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  • Wireless network Eduroam
    Eduroam (EDUcation ROAMing) gives you access to the internet on the University's campus as well as at other universities and colleges that are connected to Eduroam. Eduroam also operates at certain airports, train stations and hotels.
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  • Grafisk bild med texten Alltid på en tisdag Erasmus+ Traineeship opportunities (in English)
    On Tuesday 19 October, the University invites you to the digital lecture in series "Alltid på en tisdag". The lecture is arranged by the International Office. You will have information about Erasmus+ Traineeship opportunities. The lecture is given in English.
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  • Register for your exam on time
    A written examination is a test of knowledge, usually at the end of a course. You have to register for an exam in advance, and you have to bring valid ID to the examination.
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  • Postnord has had some issues with delivering mail to Kungsbäcksvägen 46A.
    Usually, the mail would just get returned to the sender if there’s no new forwarding address. But due to the special circumstance they’re keeping the mail for a little. You are welcome to pick up your mail at their facilities, or they will eventually get sent back to the sender.
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  • Apply for courses within your programme no later than October 15
    As a programme student at the University of Gävle you need to apply for courses via Universityadmissions.se. The principal rule is that all programme students have to choose courses within their programmes before semester two and the following semesters.
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  • Coronavirus University campus re-opens
    University of Gävle will open its entrances and several service functions as of Monday 4 October. Please note that the general decision on returning to campus-based teaching during study period 2 remains unchanged.
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  • Network and server maintenance
    Web services unavailable during network and server maintenance this weekend, 25th and 26th of September. This means that you do not have access to, for example, Canvas and Remote Desktop.
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  • Traineeship, during or after your studies

    Are you intressted in doing a traineeship abroad, during or after you studies? As a student at the University of Gävle you can get international experience abroad with Erasmus+ traineeship!
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  • Coffee shop Bakfickan opens again

    It is now possible to buy lunch and coffee at "Bakfickan" in entrance hall Fårhallen (building 22).
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  • Microsoft Office 365 Download Microsoft Office for free
    As a student at the University of Gävle you can install Microsoft Office on up to five computers.
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  • Coronavirus Covid-19: Teaching on campus in November
    The Vice-Chancellor has decided on a return to campus-based teaching when study period two from begins on 7 November. A gradual return to work on campus for staff will begin on October 1,
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  • Register for your courses
    It is important to register on your course. Each semester you need to register for the courses you are taking. Without a course registration you are not considered an active student.
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  • Apelgatan, regn. How the heavy rain fall affects the University and its surroundings in Gävle
    Gävle Municipality has been severely affected by the heavy rainfall the night between Tuesday and Wednesday. At the University of Gävle campus, some spaces in the basement have a few inches of water on the floors. Moreover, student lodgings at Kungsbäcksvägen have been evacuated because the soil is unstable.
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  • Welcome letters
    In your welcome letter you find information about the course you are admitted to. The course timetable and syllabus also contain valuable information about your course.
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  • From left to right: Linus Bentzer, member, Emelie Carlström, chair, Sam Westman, deputy chair, and Maria Röntynen, member. "We want to create Sweden's best student life here in Gävle"
    Gefle Student Union has recently elected a new board for the financial year 2021/2022. The pandemic year 2020 caused challenges for students and the student union. As most events were cancelled last year and the number of members plummeted, the new board’s focus will be on rebuilding student life.
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  • Sensor Indoor sensors will be installed on the premises

    In a collaborative project between the University and the property owner, approx. 550 sensors will be installed in the buildings.
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  • Gradual return to campus-based teaching
    The University hopes to be able to return to campus-based teaching during the latter part of the autumn semester. However, previous decisions apply, which means that the University will continue with primarily online teaching during the first study period. Our summer courses will also be conducted online, as planned.
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  • Daniel Bäckström. Education provided by the University generates successful football coaches
    The University of Gävle’s coaching education in football programme has proven to be a successful concept. A number of students have achieved great success after their studies, and several now have positions as coaches of football clubs in the Allsvenskan professional football league.
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  • Summer greetings from the Vice-Chancellor
    Vice-Chancellor Ylva Fältholm is sending summer greetings to all international students.
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  • A tree full of pink flowers Ceremony of Graduation

    Do you graduate or do you know someone who does? You can attend the graduation ceremony even if you are still in the process of completing your programme.
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  • New opening hours for students at the University of Gävle
    The university is changing its opening hours. From 30 April 2021, the premises are open to students from 05:00 to 24:00. A valid HiG-card is required for admission to the University. The University is closed from 00:00 to 05:00.
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  • Teaching continues to be adapted to COVID-19 in the first study period in the autumn
    Teaching activities will primarily be conducted online during the beginning of the autumn semester as well. However, certain teaching activities may be carried out on campus.
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  • Ladok for students gets a new appearance
    A newly developed interface ​for Ladok for Students will be launched on April 20th. ​​​​
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  • Kronox will be closed for system maintenance on April 20th, for a few hours
    Kronox will be closed for system maintenance on April 20th, for a few hours. During the downtime, you will not be able to check your schedule or book group study rooms.
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  • A yellow note attached with a red thumbtack Apply for courses within your programme
    If you study a programme at the University of Gävle, it's time to apply for your courses for next semester. All programme students have to apply to the courses within their programmes before semester two and the following semesters. Application deadline is April 15 for the autumn semester.
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  • Remember to change your password
    Do you have problems to log in to Canvas, among other places? Then you may need to change your password.
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  • Help stop the pandemic!
    Please think one more time if you are considering to travel during the Easter break, or go to a party or hang out with someone other than your usual “bubble”!The spread of the covid-19 virus is still high in the county of Gävleborg and in large parts of Sweden. Many young people get seriously ill. We need to do whatever we can to stop the pandemic.
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  • Opening hours during Easter
    Thursday April 1 the Library, IT support and Switchboard closes at 12.00. It is Maundy Thursday (the start of Easter), a Swedish national holiday.We are closed April 2 and April 5.
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  • Sjuk i hemmet. Help us slow down the spread of infection
    The spread of infection in Gävleborg remains high and the situation is serious. The county has been hit by extensive social spread of the British virus variant, and the infection is spreading more and more quickly.– As a student at the University of Gävle, I would like to remind you that your behaviour matters. Don’t go to parties and avoid meeting other people whenever possible, even if you feel completely healthy, says Maria Strand, Head of the Division of Educational Support at the University.
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  • Face masks recommended for students in the Library
    Due to new restrictions issued by Region Gävleborg, visitors to the Library are recommended to wear face masks.
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Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2021-05-17
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