Master of Science at Campus Oslo
On Monday 16 August, Orientation Week begins for new students in our Master of Science programmes
Dear new students!
We look forward to welcoming you to campus in August. With a solid academic and social programme, we want to make sure that you get off to a great start at BI! Social integration is a focus of ours, and together with Fadderullan we will work on facilitating arenas where you can get to know your fellow students better, in accordance with the latest transmission prevention guidelines.
Stay updated with the student portal
The student portal is BI's website for students where you will find everything about your courses and exams, grades, schedule, activity calendar, tips and tricks, guidance and other things involving your studies.
You can log in to the student portal at the top of this page on the right-hand side by entering your username and password. Your username is Sfirstname.lastname@example.org – email@example.com.
In early August you will also be sent assorted information that will help you to prepare for your time at BI.
Preparatory Courses will begin in early August.
International Student Orientation Day - 13 August
A separate International Student Orientation Day will take place on the Friday before Orientation Week. International students will be provided with necessary tools and information to facilitate a smooth transition into life as a student in Norway, including sessions on practical matters as well as cultural adaptation. This event will be digital.
Orientation Week: Monday 16 August - Friday 20 August
The matriculation ceremony marks the official start of your life as a student at BI Norwegian Business School, and will be a digital event this year. During the ceremony you will be introduced to BI staff, and BI's student organisation, BISO. In addition, we will provide you with our best tips and tricks, and give you a digital tour of campus.
Discover the value of learning in an international environment and understanding cultural codes.
During Buddy Week, you will meet your buddy group and the people you will be spending the week with. You will get the opportunity to connect with your fellow students and participate in academic activities together.
Get a bite to eat and mingle with your buddy group while also meeting BI’s Counselling team. They are always available to help you throughout the semester with things like motivation, exam stress and practical challenges. Additional BI staff will also be present to answer questions from you.
What does it mean to be a master student at BI? How to get the most out of your studies and prepare yourself for your future? How to apply your new acquired skills in work life after you are done? Listen to and participate in a discussion about these important questions, as if YOUR future depended on it. Meet Dean Master, Janicke Rasmussen, the President of Graduate Students’ Society (GSS), Young Alumni and representatives from BI’s corporate partners.
In this digital session, you will meet the Associate Dean/Academic Coordinator and administrative staff for you study programme and receive an introduction to your academic area. You will also get an overview of the programme’s structure and content, as well as your study plan, courses and lecturers.
Building relationships quickly and effectively with your fellow students is highly useful, both from a social and academic perspective. In this workshop, we will focus on how great relationships are created, maintained and developed. Hosted by Associate Professor Per-Magnus Thompson, who teaches organizational psychology for Master of Science students. Thompson is also a certified clinical psychologist with extensive experience working as an organizational consultant.
Get to know the city of Oslo with your fellow students while solving fun riddles and puzzles together.
Buddy Week is organised in collaboration with GSS – Graduate Students’ Society. The purpose of Buddy Week is to give all new students an amazing start to their student life and a welcome they will never forget. During Buddy Week, old and new students will meet and get to know each other through social events and academic activities.
Courses begin the week of 23 August.
This page will be updated regularly with more detailed information as we get closer to Orientation Week.