Introduction Programme for International Students

Friday 3 August

10:00–17:00          

Students arrive. Pick-up service from bus or train station to campus.


Saturday 4 August

10:00-17:00

Students arrive. Pick-up service from bus or train station to campus.

10:00-15:00

Reuse at NMBU. Students can collect used items at the Follo Ren container located at Pentagon. Items previously owned by NMBU students may include kitchen tools, furniture, carpets, small electrical items, and much more.

To be announced

Social Event. Arranged by International Student Union (ISU).


Sunday 5 August

10:00 – 17:00

Students arrive. Pick-up service from bus or train station to campus.

10:00-15:00

Reuse at NMBU. Students can collect used items at the Follo Ren container located at Pentagon. Items previously owned by NMBU students may include kitchen tools, furniture, carpets, small electrical items, and much more.

13:00-15:00

Campus Tour. Arranged by AU International Officer Alicia Earnest

Location:

Meet at the roundabout on campus which is close to the big oak tree.

15:00-17:00

Social Event sponsored by UKA. Arranged by the UKA Inclusion Officer Andrea Holm.

Location:

Building: Samfunnet (Building #42)
Café Klubben and the outdoor patio

Monday 6 August

Primary location for the day:            

Building: Urbygningen (Clock Building). Building #51
Room: Festsalen 2nd floor

 

Remember to bring official identification (passport)

08:30-09:15          

Norwegian language class

09:15-09:30

Information regarding your Start-up packet

09:30-10:30

BREAK - Collect your start-up packet
Coffee and Tea will be served.

10:30-11:30    
    

Official welcome by:
- Prorector Solve Sæbø
- Student Board President Tord Hauge
  and International Office Alicia Earnest
- Housing Director (SiÅs) Pål Magnus Løken
- Introduction of SiT staff
- Introduction of new students

11:30-11:45

Short Break AND collection of Start-Up Packet

11:45-13:00



Introduction to the Student Information Centre (SiT)
-
Information regarding the programme for the Introduction Week
- Where to find info on academic matters on the internet
- Rules and Regulations, Student Information Centre
- Information on NMBU-network, Canvas, your study plan

13:00-14:00

LUNCH Break
Visit one of the on-campus cafeterias

14:00-14:20   

Information from the Student Data Service

14:20- 16:00       

 

1: Individual Student registration, access to network

2: Get your Student card

Location for registration:            

Computer Room in Urbygningen (Clock building #51)
3rd floor

Location for student card production:  

Urbygningen (Clock building #51) at Student Information Centre (SIT).

16:00

Walk to COOP Extra to cash in checks

Location:

Meet in front of Urbygningen

17:30

Social Event. Arranged by Buddy General (Faddergeneral).

 


Tuesday 7 August

Students required to report to the Follo Police Station should have been assigned an appointment time.
(Note: Students living in Oslo, should report to the police station in Oslo.)

Plan to attend either the MORNING OR AFTERNOON SESSION depending on your schedule.
IMMIGRATION SESSION for EU and NORDIC citizens starts at 15:00.
IMMIGRATION SESSION for everyone else starts at 15:45.

MORNING SESSION

08:30-09:15          

Norwegian language class

Location:            

Building: Urbygningen (Clock building). Building #51
Room: Festsalen, 2nd floor

09:15-09:45

Questions & answers
If you have any questions please ask them in plenary, as 25 other students are most likely wondering about the same thing ;O)

09:45-10:45        

Student Resources at NMBU
- University Chaplain Sigurd Bakke
- International Student Union (ISU)
- Faddergeneral (Buddy general)
   Carl Henrik Syversen-Kobbeltvedt
- International Officer (AU, Student Board) Alicia Earnest

10:45 -11:00

BREAK

11:00 – 11:45

Academic Resources
- University Library
- Writing Centre at NMBU

11:45

LUNCH BREAK
Bring your own lunch and have a picnic in front of the Clock Building with your fellow students

AFTERNOON SESSION

12:00-12:45        

Norwegian language class

Location:            

Building: Urbygningen (Clock building). Building #51
Room: Festsalen, 2nd floor

12:45-13:00

Questions & answers
If you have any questions please ask them in plenary, as 25 other students are most likely wondering about the same thing ;O)

13:05-14:00




Student Resources at NMBU
- University Chaplain Sigurd Bakke
- International Student Union (ISU)
- Faddergeneral (Buddy general)
   Carl Henrik Syversen-Kobbeltvedt
- International Officer (AU, Student Board) Alicia Earnest

14:00 -14:15

BREAK

14:15 –15:00

Academic Resources
- University Library
- Writing Centre at NMBU

IMMIGRATION SESSIONS

15:00-15:45         




Information regarding Residence Permit

EU Citizens and Nordic Citizens
Residence permit and Norwegian ID information
- Information about registering with the police
- Application portal
- Norwegian ID information
- Banking
- Health Services

15:45-16:30        




Information regarding Residence Permit

NON-EU citizens
Residence permit and Norwegian ID information
- What happens after you report to the police?
- When and how can I apply for a Norwegian identity number?
- Banking
- Health Services
- Tuberculosis information

Wednesday 8 August

Exploration Day
Students are encouraged to become better acquainted with their new environment. Below are day trip suggestions which will give students a chance to experience Norwegian culture and become familiar with the public transportation system.

Train to Oslo
Bus/Ferry to Oslo
Bus to Drøbak
Train/Bus to IKEA

17:00-23:00

Grilling at the Student Society (Samfunnet)
Samfunnet invites new students to hang out, eat and learn how to become a member of the Student Society. The lounge is a great place to relax and meet people throughout the semester.

Location:

Building: Samfunnet (Building #42)
Café Klubben and the outdoor patio

Thursday 9 August

09:00-10:00

Norwegian Language Class

Location until lunch:

Building: Bioteknologi-bygningen (Biotechnology building #4
Room: Auditorium Aastveit, BT1A.07

10:00-11:00         

 

Eating healthy in Norway on a Student Budget
by Patrick Hansen, SiÅs Sports

11:00-11:20       

Campus safety
Head of Security Bård Tollefsen

11:20-11:45        

To be announced

12:00-13:00

Tour of Pentagon
Mandatory for all students using university accommodation

Location:            

ABC Building at Pentagon

13:00-14:00 

LUNCH sponsored by SiÅs

14:00-15:00

 

Bike Sale

Location to be determined

15:30-18:00

Open House at Eika Training Center

Bring your sports gear and shoes, and get ready to exercise!

Eika offers team sports, climbing wall, group training in hall and on bike, strength and fitness rooms for self-training, personal training, exercise guidance and dietary guidance.

 Location:

Eika Training Center (#12)

17:00-23:00

Party at Samfunnet

Location:

Café Klubben

 Friday 10 August

9:00-10:00          

Norwegian language class

Location:           

Building: Samfunnet (Building #42)
Room: Festsalen, 2nd floor

10:00-13:00        

Cultural awareness
Communicating across cultures can be a difficult experience. All successful communication results from one person understanding the meaning and intention of what another person has said.

13:00-14:00       

Lunch at Samfunnet
There will be grilling outdoors sponsored by SiT

14:00-16:00

Information about Student activities at Samfunnet

UKA - What is it and how can you become a part of it?

 Saturday 11 August

09:00-10:00

Fadderuke (buddy week) begins: Meet your fadder (buddy), faddergruppe (buddy group) and your fellow Norwegian students.

The Norwegian students will do their registrations this weekend, so if you have already registered, tell your buddy and plan with him/her when and where you can meet them in the afternoon for social activities.

Location:

Meet you buddy at your Faculty.

10:00-12:00

In Norwegian

Welcome to Norwegian Students in Aud max
Pro-rector Solve Sæbø &
Faddergeneral (Buddy general)

Information on Registration and Student Data Service

15:00-18:00

Social activities with your faddergruppe (buddy group)

Location:

See program for your faculty, or talk to your fadder (Buddy).

18:00 à

Welcome BBQ party
Rector, the Prorectors, Directors of both NMBU and SiÅs will be serving you hot dogs, hamburgers - meat and vegetarian and salad

Location:

ABC Building at Pentagon

 Sunday 12 August

10:30

Welcome service in "Ås kirke" (Ås church) 
Experience a traditional Lutheran service in the local church. All students from all religions are welcome! 

Location

Ås Kirke (Church), next to the campus area.

  Friday 17 August

12:45

Matriculation Ceremony: The ceremony is for all degree students admitted to the university for the first time, 3-year bachelor and 2-year master programmes.

Dress code: Formal or national costume

Location:

Grass lawn in front of Tårnbygningen (Tower building #44)

 

 

Published 6. June 2018 - 10:36 - Updated 20. June 2018 - 14:52