Obscene, sexist, dirty, funny or offensive? No matter what, it seems like you better drink fast and learn some «russemusikk», if you want to survive Norwegian parties!


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«Velkommen til den vakreste byen på jord. Få på deg gummistøvler for her blir det jævlig vått!» (Welcome to the most beautiful city in the world. Put your rain boots on because it’s going to be damn wet here!) Not hard to guess what beautiful city this «russelåt» (russ song) by TIX and The Pøssy Project is about. Sounds quite nice … Read More

ILLUSTRATION PHOTO: Henriette Frøysland Thorkildsen

Olav Schewe, author of Superstudent and education researcher, shares seven tips on how to stay on track during corona shutdowns.


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Olav Schewe

Olav Schewe, author of Superstudent and education researcher, shares some tips to keep on track during COVID-19 time.

Students should limit social contact as far as possible.


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Over the last two weeks the number of infected people increased sharply. Overall there are now 1028 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since February in the municipality of Bergen. It was confirmed Wednesday that there were 257 new infections registered in Bergen over the las ten days, the most since the virus first started spreading in February. The new outbreaks are … Read More

ARCHIVE PHOTO: Anna Jakobsen

This year's master student exhibition was stopped by the coronavirus outbreak three weeks before the vernissage. Now, the art students can show off their works.


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Each year between April and May graduate students from the KMD (Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design) present the art projects that they have been working on for two years. This year’s exhibition was supposed to be held between the 3rd of April until the 3rd of May 2020 at Bergen Kunsthall, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus … Read More

Want to explore the field of journalism? Norway's second largest student newspaper is looking for journalists and photographers.


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We are looking for journalists and photographers for our English section! This section is mostly consisting of exchange students, with articles covering everything that is relevant for you to know while on your exchange in Bergen. If you are more interested in photo journalism or illustrating, we also have a photo section that is open for international student as well … Read More

A DAY TO... REMEMBER? Norwegians usually start the day with a Champagne breakfast, often leading to a blurry night and a dreadful hangover.

The 17th of May is Norwegian national day, but what does that actually entail?


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As a foreigner in Norway, I started to hear snippets of stories about this mysterious event called the «17. mai». With further investigation, you learn that the «17. mai» is in fact the Norwegian national day, celebrated on the 17th of May each year. The day celebrates the signing of the original Norwegian independent constitution in 1814, which was a … Read More

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Illustration: Heidi Skjold

OPINION: How the lack of modern e-learning techniques has impacted our academic lives at University of Bergen.


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Coronavirus is uncovering the need of updated e-learning techniques.

OPINION: We can be the best friends of our heroes who are fighting the real enemy, the bad guy, the coronavirus.


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It’s probably not news to you, if I tell you, that laughing decreases our stress level and increases our overall happiness. That’s just a no brainer. But did you also know, that laughing not only reduces the risk of infections but also boots our immune system? Astonishing isn’t it? If you hadn’t figured it out before I think this is … Read More

OPINION: Covid-19 brought my exchange year to a grinding halt. Meanwhile, other people have real life and death problems. Are my complaints even valid?


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Around 36 hours before St. Patrick’s Day, all pubs and bars in Ireland were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. You can probably imagine the carnage. Carnage even beyond the deep, internal dread of an Irish person faced with a pintless Paddy’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day is our national holiday, on par with the 17th.of May in terms of cultural … Read More

RAIN. Bergen is the wettest and the rainiest city in Europe.

Have you not thought about rain in Bergen in the last week? Tired of wet clothes and clouds? Are you dreaming of some sun? Or are just tired because of the coronavirus? Find out what kind of «rainy» person are you in our first quiz!


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Facts about weather in Bergen

1. What is your favorite season? A: Summer. B: Spring. C: Autumn. D: Winter. 2. What kind of weather do you prefer? A: Sunny. B: Cloudy. C: Rainy. D: Extreme weather. 3. How do you feel about rain? A: Depressing. B: Tiring.  C: Neutral. D: Fantastic! 4. How well are you prepared for extreme weather? A: I only have an umbrella. B: Good enough.  C: Very well (Many umbrellas, coats, boots etc.) … Read More