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.

 

  • Alejandro Herrera (ENG)

    alejandro.herrera.cano@nmbu.no

    Alejandro moved to Norway to pursue a bachelor degree in International Environment and Development Studies. Prior to his arrival he had performed studies in Chemical & Process Engineering and Foreign Language Teaching (English and French) in his native Medellín, Colombia. He has eight years' experience teaching English, French, and Spanish. Furthermore, Alejandro can assist students with writing in these three languages. His academic interests include both science and humanities. 

    Languages: English, French, and Spanish

  • Kamilla Evita Masvik (ENG/NOR)

    kamilla.evita.masvik@nmbu.no

    Kamilla is a Norwegian student. She is currently on her second year of the Bachelor in International Environment and Development studies. She can be of help in both Norwegian and English.

    Languages: English and Norwegian

  • Erik Vaet (ENG/NOR)

    erva@nmbu.no

    Erik is a full-time student studying renewable energy at the MINA faculty. He is in his third and last year of the bachelor's program. During his time at NMBU, Erik has obtained academic knowledge from many different fields of study, including natural sciences, law, and economics. He has also completed development and environmental courses at NORAGRIC (Landsam).

    Languages: Norwegian and English

  • Øyvind Nyheim (ENG/NOR)

    oyvind.skarsgard.nyheim@nmbu.no

    Øyvind is a Norwegian student in his last year of a bachelor's degree in Biologi.  He is interested in both environmental, life and social sciences. Øyvind has spent one year of exchange in Brazil, and can also assist students in Spanish and Portuguese.
     
    Languages: Norwegian, English, Spanish and Portuguese

  • Niklas Pettersen Mintorovitch

    niklas.pettersen.mintorovitch@nmbu.no

    Niklas is the coordinator 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

  • Alaitz Aritza

    alaitz.aritza@nmbu.no

    Alaitz was born and raised on the east coast of the United States, but has since lived in several countries, including Ecuador, South Korea, New Zealand, Spain and Nepal. He received his bachelor’s in Music, Culture and Cognition from Pitzer College, falling in love with the mountainous landscape he encountered while studying in California. After serving as a Fulbright cultural ambassador and English teaching assistant, he spent three years exploring some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on earth while living out of his backpack. These experiences motivated him to return to academia, this time with a focus on the interactions between humans and the natural world. After training as a Wilderness First Responder in the US, he then completed a master’s in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Environmental Justice at the Autonomous University of Barcelona before beginning the master’s of International Environmental Studies at NMBU.


    Languages: English (Native) Spanish (Fluent)

  • Johanne Aalen Kjerstad

    johanne.aalen.kjerstad@nmbu.no

    Johanne is a Norwegian student enrolled in the International Environmental Studies master’s program. Before she began studying at NMBU, she obtained a degree in marketing with a specialization in innovation and entrepreneurship, and a bachelors’ degree in Economics. Johanne has previously spent time abroad as an exchange student in Australia and can assist students in both Norwegian and English.

    Languages: Norwegian and English