Welfare Services

Student housing

SiO offers around 7500 places to stay for students.

Go to SiO Housing

Student cafeterias

SiO operates around 40 on-campus restaurants and cafés with a varied selection of menus, including vegetarian and halal food. Prices are student friendly.

Go to SiO Food and Beverage

Student counselling

SiO has a team of professional counsellors to whom students can turn for advice in academic, financial, or personal matters.

Go to SiO Counselling

Student health services

The student health centre has general practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologist and dentists ready to see patients on an appointment basis and to deal with emergencies.

Go to SiO Health Services

Student sports

A variety of activities are available for individual exercise or under the supervision of fully qualified instructors, in both indoor and outdoor facilities.

Go to SiO Sports

Student Kindergartens

Having children should not be an obstacle to study. SiO has 11 student kindergartens with a capacity of approximately 600 children aged 8 months to 6 years.

Go to SiO Kindergarten


The Student Welfare Organization in Oslo and Akershus (SiO)

SiO works to enhance the overall educational experience by providing a wide range of affordable services. Students pay a small fee each semester for this (generally, exchange students are extempted from paying the semester registration fee).