Semsterstart in Kristiansand

We are delighted to welcome new students to NLA University College - Campus Kristiansand.

International students arrive in Kristiansand in time for the introduction week starting Tuesday 16 August.  Please find the programme for the week below. 

Date& time       Activity                                                    | Location (Norwegian name)


Tuesday 16 August                                                                   
11.15-12.00       Meet & greet with the international office | Redaksjonen
12.00-12:30       Lunch  | Kantina
12.30-13:00       Registration, photo, and student card | Redaksjonen
                          Introduction to digital systems and platforms by admin. staff
                          Mrs. Pamela Melhus and Mrs. Vibecke Wales
                         
Practical orientation
13:00-14:00      Crash-course in Norwegian culture 101 | Redaksjonen
                         by Ms. Solveig Omland, Head of Dept. Intercultural Studies, and
                         Mrs. Hilde Kristin Dahlstrøm, Head of Dept. Journalism
                         and Media Studies.

Wednesday 17 August   
09:30-11:30       Kristiansand city tour - rendezvous at town square church |                            Domkirken
12:00-12:45       Lunch | Kantina
12:45-15:00       Distinguished guest-speaker | Auditorium
15.00-17.00       Buddy-Quiz | Campus NLA   

19.00-20.00       Church service for students | Oddernes church                                    

The service is a joint event for all students in Kristiansand. Translation to English will be offered.                              

Thursday 18 August
10:30-12:00       Meet the programme coordinator  |   Klasseroom A
                          Mr. Terje Skjerdal 
12:00-12:30       Lunch  | Kantina
12:30-14:00       Orientation 1 | Klasseroom A  

Friday 19 August              
10:00-11:00       Orientation 2  | Dagligstua
11:00-11:30       Lunch | Kantina
12:00-14:00       Engage – STA and campus garden games (social) | Campus NLA                    


Monday  22 August
09:00-11:50       Lectures | Klasserom A
12:00-13:00      Official opening ceremony | Audutorium/StudioB