Focus: Freshers' week 2014 For our 1,514 new undergraduates, the academic year will begin with Freshers’ week from 8-12 September on the topic of “The future of Switzerland - risks and opportunities”. The TV channel TVO will cover the Freshers' week and we will publish all programmes here. Case study presentations (12 September 2014) Only the best projectteams among 60 teams had the chance to present their ideas to their 1500 fellow students at the final event of Freshers' week. The winners presented a future vision for the use of nano technologies. Visit to a flat shared by freshers (11 September 2014, in German) The student reporter visits freshers who just moved into a shared flat. In search of the perfect HSG student (10 September 2014, in German) Student reporter Julia Loder is on the lookout for the stereotypical HSG student. Alumnus Peter Wulffi, former CEO of UBS, spoke to student Sabrina Dichne about his time at the HSG. Case study work during Freshers' week (9 September 2014, in German) HSG students Sabrina Dichne and Julia Loder explore the St.Gallen night life and case study work in the morning. During Freshers' week, students get the opportunity to engage with the complex issue of risk analysis and risk assessment based on the specific situation in Switzerland. Freshers’ week at the HSG (8 September 2014, in German) 15 September 2014 will see the start of Autumn Semester at the HSG. HSG president Thomas Bieger and Roman Capaul, academic director of the assessment year, spoke to TVO about the Freshers' week and study conditions at the HSG.