Why Norway?

What makes Norway a great study destination, you might ask?

 

International students at different Norwegian institutions shared their point of view. From work-life balance, to arctic adventures and new opportunities, they provide insight of what living in Norway is really like.

 

Click on the interviews below to read their story and advices 

Beverly built her career through studies and network
Beverly Faye Becker
“The work-life balance in Norway is unbeatable”
Beverly Faye Becker, Singapore
Beverly built her career through studies and network
Beverly Faye Becker
“The work-life balance in Norway is unbeatable”
Beverly Faye Becker
Singapore

Career opportunities and work-life balance

Beverly Faye Becker was convinced that obtaining a Norwegian degree would help building her career in Norway. Now, five years later, she knows she was right.

A safe place to study
Sandy Hoi Yan Shiu
“You will always feel safe and have nice people around”
Sandy Hoi Yan Shiu, China
A safe place to study
Sandy Hoi Yan Shiu
“You will always feel safe and have nice people around”
Sandy Hoi Yan Shiu
China

A safe place to study

Sandy Hoi Yan Shui from Hong Kong, China, has made the most her studies in Norway by combining lectures with plenty of outdoor activities.

 The resources available to  international students in Norway are incredible.
Christine  Kabazira
“Studying abroad is a unique opportunity, and it’s important to make the most of it.  ”
Christine Kabazira, Uganda
 The resources available to  international students in Norway are incredible.
Christine  Kabazira
“Studying abroad is a unique opportunity, and it’s important to make the most of it.  ”
Christine Kabazira
Uganda

The resources available to international students in Norway are incredible

Christine Kabazira from Uganda studied journalism and OsloMet.

The student associations are incredibly active
“"The first weeks in Norway were a lot of fun and extremely busy."”
Michael Toivonen, Canada
The student associations are incredibly active
“"The first weeks in Norway were a lot of fun and extremely busy."”
Michael Toivonen
Canada

The student associations are incredibly active

Michael Toivonen from Canada found the first weeks i Norway "a lot of fun and extremely busy"

Learning Norwegian opened doors
Antony Cornillon
“I have quite often recruiters who contact me for new positions”
Antony Cornillon, France
Learning Norwegian opened doors
Antony Cornillon
“I have quite often recruiters who contact me for new positions”
Antony Cornillon
France

Learning Norwegian opened doors

Antony Cornillon from France studied Logisitc studies at Molde University College.

"At that time, it was quite easy to find an English-speaking job in the oil and gas industry, as there was an important need for qualified manpower". As he learned the Norwegian language, he got more and more career opportunities.