Introduction Day for International Students

On 25 August 2023 we roll out the red carpet and welcome you to an introduction day at the University of Gävle. During the introduction day, you will get a lot of useful information from the university staff about your upcoming studies. We look very much forward to welcoming you!


Main events


Welcoming ceremony in Valhall, building 41


Guided Campus tour


Programme Introduction for many programmes

Welcoming ceremony

Welcome to an welcoming ceremony for new international students in the University's auditorium Valhall at 11.00-11.45. We will guide you through an introduction session filled with useful information and general tips and you will be welcomed to the University of Gävle by the International Office, the Student Union and our Pro-Vice-Chancellor, among others. You will have the chance to get to know the university and our beautiful campus.

Additional information about your studies will be provided by your teachers when your courses begins. We encourage all international students to participate this day.

If you are not able to attend on campus, you can also follow the welcoming ceremony live on Facebook. You don't need to have a Facebook account to follow the broadcast.

Follow the welcoming ceremony here

Campus Tour

Get to know campus through the eyes of a current student with our campus tours! The tour start at 12.00 outside Valhall, building 41.

The Student Centre

The Student Centre is the natural meeting place at our campus. Here you will meet staff from the most commonly used support services. At the introduction day we offer extra support with registration, user account and Canvas. You can also collect your HiG card and parking permit at the Student Centre. Open 09.00 to 14.00.

Welcome Fair

Meet lots of local companies and organizations such as gyms, cultural and music organizers etc. Why not compete and win prizes in different fun contests.

  • Study Counselling and Guidance
    Get information about what sort of support is available for you as a student. At the fair you can meet our International Office, Student Health Service, Coordinator for Study Support, Student Ombudsman, Equality, diversity and inclusion coordinator and Study Counsellors.
  • Gefle Student Union and Student Associations
    Meet with Gefle Student Union and all our student associations and find out more about student life in Gävle.
Published by: Satu Moberg Page responsible: Satu Moberg Updated: 2023-05-03
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