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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...

Professor faces dismissal over sexual harassment

A professor at the University of Stavanger (UiS) faced being fired this week, as university officials announced a case against him calling for his...

Tributes pour in for late professor

Frank Aarebrot was one of Norway's most well-known and cherished professors. His death just before the country's parliamentary election on Monday was setting off sorrow and...

Initiation stunt went wrong at NTNU

As many as 15 new students at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim wound up in the hospital this week...

‘Be nice,’ urges new UiO rector

When the University of Oslo's new rector, Svein Stølen, welcomed students at the start of the new academic year last week, among the advice he...

Racism charges shake university

Four current and former employees of the property department at the University of Oslo (UiO) complain they've been subjected to racist treatment by colleagues for...

Wristwatches to be banned during exams

The University of Oslo is imposing a ban on the use of all wristwatches during exams, because many of them have become too smart. The...

Political parties’ youth organizations unite on student housing demand

It’s not often that the youth organizations tied to all of Norway’s political parties agree on a common platform, but they have on the...

UiO rector bound for Karolinska

Dr Ole Petter Ottersen, the outgoing rector at the University of Oslo (UiO), has been recommended by the board of Sweden's prestigious medical school...

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