How one student in Norway found two part-time jobs to help pay the bills. It’s no secret that getting a job in Norway is hard for foreigners. Between the language barrier, tax office confusion, and visa/residence permit requirements applying for a job can seem daunting. Getting a job as a student can be even harder as you can only apply for part-time jobs and have a class schedule to work … [Read more...]
Originally from the US, Kelsey is a Masters student at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
Kelsey is pursuing her Master of Science in Sustainable Water and Sanitation, Health and Development at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Kelsey met her Norwegian boyfriend when he studied abroad at her university in the US, and made the move to Østfold in January 2017. She enjoys travelling, hiking, horseback riding, and singing in her spare time.
During my undergraduate degree I spent a semester abroad in Spain. The thought of living in a new country and speaking a new language was daunting. I had taken five years of Spanish in high school and college and still did not feel completely prepared. Once I arrived in Spain however, the knowledge I had gained from years of practice took over and I had no issues communicating or taking … [Read more...]
Whether you’re a one-year folkehøgskole student, a student spending a semester abroad, or an international student starting a degree in Norway, you’ll likely be wondering what to pack for your time in Scandinavia. This may be especially true if you come from an area with a vastly different climate (I’m from San Diego). If you’ve flown domestically in the United States like me, then you are used … [Read more...]