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
The 17th of May is Norwegian national day, but what does that actually entail?
Publisert: 19. mai 12:55 2020 - Sist oppdatert 19. mai 13:00 2020
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
OPINION: We can be the best friends of our heroes who are fighting the real enemy, the bad guy, the coronavirus.
Publisert: 30. april 11:16 2020 - Sist oppdatert 30. april 11:18 2020
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?
Publisert: 14. april 12:01 2020 - Sist oppdatert 14. april 13:07 2020
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
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!
Publisert: 6. april 09:59 2020 - Sist oppdatert 6. april 10:17 2020
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
CORRESPONDENT: Let us stand together in these difficult times.
Publisert: 25. mars 18:43 2020 - Sist oppdatert 25. mars 18:50 2020
Since the evening of Saturday, March 14, nurseries, schools, colleges, high schools and universities are almost all closed, probably for a month and a half, until the end of the April-May vacation. Due to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, decided to protect the youngest and their teachers as soon as possible. A … Read More
The leader of an outdoor organisation and a researcher give their advice on how to lead an active life during the winter.
Publisert: 17. mars 14:55 2020 - Sist oppdatert 17. mars 15:04 2020
This article was written before the outbreak of the coronavirus. Now, there are several guidelines implemented by the Norwegian government that we have to follow in order to prevent spreading the virus. We have, however, been advised to go out of the house – taking walks in remote areas, or going hiking, as long as we keep our distance from … Read More
CORRESPONDENT: My journal as an Italian student in the times of the coronavirus.
Publisert: 13. mars 13:57 2020 - Sist oppdatert 13. mars 14:08 2020
When the Italian government announced on February 23th the closure of universities and schools for a week in areas where coronavirus was most spread, a sigh of relief rose from Bologna, the city where my university is located. Freedom! Nothing more to do than go for an aperitivo with friends. When the suspension was prolonged week by week, the sighs … Read More
On Tuesday afternoon it was confirmed that the first student in Bergen has tested positive to the corona virus. Studvest gives you a rundown of all the events that happened so far.
Publisert: 12. mars 20:47 2020 - Sist oppdatert 12. mars 20:47 2020
The person in question is an international student at the University of Bergen (UiB) who lives at Fantoft. Sammen’s head of communications, Marita Monsen, told Studvest that the organisation can confirm that the student is not seriously ill and that he is sitting in isolation in his flat. What will happen regarding the lectures? So far the various institutions in … Read More