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Semester Start Events

There are many events for new students during the first couple of weeks of the Autumn 2017 semester. These are designed to help you settle in, familarise yourself with campus and resources at HiOA and get to know other students.
  • Monday 14 August: Orientation Day new international students
  • Tuesday 15 August: Welcome ceremony at St. Hanshaugen for all new students
  • Friday 18 August: Student Association Day at Pilestredet Campus
  • Saturday 19 August: “Studentslippet” – free activities all over Oslo
  • Tuesday 22 August: Student life day at Kjeller campus
  • Thursday 24 August: Student Support day at Pilestredet Campus
  • Friday 1 September: Psst! – diversity festival at Pilestredet Campus
  • Thursday 7 September: Opening of Language Café at Samfunnet Bislet

New international students (exchange and master) will automatically be assigned a buddy group. The first day of buddy week is Monday 14 August and during this week current HiOA students will bring you along to different social activities and events.


Please note that the overview is subject to change.