News 2016

Mar
04

Autumn courses open for application

4 March 2016

Apply now for UNIS autumn semester courses! There are 39 courses on bachelor, master and PhD level that are now open for application. The duration of the courses ranges from two weeks up to a whole semester. The application deadline is 15 April 2016.

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Feb
26

Student blogs at 78° North

26 February 2016

Curious about how student life is at UNIS? Get educated by reading the student blogs by Arctic Biology students Alexandra and Martine!

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Feb
05

Exhibition: Longyearbyen as a place and Svalbard as a fluid territory

5 February 2016

Scientists from Oslo School of Architecture and Design and Tromsø Academy of Landscape and Territorial Studies have, together with architecture and landscape architecture students, studied Longyearbyen as a place and Svalbard as a territory.

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Feb
02

New acting Managing Director

2 February 2016

As of 1 February 2016, Dr. Frank Nilsen is acting Managing Director at UNIS. Dr. Frank Nilsen is professor in oceanography and comes from the position as departemental leader of the Arctic Geophysics department at UNIS. Nilsen is acting managing director until the UNIS board of directors appoints a permanent managing director.

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Jan
26

Jan Christensen’s Fund 2016

26 January 2016

Jan Christensen’s endowment fund is targeted at Norwegian Master and PhD students at UNIS and Norwegian scientific staff at UNIS, to support scientific projects, purchase of equipment, some types of travel costs, and other expenses.

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Jan
25

Apply for summer courses now

25 January 2016

Application is now open for UNIS courses that start in summer (June/July), and early autumn semester. The application deadline is 15 February 2016.

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Jan
22

Safety course for new students

22 January 2016

Last week, all new UNIS students participated in the AS-101 Arctic Survival and Safety Course. Five days of theoretical and practical training in first aid, polar bear protection, navigation, setting up an emergency camp, and safe travel on sea ice and glaciers (including taking a bath in freezing water, wearing a snowmobile suit) were followed by a day on the glacier Longyearbreen putting all new knowledge to use.

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Jan
19

UNIS study catalogue 2016–2017

19 January 2016

The catalogue for UNIS courses in autumn 2016 and spring 2017 is ready! You may read the PDF here, or drop us a line if you would like some printed copies for your university: info@unis.no

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Jan
18

Welcome to the Svalbard Seminar Series 2016

18 January 2016

The Svalbard Seminar Series (Svalbardseminaret) is an annual collaboration between the Governor of Svalbard, the Norwegian Polar Institute and UNIS, covering various topics relevant to inhabitants and visitors. This year, the seminar series opens Thursday 21 January and continues biweekly until Thursday 11 February.

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The University Centre in Svalbard
Telephone: +47 79 02 33 00
Fax: +47 79 02 33 01
E-mail: post@unis.no / webmaster@unis.no
Address: P.O. Box 156 N-9171 Longyearbyen
Org. no. 985 204 454

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