Thursday 13 January, the government announced an easing of Covid-19 measures. This means it will be possible to offer more physical education to the students.
Monday 13 December, the government introduced new Covid-19 measures. – I am happy that the university can remain open. The measures have little consequence for UiO, as we already largely adhere to what is in the new regulations and recommendations from the government, says Rector Svein Stølen.
Social distancing of 1 metre is back, there are further restrictions on events, but our reading rooms have good capacity, and exams will be held as planned until Christmas.
Mandatory face masks when it is not possible to uphold social distancing, more use of home office where possible, and restrictions on events are among the new measures.
Students and staff who are ill are asked to stay at home and get tested if showing symptoms. UiO adapts its activities to the infection situation and follows national and local recommendations.
Medication use during pregnancy, healthy aging, cancer, organoid technology, fibrosing diseases and cognitive function throughout life. These are societal challenges that will be examined by new interdisciplinary life science research groups at the University of Oslo.
Praise that the strategy is on the way, but also concern for the principle of academic freedom, characterises the consultation input to a new climate and environmental strategy for the University of Oslo.
At the board meeting on 19 October 2021, the University Board decided to offer Karen Marie Ulshagen the position of Faculty Director at the Faculty of Dentistry.
Social distancing is done for. Reading rooms and pubs can be filled up. Colleagues will again meet at work. As of 4 pm Saturday 25 September, the vast majority of national infection control measures will be removed.
More than 300 students from 48 countries in many different time zones have filled 19 classes in Norwegian language and linguistic subjects at University of Oslo’s International Summer School. The students have participated in extracurricular activities such as language café and guided tours of Norway, and contributed to a vibrant student life around the subject of Norwegian language — all during a digital pandemic era.
A specific 2030 climate target and the establishment of an Oslo Sustainability Centre at Lower Blindern are some of the proposals in the draft for a new and comprehensive climate and environmental strategy for UiO. Students and staff are invited to provide input.
11 000 new students are welcome to The University of Oslo on Monday. Students will be exempt from social distancing requirements during teaching. Readingrooms and activities during study start will maintain social distancing of one meter.
All students are welcomed to start their studies on 16 August. - We look forward to a vibrant campus, says Rector Svein Stølen.
The most attractive studies at the University of Oslo are the professional educations in medicine, psychology and dentistry, as well as law, the Honours programme and philosophy, politics and economics. The point limits for admission are increasing, and there are high application numbers for UiO's entire academic breadth.
For the very first time in its 75 years, the International Summer School (ISS) is offering a course in area studies: Latin America in the New Global Resource Politics.
– We are incredibly happy to be able to open up even more when the students are in place for the new semester, says Rector Svein Stølen after being informed by the Ministry of Education and Research that the university can plan for teaching without a social distancing of 1 metre.
More people can gather at events, and the start of studies next semester is now planned. - I appreciate that we can open further, and that the chances increase for a more normal start of studies, says Rector Svein Stølen, University of Oslo.
Employees at the university have voted that Finn-Eirik Johansen, Ingrid Lossius Falkum, Elisabeth Garcia Gonzalez and Marianne Midthus Østby will represent them on the University Board.
Oslo Municipality is responsible for offering vaccines to those staying in the municipality. This also applies to students who are not in the municipality's population register.
This spring, new members will be elected to the University of Oslo's board. A total of four employee representatives will have a very important influence on the strategy and direction of the University of Oslo over the next four years. You can meet them at a digital election meeting on 2 June.
Increased capacity in reading rooms, the possibility of some physical teaching, a reopening of museums and student cellars are the results of an easing of corona restrictions from 26 May.
A student at the Department of Political Science has been diagnosed with Covid-19. The person in question was in Eilert Sundt's house in the large reading room on the second floor of the A-block on Thursday 22 April.
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded large funding to two UiO researchers from the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
Strict corona measures will remain in place in Oslo Municipality, even though the government is easing the national measures. Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen made that clear 14th of April 2021.
The government has also included scientists in the application-based arrangement for entry into the country.