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


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

Den berømte anonyme gatekunstneren AFK avla et besøk til Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH) så fort han kom ut av karantene.


31. mars la den mye omtalte gatekunstneren, som blant annet har dekorert studentbaren Diskuterbar, ut følgende innlegg på Instagram. Se dette innlegget på Instagram I had to celebrate the end of my quarantine with a little visit to the Norwegian school.of economics.. #LetsLearnLessons #history #NHH #Capitalism #neoliberalism #closedforbusiness #streetart #gatekunstnorge #gatekunstbergen #AFK #afkstreetart Et innlegg delt av Afk Artwork (@afk_artworks) … 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?


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

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Veldferdstinget Vest har involvert studentorganisasjoner fra hele landet i en kampanje mot koronafester.


Onsdag 18. mars publiserte Velferdstinget Vest (VT Vest) en kampanje på Facebook kalt «#MAX5» for å hindre såkalte koronafester. Anette Arneberg, leder i VT Vest, forteller at de hørte om store koronafester i studentboliger og kollektiv i Bergen. – Vi ble litt sjokkerte rett og slett, og hadde lyst til å bidra til å snu dette. Spesielt fordi Sammen Bolig … Read More

The leader of an outdoor organisation and a researcher give their advice on how to lead an active life during the winter.


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

Photo: Nina Berger

CORRESPONDENT: My journal as an Italian student in the times of the coronavirus.


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

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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.


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

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The student is being kept in isolation.


This article will be updated. It is confirmed that a student living at Fantoft Student Housing has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, BT reports. Head of communications in Sammen, Marita Monsen, confirms the information. – An international student at Fantoft has been infected with the virus, according to The Office of Infection Control. They contacted Sammen Monday evening, Monsen says. … Read More

HYGIENISK DISIPLIN: Blant de få menneskene du ser i bybildet i Shanghai for øyeblikket bruker de fleste munnbind. Anna-Elisabeth Untiedt sier kineserne er disiplinerte når det gjelder å følge de hygieniske rådene fra myndighetene. PRIVATFOTO: Anna-ELisabeth Untiedt

Anna-Elisabeth Untiedt er på utveksling i Kina, men virusutbruddet kan føre til at hun må reise hjem. Torsdag 30. januar erklærte Verdens Helseorganisasjon (WHO) en global folkehelsekrise.


Anna-Elisabeth Untiedt (20) studerer kinesisk ved Universitetet i Bergen (UiB). Nå befinner hun seg i Shanghai, klar for et nytt semester på utveksling ved East China Normal University. Utbruddet av det såkalte coronaviruset kan komme til å sette en effektiv stopper for planene hennes. Untiedt forteller at universitetet har utsatt semesterstart.  Rådet fra kinesiske myndigheter er å holde seg mest mulig … Read More