Student life in Gjøvik
Gjøvik students benefit from a smaller campus with close proximity to both the city centre and beautiful nature. Outdoor activities are easily accessible all year around. Gjøvik is located in the heart of Norway and this unique location provides endless possibilities. You will find the capital Oslo 2 hours away by train, with all opportunities a big city provides. You can also go hiking, cross-country skiing and other outdoor activities close to campus and in the nearby mountains.
As a student at NTNU in Gjøvik you become part of a vibrant student environment. At Campus Gjøvik, it’s easy to get to know people, and you get in close contact with lecturers and research communities.
NTNU in Gjøvik consists of several buildings in an open environment, easily reachable by foot from the city centre. The teaching takes place in modern lecture halls, computer labs and rooms for smaller group activities.
Student Activities and Organisations
At Gjøvik you can find leisure and activity groups for everyone. If you’re up for it, you have a lot of possibilities. Whether you like American football, journalism, brewing beer, watching films or whatever it may be, you are bound to meet someone like-minded.
“HUSET” (“the house”) is the name of the students own meeting place at Gjøvik. Here you’ll find pub/café and concert scene. “HUSET” is run by volunteering students, and they offer a versatile range of events, from quiz and bingo to theme parties and great concerts.
Every year, the student organizations host career days where companies and employers from the region present possibilities for you as a future graduate.
The International Students have established a local International Student Union (ISU) branch. You can become a member of their board, gain valuable organisational experience and be part of a group that influence the student life of all international students at Gjøvik.