BEFORE. Fantoft was considered as one of the cheapest places to rent for students in Bergen.

Students have to pay between 60 percent and a 100 percent more for their apartments after renovations at Fantoft.



Since 2017 Sammen has been renovating old blocks at the student dorms at Fantoft. Before they were old 60/70s styled apartments that got complaints about living standards from the residents. The renovations started early 2018 with D/C block, which opened the summer of 2018. A/B block opened this June after a year of renovation. These new renovations comes at a … Read More

OFFICIAL OPENING. The Fantoft training center was opened after a 6 months renovation.

OFFICIAL OPENING. The Fantoft training center is now open after six months renovation.

The newly renovated Fantoft training center is now open. The new hall includes more space, new equipment and an e-sport room.



Last semester Sammen could reveal that the training center at Fantoft was being rebuilt to accommodate the increase of customers at the center. Friday 6th of September, Trene Sammen opened the newly-renovated Fantoft training center to the public. The opening started with the official ribbon cutting and cake. Afterwards, the whole center opened for visitors. The new center is enlarged … Read More

FIVE THEMES. The Kunsthall´s area is devoted into five different rooms with various themes during the exhibition.

Graduate students from the Fine Art Master Program will be presenting their art works in Bergen Kunsthall all through April.



Names of the spaces

The master exhibition, «with eyes closed, call me», started of this Friday in Bergen´s Kunsthall. Here 24 Fine Art students from different countries will be presenting their art works from 12th of April to the 6th of May. The installations reveal the artist´s visions in the five different spaces with different themes such as «Abstractions in Material Forms» and «Memories, … Read More

KVAMSKOGEN. The Kvam Forest located only an hour from Bergen is the most popular place for skiing of Bergensers

Have you wondered where to ski near Bergen? There are many options only a bus ride away.



We are now in the middle of the winter and it’s finally getting lighter outside. For some norwegians, this time of year means dusting of your skis and heading up to the mountaintops.  Even though you might not believe it, because of the small amount of snow in Bergen, the best season for skiing is in January and February. It is … Read More

STUDENT DISTRICT. Over 1500 students from all over the world live at Fantoft this semester. ARCHIVE PHOTO: TORIL SUNDE APELTHUN

The student housing at Fantoft never sleeps, literally!



The new building Fantoft TRE was ready for students last year. But Sammen got a lot of complaints about noise. Especially about the parties in the common kitchens in the block. The problem seems to be recurring. On the night of October 31st noises have annoyed several residents. They have expressed their dissatisfaction on the Fantoft resident´s group on Facebook. “this … Read More

APPS. Using discount applications on your phone is one way to save money.

Norway is the 4th most expensive country in the world.



Facts

According to the Cost of Living Index 2018 Mid-Year, four student towns in Norway, such as Stavanger (9th), Oslo (10th), Bergen (11th) and Trondheim (13th), are in the top 20 of the most expensive cities to live in the world. That means that the cost of living in these cities is the same like in New York City (12th) or … Read More