Introduction Schedule

There are a range of activities happening in the first few weeks of the semester. Get to know the University, the city of Gävle and your new university friends by taking part in the activities listed below!  

Activites for new students

Here you will find some of the activities offered at the beginning of the semester.

Keep an eye out on, the Student Portal, our information screens and Facebook-page for information on what is happening around campus.

Start of the Semester

This week the semester starts "for real", with lectures, seminars, exams and everything else that forms part of university life.

Time and place: 15th of January at the University of Gävle

Introduction for international students

At the beginning of every semester the University of Gävle arranges an introduction day for international students. During the introduction day the University provides you with practical and academic information. All international students are encouraged to participate!

Time and place: 15th of January at 09.30 in room 33:302

Please send an e-mail to to confirm your attendance at the introduction day before the 18th of December.

Evenings at the Student Union

Take part in student life - visit the student union. Remember to bring a photo ID and your temporary student union card that you receive at the student union reception when you become a member of Gefle Student Union. 

Time and place: 17th and 19th of January, 22.00-02.00, Club Kåren

Free ice hockey tickets for students

Come and see Brynäs IF vs. Växjö Lakers at Gavlerinken Arena. The University of Gävle is hosting the game and offer all students free entry. Collect your ticket between 14.15-15.05 at the entrance of Gavlerinken. Bring your HiG-card.

Time and place: 3rd of February, the game starts at 15.15 at Gavlerinken

Student relax

Swim and relax for free as a student at the University of Gävle. Try out Fjärran Höjder's swimming pools, aroma sauna and woodfire outdoor sauna. Bring your HiG-card!

A collaboration between Gävle kommun, Gefle student union, Fjärran Höjder and the University of Gävle.

Time and place: 11th of February, 10.00-17.00 at Fjärran Höjder

Published by: Joelin Quigley Berg Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2018-01-09
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