Study start in Bergen

Here you will find start-up information and a program for the study start week. We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Programme for the study start week

Monday 15th August

Monday is the start of studies and a welcome ceremony on campus.

Check where you are going to show up:

Programme:

  • At 9 you get to meet your study programme and get to know teachers and fellow students.
  • At 11.30 there will be division into buddy groups and a distribution of buddy bands.
  • At 12 light food will be served on campus.
  • At 13.15 there is a welcome ceremony on campus.

The buddy program invites to opening night on campus from 17.00.

Tuesday 16th August

From 10.15 there will be activities with the study programme.

From kl. 14.00 there will be stands on campus, where you can meet student organizations, student counseling and more.

From 14.00 there will also be non-alcoholic buddy activities on campus, and in the evening there will be buddy activities off campus.

Have a look at det buddy programme.

Wednesday 17th August

From 10.15 there will be activities with the study programme.

From kl. 14.00 there will be stands on campus, where you can meet student organizations, student counseling and more.

From 14.00 there will also be non-alcoholic buddy activities on campus, and in the evening there will be buddy activities off campus.

Have a look at det buddy programme.

Thursday 18th August

Join the lecture Good start together with others from your faculty. The lecture is in Norwegian.

  • 10.00–12.00 Academic program for new students at the Faculty of Engineering and Science (FIN). Check the schedule for more information.
  • 10.15–11.00 Good start for new students at the Faculty of Education, Arts and Sports (FLKI). Then city walk to the student market in Grieghallen.
  • 11.15–12.00 Good start for new students at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (FHS) and the Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences (FØS). Then city walk to the student market in Grieghallen.
  • 12.15–13.00 Good start for new students at the Faculty of Engineering and Science (FIN). Then city walk to the student market in Grieghallen.

In Grieghallen, there is a student market for all students in Bergen. The rest of the day and evening there will be buddy activities.

Friday 19th August

For all students at the Bergen campus, new and advanced, there will be a theme day on Friday: Life as a student. The lectures are in Norwegian.

10.00–12.00: Information meeting about student democracy at HVL. The meeting lasts for 30 minutes, and will be repeated several more times.

10.00–12.00: Information meeting about the library. The meeting lasts for 30 minutes, and will be repeated several more times.

12.00–12.30: The lecture New life situation - new habits.

13.00–14.00: The lecture How to meet yourself with kindness - paths to good mental health.

From 10.00 to 14.00, student organizations and others will have stands. From 14.00 there will be non-alcoholic buddy activities on campus, and in the evening there will be buddy activities off campus.

Saturday 20th August and Sunday 21st August

Look forward to buddy activities this weekend as well!


At your service in Bergen

E-mail: servicetorget.bergen@hvl.no

Phone number: (+47) 55 58 58 00

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 08.00–15.00. (From 15.9. to 14.5.: 08.00–15.30)

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