23 students have been hired as academic coaches at the Faculty of Engineering and Science’s study programmes. The coaches are responsible for managing their own student groups, which they will follow throughout the entire year of study. The aim is helping first-year students to experience a sense of mastery and succeed with their studies at the university.
The Global Lounge in Vrimlehallen is a meeting place for formal and informal meetings between international and Norwegian students and staff. It is located next to the main entrance and was officially opened in January 2018.
Agder Energi and the University of Agder have achieved concrete advances in simulations for artificial intelligence controlling hydroelectric power production. Minister of Research and Higher Education Iselin Nybø was thrilled about what she saw and heard.
Three UiA students will have their bachelor’s thesis published in a renowned journal. This is the first time bachelor’s students from UiA publish at the second quality level of the Norwegian Scientific Index.
Positive research results and considerable computing power have resulted in UiA’s centre now moving up a division and attracting top international researchers to the South coast of Norway. The new research centre has been given the name House of CAIR, and will operate from CAIR’s premises on UiA Campus Grimstad.
Both UiA and SiA are now extending their opening hours for all those who want to be even better prepared for examinations. During afternoons, dinner prices in the student canteen will be reduced by a one-third, and the canteen will stay open until 17:00 on weekdays. In addition, the library and other buildings will stay open longer during weekends.