Introduction Programme 2017

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The Introduction Programme will introduce you to NMBU's lively student community and to those programmes and services that may help you as you arrive and settle down in Norway.
NOTE: Programme is not yet finalized and subject to change.

By SiT

Introduction Programme 2017

For the introduction programme we welcome:

New exchange students
New students in the English Bachelor and Master programmes
New international PhD students

See map of campus Ås, with building numbers.

Friday 4 August

All day           

Students arrive

Saturday 5 August

All day                 

Students arrive

12:00-15:00
 

Social meet and greet activities

Location:

To be decided

 
Sunday 6 August

All day                  

Students arrive

12:30         

International Student Union's (ISU) Welcome

Location:

To be decided

 
Monday 7 August

Primary location for the day:

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

Collect your start-up packet - Remember to bring official identification (passport)

8:30-9:30  

Norwegian language lesson

9:30-10:15               

Informal Light Breakfast AND Collect your start-up packet

10:30-11:30      
      




Official welcome by:
- Prorector: Solve Sæbø
- President of NMBU Student Board: Jonas Wettre Thorsen
- Housing Director: Pål Magnus Løken
- Students come forward and introduce themselves
- Introduction Week Overview: SiT staff

11:30-11:45

Short Break

11:45 - 13:00

Introduction to the Student Information Centre (SiT)
- 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: Pizza will be served in various rooms in Urbygningen (Clock building #51)

14:00-14:20           

Student Data Services overview

Location for registration:

Computer Room in Urbygningen (Clock building)
3rd floor, right hand side

14:20-16:00       

Individual Student registration
- Bring Laptop (if you need assistance to register the MAC adress and access internet in SiÅs Housing

Location for student card production:  

Urbygningen (Clock building) at Student Information Centre (SIT) located on the first floor

All students:

- Get your student card
- Laptop registration
- StudentWeb registration

NON EU/EEA students:

Students who applied for a residence permit outside of Norway only:
  
- Book your appointment time with the police station in Ski. See Masa for appointment time.
 

16:00 Walking tour of NMBU/Ås
We will stop at COOP Extra to cash in checks
Location:  Meet in front of Urbygningen (Clock Building #51)
17:00 Walking tour of NMBU/Ås
We will stop at COOP Extra to cash in checks
Location:  Meet in front of Urbygningen (Clock Building #51)


 
 
Tuesday 8 August


Students required to report to the Follo Police Station will be assigned an appointment time for this day. These students must travel on their own to Ski. Travel instructions will be provided. 
(Note: Students living in Oslo, should report to the police station in Oslo.)


All students should attend either the MORNING OR AFTERNOON SESSION depending   on their schedule, it is not necessary to attend both. NOTE: Lab Safety Course is only offered once in the afternoon.

MORNING SESSION

9:00-10:00            

Norwegian language lessons (optional)

Location:              

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

Bilderesultat for tårnbygningen nmbu

10:00-11:00        

Student Resources at NMBU
- University Chaplain
- International Student Union (ISU)
- Faddergeneral (Buddy general)
- International Officer (AU, Student Board)

Location:              

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)


11:00-12:00
Location:            
          


  LUNCH – your responsibility

Pack your lunch and have a picnic in front of the Clock Building
   

AFTERNOON SESSION

12:00-13:00          

Norwegian language lessons (optional)

Location:              

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

Bilderesultat for tårnbygningen nmbu

13:00-14:00        

Student Resources at NMBU
- University Chaplain
- International Student Union (ISU)
- Faddergeneral (Buddy general)
- International Officer (AU, Student Board)

Location:            

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

14:00-17:00          

Lab Safety Course
  - REQUIRED for all students taking lab courses

Location:            

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

Bilderesultat for tårnbygningen nmbu

 
 
  

Wednesday 9 August

All day:                

Trip to Oslo, 7:45-19:30

08:00                       

Details to be determined.

BRING GOOD WALKING SHOES

Lunch is provided when you receive the Oslo Pass. Dinner is your responsibility.

 
 

Thursday 10 August

9:00-10:30          

     

Breakfast and tour of Pentagon
- Mandatory for all students using university accommodation

Location: 

ABC Building at Pentagon
If you cannot take part in this event please contact SIÅS housing office at utleie@sias.no

10:30-11:30         

 

         

 

Norwegian language lesson (optional)

Location: 

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

Bilderesultat for tårnbygningen nmbu

11:30-12:00         

           

  
BREAK/
LUNCH - your responsibility

12:00-13:00

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

Location:

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

Bilderesultat for tårnbygningen nmbu

13:00-13:30         

Review of Campus Safety by Bård Tollefsen, Head of Security

Location: 

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

13:30-14:15       



         

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?
- Tuberculosis information

Location: 

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)


14:15-15:00        

EU Citizens and Nordic Citizens
- Registering with the police
- Application portal
- Norwegian Personal Identification Number

Room: TU101 (basement)
Building: Tårnbygningen (Tower Building #44)

16:00-19:00        

      

 

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)

  
   

Friday 11 August

9:00-10:00          

Norwegian language lesson (optional)

Location:             

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

10:00-13:00        

Cultural awareness

Location:            

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


13:00-13:45
         


  Lunch will be served at Samfunnet
 
 

14:00-14:15

Information about student activities at Samfunnet

Location:

Samfunnet (#42) - Festsalen

14:25-16:00       

International Student Union (ISU) General Assembly

Location:              

Samfunnet (#42) – Festsalen

 

Friday 18 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)

Tuesday 22 August

12:00-14:00        

Tuberculosis screening for students who come from a country or have lived in a country with a high occurrence of Tuberculosis. Please check the Norwegian Institute of Public Health website.

Location:  Urbyggningen (Clock building #51). Room: UU111 (Basement offices)

 

Published 22. June 2014 - 12:43 - Updated 26. June 2017 - 9:42

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