The voice in my head screamed as I scrubbed my body with soap and scalding hot water. I had just gotten home, and I felt like everything outside was dirty: I had to get clean. I stood in the shower, naked. All my clothes were already in the laundry basket, waiting to be washed. I took a burning hot shower, … Read More
Students express that this feeling of unsafety doesn’t necessarily go away when crossing the border to Norway.
SAFETY. Viktoria Labus (20) and Celine Madlen (21) share how safe they feel walking home alone in Bergen. PHOTO: Andrea Olsen
Publisert: 29. april 07:40 2021 - Sist oppdatert 29. april 07:43 2021
– Of course I know Norway is a relatively safe country, but still, I caught myself holding my keys in my hands at night, says Viktoria Labus (20), exchange student from Aachen in Germany. Two female exchange students share their experience of their own safety in Bergen. Women’s safety and defense mechanisms in Bergen Labus thinks Bergen has a safer … Read More
According to professor emeritus in Nordic linguistics, it is not the many dialects that stand out in Norway, but the use of them. International student believes that it is a duty to learn Norwegian.
EAGER TO LEARN. Joan Mateu Horrach Pou (25) was very motivated to learn Norwegian when he moved to Norway. PHOTO: Jeffrey Meijer
Publisert: 20. april 08:22 2021 - Sist oppdatert 21. april 08:30 2021
Joan Mateu Horrach Pou (25), an international master student from Mallorca, was determined and motivated to learn Norwegian, shortly after his arrival to Norway. – My duty as a student here in Norway is to integrate myself and contribute to this country, and to do so, I must learn the language, he says. «The dialect debate» There is a saying, … Read More