• Me in the seminar room.

  • Me and my Norwegian classmate studying dynamics.

  • Me and classmates during the course "EiT".

  • Teaching my Norwegian classmate to use chopsticks.

FORMER STUDENT
OF NORWAY:

 Could you tell us the main reasons for choosing Norway as your study destination?
“Good reputation of academic competence. Peaceful society and wonderful nature landscape.”

Why did you choose the institution you are at?
“Due to its worldwide reputation in geotechnical engineering.”

What was your idea about Norway before you arrived?
“Remote and quiet.”

Which are the main differences from your country when it comes to your life as a student?
“Much more encouragement and enlightening from the teachers.” 

In your opinion, what is the most important academic outcome as an international student in Norway?

“Getting to know soft clay, or quick clay, and starting to work on it.”

Are there any personal experience as a foreign student in Norway you would highlight?
“To make friends with Norwegians, sometimes you need to take initiative.”

What would you tell students from your country about university life in Norway?
“You can always  keep yourself busy and passionate either by socializing or by studying.”

What do you miss the most when you are away from your country?

“The cheap food and movie tickets.”

In your opinion, what is the most important outcome of being an international student?

“It’s getting the chance to follow some great people and paving a road to the future.”

What are you doing now?

“Working on my semester project and some courses.”

What are your future plans?

“To do my PhD here.”

20 May 2015
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