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Published Jan. 6, 2020 11:42 AM

If you have not taken all holiday you are entitled to in 2019 you must apply for a transfer of the remaining days at the latest by 28 February, 2020.

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Published Dec. 19, 2019 3:45 PM

All employees may use 1.5 working hours per week to excercise. Make use of courses offered this spring semester: floorball, yoga, and walking group are some of the many activities you may choose from. Neck-shoulder and Ultimate Rhythm are new courses.

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Published Dec. 13, 2019 2:29 PM

The programme for Research Bazaar is ready. Several workshops on digital skills and tools important for modern-day research are held at UiO on the 8th-10th of January.

Frontpage of UiO's card for the holiday season 2019
Published Dec. 12, 2019 11:30 AM

UiO's card with greetings for the holiday season 2019 is ready. Choose between electronic or printed cards.

Taxi card
Published Nov. 15, 2019 12:39 PM

As of 15 September, 2019, new guidelines for the use of taxi cards and company cards have been implemented.

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Published Nov. 8, 2019 9:28 AM
The autumn's local wage negotiations between UiO and the trade unions LO Stat, Unio and YS Stat have been finalized.
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Published Nov. 7, 2019 1:22 PM

Your local accounts unit must receive your travel expenses and outlay reimbursement claims at the latest by Tuesday, 26 November, if these are to be registered in the accounts for 2019.

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Published Nov. 7, 2019 9:54 AM

Do you look forward to slowing down a little in the coming holiday season? In addition to the public holidays, you receive an extra day off  between Christmas and New Year and have the opportunity to start workdays at 10 am, where working conditions allow.

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Published Nov. 5, 2019 1:10 PM
The autumn's local salary negotiations between UiO and the trade union Akademikerne have been finalized.
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Published Oct. 28, 2019 10:24 AM

At the University of Oslo (UiO), Research Bazaar will take place on January 8th-10th, 2020. The call for submissions is now closed and the full program is online!

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Published Oct. 7, 2019 2:38 PM

After a long negotiating process, Unit has, on behalf of UiO and other research institutions, signed an agreement with the academic publisher Taylor & Francis.

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Published Oct. 3, 2019 10:32 AM

The IT services pages at UiO have a new look with more focus on the individual services. New is also the A to Z list, which also serves as a service directory. 

Published Oct. 2, 2019 1:13 PM

What role should the University of Oslo take in the years to come? What should be our most important ambitions? How shall the University meet the challenges in Norway and the world? Strategy 2030 is in consultation from 1 October - 1 November 2019. 

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Published Sep. 11, 2019 2:08 PM

The Cultural and Social Activities Award is given to a group of members of staff, an academic group or an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to enhancing employee satisfaction and a sense of community at UiO.  Do you know someone who deserves the award? Send your proposal by 11 November.

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Published Sep. 2, 2019 10:48 AM

The results of this survey on harassment and bullying in the higher education sector from the spring are clear. The survey shows that 13% of employees have felt bullied and harassed. Cases of sexual abuse have also been reported.

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Published Aug. 16, 2019 8:42 AM

All employees may work-out 1.5 hours per week. Make use of the organized training offered this autumn semester: Floorball, yoga, walking group and endurance training are some of the many activities you may choose from.

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Published Aug. 14, 2019 1:11 PM

To foster intensive and cutting-edge collaborations in education and research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), The University of Copenhagen (UC), and The University of Oslo (UiO) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of the Hong Kong-Nordic Research Network.

Published Aug. 7, 2019 11:08 AM

Also this fall, local salary negotiations will be held at UiO. Claims are set forth by the employer and the trade unions who then negotiate an agreement on who will receive salary increases. You may submit a claim to your union yourself, and you may also request a salary assessment interview with your manager. Familiarise yourself with the process.

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Published June 21, 2019 9:45 AM

You need to use your access card and PIN code to access the University buildings from 24 June – 4 August. Some buildings have deviating opening hours. More information can be found outside the buildings in question.

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Published June 13, 2019 11:12 AM
In keeping with tradition, UiO marks Pride with rainbow flags on buildings, events and participation in the parade under the slogan Fearless knowledge. We want to signal that knowledge is important in the fight against prejudice and for human rights and that this struggle requires a continuous commitment. Come and join us – all is LOVE!
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Published June 12, 2019 1:00 PM

Should UiO ban all disposable plastic? Should we offer more vegetarian options in our cafeterias? Give us your suggestions to how UiO can reduce its carbon footprint

Published June 4, 2019 3:04 PM

Join the University's Activity Day on Thursday, 13 June! You can join a bike ride from Stryken to Sognsvann, a hike in Nordmarka or opt for "Skinnelangs" from Holmestrand i.e. hiking along disused railway tracks. Sign up by 10 June.

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Published June 4, 2019 2:40 PM

On the Student Square in front of Helga Eng's house at Blindern you find a brand new service point for bicycles.

Colage showing the new members of the University Board Kristian Bjørkdahl, Diana Saplacan, and Martin Falck
Published June 4, 2019 1:41 PM

This year's election of representatives of the group of fixed-term academic staff on the University Board has now been completed. Kristian Bjørkdahl was elected as representative and Diana Saplacan and Martin Falck as deputy representatives for the period 1 August, 2019, to 31 July, 2020.

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Published May 24, 2019 2:56 PM

On Friday morning, LO Stat, Akademikerne, Unio and YS Stat came to an agreement on the salary settlement in the state after assistance from the state mediator. A strike has thus been averted.