Student Life

May
12

How to conduct field teaching with students scattered around the world?

12 May 2020

The pandemic stopped the field plans for the geology course AG-222 – but it did not stop the authentic exercise. The course teachers organised a virtual field excursion instead, which was conducted online over two days in Mid-April 2020.

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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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Feb
26

Apply for autumn courses 2020

26 February 2020

Apply now for UNIS autumn semester courses! The application deadline is 15 April 2020.

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Feb
07

UNIS launches permafrost course

7 February 2020

Through this summer course in Svalbard, students can learn about permafrost and how it relates to geotechnical challenges and geo-hazards.

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Jan
14

Summer school 2020: Global Arctic

14 January 2020

UPDATE 17 March: The Global Arctic Summer School is postponed until 2021.

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Oct
23

Heavy rainfall events in Svalbard

23 October 2019

In a master’s thesis recently completed at the University of Oslo and the University Center in Svalbard (UNIS), Ola Aashamar has studied how well strong precipitation events at Svalbard are represented in the weather model AROME-Arctic.

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Jan
03

2018 in snapshots

3 January 2019

Here are some snapshots of the UNIS year 2018. We hope you enjoy them and wish you all a very happy 2019!

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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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