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VR game trains Parkinson patients

No medicine can cure Parkinson’s disease, but a virtual reality game can help the patients to retain...

Students hiking in the Norwegian woods

Nature as Your Classroom

As an exchange student at the Department of Early Childhood Education, you will experience first-hand what makes the Norwegian approach to kindergarten unique.

Nadiya, fellow student Elias, and Mari

Solving Future Challenges with Design

"Product design is exciting: You don’t have to stick with one thing, you work across disciplines and I think that’s the way everyone should work", says Nadiya.

View of Frognerparken in autumn colours.

Find Your Happy Place in One of Oslo's Many Parks

“I like a lot of places in Oslo. But if I had to choose, my first choice would be Frognerparken," says Herish, a master's student from Iran.

Sheree sitting on a table with Sognsvann bihind her and the dense forest surrounding the lake in the background.

The Air Is So Much Cleaner in Oslo

"I just love how free I feel when I go for a hike around the lake," says Sheree, a master's student originally from Canada.

Four young people in front of the royal palace.

Oslo Is Not as Expensive as You Think

The rumours are true—Norway is a relatively expensive country. On the other hand, you will end up spending less on some things in Oslo than you would back home.

Ten Ways to Survive the Norwegian Winter

We won’t even try to deny it—winters here are definitely on the long side. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to not only survive winter in Oslo, but embrace it.

Julia sitting in front of a graffiti art wall.

Oslo Has the Perfect Mix of City and Nature

“In Oslo you can go hiking in the woods during the day and go out partying in the evening, ” says Julia, an exchange student from Germany.

A smiling Andrew Edson on a small bridge in the park at St. Hanshaugen.

The Light in the North is Really Beautiful

Wondering how to spend a summer evening in Oslo? Andrew from Spain shares some of his favourite things to do outdoors during the months when it never really gets dark.