The end of the year is approaching, as well as the exchange semester. Use this quiz as an opportunity to look back on the semester that has been and get some last minute tips for the rest of your stay. Have you become Norwegian, or have you just been trying for nothing?

Illustration: Gjertine Måseide Gjernes


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Are you most likely to be found eating frozen pizza or is brunost your favorite specialty? Have you been on all the seven mountains or spend most of your time wandering the halls at Fantoft? Are you really a Norwegian by now or is it more likely that the Norwegians roll their eyes at you? Find out what kind of … Read More

Bergen sine internasjonale studentar har vore gjennom utryggleik, redsle, oppseiingar og permitteringar. Mange må reise heim og avbryte utdanninga. Her er deira historie.

ARKIVFOTO: Daniella Daae


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Det er berre dagar før Erna Solberg sin pressekonferanse.  Nyhenda kjem om at koronaviruset spreier seg i land etter land. Norske studentar byrjar å tenkje på kva som kan skje når viruset kjem hit. Permitteringar. Heimreiser. Nokre vil få dagpengar, mange vil stå på bar bakke. Mange av Noregs internasjonale studentar kjenn det knyte seg i magen. For dei som … Read More

En uke etter åpningen så det slik ut ved søppeldunkene.

FOTO: Privat/Jakub Łazarowicz


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Forrige uke ble det plassert et nytt avfallssystem på Fantoft, for at de som bor der skal få kildesortere blant annet plast. Dessverre tok det ikke lang tid før de nye avfallsdunkene hadde søppel strødd rundt seg. Les også: Kan jeg date når det er koronakrise? Skuffede studenter Studenten Kristina Igliukaitė forteller at hun og vennene hennes først ble glade … Read More

Bor i enhet med eget kjøkken og bad, og holdes der i isolasjon. Sammen forsikrer om at situasjonen skal være trygg for alle studenter på Fantoft.

ARKIVFOTO: Eliza Syropoulou


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Det har blitt bekreftet at en student som bor i studentbyen på Fantoft har blitt smittet av korona, melder BT. Kommunikasjonssjef i Sammen, Marita Monsen, kan også bekrefte dette ovenfor Studvest. – Smittevernkontoret tok kontakt med oss i Sammen mandag kveld og opplyste om at en internasjonal student på Fantoft er smittet av koronaviruset, forteller Monsen. Følg med live: Vi … Read More

The student is being kept in isolation.

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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

Students have to pay between 60 percent and a 100 percent more for their apartments after renovations at Fantoft.

BEFORE. Fantoft was considered as one of the cheapest places to rent for students in Bergen.


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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

Major reconstruction work at Fantoft student housing is causing noise problems for residents.

MACHINE. Construction Machinery is a common sight at Fantoft.


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Waking up is never easy. The noise of the alarm clock or that overplayed wake-up tune, it is part of the day to day routine. Unfortunately, for some of the students here in Bergen, a different kind of melody is their wake-up call. Major renovation works have been occurring at Fantoft Studentboliger for some time. These renovations have been a … Read More

The newly renovated Fantoft training center is now open. The new hall includes more space, new equipment and an e-sport room.

OFFICIAL OPENING. The Fantoft training center was opened after a 6 months renovation.

OFFICIAL OPENING. The Fantoft training center is now open after six months renovation.


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Last semester Sammen could reveal that the training center at Fantoft was being rebuilt to accommodate the increase of customers at the center. Friday 6th of September, Trene Sammen opened the newly-renovated Fantoft training center to the public. The opening started with the official ribbon cutting and cake. Afterwards, the whole center opened for visitors. The new center is enlarged … Read More

Det er snart sommerferie både for studenter og for Studcast. Men før vi vender snuten bort fra vestlandets hovedstad oppsummerer vi hva som har preget nyhetsbildet i student-Bergen dette semesteret.

Studcast. Einar Bjøru, Axel Fagerbakke og Kristine Tjøtta. Foto: Julie Helene Günther.


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Studvest presenterer Studcast! En enkel og grei podkast som på kort tid tar for seg aktuelle saker fra student-Bergen. I studio finner du Kristine Tjøtta, Axel Fagerbakke og nyhetsredaktør i Studvest, Johannes Steen. Vår produsent er Petter Hauge-Corneliussen. Lytt til Studcast på iTunes, Spotify eller søk opp «Studcast» i din foretrukne podcast-app. Dette semesteret har vi tatt et dypdykk i … Read More

The training center will adapt to the increase of visitors and students by increasing in size. New machines and bigger training areas can be expected, along with new additions like a lobby and golf simulators.

BIGGER AND BETTER. The expansion of the existing training center at Fantoft started earlier in January and is planned to be completed in time for the next semester.


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Last year, Studvest wrote about students having a difficult time training in crowded Sammen training centers. Bård Johansen, director of Trening Sammen, could tell us then that there was no doubt a record number of people training at their centers – 80% of which are students. The training center at Fantoft is now being rebuilt to accommodate the increase of … Read More