News 2020

Apr
08

A different kind of spring in Svalbard

8 April 2020

I am proud of our students and staff who have in a short time reorganized their everyday life to adapt to the new situation we are in. Through joint efforts, we will reach the goal of this semester and together face the new challenges that will come, writes UNIS director Jøran Moen.

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Apr
07

UNIS will gradually open from 27 April 2020

7 April 2020

Universities will be opened to a small group of students and staff from 27 April, the Norwegian government announced today. This means that UNIS remains closed through 26 April and will gradually open for certain students, PhD and postdocs from Monday 27 April.

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Apr
02

How to live a corona-adapted student life

2 April 2020

UNIS invite all current course students to an online meeting tomorrow, where issues such as tips on daily study routines and how to prepare for the exam period will be addressed.

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Mar
27

Summer courses cancelled

27 March 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, UNIS has cancelled courses that were scheduled to start in the period 1 June – 10 July 2020.

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Mar
25

Digital Education Resources

25 March 2020

UNIS has launched a webpage with digital educational resource tools for our staff members.

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Mar
24

UNIS remains closed through 13 April 2020

24 March 2020

The Norwegian government decided this afternoon to extend the closure of all higher education institutions through 13 April 2020.

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Mar
19

Measures implemented by UNIS

19 March 2020

Due to the coronavirus, UNIS has implemented several measures to prevent the spreading of the virus. Among them is cancellation of all on-campus teaching and fieldwork in spring semester 2020 and urging the students to go home.

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Mar
18

 “Koronadugnaden” (The Corona Duty) – postpone your most ambitious trip plans

18 March 2020

Now that the corona pandemic is upon us, we must all avoid burdening the local rescue service and the hospital with unnecessary accidents. Take easy and safe trips in the immediate area and do not expose yourself to unnecessary risk. Think through your choices and join the community duty. In the end, your choices can affect an entire community.

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Mar
17

Library services during Corona outbreak

17 March 2020

The physical UNIS Library is closed, but we are still open online. Contact us at library@unis.no with any question or information need.

By Cathrine Fjeldstad | Coronavirus . Library . News 2020
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