Writing Advisors

Meet the Writing Centre staff

Take a look at our writing advisors in the list below & our schedule

Book an appointment here (one appointment per day).

You can always drop-in at any time during our opening hours.


  • Khanh Phuong Le (ENG)


    Phuong Khanh, or Khanh is currently a second year student in Bachelor international Environment and Development Studies. Back in Vietnam she was part of a club helping high school students improve their English public speaking skills. Specifically, students where encouraged to create and give their own speeches. She was also part of the academic team at school, organizing tutoring sessions and preparing handbooks for students to review before exams. Khanh is happy to assist you in English.


  • Bror Kristian Raanaas Tandberg (ENG/NOR)


    Bror is currently studying in his second year of a master’s degree in International Environmental Studies at NMBU. His academic interests include environmental governance, ecological economics, institutional theory and just transitions. He has a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of Oslo. With his interdisciplinary background, Bror can give writing advice on a broad range of topics. Bror has previously published op-eds, popular science papers and news articles, e.g. in the Journal Røyst and the newspapers Klassekampen and Harvest. He can assist you in academic writing as well as in other genres. Bror is happy to help out both in Norwegian and English for bachelor’s and master’s students.


    Languages: English and Norwegian

  • Henna Narula (ENG)


    Henna is currently a second-year student in the Master of International Environmental Studies. She has a double bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and International Business from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Henna has experience writing professionally (engineering and technical reporting) and academically (social and natural sciences, and business). Her academic interests include just transitions, renewable energy, and climate change adaption and mitigation. Henna is happy to assist you in English.

  • Espen Gevelt (ENG/NOR)


    Espen is the coordinator of the Writing Centre. He took a bachelor’s degree in political science and specialized himself in International Relations and conflict studies in Bodø. He completed his bachelor’s degree with a thesis about the Ukraine crisis of 2014. Following his degree, he studied a Master of Science in International Environmental Studies at NMBU and finished the degree with a master thesis about conservation and interest conflicts in Norway. Throughout his, Espen has developed techniques to help students reduce stress and increase efficiency. He can help students improve their writing in Norwegian and English.

  • Niklas Mintorovitch (ENG/NOR)


    Niklas is the leader of the Writing Centre. He has a masters degree in Cultural History from the University of Oslo and a teaching degree in Practical Pedagogy from Østfold University College. He has previously been working as a lecturer in the Teacher Education Program at Østfold University College, and is still involved in research projects concerning pedagogy. His academic interests include academic writing, cultural history, pedagogy, philosophy, science of religions and sustainable development. He gives advice in Norwegian and English, and is happy to help bachelor, master and PhD students.

    Languages: English and Norwegian

  • Wies Dijkstra (ENG)


    Wies Dijkstra is a second-year student in the master's International Environmental Studies at NMBU. She has a bachelor’s degree in Global Project and Change Management from the Windesheim Honours College, the Netherlands. She has experience in coaching and teaching, project management, and reviewing both practical and academic texts in English. Specific interests include sustainable development, alternative economic thinking, socio-ecological systems, and the science-policy interface. Wies is happy to assist you in English/Dutch (fluent), or German/Spanish (entry-level). 

  • Marie Noste Bjørnbeth (ENG/NOR)


    Marie is currently a second-year student in the Master of Food Science and Nutrition at the KBM faculty at NMBU. She has a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Oslo Nye Høyskole where she also worked as a writing advisor. Her academic interests include nutrition, academic writing, and sustainable development within the food sector. She has written articles about the latter and this is also the subject of her master thesis.
    Marie is happy to assist you in Norwegian or English both bachelor and master students. 

  • Ylva Heyn Friberg (ENG/NOR)


    Ylva is doing a bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Natural Resource Management at NMBU. She is currently a third-year student and specializes in zoology and ecosystem ecology. Her academic interests range from botany and entomology to philosophy and poetry analysis. Ylva can assist you in Norwegian, English and basic level French.

  • Kennedy Bailey (ENG)


    Kennedy Bailey is a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant from the United States. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from Centre College and a Master’s degree in English Education from the University of Kentucky. While in Kentucky, Kennedy taught English and writing studies to students of all ages, including students who have acquired English as a foreign language. Her experience with both academic and creative texts has helped her understand different approaches to organized, well-structured writing at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Kennedy is happy to assist you in English.