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

CAPE TOWN. Fire nordmenn, To amerikanere og én senegaleser foran Table Mountain. Foto: Samuel Wertz

Aldri før har jeg vært på et kulere sted. Aldri før har jeg sett større kontraster, forteller vår Cape Town-korrespondent.



KORRESPONDENT

Jeg har nå vært i Cape Town i litt over to måneder. Skolestart var 9.juli, så da pakket jeg bagen og reiste fra loff med reker og festivalsommer til en iskald by på kanten av Afrika. Det er fremdeles vinter her nede og temperaturen har for det meste ligget på rundt 15 grrraderrr. Ikke digg når man har pakket for … Read More

FAMILY. Aniek Derksen from Netherlands in the living area at Fantoft. She explains how quickly your experience abroad is over, and your back in you old life. PHOTO: Amelie Enders.

– It was hard to realize that my Erasmus was over, says former Erasmus student.



The semester is coming to an end, and for all the internationals this means the end of their time in Norway. Something I myself experienced half a year ago. Let’s be honest, studying abroad is mostly not as serious as back home. At the end of each semester, you may therefore spot many crying faces at the car parks or … Read More

SOCIAL AND FUN. Exchange student Hedvika Kotherová considers dumpster diving to be especially enjoyable when in a group of like-minded people.

Many international students have decided to try dumpster diving during their stay in Norway. Motives are various - from simply saving money, to environmental reasons or even the social aspect of the activity.



An attempt to reduce food waste or just another way of saving money. Dumpster diving is controversial yet trendy activity among international students in Bergen. Among them is Hedvika Kotherová. She is a student of political science from Czech republic and she is staying in Bergen for one semester thanks to Erasmus+ programme. When here, she decided to try a … Read More

MANGE MOGLEGHEITER: Studentane på NHH har fleire attraktive utvekslingsavtaler. Masterstudent, Jørgen Fostvedt, fortel at Australia er populært.

Noregs Handelshøgskule toppar, medan Høgskulen på Vestlandet ikkje har nådd målet.



– Mitt inntrykk er at dei fleste vil dra, og dreg, på utveksling. Eg veit om fleire som dreg både i løpet av bachelor- og mastergrada si, fortel masterstudent ved Noregs Handelshøgskule (NHH), Jørgen Fostvedt. Ein fersk rapport frå Direktoratet for internasjonalisering og kvalitetsutvikling i høgare utdanning (DIKU) viser at 57 prosent av studentane ved NHH dreg på utveksling. På andreplass … Read More