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Touring: Humanities Faculty continued…

If you’ve been following this blog you might know that the Norwegian Blogger, Marianne, took me on a very unofficial tour several weeks ago. More recently, I got to go on a more official tour of the Humanities faculty! Birgit, an undergraduate studying religion, was kind enough to show me around a bit more. For some…

Touring: Medical Faculty

The departments of medicine and dentistry are housed near each other a short bus ride (buses #2 or #3 run frequently) from the sentrum (center of town). As a part of my student-guided tours of different faculties, I recently got the chance to walk the halls of the Building for Biological Research (BBB) and a little…

Touring: Mathematics and Natural Sciences Faculty

Recently, a member of the Biology Student Union (BFU), Stein, was kind enough to provide me a tour of the Mathematics and Natural Sciences Faculty. He was very patient with me when I had to spend extra time looking at squirrel skeletons – thanks, Stein! Spanning several buildings, some of which are new, some of…

Touring: Law Faculty

Today’s post features highlights from a tour the Norwegian blogger, Marianne, and I had recently of the law faculty. Emilie Melbø Kristoffersen, a member of the board of the Juridisk studentutvalg or JSU (the law student committee), acted as our patient tour-guide.   Emilie and the Law Faculty Emilie is her 3rd year at UiB’s law…

Touring: The Humanities Faculty

In the interest of exploring many of the faculties that make up the University of Bergen, Marianne, the Norwegian Blogger, took me on a short tour of the Humanities Faculty.  If you are curious about what you can study at the Humanities Faculty, you can take a peek at their site here. Marianne is studying a Bachelors in Arabic,…

A Sensational Start to Spring Semester

Welcome (back) to UiB! Perhaps you are also anticipating the next semester and wondering what to expect or how to get a jump start. Below are a few tips that I hope will be helpful in getting us all into the swing of things for spring (semester)! If you’re a new student, definitely attend the UiB’s Introductory Programme…

Introducing the Introductory Programme

Are you a new student thinking about attending the Introductory Programme for Spring 2015 in January?  Or, have you’ve been here awhile and remembering your experiences of the Introductory Programme seems like a distant memory?  Perhaps you were at the most recent programme this August and you just want to spot yourself in one of the photos from this…

UiB’s First International Blog

Here we are, the very first international blog post for the University of Bergen (UiB).  I feel honored, excited, and of course a little nervous to be the first international blogger for the UiB. Anybody else nervous?  No?  Just me?  Well, maybe you can help me out.  I would love to know what you, as…