Student Life

Oct
24

Anniversary Photo Competition

24 October 2018

This spring, we announced a photo competition for our students as part of the celebration of UNIS’ 25th anniversary. We got an impressive 180 entries in total, spread in the three categories fieldwork, nature and social life.

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Jan
05

2017 in snapshots

5 January 2018

With these visual highlights from 2017 we would like to wish you all a great 2018. We look forward to celebrating our 25th anniversary in October – stay tuned!

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Jun
07

Glacier detective Lis is the winner!

7 June 2017

Lis Allaart is this year’s winner of geoforskning.no dissemination competition with her contribution as “glacier detective”. The winning contribution, “What happened to the glacier?”, is based on the master’s thesis she completed at UNIS in 2016.

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May
19

Cruising in Svalbard: A student perspective

19 May 2017

For the second time in a mere two months, UNIS students were able to join a FAABulous and IMOS research cruise across Isfjorden and towards Van Mijenfjorden on the coast guard vessel KV Svalbard. Read their account here.

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May
09

Field trip with atmospheric pollution students

9 May 2017

The students in the UNIS atmospheric pollution course went on field trips to measure the impact of black carbon on the snow albedo. With the scooter season coming to an end, this was probably one of the last UNIS field excursions by scooter. Despite challenging driving conditions, all the sampling destinations were reached safe and dry so that we could take these amazing pictures!

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Apr
26

What happened to the glacier?

26 April 2017

Suspicious tracks have been observed in the area in front of Nordenskiöldbreen in Svalbard. Can glacier detective Lis Allaart solve the riddle?

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Dec
29

2016 in snapshots

29 December 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we would like to share some glimpses of fieldwork and student life from the past year with you. We wish you a wonderful 2017!

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Aug
16

Summer 2016 report

16 August 2016

The high Arctic summer is almost to an end, and so are the UNIS summer courses. Here you get a glimpse of what students and staff have been up to over the past two months.

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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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