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Things to look forward to – and getting ready

Waiting to receive your admission decisions can be an exciting and simultaneously difficult phase of your journey as a university student. To help you through this process, we have gathered information about things you can prepare yourself for before you have receive your letter of acceptance, as well as what you can look forward to once you receive the results of your application. Good luck!

What will happen next?

Things you should remember:

  1. Accept the offer of admission within the deadline
  2. If you are a non-EU/EEA student make sure you meet the financial demands and apply for your student residence permit in time.
  3. Meet up at Orientation day

Finding accommodation

SiA Housing has nearly 1500 student apartments and dorms located on or nearby Campus Kristiansand and Grimstad. Internet, electricity and operating services are included in the rent. 

You can apply for student housing before receiving your letter of admission 

Campuses and locations


“The fact that everything you need is situated on campus gives a sense of belonging and makes it easier to get to know people. Kristiansand has so much to offer: good nightlife, culture, nature, opportunities in sports and, of course, Bystranda”, says student Tobias Rysstad.

> Study environment in Kristiansand
> Campus Kristiansand
> Visit Sørlandet
> Visit Kristiansand


“Grimstad is a cozy, small southern town where one feels very comfortable and familiar quite easily. It is an ideal town for students", says student Stian Westbye.

Study environment in Grimstad
Campus Grimstad
> Visit Sørlandet 
> Visit Grimstad

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