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Orientation programme, international students

Orientation Days consists of sessions concerning academics, practical matters, social events, and information about the region. The purpose of Orientation Days is to help international students settle into academic and social life in Stavanger.

Campus Ullandhaug

January 2018


Orientation Days:

  • Tuesday, 9 and 16 January (Both days are identical, you only need to attend one of the days).
  • Time: 12:15-14.00
  • Location: Arne Rettedal building, room V-101, University of Stavanger, Ullandhaug campus
  • Participation is mandatory. If you have a legitimate reason for not attending, you must inform the International Office.
  • Orientation Days programme will be published soon.

Student accommodation:

You will receive a link to apply for accommodation with your admission letter.

 

August 2017


Arrival Days:

  • Pick-up service/shuttle bus between the airport and UiS/SiS accommodation.
  • Free of charge.
  • Monday - Tuesday, 7-8 August.
  • Only between 10:00 - 22:00  (you can still catch a regular bus or taxi outside these hours).
  • No registration required - the bus goes when it is full and returns when empty; you may have to wait for 1-2- hours.
  • Meet our student volunteers at the airport.
  • Friends/family members can join the shuttle bus only if there are available places.

Orientation Days:

  • Wednesday - Friday, 9-11 August.
  • Location: , University of Stavanger, Ullandhaug campus, room to be confirmed.
  • Participation is mandatory. If you have a legitimate reason for not attending, you must inform the International Office.
  • Orientation Days programme.(Subject to change).

Student accommodation:

Those who have been assigned a student dormitory via SiS/UiS can collect a folder containing keys, address and contract upon arrival at Stavanger airport or at the International Office:

  • Arrival 2-8 August to the airport:
    Accommodation folders will be available at Scandic Stavanger Airport Hotel. On the arrival days, 7-8 August, our student volunteers will welcome you at the airport and guide you towards the hotel.
  • Arrival 2-8 August but you DO NOT arrive to the airport:
    Send us an email before 31 July. You will then be able to pick up your folder at the International Office during office hours, Monday to Friday, 09.00 – 15.00.
  • Arrival on August 1 or August 9:
    Pick up your folder at the International Office during office hours, Monday to Friday, 09.00 – 15.00.
  • Final deadline to collect accommodation folder: August 9
    After this date your accommodation will be given to a student on the waiting list unless you informed us of your later arrival.

Your housing contract starts 1st August. You cannot move in before that date.

Folders can only be delivered to you personally – you need to bring your passport.

Please note that duvets, pillows and towels are not available in the student accommodations.

Questions regarding accommodation should be addressed to arnljot.corneliussen@uis.no