My Journey to BI: From Peru to Norway

Name: Eliana Mendoza PadillaDegree programme: MSc in Strategic Marketing ManagementUndergraduate Degree: Bachelor in Business AdministrationUndergraduate University: Universidad del PacíficoHometown: Lima, Peru Motivation I first heard about BI Norwegian Business School two years ago when I started an internship in Norway. After my first months in Oslo, getting to know the Norwegian culture, traveling and falling…

Day 1 in Oslo

With prep courses starting, our new students start arriving in Oslo. Here are some tips and important things you need to remember for all our new students coming from far away. Do you know how to get to the city center from Oslo Airport? Do you know where to pick up your key? Do you…

Activities in Oslo

This blog post is written by first-year MSc in Business students Paula Sprotte, Tim Federspiel, and Jonathan Rau. Oslo, Norway’s vibrant capital, is not just a good place to study with all its excellent educational institutions but also well known for its numerous outdoor activities. In order to succeed in your studies, it is important…

My Journey to BI: From Ukraine to Norway

Name: Vladyslav Korohoda Degree programme: MSc in Quantitative Finance Undergraduate Degree: BSc in Economics Undergraduate University: National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” Hometown: Zhytomyr Citizenship: Ukraine Motivation: I first heard about BI Norwegian Business School during the third year of my Bachelor studies. Since my alma-mater has a partnership with BI, I attended the open lecture…

5 Best Apps to Get for Life in Oslo

Too good to go “Too good to go” is the perfect app to satisfy your hunger and help the environment, all while staying on a budget. Let’s face it, eating out in Oslo is very expensive, but sometimes we just want to take a break from cooking and treat ourselves to a nice meal/ snack…

My Journey to BI: From Ukraine to Norway

Name: Ivanna DemchukDegree programme: MSc in Business – Major in FinanceUndergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Finance and CreditUndergraduate University: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla AcademyHometown: Lokachi, Volyn region, Ukraine Motivation I first heard about BI Norwegian Business School from my groupmates at my undergraduate university, since their friends or even relatives studied at BI. Then I attended…

What to bring to Oslo

This post is written by first year MSc students, Linh Nguyen, Huyen Tran and Wenmin Li. Moving away from home might sound scary, especially when it’s your first time going abroad and landing in a totally new and bizzare country like Norway. However, settling down would be much easier if you follow some of our…

My Journey to BI: From China to Norway

Name: Lening Wang Degree programme:BBA Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor Undergraduate University: Harbin University of Commerce Citizenship: Chinese Motivation: I first heard about BI Norwegian Business School when I saw the school in the QS Business Masters Rankings. I decided to go to BI because after watching several norwegian dramas, norwegian culture really hit me a lot…

My Journey to BI – From Vietnam to Norway

Name: Huyen Tran Degree programme: Msc in Business Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor in Economics Undergraduate University: Foreign Trade University – Hanoi Hometown: Vietnam Citizenship: Vietnamese Motivation I have had dream of studying abroad since I was a child, but I used to think that was out of reach. I did not have strong financial base and…

My Journey to BI – From Russia to Norway

Name: Sofia Borisova Degree programme: MSc in Business, major in marketing Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of management, major in marketing Undergraduate University: Plekhanov Russian University of Economics Hometown: Moscow Citizenship: Russia Motivation I first heard about BI Norwegian Business School when I joined buddy-system in PRUE. On the first week, I helped a Norwegian girl from…

Applying for Your Study Permit: Citizens from outside of EU/EEA

The information you need to apply for your Study Permit is found on the following website: Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (known as UDI) You will need to allow 8-10 weeks for your application to be processed from the time you hand in your documents at the Norwegian Embassy or consulate. Application Fee for a Study…

My Journey to BI: from Mexico to Norway

Name: Guillermo Arturo Ibarra Valdez Degree programme: Master of Science in Quantitative Finance Undergraduate Degree:  Financial Management Undergraduate University: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores Monterrey Hometown: México City Citizenship: México Motivation I first heard about BI Norwegian Business School at QS fair in Mexico City; after that I made my research and found that…