Life as a student
Life as a student can be both exciting and challenging. Therefore we've listed different opportunities and resources which can be useful during your studies.
Life at BI
Would you like to learn more about what it’s like to be a student at BI? Here some of our current students share their own experiences, so you can gain insight into what life at BI could be for you!
Studying at BI allows you to stand out from the crowd. On this page you can read about what some of our alumni are doing after graduating.
During your studies you have a lot of opportunities to meet new people and develop yourself. Through BI Student Organisation and BI Athletics you can express yourself in things you enjoy, whether it's planning big events or playing sports.
BI Student Organisation
BISO is the student organisation at BI Norwegian Business School, and is run by students for students.
BI Athletics is the sports association at BI Norwegian Business School, which offers more than 20 different sports activities.
OPPORTUNITIES AS A BI STUDENT
It's important for us to give you an education that fits with your career goals. As a student at BI, you have a range of resources and opportunities that can help you get the most out of your time here.
Earn practical work experience during your studies!
Gain additional international experience while you take a degree at BI!
BI StartUp is for you who are interested in entrepreneurship and starting your own business. This is a great place to expand your network within the entrepreneurship environment.
Case solving improves the students’ skills in areas such as presentation technique, team work, analysis, time management and out of the box thinking.
GET HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT
Life as a student is exciting, but is can also be challenging. BI offers different services to make sure you are feeling good about yourself and to help you succeed as a student. BI and SiO offers courses, groups and counselling that can help make your student life easier.
If you as a student, friend or parent have some concerns, contact us at email@example.com or call Vibeke Aarflot at +47 464 10 101.
Ombud for students
The Ombud for Students is an independent and neutral person who can help you with matters related to your study situation. Read more here.
We can help you with everything from concentration difficulties, motivation, exam anxiety and more, in addition to practical challenges, deceases and functional disabilities. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University Chaplain at Campus Oslo is a good interlocutor and counsellor, and have confidentiality. Contact the University Chaplain at email@example.com or book a session at InfoHub at the main entrance.
The career service at BI acts as a link between our students and business. They arrange career fairs, organise the career portal, help students shape their resumes, hold job application courses, provide one-to-one career guidance sessions, and more.
The transition into student life can be challenging. At BI, we have a large, professional staff here to ensure that you get the most out of your time here. We can help you succeed in your studies and to reach your goals.
The library services available at BI Norwegian Business School include the main library in Oslo, the libraries at Bergen, Trondheim and Stavanger campuses, as well as the digital library, which is always open!
WORK AND CAREER
Your career journey has started! As a BI student, you have access to a wide range of services to help you prepare for your future career.
Your career journey has started! As a BI student, you have access to a wide range of services to help you prepare for your future career. With personal guidance, online resources and a range of career courses and workshops, our professional team of advisors will support you in your career journey while studying at BI.
For more information on all our services, make sure to check out our services and upcoming events at BI Student Portal, Job and Careers.
Get professional one-to-one sessions with a career advisor on career-related questions. We will give you tools to improve your reflection, motivation and skills to manage your own career path.
Job application, CV and interviews
Do you find it difficult to communicate what you may contribute to a company? We can help you review your application and give you tips on how to improve your CV. We also provide one-to-one interview training.
We offer career courses and workshops. The courses will teach you how to build your brand, prepare your CV’s, how to use LinkedIn in your career planning, write application letters and how to handle interviews successfully.
Get inspired and meet the companies! As a student, this is a great way to get involved with businesses and network with potential employers. The Career Fair at BI are among the Nordic region’s largest career events, run by students at the BI Norwegian Business School.
Part-time jobs for students
BI Norwegian Business School can offer a wide range of relevant part-time jobs for students. See available positions at the Career Portal.
Fadderullan is the name of the Buddy Weeks at BI Norwegian Business School, and is arranged in collaboration with BI Student Organisation. Since the beginning, Fadderullan has grown to become Norway's biggest student-driven event, with over 4000 participants each year - in Oslo alone!
Every campus has it's very own student bar run by BISO, where different activities and sosial gatherings are arranged frequently. Chech out what happens at your campus:
Read more about the study life on our campus pages
Student welfare organisations
The student welfare organisations are here to support you with what you need, and can offer health services, counselling, gyms, housing, child care and more on a student friendly budget. BI Norwegian Business School are in close collaboration with the welfare organisations in each city, and by paying the semester fee you get access to all of the services your welfare organisation offers.
Read more about the different student welfare organisations below.
SiO's main task is to provide our students with products and services that make life as a student efficient and stimulating.
Sammen is a welfare organisation that helps students in Western Norway to have a great study period.
SiS is run by and for students. We will make sure you as a student get the most out of your study period.
SiT want to help the students have a great time studying in Trondheim, and we want to encourage more students to come here.