During their free time Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences students have a lot of opportunities to participate in creative, technical and other activities, and organise various events.
The life of Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences is rich with dozens of events organised every year. They include students’ Leaders’ Awards, Art Days, the popular fashion show “Gossip”, computer game tournaments and the demonstration of robot fights, R & E Days, the contest of beauticians’ professional mastery “Beauty Metamorphosis”, Massage Championships, the World Tourism Week, the international day of Francophonie, Kauko DIZO events during the Design Week, Charity and Support Campaigns, summer camps for children, a variety of events held together with the Erasmus students, etc.
Students’ health is upheld by sports. Students can be active participants of various sport teams of Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences, attend different training activities, use the modern facilities for sports.
- Outside sports court for beach volleyball, basketball, football, gymnastics, running etc. (Pramonės pr.);
- Gyms for aerobics, basketball, football, table tennis, volleyball etc. (Pramonės pr. 20, Pramonės pr. 22);
- Body design studio for balltraining, crosstraining, yoga, step interval etc. (Pramonės pr. 22);
- Active movement studio for dances, X-fit, wall climbing, weight lifting etc. (Pramonės pr. 22).
Laura Mekšriūnienė, Head of the Sports Centre
Pramonės pr. 22, room 1-29, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
phone: (8 37) 32 41 22
There are many different ways to spend free time in Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences. Students can choose the area which they like and enjoy the most.
In 2009, the joint Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences and Gruodis Conservatory Choir started its activities under the direction of Raimonda Navickienė, who studied at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and has accumulated valuable musical knowledge and invaluable experience. In 1981, the acknowledged choir leader, who usually works with tenor groups, became the choirmaster of the Kaunas State Choir.
The joint choir stands out for its strong vocal performance demonstrated by a wide range of works performed. The choir performs modern music of gospel, jazz and other styles as well as classical and Lithuanian folk songs. R. Navickienė has educated a lot of young talents who reveal their talent in various musical events held in Lithuania and abroad. The choir has participated in the selection for Eurovision, the project “Choir Wars”, the festival “Young Jazz Wave”. R. Navickienė’s students were successful in the TV project “X-factor”.
Mondays and Thursdays 18:15–20:15
Gruodis Conservatory, J. Gruodžio g. 6, room 306
Raimonda Navickienė, Head of the Choir
+370 682 26 374
During the training sessions of the Studio, the participants learn to perceive themselves; develop their imagination and mime. They are taught to express mood by voice and get acquainted with the basics of stage art. The actors of the Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences Drama Studio are students of various study programmes ranging from the fields of arts, medicine, technologies to social sciences, and all of them find a common language on the stage.
The Drama Studio has presented several prominent performances during its lifetime. Students played “Twelve chairs” by Ilya Ilfo and Yevgeny Petrov; introduced an interpretation of Justinas Marcinkevičius historical drama “Mindaugas”, and staged a fairytale “Blue Bird” based on Morris Meterlink’s work. These performances were directed by the famous actress and director Olita Dautartaitė. The director of the younger generation, Gildas Aleksa helped to stage two public performances. In 2015, in the performance “Wise Men: Far From Home”, young actors in a modern way conveyed emigration problems. The scenario of the performance was created by a student of Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences. In 2016, the audience had the opportunity to enjoy the play “(Fe) Myths “, which dealt with the issues of women’s discrimination.
Lukas Alsys, Head of the Drama Studio
+370 645 27 667
The Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences Folk Dance Group was formed in November of 2012. Its initiators were students Dominykas Anužis, Linas Masaitis and Vaidas Levanas, who had an idea to bring together a cool dance team that continues its interesting and purposeful activities to this day. Dancers have fun and a good time together not only during rehearsals. They also organise various gatherings.
By 2017, 70 concerts were held. The group participated in the Baltic Student Song Festival “Gaudeamus” in Daugavpils (Latvia), performed in Italy, the Czech Republic, Croatia, etc.
“We invite dancers to join a new circle of friends! We will dance and spend time together. Bring a strong desire, and we will get you to love dancing and smile. Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences freshmen are especially welcome”, – promises Kęstutis Pušinaitis, the Head of the Folk Dance Group.
Mondays and Wednesdays 19:00–21:00
Multipurpose Hall, Pramonės pr. 22
+370 612 60 565
The Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences students who are not indifferent to the dynamics of the contemporary dance and rhythm are invited to the Modern Dance Group by Edvardas Ščeniovas, a famous young dancer, and the coach of the Dance Studio “Me Gusta”, who, by the way, is a student of KK.
Always smiling and good natured Edvardas spent his childhood summers in dance camps, where he understood that dancing is not just a hobby for him, but a passion for life. He embellished his dancing skills, and in 2007 became a professional choreographer. Being one of the first teachers of Electro Dance (Tectonic) style in Lithuania, he did not abandon Hip-Hop, Street Dance, Popping, Locking, Krump, House, Wacking, and Vogue styles as well.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 18:00–19:30
Multipurpose Hall, Pramonės pr. 22
+370 614 63 058
Automation enthusiasts of the Faculty of Technologies established a “RoboClub”, which combines technologies, programming and creation.
The members of the Club construct various types of small robots. The students’ team is led by Igor Šajev, the Head of the Process Control Laboratory of the Faculty of Technologies, who acquaints with the electronic processes, and the novice constructors, using ambient detection sensors, diodes, phototransistors, batteries, etc., make various roboforms and become familiar with the programming principles. Students devote their spare time for this activity even in summer. They are happy to practice and get ready for robot competitions, which are organised every autumn. Young technologists take the products they develop to national robot competitions as well.
Robot enthusiasts are invited to visit the Process Control Laboratory (Pramonės Av. 20, Room 317) on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and join the “RoboClub” activities.