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Viking ships survived budget cuts

Norway's controversial government minister in charge of higher education and research wanted to slash the budget for the new museum planned to house the...

Students in Hong Kong urged to leave

Norway's foreign ministry has altered its travel advisory for Hong Kong and is now urging Norwegians, especially students, to "evaluate their safety," avoid all...

Thousands of students wait for housing

More than 10,000 students starting at Norwegian universities and colleges this week are stuck on lists waiting for a place to live. Demand is...

Bomb scare proved to be false alarm

Police and other emergency crews rushed to the University of Oslo's Blindern campus on Tuesday after staff in the mailroom opened a letter containing...

Court condones professor’s firing

The Oslo County Court has concluded that the University of Stavanger was within its rights to fire a former professor, claiming there was clear...

College students’ drop-out rate high

More Norwegians pursue higher education and start degree programs than their contemporaries do in other OECD countries, but far fewer finish. Government officials are...

State builds more student housing

Norway's education ministry announced that it will soon break ground for construction of 2,188 new student housing units, to be built in 14 Norwegian...

Survey reveals student loneliness

A new health survey of Norwegian college and university students reveals that fully 30 percent admit to being lonely and feeling like outsiders in...

Norway has the oldest students in Europe

College and university students in Norway are the oldest in Europe, according to new numbers from state statistics bureau SSB (Statistics Norway). Fully 25...

Professor fired in Stavanger

A controversial professor in the University of Stavanger's Department of Cultural Studies and Languages has become only the third professor to ever be dismissed...

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