and play a few games! Lavaux: Right after Speedfriending, head out with your group to visit the wonderful Lavaux wine region! ESN staff will accompany you in a group by train where you will walk and enjoy some local wine! Olympiads: The Olympiads aka time to show that you have the best group of the Welcome Week ! You’ll challenge other exchange students to several games in an amazing trampoline park. Campus Race: A campus tour as you have never seen before ! Riddles, games, costumes of all kinds and many more insane surprises are waiting for you! Rally: This short event will allow you to visit the main sights of Lausanne! From the station to the cathedral, you’ll know all about this beautiful city that you will call home. Week (Day + Night) [Sold Out] For the events in this package, the highest level of Covid certificate that you will need to present is 2G+. This package includes the events of the previous package, i.e. Week (Day) and the following ones: Fondue: Enjoy the ultimate swiss delicacy! You’ll have a traditional swiss fondue with fellow exchange students, accompanied by wine, music and activities! Refuge Party: Get ready to dance at the first party of the week! The theme: Guilty Pleasures! Expect your favorite songs (that you never admit to liking), loads of sweets, and amazing fun! Sitsit: A flagship event of ours, Sitsit returns once more. Don your most elegant attire and join us for a classy night full of songs, drinks, food and excitement! Weekend [Sold Out] Welcome Week (Weekend) will take place from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th February. It includes the following two packages: Weekend (Day) and Weekend (Day + Night). Weekend (Day) [Sold Out] For the events in this package, the highest level of Covid certificate that you will need to present is 2G. This package includes the following events: Olympic Museum: The shores of Lake Leman offer beautiful places to swim, rest, play sports or spend wonderful evenings by a fire. You will find there in particular the Olympic Museum, a must during your stay in Lausanne. We will make you discover all the particularities of the lake shore from the University Sports Center to the Ouchy Castle. Then you will have the opportunity to visit the museum. Montreux: In the continuity of Friday, you will have the opportunity to discover Montreux, host of the famous Montreux Jazz Festival, and have a beautiful hike along the lake. During this day, we will also take a walk around Montreux, followed by a short tour of the city. Leysin: To finish this great Welcome Week, we will go up to the resort of Leysin in the Vaudois Alps for a little winter hike and a session of “snowtubing” in the Tobogganing Park. For guaranteed thrills, but above all for a great laugh, this park is a must! You will sit on an inner tube and race down the park’s various and crazy slopes! Weekend (Day + Night) [Sold Out] For the events in this package, the highest level of Covid certificate that you will need to present is 2G+. This package includes the events of the previous package, i.e. Week (Day) and the following ones: Refuge Party: Ever dreamed of wearing something cozy to a party? Too lazy to change when you come home ? We got you! Put on your most DAZZLING pyjamas and come join us for our Pyjama Party! International Dinner: It will be a great opportunity to make other exchange students discover how awesome the food of your country is, but also to taste dishes from all around the world! Moreover, some activities will take place during and after the dinner. We will take care of bringing drinks and traditional Swiss food. Feel free to represent your country as much as possible, we hope to see you dressed in your country’s style. Covid Certificate Your COVID QR code certificate will automatically be attributed a status (2G/2G+/3G) once you request a Swiss Covid Certificate. This is done according to your level of vaccination and/or if you’ve recovered from COVID-19. Here are the three categories: (Please note that those are "levels" of protection with 2G+ being the highest and 3G the lowest. Therefore being 2G+ means directly being 2G and 3G as well. Same for 2G that includes 3G. Only 3G doesn't include any other category) 2G+: To qualify for 2G+ you need to: Have been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 in the past year AND can present a negative test result from the past 24 hours. OR Have been vaccinated or recovered in the past 4 months. No test result needed. 2G: To qualify for 2G you need to: Have been vaccinated in the past year. OR Have recovered from COVID-19 in the past year. 3G: To qualify for 3G you need to: Have been vaccinated in the past year. OR Have recovered from COVID-19 in the past year. OR You can present a negative test result from the past 24 hours, but you are not vaccinated nor recovered from COVID-19 in the past year. Only tests carried out in a pharmacy or at a test center are valid. These tests are free of charge and will provide you with a certificate with your negative test result (valid 24H). A negative autotest/ at-home test will not be accepted. Reminder Ticket Exchange: 1) Before sales end: You may exchange your ticket with someone else for no specific reason. For the procedure of ticket exchange, please contact us by email (email@example.com).2) After the end of the sales and before the beginning of the Welcome Week: You must provide a valid reason with a proof of your inability to participate in the Welcome Week. For the ticket exchange procedure, please contact us by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).3) During the Welcome Week: No ticket exchange will be possible. Exception for Weekend packages which you will be able to exchange until Thursday 16th February under same conditions as 2). Refunds: There will be no refunds unless ESN Lausanne decides to cancel the event or part of it. In this case, the refund will be based on the number of days remaining and the price you paid. For the refund procedure, you will be contacted by ESN Lausanne. Cancellation of the Welcome Week: The Welcome Week will not be cancelled if there are Covid cases unless the number of positive participants surpasses 10% of the total participants. However, ESN Lausanne reserves the right to cancel if the health situation appears out of control, despite the fact that less than 10% of participants are positive.