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  • Remember to register
    On Monday 17 January, the spring semester 2022 and period 3 begins. You register in Ladok. Self-registration closes on Sunday 16 January.
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  • Coronavirus Teaching and examinations mainly on campus
    Higher education institutions should continue with on-campus teaching for campus-based programmes and courses after 12 January 2022, but online solutions can be used to avoid crowding, if necessary. This is the essence of the most recent announcement by the Public Health Agency of Sweden.
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  • Coronavirus New recommendations until the end of January
    The University will now have to adapt to the recommendations announced at the press conference held by the government and the Public Health Agency of Sweden on 21 December. However, the Public Health Agency states that teaching at higher education institutions should be carried out on site as far as possible.
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  • Coronavirus The University will continue with teaching activities on campus in the spring
    The Vice-Chancellor has made a formal decision which states that as of the start of the spring semester on 17 January 2022, courses, study programmes, and examinations will be carried out in the distribution format announced. This means that both campus-based and online programmes and courses will be taught in the original format presented to the students.
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  • Opening hours during Christmas 2021/2022
    During Christmas and New Year, the university has limited opening hours. Entrance doors close 20 December and reopen on 9 January. Students and staff come in with HiG-card.
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  • Emelie Carlström, ordförande för Gefle Studentkår "If you want to engage in the union's activities, you have the chance now"
    Gävle's student life was greatly affected by the pandemic when the students had to study from home and no physical events were allowed. But on September 29th, most of the restrictions were lifted and Gefle Student Union is now working full time to get back on its feet.
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  • coronavirus The new restrictions issued by the Public Health Agency of Sweden are not aimed for activities at higher education institutions
    The new restrictions issued by the Public Health Agency of Sweden in the so called “Phase 1” are not aimed directly for activities at higher education institutions. This means that earlier decisions still apply. Thus, campus-based teaching activities at University of Gävle will continue to be carried out on campus.
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  • Omslaget på tidningen. "The environment is of great importance for people’s well-being"
    In the new issue of the University's magazine LEVE! you will meet Komal Singh Rambaree who researches environmental aspects in social work. You can also immerse yourself in research related to flexible work, as well as read about a successful alumnus who is now working with furniture design.
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  • coronavirus The new guidelines on vaccination certificates
    The Public Health Agency of Sweden has issued new guidelines regarding vaccination certificates as from 1 December. Importantly, these guidelines do not apply to lectures or examinations at the University, as such teaching activities are not considered to be public gatherings or public events.
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  • Grafisk bild med texten Alltid på en tisdag Stop procrastinate (in English)
    On Tuesday 23 November, the University invites you to the digital lecture in series "Alltid på en tisdag". You will learn why procrastination is so common among students and what you can do yourself to fight it. This lecture is given in English.
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  • Web services unavailable during network and server maintenance 13 and 14 November
    November 13-14, the IT department will be performing maintenance on the university network and servers. This will lead to a certain amount of disruption during the period.
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  • coronavirus Students back on campus
    As of Monday 8 November, campus will gradually be opened for teaching on campus for student who have chosen a campus-based programme or course.
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  • Remember to register
    On Monday 8 November, period 2 begins and it is time to register for your courses for the coming period if you have not already done so. You register in Ladok. Self-registration closes on Sunday 7 November.
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  • Opening hours Friday 5 November
    On Friday 5 November, the university's switchboard and reception will close at 12.00. The library is open from 08:00 to 12:00 on Friday 5 November. It is closed on Saturday 6 November.
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  • Welcome to be vaccinated against Covid-19!
    Vaccination is the best and safest way to protect both yourself and others from Covid-19. You also help healthcare to be able to take care of all the patients who have had to wait for other care during the pandemic, and you contribute to society being able to function as usual.
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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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Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2021-05-17
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