Student Information Centre (SiT)
Welcome to new UMB students
Welcome as a new student to the Norwegian University of Life Sciences! We look forward to seeing you here in Ås.
Important information for all new UMB students:
Welcome as new student at UMB
Photo: Håkon Sparre
- Introduction Programme 2012.
- Registration weekend
- Semester start
Semester registration / signing up for courses
- Other useful informationNeed a place to stay?
Student Life in Ås (SiÅs) is able to provide rooms for most new students and helping new students with workarounds if they need to find accommodation. All student flats are within walking or biking distance from campus.
- Apply for accommodation. Introduction Programme August 6th - 10th
Monday, August 6th - 10th. New international students are welcome and encouraged to join.
- Programme schedule
The Programme will give students an overview of useful services and practical information that may help you as you arrive and settle in Norway. To register please send an email to: email@example.com
. Registration Weekend August 11th - 12th :
The registration weekend is for new students who do not participate in the Introduction Programme for new international students.
During the registration weekend, you will meet your buddy and buddy group. Your buddy will take you and your buddy group on a tour of the university campus in Ås. This will help you to locate your classrooms, the computer labs, study advisors, the Student Information Centre (SiT), the Students’ Union, and much more when classes begin on Monday, 13 August.
During the registration weekend you will also receive a student card, data access, fire and safety training, information on IT systems (Studweb and Fronter) and info about the social life on campus in Ås.
The registration takes place in the computer lab in TF Building on Saturday (11 August) and Sunday (12 August). This is also the weekend for a lot of social activities and a great opportunity to meet new students.
On Saturday evening there will be a barbecue in the Pentagon student village. There, the university management will serve barbecued food to the new students. We recommend that all new students attend the registration weekend!
You can find your programme for your institute here:
- Registration Weekend August 11th - 12th
Semester start 13th August
Information regarding your study programme:
- Bachelor, 3 years- Master, 2 years
Semester registration / signing up for courses, August 15th
In order to follow lectures, take examinations, submit a thesis or use student and campus facilities, students have to register each semester.
Semester Registration is done on the Student Web
. You will need to enter your Norwegian ID number and the four-digit PIN code that is on your Giro/Invoice. Semester registration involves two steps: registering for classes/approving the education plan and paying the NOK 340 semester fee.- Semester Registration“Graskurs”
On August 15, you will get an introduction to student life at Ås through the so-called "Graskurs." At the "Graskurs" you will be able to get information on clubs, associations and political organisations at the university. The “Graskurs" takes place in Aud Max and Studentsamfunnet from 12-4pm.Matriculation - Friday, August 17th at 1.00pm
Matriculation is the ceremony where students who have not previously been enrolled in a higher education institution in Norway are welcomed and presented with their letter of matriculation.- Matriculation Students Information Centre (SiT)
At the Students Information Centre, you can get answers to most questions about your studies at UMB. You can visit SiT in the Economy Building near the Duck Pond.
Opening hours: 10am – 2pm
Telephone: 64 96 61 00
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org- SiT Students Computer Service:
At the Students Computer Service you can get your student card, and they can help you with your username and password to the IT systems at the university.
The Students Computer Service can also help you with registration to the university network, installing anti-virus and anti-spyware software, internet access and some computer problems. The Students Computer Service is located on the first floor of the TF-building.
Note: Remember that you must have an internet cable to access the internet in the student residences.
- Students Computer Service
The student environment at UMB is unique. It is small and easy to get to know, which is perhaps why it has become both big and rich culturally!
With over 80 clubs and organisations, there is something for everyone. Studentsamfunnet is the meeting place for students, and is also a very active concert location showcasing many attractive artistes all-year round.
UKA i Ås is the longest UKA (a type of student festival) in Norway, and will be organised in October 2012. Student Life in Ås (SiÅs) runs the rental of student housing, operates the university canteens, the gymnasium (training facilities), the bookstore, and printing and consulting services for the students, ensuring that they have a good life outside the lecture hall.
For those who like physical activities, they can find most sports they are used to at UMBI, the student sporting club, or discover exciting new disciplines, such as capoeira, Frisbee or Australian football.How to find the university?
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