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.

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.

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.

Digital Education Resources

25 March 2020 UNIS has launched a webpage with digital educational resource tools for our staff members.

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.

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.

 “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.

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.

Student counselling available for our students

17 March 2020 Do you need someone to talk to? The Student counselling at the Arctic University of Norway – UiT is open for phone/skype calls with UNIS students.

Advice and information about the coronavirus

13 March 2020 The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has good information on how to prevent infection and give advice on measurements on their English website.
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