Who has made a positive mark on the learning environment and/or the quality of education at UiA? The faculties, the Teacher Education Unit and the Student Organisation in Agder (STA) are invited to nominate candidates for this year's Education Prize.
Starting university is the most beautiful adventure for students in late summer. Some adventurers, however, need support and guidance around town on late nights in August. The fadder patrol does a great job. Now you too have the chance to join.
Updated 16 June: Kristiansand municipality has eased the coronavirus measures a little bit more. However, the restrictions are still stricter than the national guidelines which are in place in Grimstad. Campus buildings will be locked this summer.
In August, five UiA students will organise a technology summer school for pupils from year 5 to year 10 in Grimstad. The goal is to inspire children and young people to work with technology in the future.
On 12 May, the University Board approved the establishment of several new programmes of study, including a master’s programme in law and a bachelor’s programme in academic esports. The programmes must be assessed and accredited before they can start up. See also other Board agenda items.
Using artificial intelligence and a thermal imaging camera, two master’s students and a visiting student have taught computers to interpret hand gestures. The results are published in the prestigious IEEE Sensors Journal.