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  • 2020-07-02
    Leif Nahnfeldt, högskolepräst. Everything under the sun ends up on his desk
    He meets people at the extremities of life. University priest Leif Nahnfeldt takes a genuine interest in the encounter with individuals and how he can contribute thoughts about existential and spiritual health. Aside from this, it is music that ignites his inner flame.
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  • 2020-06-30
    Don't forget to sign up for your exam!

    It is mandatory to sign up (register) for written examinations at the University of Gävle.
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  • 2020-06-05
    Coronavirus Return to campus in the autumn but with exceptions
    The University of Gävle plans to return to campus-based teaching in the autumn semester with certain exceptions. This means that there will be teaching on campus as well as online in certain cases.
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  • 2020-05-20
    BIld på omslag. Corona, climate and flexible work in the new issue of LEVE!
    The new issue of the University's magazine LEVE! has several articles linking to the new corona virus and how it has affected our students and our staff. Flexible work, spiritual and existential health and climate change are some topics that you can immerse yourself in.
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  • 2020-05-19
    Högskolan i Gävle, exteriör, innergård. Updates on the coronavirus: General decision about the autumn within the next few weeks
    The University crisis management team has decided that programmes offered primarily to international students will be taught remotely the first semester, that is next autumn.A general decision regarding all teaching in the autumn at the University will be taken within the next few weeks, and no later than the beginning of June.
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  • 2020-05-19
    Survey about how COVID-19 has affected you as a student
    You are invited to participate in a study that explores how COVID-19 has affected students.
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  • 2020-04-29
    The Exam hand-out is temporarily closed
    Due to the coronavirus, we temporarily close the exam hand-out in house 22 and 12. It is important that your address in Ladok is correct.
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  • 2020-04-03
    Café Prego closed from 6th of April

    Due to a declining turnover, Cafe Prego are forced to close. The circumstances today, with few students on campus, make it impossible to keep Café Prego open unfortunately.
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  • 2020-04-03
    Increased access to electronic resources as a result of the decision on distance education for everyone
    Several publishers have increased the range of e-books, journals and teaching resources available to students and employees at Swedish universities.
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  • 2020-04-02
    Protective visors. The University’s contributions in tackling the corona crisis
    Help with distance education, hand sanitizer and protective visors to healthcare staff are a few examples of what the University of Gävle contributes with now in the corona crisis.
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  • 2020-03-27
    The best ways to study from home
    Now when all teaching and examinations have moved online, you as a student face the challenge of creating a sustainable study environment for yourself at home. The change in routines and the transition to more independent studying and fewer scheduled seminars and lectures can be hard. For this reason, it is important to create new routines and to plan and structure your studies.
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  • 2020-03-23
    Student Health and Welfare now offers extended phone hours

    If you as a student feel worried about your study situation, the Student Health Counsellors are available for telephone counselling and support. Starting March 23, they offer extended phone hours.
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  • 2020-03-19
    Ylva Fältholm är Högskolans rektor sedan sommaren 2017. “We are making every effort to guarantee that you can complete your studies”
    I understand that many students have concerns as a result if this situation that the novel coronavirus has caused. As you surely know already, we only offer distance education as of March 18, which means that there will be no teaching or examinations on campus here at the University of Gävle.
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  • 2020-03-19
    The Exam hand-out is temporarily closed
    Due to the coronavirus, we temporarily close the exam hand-out in house 22 and 12.
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  • 2020-03-18
    Distance Education - how to study online
    The University follows all government recommendations regarding COVID-19. For this reason, there is no teaching on campus in Gävle as of 18 March. We have now switched to distance education in all courses and programmes. Here we have gathered information about distance education.
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  • 2020-03-17
    Latest update on coronavirus
    As of Wednesday 18 March, only distance education courses and programmes will be offered. The University campus stays open as a workplace and is open for individual studying.
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  • 2020-03-16
    Changes at the library due to coronavirus
    The library is currently open as usual. If you are unable to visit in person, you can contact us via email or phone.
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  • 2020-03-12
    Corona virus (model). The University’s recommendations regarding the corona virus
    The University's crisis management team has held meetings on the preparedness for the corona virus. The management is following developments and will update the information as soon as there is a change.
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  • 2020-03-10
    Register for your exam on time
    It is mandatory to sign up (register) for written examinations at the University of Gävle. The deadline for signing up is ten days before the exam date. You register for your exams via Ladok.
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  • 2020-03-05
    Updates regarding the novel coronavirus
    The University of Gävle follows recommendations by the Public Health Agency of Sweden and by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, MFA, regarding the novel coronavirus.
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  • 2020-03-04
    Asifa Iqbal, undervisar samhällsplanerare. Forskar om säkra platser i byggd miljö. “We can prevent crime through design”
    In the new issue of the University's magazine LEVE! you will meet Asifa Iqbal, who is researching how we can create "safe places" in a built environment. You also get an insight into the everyday life of the University's clinical lecturers and in addition you can read the first part of a new series of articles.
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  • 2020-02-25
    Reminder: Our timetable service Kronox will be out of service on Thursday 27 February

    On 27 February , we will upgrade Kronox, our system for web-based timetable services. For this reason, Kronox will be out of service that entire day.
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  • 2020-02-11
    Our timetable service Kronox will be out of service February 27

    On 27 February, we will upgrade Kronox, our system for web-based timetable services. For this reason, Kronox will be out of service that entire day.
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  • 2020-02-06
    Högskolan fotad 181126. Recommendations Regarding the Novel Coronavirus
    The University of Gävle follows recommendations by The Public Health Agency of Sweden and by The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, MFA, regarding the novel coronavirus.
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  • 2020-02-05
    Downtime on HiG Play February 7-9
    Linked web lectures unavailable during this time.
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  • 2020-01-21
    Download Microsoft Office for free
    As a student at the University of Gävle you can install Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office suite includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.
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  • 2020-01-20
    Connect to our wireless network Eduroam
    Eduroam is short for Education Roaming and gives you access to Internet when you are staying at the University campus. Eduroam also work at other universities, airports, railway stations and hotels.
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  • 2020-01-12
    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. You can register for your course through Ladok one week prior to course start.
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  • 2019-12-12
    Matteo Giusti, forskar om barns kontakt med naturen och vilken betydelse naturupplevelser har för att barn ska värdesätta och ta hand om djur, natur och miljö. “We need to cooperate with nature”
    In the new issue of the magazine LEVE! we give a little extra space to questions related to nature and our environment. Reduced use of plastics, the importance of nature experiences for children and grass areas that are transformed into flower meadows are some topics that are addressed.
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  • 2019-11-19
    You can still apply for Erasmus+ internship!
    There are scholarship for Erasmus + internship left to apply for. Until January 31st 2020 you have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for Erasmus + internship on an ongoing basis. This means that you can submit your application at any time and that it will be handled immediately when we receive it. So it is "first come, first served".
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Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2020-04-16
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