Arctic Student Forum 2017

For the second consecutive year Tromsø has become an interdisciplinary platform for a vivid discussion and research of young scientists and students who are interested … Fortsett å lese Arctic Student Forum 2017

The Arctic from bird’s eye perspective

In Iran, close to the city Mosul, there is the Mosul Dam holding back the river Tigris from flooding the city, while fueling it with … Fortsett å lese The Arctic from bird’s eye perspective

Invited unconditionally

Interview with Jill Kjølaas Sæterbø, priest for the Norwegian Church

When it is all about giving

There has been a boom of volunteer work over the past decade. People have signed up and followed campaigns such as “buy a goat for … Fortsett å lese When it is all about giving

Style-novation: When fashion meets innovation

Welcome to the gallery of the future apparel! From a simple dress substituting the changing room to high-tech workout shirts, these 10 innovative clothing prove … Fortsett å lese Style-novation: When fashion meets innovation

Meet the dark period with a bright smile

One of the characteristics about the Arctic is the “dark period”. Many tourists fear it and wonder how the locals can live here without any … Fortsett å lese Meet the dark period with a bright smile

From one student to another

Each year every student of the University of Tromsø pays a semester fee; and each year you are asked if you want to pay an … Fortsett å lese From one student to another

A Pipeline Runs Through It…

 In North Dakota, the mobilisation against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) continues around the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Around the world people have started to … Fortsett å lese A Pipeline Runs Through It…

The New Kraft

The Kraft training center has been there since 2001. It may not seem that old, but it has been offering group classes, team practices, sports … Fortsett å lese The New Kraft

Caught in a snowslide, no escape from reality

While most of us are looking forward to snow powdering not only the mountain tops, but also grey, bleak roads and buildings, the white splendor … Fortsett å lese Caught in a snowslide, no escape from reality

Mingle, Meet and Innovate

For one and a half day the core of the Tromsø creative industry got together in Clarion Hotel at the XN conference. It is an … Fortsett å lese Mingle, Meet and Innovate

Anticipation within UiT

An overview of the traditional Christmas market in the MH-faculty building, which took place on the 17th November, Thursday.

Every town needs a social meeting point

Did you ever hear the German word ‚Heimat‘? It’s a term that is quite unique and cannot really be translated to English or Norwegian. ‘Home’ … Fortsett å lese Every town needs a social meeting point

Workshop in cross-cultural understanding

I never liked long walks, especially on chilly evenings: what felt dreadful to me was coming home in the raw twilight with nipped fingers and … Fortsett å lese Workshop in cross-cultural understanding

How much do we have the right to know? What should we know? What do we actually want to know?

When having a radar as your neighbor, how much do you actually want to know about what they are doing? As a local politician, how … Fortsett å lese How much do we have the right to know? What should we know? What do we actually want to know?

Lamp-novation: Innovative Lamps for Mørketid

Mørketid is coming, as the day is getting shorter, and soon the sun will hide under the horizon for two months. However, the darkness won’t … Fortsett å lese Lamp-novation: Innovative Lamps for Mørketid

Are we sacrificing the future?

On October 24th it was possible to read about the university’s suggestion for future cuts in the different faculties within the university.  This decision instantly … Fortsett å lese Are we sacrificing the future?

What makes DNA of the business?

FLOW is a local Tromsø platform for small businesses that assists them in becoming successful and fully running. It gathers people from many departments of … Fortsett å lese What makes DNA of the business?

Deciding the future

People of Tromsø and experts of the oil industry gathered to discuss some important issues about the main industry of the country.

Utropia får leve videre!

Studentmagasinet beholder støtte videre fra semesteravgifts fordeling.

Green economy in Tromsø

Once a month the Norwegian Environmental Association “Framtiden i våre hender” invites both the citizens of Tromsø and several speakers to have breakfast in the … Fortsett å lese Green economy in Tromsø

Arctic Meeting Point

Coming to Norway from a different country or even from a different part of Norway sometimes might be difficult. The first months are like starting … Fortsett å lese Arctic Meeting Point

How to handle your worst nightmare

How would you react if you woke up after 11 days in a coma and was told that you had survived 20 stab wounds? It … Fortsett å lese How to handle your worst nightmare

It is not what you expect it to be

What would be your first guess if someone asked you how museum curators work? Personally, I would say that they do managerial tasks, deal with … Fortsett å lese It is not what you expect it to be

Everything You Say Can be Reversed Against You

How many times have you heard the discussion about the uselessness and dangers of social media? How many times have you been in this controversial … Fortsett å lese Everything You Say Can be Reversed Against You

Philosophical Girl – a New Platform Portraying Female Entrepreneurs Internationally

Approximately one-third of all the entrepreneurs worldwide are female. However, business and particularly entrepreneurship are still very much accosted with something that only men should … Fortsett å lese Philosophical Girl – a New Platform Portraying Female Entrepreneurs Internationally

Circular Economy in Tromsø

Have you heard about sharing economy or circular economy? If these do not sound familiar, think about Uber, AirBNB, or if you live in Tromsø, … Fortsett å lese Circular Economy in Tromsø

The Geomagnetic Field and its Moodswings

In the high north, everyone is already familiar with the concept of the magnetic field of the earth because it causes the beautiful phenomenon of … Fortsett å lese The Geomagnetic Field and its Moodswings

Lab on-chip Technology

‘Lab on-chip’ is a device that integrates multiple analyses –  which are usually done in the laboratory – onto a single chip. The size of … Fortsett å lese Lab on-chip Technology

Artificial intelligence and the rise of robots

‘WARNING! Due to shortage of human beings, the workers here are human beings and may react unpredictably when abused’

UiT Breakfast on the Politics and Biology of Arctic Sea Ice: Round-up and Reflections

A quick look back at UiT’s thought-provoking breakfast seminar

Eatable trash food

Did you know you could help yourself and the planet at the same time? Or you can at least start working on it via trashed … Fortsett å lese Eatable trash food

Back to Basics: Low-Tech Innovations

Who says innovations have to be high-tech? Nowadays, gadgets are always related to high-tech electronic devices and are usually connected to the internet. Nevertheless, not … Fortsett å lese Back to Basics: Low-Tech Innovations

HHT-dagen: fun done!

A useful ‘gift’ for students of UiT from…the same students of the HHT-faculty!

The best present from UiT

Overview of the most wanted event of this September

The Green Shift or “Det Grønne Skiftet”

Can city development be environmentally friendly and how can we reduce its negative effects? How can we balance mobility and sustainability? These and other questions … Fortsett å lese The Green Shift or “Det Grønne Skiftet”

Why Italy shakes

Italy is, seismologically speaking, one of the most active countries in Europe. The fourteen volcanoes, of which four are still active, and many earthquakes do … Fortsett å lese Why Italy shakes

Modern Norway– the environmentally friendly, conservation minded, global leader in killing whales

If you think that title is something of an oxymoron, you’d be correct. Norway has some of Europe’s most pristine environments and some of its … Fortsett å lese Modern Norway– the environmentally friendly, conservation minded, global leader in killing whales

Skeletons on Svalbard

Summer excavations of whalers’ graves in Svalbard reveal blackened bones and blonde hair.

Be aware!

August, 31: International Overdose Awareness Day Text: Marina Borovaya Jimmy Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Billie Holiday, Amy Winehouse, Prince – does it feel too far away? … Fortsett å lese Be aware!

Gadgets for Our Best Friend

Every dog owner knows what it takes to keep that tail wagging. From walking our four-legged friend to keeping it safe and clean, there is … Fortsett å lese Gadgets for Our Best Friend

Selling Ice Cream to the Eskimos

The Englishman Alex Beeton runs the first ice cream business in Tromsø. Since 2014, he owns the company Funky Glaze and sells ice cream in … Fortsett å lese Selling Ice Cream to the Eskimos

The best present from UiT

Overview of the most wanted event of this September.

A centurial milestone – Verdensteatret

Easier said than done, a century is a measure of time that often fails to portrait the tremendous dimension of its signification whenever the word … Fortsett å lese A centurial milestone – Verdensteatret

Energisk Framføring

«Energisk» er et foredrag som forsøker å vise at naturfag og realfag ikke trenger å være kjedelig, og som en entusiastisk og morsom foredragsholder lykkes … Fortsett å lese Energisk Framføring

New In Tromsø? Check Out These Apps!

As a new student in a new place, you might be wondering about how your life is going to be for the next few months … Fortsett å lese New In Tromsø? Check Out These Apps!

Å være student ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet

Nytt studieår, nytt semester og nye muligheter. Og for mange av dere en helt ny tilværelse. Så til både nye og gamle studenter – hjertelig … Fortsett å lese Å være student ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet

STORY of THE GREEN ENERGY IN STUDENT HOUSES

If you are an enrolled student returning after the summer break, or if you just started your journey at the Arctic University of Norway, you … Fortsett å lese STORY of THE GREEN ENERGY IN STUDENT HOUSES

Sampskipnadens Gave Til Studender

Sammen med studiestart kommer det en stor gave fra Norges arktiske samskipnad – splitter ny studentbolig på Dramsvegen med Tromsøs beste utsikt!

Vet du nok om brannsikkerheten?

Tromsø Brann og Redning ønsker å sette ekstra fokus på brannsikkerheten og holdningene brann blant studentene igjennom en kampanje som de kjører oppe på campus … Fortsett å lese Vet du nok om brannsikkerheten?

6 Budget Places worth a Visit in Tromsø

Living cost in Norway is one of the highest in the world, which can be a big challenge for students, particularly international students. However, there … Fortsett å lese 6 Budget Places worth a Visit in Tromsø

Think globally, eat locally!

Tromsø Library has once again hosted the monthly Breakfast Seminar organised by The Future in Our Hands North. This time the speakers shared their knowledge … Fortsett å lese Think globally, eat locally!

Hello, I want this job!

Thinking of getting a job? Be ready for an interview! Ingvild Sørensen, an adviser in the center for career and employment, shares some tips about … Fortsett å lese Hello, I want this job!

Startup 102: Venture Cup – The Final

You might remember that in our previous issue we have talked about Venture Cup and the story of a student, Robert Pallin Aaring (27), who … Fortsett å lese Startup 102: Venture Cup – The Final

Panama-papirene

Panama-papirene ble offentliggjort for bare et par uker siden, men har allerede ført til store konsekvenser i flere av verdens land.

Studentboliger med panoramautsikt

Dramsveien Panorama, studentboliger med byens fineste utsikt 400 står allerede i kø for de splitter nye studentboligene i Dramsveien på Tromsøya. For de heldige venter … Fortsett å lese Studentboliger med panoramautsikt

«Vårsemesteret nærmer seg slutten..»

Påskeferien er over, april er kommet og eksamenstiden nærmer seg med stormskritt. Forhåpentligvis har du lest jevnt og trutt gjennom hele semesteret, og har nå … Fortsett å lese «Vårsemesteret nærmer seg slutten..»

Living next door to terrorists

The absence of peace concerns every country nowadays. Technology has made distance imperceptible, opened new opportunities and at the same time turned the world into … Fortsett å lese Living next door to terrorists

Sol- og vindenergi i Nord

Det er liten tvil om at verden står ovenfor en energikrise, og vi må begynne å se etter andre alternativer for å løse dette. Det … Fortsett å lese Sol- og vindenergi i Nord

Startup 101: Venture Cup Competition

  Have you ever thought about starting your own business, but have no idea how and where to start? Have you come up with a … Fortsett å lese Startup 101: Venture Cup Competition

THE ENTREPRENEUR MAKER

Story of Elin M. Oftedal, Business Creation and Entrepreneurship (BCE) Program Coordinator

Siste nytt fra Studentombudet

Det er en glede for meg å få presentere Studentombudet ved UiT sin første spalte i Utropia.

Slik skal du huske bedre!

Mange synes at de har dårlig hukommelse, spesielt før eksamen, når man pugger pensum. Er det mulig å få bedre hukommelse? Under StudentUKA i Tromsø … Fortsett å lese Slik skal du huske bedre!

To visually celebrate ecology

On Wednesday, February 17th, in the library of Tromsø, a very special breakfast was served. Along with crispy canapés and fragrant coffee, one could listen … Fortsett å lese To visually celebrate ecology

GREAT IDEAS WANT GREAT INVESTMENTS.

I love attending all kind of events where presentations are given in Norwegian. Mainly, because I can listen and improve my language skills, but also … Fortsett å lese GREAT IDEAS WANT GREAT INVESTMENTS.

Escaping ISIS: A Syrian refugee on a new life in Norway

“I cannot believe that I have successfully made it out of that terribly extremist community”

Sip your coffee, with stlyle

Are you a coffee lover? If yes, then this article is for you. The ultimate dream of every coffee lover is to be able to … Fortsett å lese Sip your coffee, with stlyle

Samisk Uke i Romssa 2016

Kan det moderne mennesket uventet kjenne seg igjen i diktet av den finsk-samiske multikunstneren Nils Aslak Valkeapää? Er kanskje hjertet din heim? Samene er Nordens … Fortsett å lese Samisk Uke i Romssa 2016

All disciplines for a greener world

The students meeting with leaders of a multidisciplinary network of students – Concerned Students has yielded results. The organisation has officially started to work at … Fortsett å lese All disciplines for a greener world

NFH-student believes environmental commitment is silenced

When during an online discussion students of the UiT were accused of being bought by the fishing industry, Marthe Bårdsen, a Biology student at the … Fortsett å lese NFH-student believes environmental commitment is silenced

STUDENTS AT RISK

SAIH og Høyres Studenter inviterte i samarbeid med AUF, International Students Union og Studentparlamentet ved UiT tirsdags ettermiddag til introduksjonsseminar om Students at Risk Ordningen … Fortsett å lese STUDENTS AT RISK

The Sun is back!

Solsøndagen at Tromsø Museum.

Arktis venter på deg, eller venter du på Arktis?

Arktis skal ikke lenger forbindes bare med olje og gas. Det finnes flere andre muligheter som venter på deg i Arktis!

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – ad astra per aspera

Have you ever been thinking of opening your own restaurant, shop or hotel? Or even something more original and unique that nobody else has ever … Fortsett å lese ENTREPRENEURSHIP – ad astra per aspera

CIRFA – Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Artic Operations

Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Artic Operations (CIRFA) ved UiT er ett av 17 nye Sentre for Forskningsdrevet Innovasjon (SFI). Den offisielle … Fortsett å lese CIRFA – Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Artic Operations

New biology fellowship up and running: Linnaeus

Finally, the Department of Arctic and Marine Biology has a central hub here at UiT! Run by students, for students. Utropia went to find out … Fortsett å lese New biology fellowship up and running: Linnaeus

Dette tenker Høgskolen i Narvik om fusjonen

Som dere sikkert vet, ble det den 19. juni 2015 bestemt at Universitetet i Tromsø – Norges arktiske universitet, Høgskolen i Narvik og Høgskolen i … Fortsett å lese Dette tenker Høgskolen i Narvik om fusjonen

Kjemper for Nord-Norge!

Silje Ask Lundberg var NU-leder i 2012 og 2013, og er nå nestleder i Naturvernforbundet. Dama er fra Harstad, men hennes nåværende bostedsadresse er Tromsø. … Fortsett å lese Kjemper for Nord-Norge!

NaNoWriMo

It is November, and you know what that means. If you don’t know, then let me tell you: November is the National Novel Writing Month, … Fortsett å lese NaNoWriMo

Slik har de fordelt semesteravgiften du har betalt for!

Semesteravgift Semesteravgiften på 470 kr (500 kr om du støtter SAIH) som studentene ved UiT betaler til høstsemesteret og vårsemesteret, ble akkurat fordelt i regi … Fortsett å lese Slik har de fordelt semesteravgiften du har betalt for!

Blir journalistikk et dødt yrke?

I Regjeringens tillegg til statsbudsjettet som kom ut tidligere i høst, ble det lagt frem et forslag om å kutte pressestøtten med 4,6% . Regjeringen … Fortsett å lese Blir journalistikk et dødt yrke?

Nyåpnet kantine på Realfagbygget

Mandag 2. november ble det åpnet for salg på MAT, det ferskeste spisestedet på UiT. Utropia tok seg en tur til Realfagbygget for å se … Fortsett å lese Nyåpnet kantine på Realfagbygget

International conference: Cultural awareness or look for tomorrow

How to become more successful when the global job market went through globalization and multiculturalism? What is the global competition and why we need to … Fortsett å lese International conference: Cultural awareness or look for tomorrow

HHT-dagen

For sjette år på rad arrangerer studenter fra Handelshøgskolen i Tromsø HHT-dagen, en arena hvor studenter og næringsliv møtes. HHT-dagen 2015 gikk av stabelen 8. … Fortsett å lese HHT-dagen

Imagine what if the world didn’t know Norway existed

Asria Mohamed, a refugee from Western Sahara and information officer of the Norwegian Support Committee, is one of the many people trying to raise awareness … Fortsett å lese Imagine what if the world didn’t know Norway existed

Kast maska – alle har en mental helse

Alle studenter opplever til tider at noen dager er bedre enn andre dager, og dager som føles langt fra gode. Kanskje er det savn fra … Fortsett å lese Kast maska – alle har en mental helse

Eating disorders – a means of giving form to the formless

In a modern society where “God, I need to go on a diet” is now a phrase used daily, it seems that eating disorders are … Fortsett å lese Eating disorders – a means of giving form to the formless

Deeper Understanding of the World

The second ever TEDx Tromsø event was held on the 10th of September in Verdensteatrer, the oldest movie theatre in Norway. This venue allowed for … Fortsett å lese Deeper Understanding of the World

Stjeler fra fremtidens generasjoner

Nestleder i NTL Ung, Stian Juell Sandvik er ikke i tvil om om at det er de unge som er taperne i årets statsbudsjett. – … Fortsett å lese Stjeler fra fremtidens generasjoner

Hurradio søker nye og flere stemmer!

Studentradioen ved UiT- Norges arktiske universitet er på jakt etter nye stemmer og studenter som ønsker å være med å lage radioprogram. Så er du … Fortsett å lese Hurradio søker nye og flere stemmer!

Driv åpner dørene igjen – med ny cafè og applikasjon

I vår har Studentsamfunnet Driv vært igjennom flere viktige prosesser, der de nå står igjen med en splitter ny cafè og applikasjon. Alt dette fordi … Fortsett å lese Driv åpner dørene igjen – med ny cafè og applikasjon

DebutUka 2015

Debutuka er alle nye studenters beste mulighet til å bli kjent med sitt nye studiested.

Norges arktiske studentsamskipnad satser på vegetarmat og miljø

Det er klart for «kjøttfri mandag» i studentsamskipnadens kafeer hvor de serverer varmmat. Reduksjonbevisste studenter jubler over den grønne satsningen.

Studentombudet på plass på campus

Det er en smilende Torill Varberg, Master i rettsvitenskap, studentmagasinet Utropia møter til fotografering og intervju dagen etter åpningen av semesterstart. Torill er studentene ved … Fortsett å lese Studentombudet på plass på campus

Tromsø kommunes planer om nedbygging av friluftsområdet og arboretet ved Bak-Olsen

Tromsø Kommune har den 26. mars i år lagt fram en såkalt ”Konsekvensutredning av nye utbyggingsområder” som et vedlegg til Kommuneplanens arealdel 2015-2026, som blant annet omhandler … Fortsett å lese Tromsø kommunes planer om nedbygging av friluftsområdet og arboretet ved Bak-Olsen

Det etiske er ikke viktig i sjødeponisaken

Forskere, aktivister, gruveselskapene og politikerne bruker media til å fremme sine synspunkter. Studentmagasinet Utropia følger opp og lar dem få slippe til.

Interview with an activist; The New University of Amsterdam

Utropia went to Amsterdam to cover the recent events in which Dutch students and employees at UvA are opposing the university board’s proposed budget cuts. … Fortsett å lese Interview with an activist; The New University of Amsterdam

Æresdoktorer ved UiT

Statsviter Oran. R Young, forfatter Laila Stien og forretningsmann Trond Mohn utnevnt til æresdoktorer ved UiT. – Viser drivkraften i nord, sa studentparlamentsleder.

YATA Tromsø – et forum for utenrikspolitisk interesserte

Interessert i utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk? Eller kunne du bare tenke deg å følge litt med i hva som foregår i verden? Da bør du holde … Fortsett å lese YATA Tromsø – et forum for utenrikspolitisk interesserte

Utbygging med stort potensial

Tildelingen av 200 nye boenheter fra Det Kongelige Kunnskapsdepartement til Samskipnaden muliggjør byggetrinn 1 av byggingen av den nye studentbyen på Dramsveien. 

Fusjon på trappene

Studentledere fra Høgskolen i Narvik, Høgskolen i Harstad og UiT – Norges arktiske universitet, samlet seg i begynnelsen av februar rundt styrebordet for å diskutere rammene for … Fortsett å lese Fusjon på trappene

Present geopolitical situation – a challenge for Arctic cooperation?

One of the very interesting and pressing topics of the Arctic conference, was the Ukrainian crisis of last year, and the impact that it poses … Fortsett å lese Present geopolitical situation – a challenge for Arctic cooperation?

Mini-seminar om forskning på det samiske samfunnet på Kolahalvøya

I forbindelse med den samiske nasjonaldagen 6. februar, har det vært diverse arrangementer denne uken i Tromsø. På Tromsø bibliotek og byarkiv, ble det lørdag … Fortsett å lese Mini-seminar om forskning på det samiske samfunnet på Kolahalvøya

NSO ga delvis støtte til AML-streiken

NSO ønsker mindre bruk av midlertidige stillinger innenfor høyere utdanninger. Sitat: Vi beklager at vår støtte til motstanden mot midlertidighet er tatt til inntekt for en … Fortsett å lese NSO ga delvis støtte til AML-streiken