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Student groups and NGOs


Campus Lillehammer has a variety of student groups available to international students. In the beginning of each semester, students have the possibility to meet and sign-up for the student groups they would like to join.

As a result of the national and local restrictions due to COVID-19, what each student group can offer of activities during the spring semester of 2021 varies. Please reach out to the relevant group for further information. 

Student groups

Gaming Society

The Gaming Society is the group for students who love to play board games and/or other games. They host Gaming nights throughout the semester, which are open for everyone who would like to join.

Lillehammer Impro

Lillehammer Impro is the student acting group focusing on everything from theater sports to improvisational theater. Prior knowledge within acting is not required to participate.

Lillehammer Movie Club

Lillehammer Movie Club screen movies every week, and arranges movie and TV-quizzes every second Tuesday.

Lillehammer Student Sports (LSI)

LSI is Campus Lillehammer's official student sports club. They offer a variety of sports for its members. A membership costs approximately NOK 300 per semester. Students who pay the membership fee get access to the Campus Gym, and can participate in as many sports as they would like to. To check out their sports offer, view their web-page (only in Norwegian), and do check out their Facebook page.

LilleRøst (choir)

LilleRøst is the Student Choir. They offer practices, social gatherings, concerts and a trip to London for its members. They practice every Wednesday from 17:00-19:00. Everyone is welcome to join.

The Music Group

A group for students who play instruments, sings or raps. With a membership, students gets access to the music room, and an opportunity to get to know other musicians. More information can be found by contacting them

The Outdoor Group

The Outdoor Group is the main student group for outdoor events. They have three areas of focus, such as hiking, climbing and extreme sport. 

Radio Vibb - Lillehammer Student Radio

If you are interested in participating in radio broadcasts, or would like to join the student group, check them out on Facebook. The broadcasts are sent directly from the main building in Campus Lillehammer.


Skhilåmi is a student group for ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Their main focus is to provide a good social environment for Lillehammer's students, by organizing fun and exciting events. Some of their most famous events includes the yearly cabin-trip to Hemsedal, surfing trips to Stadt, trips to Hafjell and more. 

Start Lillehammer

The student group Start Lillehammer (Start LHMR) works to enhance innovation and entrepreneurship through a variety of events. With over 500 members divided on 17 different groups across the country, the network meets up twice per year in different cities. It is a perfect opportunity to meet students across Norway who share the same interests.


StINN is a party-political independent interest organization that safeguards and works for the academic, democratic and welfare rights of the students at INN University. Each year, a Norwegian students is elected to be the representative for international students. StINN has the students well-being as their most important goal, and are engaged in internationalization. If students notice areas if improvements or want to give a positive feedback, it can be done through this web-page. Do check out their Facebook page.


Studenten is a Coffee Shop located in the bottom floor of the main building in Campus Lillehammer. They host a variety of events throughout each semester, and cooperates with many of the student groups. Students can also sign up as volunteers for Studenten.

The Våryr Festival

The Våryr Festival was held for the second time in spring 2019. It is run by volunteering students and young adults in Lillehammer, with reasoning of making the world a better place. Våryr is a meeting place between the artistic, musically and socially critical people, and is one of the main actors in bringing the Norwegian, urban music and societal debates to Lillehammer. Visit their web-page for more information (only in Norwegian), or check out their Facebook page.

Other Student Groups and Non-Governmental Organizations

Amnesty Lillehammer

Amnesty International is an independent global organisation that strives for the equality of all people. They inspire people against injustice to bring the world closer to human rights and dignity enjoyed by all. Amnesty Lillehammer is a local branch, led by students in Campus Lillehammer.

Laget (Christian student group)

Laget is a Christian student group for students who wishes to meet up in order to share thoughts, pray, eat, read the Bible and have conversations. To read more about the aim of the group, check out their main web-page, and the Facebook page for the local branch in Lillehammer.

Psykologiforbundet Lillehammer

The Psychology Association has a local branch in Lillehammer. The Association is the only Norwegian Union where students of higher education within Psychology can be gathered and share knowledge. Check out their Facebook page for more information (only in Norwegian).

Reiselivsforeningen (RSF)

Reiselivsforeningen is a union for students and employees within tourism at INN University, Campus Lillehammer. The union acts as a link with information on tourism and education. The Union arrange a variety of events for its members.

SAIH Lillehammer

SAIH, or known as the Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund, works to improve the conditions for education and development globally. SAIH Lillehammer is a local branch with a main goal to inform about the problems students, academics, suppressed groups and others experience in different countries. They arrange events, movie nights and more. For more information, check out the main web-page of SAIH, or the Facebook page of SAIH Lillehammer.