Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more

Introduction volunteer


How exciting that you want to get involved in the most fun event of the year, the introduction 2023! For a summary, here is the PowerPoint from the information meeting

Below, we've briefly summarized what the different voluntary positrons entail. What we think is important and what we expect from our introduction volunteers. If you’re unsure of anything just let us know, we’re happy to answer any questions!

When applying for a volunteer position, it is important to understand that you will be asked to put in the time it takes. We want you to keep that in mind and be willing and eager to help out. The idea, of course, is not for everyone to be at everything, things can happen and everyone needs to rest, but think twice before you apply.

Group mentors

  • In the spring there are a couple of education sessions and some fun events. We also encourage you to Hang out with your group on your own so that you get to know each other and create a great group from the start.
  • During the introduction, you are expected to be involved throughout the period. This does not mean that you have to attend every single event, but as a group you should make sure that there are always a few mentors around for the mentees to turn to. This means many evenings and weekends.
  • Make sure you are able to answer questions and provide info.

What do we expect from you?

  • What Föset expects is for you to be there. Working to make everyone feel welcome, comfortable and making friends. You'll be a safe point for the mentees. We also expect you to be in good contact with your fellow mentors and that you are flexible.

Extra important?

  • Work with your mentors to ensure that someone is always on hand and that everyone has time to be available when they need to.
  • Make sure you show that studying is important too!

Contact mentor

  • This means having closer contact with the Föset and relaying information between them and their fellow mentors. You can also be a point of contact to the other mentoring groups. In terms of time, this means the same as a regular mentor + one lunch meeting per week during the introduction.

International Mentor
The same as a group mentor but for an international group of mentees, You will speak English with your group of mentors, both mentors and mentees. It is particularly important to introduce the international mentees to LTH, Lund and Sweden and to make them feel part of the F-section. The introduction starts about a week earlier for international students

Mission mentors
-In the spring there are a couple of education sessions and some fun events. We also encourage you to Hang out with your group on your own so that you get to know each other and create a great group from the start.

  • During the introduction you will be responsible for a building, practicing or craft night and hang out with mentees at a couple of sessions/other events starting in week 1.

This year we will (probably) have the following missions:

  • FLYING: All sections will go to Helsingborg with home-made flying vehicles and compete to get as close to Denmark as possible (one day we will get all the way there, we just know it).

  • The introduction movie: The mission is to record a theme-accurate short movie which is then played for everyone on the last day of the introduction, before the Nollegasque. An introductionmovie mentor should have some movie making experience.

  • Nollesexet: the mission group gets to practice holding their very first sitting for the other mentees. The theme, the food, the drinks, everything is up to the mentees!

  • Revyn: The assignment is to create a themed Revy, with rewritten songs. It is performed on the last day of the introduction, before nollegasquen.

Hopefully we will have these assignments.

  • Regattan: Each mission group builds a boat in a theme-like style and competes against the other guilds on the lake, the goal being to sink the other guilds' boats.

  • Cheer: The group will create a cheer routine of about 3 minutes and then compete against the other guilds for the best routine during the Introduction weekend. On topp of that cheer usually gets to participate in some other events and spread their joy! Their mission is to know as many guild chants as possible and shout them across campus.

  • Nollympics: the group gets to plan and organize an event with fun competitions for the other mentees. Here, only creativity limits what you can come up with.

  • The Balloon trebuchet: The mission team constructs a Balloon trebuchet, aka a catapult for water balloons. Guilds then compete in accuracy with their Balloon trebuchet, using the guilds's own Fös as the target…

  • Boxcar: The mission is to build the finest, fastest, most stylish boxcar, and then show just how incredibly fast it is by competing on a track against the other guilds' cars.

  • Showdown: In the showdown mission, you'll get the chance to both stand on stage and craft whatever it takes to get the audience attention! Here, all guilds compete against each other in a show with no lines, full of background music and effects, and lots of over-the-top acting. Lots of laughs and fun await, may the best section win! And as a bounis the show can't be more than 3.14 min long... * The Överfös Obstacle Course: each gouilds's mission team gets to build their own obstacle, which will then be assembled into an obstacle course for all the gouilds Överfös. On the day of the competition, you should of course be there to cheer on and support your Fös!

  • Waderloo: In the Waderloo mission, each guild builds its own monument in the theme of the introduction. Here, creativity is allowed to flow to create a real masterpiece, but the most important thing is that the monument is stable and durable as the last guild with standing monument is the winner! Be sure to protect the guilds monument and destroy the others, but don't be afraid to get a little wet along the way

In previous years, the timetable for completing the assignments has looked something like this:

  • End of lv1: FlyING
  • End of lv2: Obstacle Course, Cheer, Boxcar, Balloon trebuchet, Regatta, Waderloo, Showdown
  • End of lv3: Nollesexet and Nollympics
  • End of lv4: Nollegasquen when the Revue and the Nolle film are shown

Even after the mission is complete try to make sure the group hang out.

What do you do?

  • Gives the mentees a chance to meet more people from the guild in addition to the mentorgroup.
  • Carry out the goal of the mission, which might include building a boxcar, putting together a Revy or shooting a movie.

Extra important?

  • Try to get as many people as possible involved in the mission to create a great group! At the same time, many people Might want to study and no one should feel forced to deprioritize studying!

What are the Extrafös and what do they mean?

  • Design Fös: works closely with the Fös on all the design needed for the introduction. This includes logos, posters, badges for various events and sittningar. It also includes design pieces for the introductionguide and the wall in the Hilber room. You also get to help with the overall look of the Fös outfit so that we match with each other. Most work will be in the spring, maybe some in early summer.
  • Colourfös: This post was previously called Pimpfös but has been renamed to hopefully make the job description clearer. As a Colourfös, you will help us paint the Hilbert wall in the weeks leading up to roll call. Therefore, it is a requirement that you are in Lund approximately from the beginning of August. Then you will also paint our beautiful mark in the mark hill, hopefully, on a sunny day during the Introduction.
  • Fashionfös: Again, not new fös but just new name! They used to be called Syfös because they help the föset to sew cloaks. Fashionfös also helps to fixa accessories and details on outfits. You will work on this in the spring, it takes a while to sew a cloak So it's good if you keep that in mind.
  • Stortorgsfös: Helps to organise the Stortorgsmiddagen which takes place shortly after the end och the introduction. Mostly work after the introduction. It takes a lot of planning too, but that can be done when you have the time.
  • Campfös: Has the main responsibility for helping at and organising the Camp. you will have to do some planning in the spring and then we expect the campfös to be available from 2 weeks before the start of the Introductions (so from lv. -2). Beneficial but not completely mandatory yo have a driver's license.
  • Sitting föss: organize a few/some sittings during the roll call. Mostly work a bit before and during the Introduction.
  • Pluggfös: extra help to the mentees during the Introduction studevenings. Needed during the Introduction from lv. 1.
  • Food and Pub Fös: Helps to cook and stand in the pub during various Introduction activities. Needed during the Introduction from lv. 0, possibly lv -1. This year we expect you to work on the SING sittning.
  • Filmfös: Helps to film the intro film which is shown to the mentees on their first day as well as the themed release film. The theme movie will be filmed in the spring, the intro film in August, so the film fös needs to be in Lund for most of August. We need people who can film, direct, edit, etc.
  • Aftermoviefös: This is new for this year. Aftermovie fös will be at some events during the Introduction, film and then cut together to a great aftermovie. This is a real opportunity to use your creative side and use the tools and styles you want.

-Webbfös: The other new extra fös is Webbfös. As a Webbfös, you help the föset with everything that has to do with the fappen and the website. You work both in the spring to change the design/features of the fapp, but also during the Introduction if things go wrong with the fapp or the web. We have set a requirement that you are/have been spider- or superman.

To summarize, the following extrafös are needed at the following times:

  • Spring: design, film, fashion, outfit and webbfös.
  • Summer/August and Lv 0: Fashion-, Colour-, Outfit-, Design-, Film- and Campfös.
  • Introduction: Food-, Pub, Plug, Web and Sitting

Others are not as tied to a specific time. When you want to plan is up to you. However, the dates of the events are fixed.

What do you do as an extra?

  • A bit different depending on the job! But make sure you understand what it means when you apply and be prepared to put in the time it takes. If you have any questions, just ask us and we'll be happy to answer!

Extra important?

  • Good communication with the Fös and any other extrsfös.

If you have any questions, just send us an email and we'll be happy to answer!

Hugs Föset 2023!
Kontakta Överfös,
Kontakta Föset