Orientation week programme, campus Porsgrunn

Semester start. Photo

Orientation week programme and buddy week at campus Porsgrunn


Programme week 33

Below is an overview of activities happening at campus Porsgrunn during week 33. Changes may occur.

Sunday August 11th

Kl. 12.00 - 15.00 Open Sunday 
Welcome to open Sunday on campus Porsgrunn! Program Administrators, the Student Welfare Organization (SSN), IT-support, Librarians, International Relations Section and buddies will be present to answer questions and show new students around. Family and friends are also welcome.

Monday August 12th - Semester start new students

  • 08.30 Buddies welcome new students at the main entrance
  • 09.00 Official opening by Rector Petter Aasen with speeches and a mini concert with the artist Moyka
  • 10.15 Registration - Buddies will lead the way!
  • 11.30 Start-up information from the institutes. Please check your timetable in timeedit, or contact your programme administration if you have questions.
    • Room A-290: Electrical Power Engineering. All exchange students plus all full degree international students. 

Tuesday August 13th - Information meeting for new students

Kindergarten teacher and primary school teacher education (all in Norwegian)

  • 09.15 Information from various student services such as IT, the Library, help-desk, Student Democracy, the Student Society and more (Auditorium B-113 Øssia)
  • 10.15 Information from faculty and department (Auditorium B-113 Øssia)
  • 11.15 Guided tours on campus with buddies

Child Welfare, Social Work, Nursing (all in Norwegian)

  • 09.15 Information from various student services such as IT, the Library, help-desk, Student Democracy, the Student Society and more (Auditorium B-1050 Vessia)
  • 10.15 Information from faculty and department (Auditorium B-1050 Vessia)
  • 11.15 Guided tours on campus with buddies

Engineering education and pre-course / science course

  • 11.00 Guided tour on campus with buddies. (meet at "Glassgata" in the main hallway)
  • 12.00 Information from various student services such as IT, the Library, help-desk, Student Democracy, the Student Society and more (Auditorium B-1050 Vessia) (in Norwegian)
  • 13.00 Information from faculty and department (Auditorium B-1050 Vessia)

Orientation day info sessions for international and exchange students

  • 09.15 Additional information and information related to the formal requirements as a student in Norway. It is very important that international full degree and exchange students attend. Information about visa requirements, police registration, and more.  Auditorium A-271. (in English)
  • 11.00 Tour around the Campus
  • 13.00 Information about the faculty/departments for international Master of Science – Technology students. Auditorium A-271. (in English)

Wednesday August 14th    

  • 09.15  Practical information for new international students: Information from The Student Service foundation, Library, IT-services, The Service Center, The Studentdemokrati and The Student society.  Auditorium A-271. (in English)
  • 09.15-14.00 Ordinary classroom teaching for new and current students – see your individual time schedule

Thursday August 15th

  • 09.15-14.00 Ordinary classroom teaching – see your individual time schedule

Friday August 17th

  • 09.15-14.00 Ordinary classroom teaching – see your individual time schedule

Buddy programme

The buddy week aims to give new students the best possible welcome through a variety of activities for new students. The buddy board and buddies will do their best to achieve this goal so that new students get a social network and get to know the city, the student community and the student life in general.

 

 

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